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  • Locations: Milan, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: 3-Junior, 4-Senior Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Minimum GPA: 2.50 Field of Study: Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship, European Studies, Finance, International Business, Management
Housing Options: Residence Hall Credit Type: Resident Credit
Program Type: IB Exchange SDSU Office: 3-IB Department
Program Description:
International Business Exchange Program

Bocconi University
Program Description
University Profile:
Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Bocconi) is a private university located in the heart of Milan, the second largest city in Italy and capital of Lombardy. Milan is a key industrial, commercial, and financial center in Italy and a leading global city.  The business district of Milan is host to the Italian Stock Exchange and headquarters the largest national banks and companies. Milan attracts more than two million annual visitors. It’s a fashion capital and the host for various international events and fairs, including Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair. Milan is home to two of the world's major football teams, A.C. Milan and F.C. Internazionale Milano.

Bocconi university is the best business school in Italy, ranked among the top five business schools in Europe, and among the world’s top 25 universities for Accounting, Economics, Econometrics, and Finance. It’s focused on high-quality business and economics education and strives for mutually beneficial relations with the business world. Academic rigor, flexibility and an international outlook are the main characteristics of Bocconi‘s five Bachelor Programs. They provide a solid methodological base while at the same time guaranteeing considerable freedom in building a study path. Among the five programs in economics and business, the Bachelor of International Economics, Management and Finance are taught entirely in English and have a distinct international focus.
Location Summary:
Milan is known as the economic and production capital of Italy and the leading Italian hub for services, finance and industry. Milan is the engine of the country's economy and home of the Italian stock exchange. This cosmopolitan, modern and forward-looking city is world-renowned as a European capital of fashion, design, architecture, publishing, modern art and music. It is deeply rooted in a flourishing past and hosts authentic treasures which have survived damage during WWII, including its elaborate cathedral, Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper, the La Scala opera house and Castello Sforzesco.

Milan has a young and vibrant soul and each year several festivals, concerts and sporting events take place in the city.
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