It’s no mystery that Bocconi University is one of the leading universities in Europe and around the world. Indeed, according to the QS World University Ranking in 2022, Bocconi placed at the top in the areas of Social Sciences and Management, Business and Management, Finance and Accounting, Economics and Econometrics.
“That’s great,” you might say, “but let’s go beyond the rankings!” You’ll discover that Bocconi is also one of the most international universities in the world: with more than 280 partner schools and 120K alumni worldwide, it’s representing more than 100 countries across the globe. Bocconi’s diverse community makes its campus a haven for inclusivity, a place where languages, experiences, cultures, and ideas are exchanged daily resulting in unique growth opportunities, both professionally and personally.
Here are some of our top favorite perks among all that Bocconi University offers its international students:
- Double Degree programs are a great way to combine your interests and study abroad, but also to get two degrees in the time required to get one. With Bocconi, you can choose from a wide range of Double Degree programs in 21 countries worldwide, with 36 leading universities partnered up to give you the very best education there is.
- Exchange Program: This program is open to selected graduate students regularly enrolled in their 1st year of a Bocconi MSc, who are able to attend a term at an international university during their 2nd year. With a broad array of exchange opportunities across all continents, as part of your MSc, you will study at least two EU languages and learn to tackle every subject from an international perspective with professors from around the world.
- Soft skills seminars and Enhancing Experiences – these include a plethora of courses on programming and other IT skills, non-EU language and culture to broaden your horizons, study tours, media experience, geopolitics workshops, and much more, to make you step into the cross-cultural office with ease and promptness.
If you’re still undecided about whether Bocconi is the right fit for you, hear from a currently-enrolled student about what it’s like to study at one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Yiwen Jin, is a 24-year-old Double Degree Master student from Zhejiang, mainland China, and she is currently studying for an MSc in International Management at Bocconi University and an MA in Banking and Finance in St. Gallen in Switzerland. She says, “My first impression of Bocconi is that it is very international. As a Bocconi student, you have plenty of international opportunities, such as Double Degrees, Exchange programs, and research projects. There are lots of case studies and group work activities that can help develop soft skills including quick learning, time management, effective communication, teamwork, and leadership.”
If you’re eager to know more about Bocconi University or if you’d like to check out the upcoming application deadlines, click here – Bocconi is ready to welcome you!