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Semester / Trimester

Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Spring 2 2018 (Feb 9, 2018 to Jun 2, 2018)
Catalog Code: IMNS3118

On the Semester/Year 2 program, in addition to courses designed for international students, the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) gives students the chance to take courses with locals in English in the fields of Business, Economics, and Banking & Finance. Students with an advanced knowledge of Italian language can choose to take courses with locals in Italian in a wide variety of disciplines.

Program Highlights:

  • Students have the opportunity to enroll in a pre-session 2-week intensive Italian language course worth 6 ECTS credits (3 semester credits). Many students find this helpful as they prepare for a semester of taking courses with locals taught in Italian. Contact the Italy Site Specialist for more information about adding this pre-session course.
  • In courses with locals, students will study alongside local Italian students, allowing them to experience full cultural and linguistic immersion

Academic Details:

  • Students will enroll in a total of 24-30 ECTS credits (12-15 semester credits) per semester.
  • No Italian language experience is required for this program. Students who have not taken Italian language are strongly encouraged to choose language as one of their courses on this program.
  • Language level will be detirmined by a placement exam issued by UCSC.
  • Courses are taught by local and international faculty within the UCSC's extensive academic curriculum.
  • Some courses may require additional fees.
  • Classmates are local and international students.

Prices & Dates

February 9, 2018 - June 2, 2018

Session Dates:


Catalog Code:



October 1, 2017 Extended to October 10, 2017

Application Due Date:

October 15, 2017

Final Forms & Payments Due:

*prices and dates are subject to change


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.75.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have already completed two semesters of college by the program start date.

Students must be at least 18 years old by the program start date.

Students with a cumulative GPA below 2.75 may be considered for acceptance. They must also submit one letter of recommendation and a statement of purpose.

Other sessions available: