Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Campus Facilities

Library and Study Rooms

As in any university, the library is the place where study, research and cultural contact come together. The library system of Università Cattolica is one of the most prestigious in Italy. It is currently supported by an electronic catalogue that can be consulted via the web.
In each building of the campus, you can find different study rooms where eating is also permitted.

Computer rooms and internet access

Computer rooms around campus allow for internet access either on fixed desktops or personal laptops (wall connection or Wi-Fi if available). 7 computer rooms are usually open all day until 6.30pm. Cattolica provides Wi-Fi in all the campus until 10pm, and adheres to project Eduroam (Education Roaming) for roaming Wi-Fi users from Europe, Canada, USA, Brazil, Peru, New Zealand, Kenya, Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Language Center – Servizio Linguistico di Ateneo

The Servizio Linguistico di Ateneo (SeLdA) offers a variety of support language courses to international and Italian students, to faculty and staff. Currently, the Language Center also offers language training and instruction in the following languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Korean.

Cafeterias (Mensa) in Cattolica
  • Mensa.1 (Ristorante Panorama), via Tosio 1
  • Ristorante Giardino, via Monti 22
  • Self-Service Polo Universitario, vicolo S. Croce 17
  • Bar Buon Pastore, via dei Musei 41

Università Cattolica provides you with a badge which allows students to eat in the cafeteria at discounted prices. 

  • Full meal: €7,70 / Lunch meal: €5
  • Pizza line: €4,50 (only at Ristorante Giardino)

You have to charge money on the student card beforehand to buy your meal: go to the Servizio Logistico Economiali, ground floor corridor in the main building. If you activate your card at EDUCatt by paying the required fee (€20 for exchange/study abroad students, €30 - €60 for degree-seeking students), you will get discounted price as follows:

  • Full meal: €5,65 (main dish, second course, fruit, bread, drinks)
  • Lunch meals: €4,50 (choose between first course and second course)

For more detailed information visit EDUCatt.

Unviersity Café

Between lessons, you can have a break at our café, located in the internal courtyard, in the main building. The café offers hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, buns and croissants.


Just outside the main building, you can find the Cattolica Bookstore, where it is possible to buy textbooks used by the professors during their lessons and stationary. 

Opening hours
Mon-Fri: 8.30am - 7pm
Sat: 9.30am - 1pm and 3pm - 6.30pm