Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Italian language course

Università Cattolica welcomes hundreds of International Students to its Milan campus within the scope of international mobility projects, and to promote internationalization. Cattolica International organizes an Italian Language Course, designed for students who want to learn, study and explore the Italian language. The language course is not compulsory but highly recommended.

Pre-session intensive course (44 hours - 6 ECTS - Course code: ZXP719)

Held at the beginning of each semester.

Fall 2024 dates:
September 2 - 13, 2024

Spring 2025 dates:
February 10 – 21, 2025

Intensive course general schedule:
From Monday to Friday, In the mornings plus two afternoon lessons per week.

Semester course (44 units - 6 ECTS - Course code: ZXP720)

This course will run alongside all other courses.

Fall 2024 dates:
Starting on September 23, 2024

Spring 2025 dates:
Starting on March 3, 2025

Semester course general schedule:
Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday (from 18.30 to 19.50).

Pre-session intensive + Semester course 88 units - 12 ECTS

€ 50

Pre-session intensive course only 44 units - 6 ECTS

€ 30

Semester course only 44 units - 6 ECTS

€ 30
If a student wishes to partake in the Italian language course, they MUST register during the enrolment process. 
If this option is skipped there is no way to join after.

If you wish to take the Pre-session Intensive Italian language course you must attend the FIRST orientation event from .

If you are taking classes from the Banking and Finance Faculty you can NOT take the Pre-session Intensive Italian language course.

After registration, all the students must take an online placement test and an online oral interview in order to place them in the most suitable course. It is mandatory they take the placement test even if they have never studied Italian.

Watch our Italian Language Course Coordinator’s video to know more about it!