Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Programme overview

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore offers two different curricula of study with a wide variety of courses to international students. Students can choose to create their own study plan by selecting courses from either of the two curricula:

 

  Cattolica International Curriculum* Cattolica Academic Curriculum
Language of Instruction English English and Italian
Curriculum details Read here Read here
Requirements
  • Current enrolment at an institution of higher education
  • Good academic standing
  • Grade Point Average of 2.75 or higher, or equivalent
  • Completion of a minimum of 2 semesters at undergraduate level
  • Applicants must provide evidence of B2 or equivalent English language proficiency if English is not their first language. Example of minimum requirements: TOEFL iBT 79, IELTS 6, Cambridge B2 First (FCE), or comparable certification.
  • Current enrolment at an institution of higher education
  • Good academic standing
  • Completion of a minimum of 2 semesters at undergraduate level
  • Applicants for Cattolica courses taught in Italian are required to have a  B2 level of Italian and must provide an Italian Language Proficiency Report
  • Applicants for Cattolica courses taught in English must provide evidence of B2 or equivalent English language proficiency if English is not their first language. Example of minimum requirements: TOEFL iBT 79, IELTS 6, Cambridge B2 First (FCE), or comparable certification.
Calendar September - December / February - May September - February / February - July
Class profile Mostly international students Mostly Italian students
Course Specifics
  • Activity Registration Fee of 45 €
  • Required attendance
  • Expected participation
  • One midterm and final examination
  • Attendance not formally required
  • Three possible final examination dates for each course ** (courses from the Faculty of Economics – caurses taught in English – have two possible examination dates at the end of each quarter)
Registration Required before beginning of classes Course selection after beginning of classes; individual registration for examination required

 

* Erasmus+ students can only take only one course from the International Curriculum and will earn their remaining credits from the Cattolica Academic Curriculum Courses in order to satisfy their home institution course load requirements.

** Non-European students can request an early exam session in December / May.