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Cattolica International

Education abroad and Experiential learning

Cattolica International is privileged to have a large team of people who plan and manage outbound student mobility, by sending students enrolled at Università Cattolica abroad for study or work experiences. There is an office located at the Milan, Brescia, Piacenza-Cremona and Rome campuses.
Why study a long-term programme? 
  • You will expand your employment opportunities
  • Opportunity to learn a new language 
  • Experience a completely different way of life 

What are my options?

A double degree is a study path carried out at Università Cattolica and an international partner university that lets you study two degrees at the same time and allows you to graduate with two qualifications. 

 

Double Degree
 

Why do a double degree? 

  • They are a great way to add more depth to your study
  • Shows a higher level of expertise to future employers
  • Partner universities are amongst the highest ranked in the world including The London School of Economics, The University of Western Australia, and Boston University

Duration:
One or two years at partner university 

Who can enrol: Università Cattolica students enrolled in the following faculties: 

  • Law 
  • Medicine & Surgery
  • Economy 
  • Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences
  • Linguistic Sciences and Foreign Literatures
  • Agriculture, food and environmental sciences
  • Political and Social Sciences

Find out if your programme of choice offers Double degree options. 

When can I depart?
Customisable 

Destinations:  
EU: Germany, Spain, France, Netherlands, Czech Republic 
Non-EU: United Kingdom, United States, Mexico, China 

Highlight:
You will receive international recognition, gain linguistic competence and become competitive in the job market.   

 

Semester or academic year abroad
 

You can spend one semester or academic year abroad at an international partner university. 

Why study a semester or academic year abroad?  

  • Learn a new language
  • Authentic local experiences 
  • Boost your resume

Exchange (Erasmus – Overseas) 
Focus:
An opportunity to study in a different country and culture. You pay the fees of the university you will be studying at  

Duration:
one semester or academic year 

Who can enrol:
Students enrolled at Cattolica 

Departure:
Customisable 

Destinations:
You apply for universities chosen for your faculty

Highlight:
Going abroad as an exchange student will give you a big leap, whatever your future goals. 


Study Abroad 

Focus:
An opportunity to study in a different country and culture. You do not need to demonstrate English Language proficiency with an English Language certificate 

Duration:
one semester or academic year 

Who can enrol:
Students enrolled at Cattolica 

Departure:
Customisable 

Destinations:
Top-ranked universities in Australia, China, Great Britain, South Korea, United States, Vietnam. Focus: University of California Los Angeles (affordable) and Regent's University London (receive) the most applications 

Highlight:
Places are unlimited, students are well looked after, and have access to scholarships 


International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP) 

Focus:
ISEP is a non-profit organization offering exchange programs among a global community of more than 300 partner universities and colleges in over 50 countries. You pay your home institution's tuition and fees and swap spots with a student from another ISEP university 

Duration:
one semester or academic year 

Who can enrol:
Students enrolled at Cattolica 

Departure:
Spring 2022 

Destinations:
Over 200 non-EU destinations 

Highlight:
Ten scholarships valued at €1,000 are available and will be assigned to students based on merit in proportion to the students enrolled for each faculty.  


Free Mover  

Focus:
Allows students to apply to European and non-EU universities which have an agreement with their faculty, and spend a semester paying the fees of the host university 

Duration:
one semester  

Who can enrol:
Students enrolled at Cattolica enrolled in the faculties of Economics, Inter-Faculty Economics (Milan and Rome campuses), Economics and Law, Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences, Political and Social Sciences, Linguistic Sciences and Foreign Literatures (Milano and Brescia campuses) 

Departure:
Fall 2021 

Destinations:
European and non-EU universities 

Highlight:
Students can choose courses from the academic offerings of the host university and request recognition of credits  

 

 

Why study a short term programme?
  • Large focus on employability
  • They bridge the gap between the academic and professional world, creating awareness for job opportunities and job placement
  • There are career-driven prerequisites for each short programme
  • Programmes are tailor-made according to the needs of the students

What are my options?  
 

Summer programme 

Focus:
Take advantage of studying during the summer at a prestigious partner university. You will need to demonstrate English language proficiency with an English language certificate  

Duration:
3 weeks to 3 months

Who can enrol:
All students enrolled at Cattolica. Special focus on Degree-Seeking students in Europe. Online courses make it strategically convenient to study from anywhere in Europe.  

Departure:
August 2021  

Destinations:
In-person at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Online courses with universities in the United States and Great Britain  

Highlight:
The top five partner universities include: London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), King's College London, Stanford University, Boston University 

 

Language programme 

Focus:
Choose a language course abroad (Arabic, Chinese, French, English, Russian, Spanish, German) at selected universities and language centres, for all levels. Some courses are offered online

Duration:
Customisable  

Who can enrol:
All students (enrolled and non-Cattolica) and graduates 

Departure:
Customisable - you choose when to leave 

Destinations:
Europe, United States, Asia, Australia, Russia, Middle East 

 

Personalised Internship

Focus:
Customised in small and medium-sized enterprises according to the student’s area of interest and destination, both virtually and in-person  

Duration:
Eight weeks 

Who can enrol:
All students enrolled at Cattolica and recent graduates (within 12 months of graduation) 

Departure:
Fall 2021 

Destinations:
Barcelona and London 

Highlight:
During the internship, you will have a mentor/coach to help you achieve your goals 

 

Internship with Stage & Placement (ST&P) 

Focus:
ST&P is the web tool for companies and students and young graduates to enter the job market  

Duration:
Customisable 

Who can enrol:
All students enrolled at Cattolica and recent graduates 

Departure:
Customisable 

Destinations?
Customisable 

Highlight?
The tool is always updated. Lot’s of possibilities to find the perfect job opportunities 

 

 

Volunteering  
Focus:
Cattolica International, in collaboration with the international association World Endeavors, offers the opportunity to carry out an international volunteering hands-on experience in diverse areas and countries  
Duration:
Three-four weeks 
Who can enrol:
All students (enrolled and non-Cattolica) and graduates 
Departure:
European summer months – July, August, September  
Destinations:
Asia, Africa and South America 
Highlight:
A life-changing experience. Volunteers live in the communities they serve, meet local people, learn the language, and experience local customs and traditions 

 

IMPORTANT: Due to the global COVID-19 Emergency, online and in-person courses and destinations are subject to change.