Mario Draghi, former President of the European Central Bank was awarded an honorary degree in Economics on October 11, 2019, by Franco Anelli, the Rector of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, and Domenico Bodega, the Dean of the Faculty of Economics. In his acceptance speech, he pointed out that knowledge, courage, and humility are the key factors that make the choices and decisions of a good policymaker.
MEDICINE AND SURGERY
The first group of students from the Medicine and Surgery program taught entirely in English graduated in July 2019. The graduation day was introduced by Luca Richeldi, President of the degree course in Medicine and Surgery, followed by speeches by the Rector Franco Anelli, Rocco Bellantone, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, and Gigliola Sica, former President of the degree course in Medicine and Surgery. The inaugural address was led by Mark Tykocinski, Provost of the Thomas Jefferson University, with which Università Cattolica has recently signed a double degree agreement aimed at the students of the Medicine and Surgery program.
QS has recently published its latest edition of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings. Università Cattolica ranks 121-130 in the world and is placed 5th in Italy. Università Cattolica also ranks 58th in the world and 1st in Italy for the Employer- Student Connections indicator.
From the 2020/2021 academic year, Università Cattolica will offer four new programs taught entirely in English. The two undergraduate programs include, Psychology and Communication Management, whilst the two graduate programs are Food Processing and The Art and Industry of Narration. If you want to learn more about admission procedures, requirements, and campus life, visit http://international.unicatt.it
Università Cattolica held the fall edition of International Day this past November, presenting to its domestic students the different options for an experience abroad: international internships, international volunteering, linguistic certifications, summer programs and many more. Over 30 partners were present, including Boston University, University of California Berkeley, WorldEndeavors, and the London School of Economics, just to name a few, and they met almost 4,200 students across all campuses.
On November 15, ASERI, Cattolica’s Post Graduate School of Economics and International Relations, organized the conference: “International Relations at 100: The Liberal World Order and Beyond.” Many experts took part in the conference, including Prof. Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS and Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science; Prof. John Ikenberry, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University; Prof. Matthew Evangelista, President White Professor of History and Political Science and Chair of the Department of Government at Cornell University; Prof. Marina Calculli, Lecturer in Middle East Politics, Leiden University; Prof. Joseph Grieco, Professor of Political Science, Duke University.