Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International


The two campus residences, S. Isidoro and Residenza Gasparini, can host up to 165 students, all in single rooms with private bathroom. The residences, equipped with Wi-Fi connection, include study and entertainment areas, a canteen, a small gym, shared kitchens and laundry, as well as a Health Centre. Throughout the academic year, a lot of cultural initiatives, sporting activities and socializing events are organized to promote the community and human experience for students.


DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS (excluding Exchange/Study Abroad students)

If you are a student enrolling in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or a PhD programme at Cattolica Piacenza, you can apply for a room through the dedicated MyEDUCatt area by the set deadline: http://myeducatt2.unicatt.it/.

You can ask for accommodation for the whole academic year at reduced rates based on your family income according to the call specifications, as described on the offical call: https://www.educatt.it/agevolazioni/doc/EDUCattBandoCollegi2023ENG.pdf

As well as applying online, you will also be invited for an interview during the selection days.

ALL STUDENTS (including Exchange/Study Abroad students)

All students may enquire about the availability of a single room with an en-suite bathroom (B&B) for a short period (few months or up to a year). Please contact reception.piacenza@educatt.org, or call us at +39 0523 62 11 11, to check and reserve your room (preferably at the end of August). Remember to include your name, programme (Exchange) and your period of stay.

Useful links and contact details:

Book your appointment at the online Information Desk.

Telegram Channel: EDUCatt News
@: reception.piacenza@educatt.org
Tel. +39 0523 621111



As an alternative to the on-campus residences, you can apply for a room at one of the other residences for students in Piacenza, as listed on www.collegiodipiacenza.it.

Contact directly a residential college of your interest.

If you prefer to stay in a private apartment, you can contact one of the Real Estate Agencies that support our international students by offering 50% discount on their fee:

Casa IN
Via Foresti 14 - 29122 Piacenza
Tel. +39 339 4297746 or +39 0523 650751
@: info@casainpiacenza.it

Piacenza Affitti
Via Dante Alighieri 129 - 29122 Piacenza
Tel. +39 0523 606572
@: info@piacenzaffitti.it

Invest s.r.l.
Via Mazzini 31-33 - 29121 Piacenza
Tel. +39 0523 384842
@: roberta@investimmobiliare.eu
@: info@investimmobiliare.eu

Once in Piacenza, you will also find various ads on the notice boards located inside the university (close to the café) or inside Collegio S. Isidoro..

Other useful sources

Bed & Breakfast Mulino degli Orti
Via Cristoforo Colombo, 120
29122 Piacenza (PC)
Tel: +39 0523 614272
Mobile: +39 340 2227695
@: celiodiego@gmail.com

Euro Hotel Piacenza *** hotel and apartments***

Via Cristoforo Colombo, 29/F
29100 Piacenza
Tel. +39 0523 606 011
@: info@hoteleuropiacenza.it

Papa Giovanni XXIII Hostel
Mrs Daniela Ponzini
Cantone San Nazzaro 2/A - 29122 Piacenza (PC)
Tel. +39 0523 337989
@: info@ostellodipiacenza.it

Hotel City Piacenza
Via Emilia Parmense, 54
29100 Piacenza
Tel. +39 0523 579752

Bed & Breakfast L'antica torre
Str. La Motta Vecchia, 31 - 29122 Montale (PC)
Tel/Fax: +39 0523 615267
Mobile: +39 392 3958926 - +39 348 4590725

Petit Hotel
Via Pennazzi, 5 - 29122 Piacenza (PC)
Tel. +39 0523 590405
@: info@petithotelpiacenza.com

B&B Giò
Via Croce 10
29121 Piacenza (PC)
Tel. +39 333 6595722 - +39 340 5252402
@: bedandbreakfastgio@gmail.com

Casa del Viaggiatore
Ms Giaada Paganini
Stradone Farnese 63/a
29121 Piacenza (PC)
Tel. +39 (0)523 1996230
Mobile +39 348 6376766
@: casadelviaggiatorepiacenza@gmail.com

Casa Scalabrini
Via Francesco Torta, 14
29122 Piacenza (PC)
Tel. +39 0523 348611
@: casamadre@scalabrini.net

Accommodation Average fees/month Other fees
Residenza Gasparini € 660 including breakfast lunch and dinner (optional)
Other residences Depending on your family income  
One-bedroom apartment € 400-500 Euros (bills excluded) Estate agency fees
Two-bedroom apartment € 500-700 (bills excluded) Estate agency fees
Three-bedroom apartment € 600-900 (bills excluded) Estate agency fees