Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International


  • Grade Point Average of a minimum 2.75, or equivalent in applicants own university grading system
  • Completion of a minimum of 2 semesters at undergraduate level
  • Good level of English. Non-native English speakers must give evidence of their language proficiency of a minimum B2 level or equivalent (ex: TOEFL Ibt 79, IELTS 6, First Certificate of English, Cambridge ESOL or other certification). 
  • For Creative StoryTelling: applicants should be passionate about storytelling, and should preferably have a background in film / video / animation / screenwriting / literature. If not English native speakers, students must be able to excel in courses that are reading-and-writing intensive.
To apply for the Summer Program, you will need to complete the online application form. The deadline is April 15th.

Documents you will need to upload while filling in the online application:

  • a passport size picture
  • the scanned version of your passport or other ID documents
  • the transcript of records
  • certificates assessing the knowledge of the English Language


PLEASE NOTE: Australian Students willing to apply to the course Italian Cinema / Creative Storytelling would need to get in touch with AIM Overseas.


Citizens/residents of a number of non-EU states do not require a student visa for a study period inferior to 90 days. It is the student's responsibility to check with the Italian Embassy/Consulate in his/her country/jurisdiction whether a student visa is required for a short study period.

Where to apply for a visa?
Please visit the following website to find an Italian Embassy/Consulate near you: http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home.aspx.

  • One course: € 1,500
  • Two courses: € 2,850
  • Three courses: € 4,200
  • Application fee: € 75


The fees include: 
workshop, lectures, and visits related to the topics discussed in class.

The fees do not include: 
travel expenses, accommodation, local transportation, and meals.


Refund Policy

In case of withdrawal up until 15 days before the beginning of the first course*: € 500 cancellation fee
In case of withdrawal 15 calendar days or less before the beginning of the first course*: € 750 cancellation fee
In case of withdrawal after the beginning of the first course*: no refunds possible


*before the first course of the summer programmr starts