Founded in Milan in 1921 by Father Agostino Gemelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is Europe's most important Catholic university.
At Cattolica your choices are endless: they offer an impressive range of innovative programs in the fields of Economics & Business, Accounting & Finance, Agriculture, Psychology and Linguistics, as well as Philosophy and the Arts.
Cattolica’s 10 Research subject areas:
Study & Work abroad - Università Cattolica gives you the opportunity to enhance your university studies by taking part in an international experience during your degree. All students studying at Università Cattolica can study abroad for 1 or 2 semesters, take part into a summer program, language course or work experience abroad.
The International Student Center is a student's home away from home and it houses the sup - port staff: advisors, mentors and friends. The staff have a unique understanding of the challenges experienced by international students, based on firsthand international experience.
Cattolica's student housing options are as numerous as they are varied.
The Rome Campus library was founded in 1961. Today, the library holds over 251,000 volumes and 7,000 periodicals (of which, about 4,000 are current). The total reading area covers 2,600 sqm and numbers more than 400 available seating places distributed in five reading rooms (two at the Policlinico "A . Gemelli" and three at the "Istituti Biologici").
All guest students have free access to the Internet Service. There is an internet point at the Faculty of Economics, 2nd floor. Computer halls around campus allow for internet access either on fixed desktops or personal laptops (wall connection or Wi-Fi if available).
The Cattolica health center provides students with medical care, nursing care and psychological counseling. General, specialist (gynecology, ophthalmology, diet) and preventative medical examinations are available to students. Access is free, no appointment needed. Englishspeaking doctors are available. Psychological counseling is offered on a fee paying basis.
The campus offers students:
Several sport events are held on campus such as football, basketball and volleyball tournaments between teams made up of University students, doctors and staff.
Special gym subscriptions are available to Cattolica international students thanks to the collaboration between Università Cattolica and GetFIT gym.
The student association ESN (Erasmus Student Network) is going to welcome you in Milan upon arrival and will assist you throughout the semester/year.
S.I.S.M. (Segretariato Italiano Studenti di Medicina) is a non-profit association of medical students founded in 1970; nowadays it is present in 34 italian universities and is affiliated with I.F.M.S.A. (International Federation of Medical Students' Associations).
Smint Piacenza is a student association, comprised of both Italian and international students. The association helps students from all faculties get together, assists new students become familiar with Piacenza and its surrounding area.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.