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Education Abroad Office

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Area: Global Direct
Location: Milan
Country: Italy
Term: Spring, Fall, Academic Year

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) has several campuses. The main campus is located in the heart of Milan. Most of the buildings, colleges, and campus facilities are located in St. Ambrose district, within the city centre of Milan.  Milan is currently recognized as one of the world's four fashion captials. Students are able to learn at a prestigeous and recognized university while experiencing all of the culture and life that Milan has to offer. 

Cost: All tuition and fees are paid directly to the host institution. 

Requirements: 3.0 GPA

To get an idea of ​​life on site, you will find on the numbeo website indications on the cost of living in Italy compared to other countries in the world.

USCS offers a wide variety of courses and students take between 24-30 ECTS for 12-15 hours of credit at UofSC. To see courses UofSC students have taken at this university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Students have the ability for personal travel. Additionally, UCSC offers a vast amount of on-campus programming and a buddy network that is helpful for students. 

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.

USCS has limited on-campus housing and offers a list of preferred housing partners that they recommend. 

The academic calendar at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore for the international curriculum is similar to the one at UofSC. The fall term begins in September and ends in December, while the spring term begins in Februaruy and ends in May. 

UCSC hosts a three day orientation prior to the start of the semester.  

Students who attend UCSC for a semester or academic year are required to apply for an Italian student visa, upon receipt of acceptance materials from UCSC. This requires an in-person visit to the Italian Consulate or Vice-Consulate for your region. 

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