Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Geosciences in Milan, Italy. In this information sheet you will find more information about this university. Have a look at this link for a student testimonial. 

Student experiences
Academic calendar


  • Semester I: September – February  
  • Semester II: February – mid-July

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  • Semester I: January
  • Semester II: May

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Areas of study open to exchange students


Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Italian and English

Housing assistance

Yes, exchange students can apply for accommodation in Bocconi Residence Halls. University housing is not guaranteed and is processed on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Estimated living costs per month
  • Housing: between 500€ (shared bedroom in private apartments) and 900€  
  • Food: a complete meal at the university canteen is approx. 4€ (reduced rate for exchange students)
  • Transportation: 22€ (monthly pass for students under 26)
                             35€ (monthly pass for students over 26) 
  • Bocconi Gym: 20€ (exchange students rate: 100€ for 5 months)

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Exchange students are expected to select from min. 2 up to max. 5 courses per semester. The Università Bocconi credit system is ECTS equivalent. The average workload for exchange students is 4 courses per semester.


Grades are given on a scale of 30/30:

  • 0 to 17 failing grades
  • 18 to 30 passing grades
Number of places available

2 places per year

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Bij International Office Geowetenschappen kun je terecht met vragen over studeren in het buitenland, waarvan je het antwoord niet op deze site vindt.


Victor J. Koningsbergergebouw, eerste verdieping
Budapestlaan 4a-b
3584 CD Utrecht
Tel: (030) 253 96 35
E-mail: international.geo@uu.nl (vermeld je naam, opleiding en studentnummer)


International Office Geowetenschappen is geopend (en telefonisch bereikbaar) op maandag, dinsdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 10:30-11:30 en van 12:30-14:30 uur, of maak een afspraak.