Overview

Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

City: Milan
Language of instruction: English, Italian
  • Located in Milan, Italy's vibrant financial capital, known for its rich fashion, history, art and food cultures
  • 14 500 students
  • Bike-sharing stands on campus, many pedestrian zones in the city
  • Car-sharing and excellent transport system allow easy travel around Milan, to hiking and skiing destinations, and other cities
  • Several Master programs offered at Bocconi ranked among the top 10 of their kind in Europe and the world
  • First Italian higher-education institution to grant degrees in economics
  • Private institution, founded in 1902, that promotes equality of opportunity by subsidizing education for disadvantaged studens

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsCommerce (UBCV)Management (UBCO)

Notes on Language of Instruction

  • Wide range of courses offered in English and Italian
  • Students with at least a B2 level may take Italian-taught courses (To determine your level, self-assess using this European Language Portfolio Global Scale)
  • 2 Bachelor programs are taught entirely in English: International Economics and Management; International Economics and Finance
  • 8 Master programs are taught entirely in English: Science Management; International Management; Marketing Management; Accounting, Financial Management and Control; Finance; Economics and Management in Arts, Culture, Media and Entertainment; Economic and Social Sciences; Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)

Who can go?

  • Open to COMM (UBCV), MGMT (UBCO) and ECON students

Term dates

  • Semester 1: Early September to end of December
  • Semester 2: Mid February to Early June

Timing

  • Arrangements can be made for students wishing to attend Term 1 only and return to UBC in time for January term
  • Housing and course selection in higher demand and more limited in Term 1 - Students are encouraged to consider applying for Term 2 exchange
Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits

Passing grade

18, pass

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate research

Course information and restrictions

  • Incoming exchange students have option to choose courses from every degree course, department and year
  • Undergraduate students only permitted to select courses at undergraduate level (codes 30xxx and some 50xxx)
  • Graduate students may select courses both at undergraduate and graduate levels (courses 20xxx and 50xxx)

Full course load information

  • Exchange students may take 2-5 courses per term
  • Usual workload per semester is 4 courses

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Method and Research in Arts
Partner course code: 30245
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-14
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: METHOD AND RESEARCH IN ARTS II - MODULE I (TELEVISION AND CULTURE)
Partner course code: 30469
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-18
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: CRITICAL APPROACHES TO THE ARTS II - MODULE I (CONTEMPORARY ART)
Partner course code: 30470
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-13
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Management of Cultural Companies and Institutions
Partner course code: 30267
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-01
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Financial Markets and Institutions
Partner course code: Financial
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: ECON 2nd
Title: European Economic Policy
Partner course code: 30056
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-23
UBC course: ECON 317
Title: ECONOMICS (POVERTY, INEQUALITY AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION)
Partner course code: ECON 30195
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-22
UBC course: ECON 334
Title: Economics of Institutions and Culture
Partner course code: 30313
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-23
UBC course: ECON 356
Title: International and Monetary Economics
Partner course code: 30054
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-23
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: The Economics of Imperfect Labour Markets
Partner course code: 30147
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-09-10
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Industrial Economics
Partner course code: 30031
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-09-10
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Evolution of Economic Ideas
Partner course code: 30294
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-19
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Climate Change Economics
Partner course code: 30387
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-23
UBC course: ECON 441
Title: Development Economics
Partner course code: 30145
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-23
UBC course: ECON 465
Title: Markets, Organizations, and Incentives
Partner course code: 30283
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-22
UBC course: ECON 4th
Title: Political Economics
Partner course code: ECON 30146
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-11-04
UBC course: Econ 350
Title: Public Economics
Partner course code: ECON 30344
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-12
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Economic History
Partner course code: 30067
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-30
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: HISTORY (MODULE II- HISTORY OF POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS)
Partner course code: 30329
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-03-19
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Global History
Partner course code: HIST 30372
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-28
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: International Project Finance
Partner course code: 30179
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-21
UBC course: POLI 1st
Title: Political Science
Partner course code: 30200
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE LEGAL SYSTEM - MODULE 2
Partner course code: 30048
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-02
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Partner course code: 30196
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-17
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Media and Political Communication
Partner course code: 30345
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-27
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Politics of Advanced Democracies
Partner course code: 30483 3rd
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-23
Commerce
UBC course: COHR 403
Title: Diversity Management and Policy
Partner course code: 30298
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-09-12
UBC course: COMM 294
Title: Managerial Accounting
Partner course code: 30007
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-14
UBC course: COMM 362
Title: Psychology of Marketing
Partner course code: 30295
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-08
UBC course: COMM 362
Title: Psychology of Marketing
Partner course code: 30295
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2014-09-30
UBC course: COMM 363
Title: Strategic Marketing and Marketing Plan
Partner course code: 20206
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-05-04
UBC course: COMM 365
Title: Marketing Research
Partner course code: MKT 30228
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-09-01
UBC course: COMM 365
Title: MARKET RESEARCH FOR CULTURAL SETTINGS
Partner course code: 30377
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-14
UBC course: COMM 386G
Title: Venture Capital
Partner course code: 30186
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2018-09-24
UBC course: COMM 386G
Title: Venture and Development Capital
Partner course code: 30186
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Digital Disruption and Entrepreneurship
Partner course code: 30383
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-07
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: GREEN MANAGEMENT AND CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY
Partner course code: 20412
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-06-18
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Management of Fashion Companies
Partner course code: 30221
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-07
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Public Governance
Partner course code: 30342
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-11-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY
Partner course code: 30296
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-08-21
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Principles of E-Marketing and E-Commerce
Partner course code: 30498
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-07
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Introduction to Management Consulting
Partner course code: 30206
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-05-01
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Financial Markets & Institutions
Partner course code: 30006
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Equity Portfolio Management
Partner course code: 30180
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Equity Portfolio Management
Partner course code: 30180
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2018-09-24
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Microstructure of Financial Markets
Partner course code: 30181
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-23
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: MANAGEMENT OF COMPETITION AND INNOVATION IN HIGH-TECH
Partner course code: 30209
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-05-01
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Management of Fashion Companies
Partner course code: MANG 30221
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-07-23
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: ORGANIZING ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Partner course code: 30263
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-26
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Social Network Analysis
Partner course code: Management 30389
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-04-05
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Fashion and Design Management
Partner course code: BSS 30436
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-04-03
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: APPLIED VALUATION ANALYSIS FOR MERGERS AND OTHER BUSINESS COMBINATIONS
Partner course code: 30488
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-11-29
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Entrepreneurship and New Business Startup
Partner course code: 30492
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-26
UBC course: COMM 459
Title: ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
Partner course code: 30336
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-30
UBC course: COMM 459
Title: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT
Partner course code: 30526
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-11-30
UBC course: COMM 462
Title: Marketing Communication
Partner course code: 30223
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-09-01
UBC course: COMM 477
Title: Risk Management with Derivatives
Partner course code: 30184
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-16
UBC course: COMM 491
Title: Strategic Management for Small and Medium Enterprises
Partner course code: 30213
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-24
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Economic History
Partner course code: 30067
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-14
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Entrepreneurial Strategy
Partner course code: 30218
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-20
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Introduction to E-Marketing and E-Commerce
Partner course code: 30227
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-21
Graduate Studies
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Finance For The Green Business And The Circular Economy
Partner course code: FINANCE 20553
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-07
Kinesiology
UBC course: SOCI 479
Title: Health and Society
Partner course code: 30497
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-17
Medicine
UBC course: COMM 491
Title: Competitive Strategies of Creative Industries
Partner course code: 30269
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-01

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ECON 232
Title: ECONOMIC HISTORY AND HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
Partner course code: 30035
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-03
UBC course: ECON 356
Title: INTERNATIONAL AND MONETARY ECONOMICS
Partner course code: Econ 30054
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-05
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: European Economic Policy
Partner course code: 30056
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-18
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Economics of Globalization
Partner course code: ECON 30168
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS
Partner course code: 30387
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-18
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Climate Change Economics
Partner course code: ECON 30387
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-03
UBC course: ECON 4th
Title: Political Economics
Partner course code: 30146
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-18
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Psychology of Marketing
Partner course code: 30295
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-01-07
Management
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Introduction to the Legal System - Mod 1
Partner course code: 30047
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-30
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Principals of International Finance
Partner course code: 30151
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-03
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Financial Macroeconmics
Partner course code: ECON 30172
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-08
UBC course: MGMT 2nd
Title: Principles of e-marketing and e-commerce
Partner course code: MGMT 30498
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-03-29
UBC course: MGMT 380
Title: Global Sustainability Strategy
Partner course code: MGMT&TECH 30296
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-01-28
UBC course: MGMT 3rd
Title: Organizing Entrepreneurship
Partner course code: MGMT&TECH 30263
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-01-28
UBC course: MGMT 3rd
Title: The Sustainability of Local Products in a Global World
Partner course code: 30382
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-12
UBC course: MGMT 410
Title: Leadership Skills
Partner course code: 30262
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-09
UBC course: MGMT 439E
Title: Corporate Finance
Partner course code: 30017
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-03-03
UBC course: MGMT 443
Title: New Products and Product Management
Partner course code: MGMT 30259
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-01
UBC course: MGMT 444
Title: Marketing Research
Partner course code: MKT 30228
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: MGMT 450
Title: ENTREPRENEURIAL ECONOMICS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Partner course code: MGMT 30314
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-08
UBC course: MGMT 481
Title: COMPETITIVE STRATEGIES IN CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
Partner course code: MGMT&TECH 30269
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-01-28
UBC course: MGMT 490
Title: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS PLANNING
Partner course code: 20335
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-18
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Financial Modelling
Partner course code: 30177
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-11
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Entrepreneurship and New Business Startup
Partner course code: 30492
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-07-03
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: MANAGEMENT OF FASHION COMPANIES
Partner course code: 30221
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-18
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Personal Selling
Partner course code: 30230
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-07-03
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: EVENT AND MEGA EVENT MANAGEMENT AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
Partner course code: Management 20475
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-21
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: VALUE CHAINS AND BUSINESS MODELS IN FASHION & LUXURY
Partner course code: Management 20524
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-09-17
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Global Business Strategy
Partner course code: MGMT 30012
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-07
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC AND NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Partner course code: 30034
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-02-12
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: COMPARATIVE BUSINESS AND EUROPEAN LAW
Partner course code: 30058
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-20
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Organization Theory (and analysis)
Partner course code: MGMT 30153
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-08
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT
Partner course code: 30154
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-02-12
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Introduction to Blockchain
Partner course code: 30158
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-02-12
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Alternative Investments
Partner course code: FINANCE 30187
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-08
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Introduction to Management Consulting
Partner course code: MGMT 30206
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: New Product Development and Open Innovation
Partner course code: MGMT 30222
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-09
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Marketing Communication
Partner course code: 30223
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-03
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Family Business Strategies
Partner course code: MGMT 30276
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-06-16
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT AND POLICY
Partner course code: MGMT 30298
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-08
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: TOURISM, LOCAL IDENTITY AND DESTINATION MANAGEMENT
Partner course code: 30384
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-26
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Social Network Analysis
Partner course code: MGMT 30389
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-24
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Green Marketing
Partner course code: MGMT 30439
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-01
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Migration Law
Partner course code: MGMT 50183
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-03
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Microstructure of Financial Markets
Partner course code: 30181 Finance
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-11
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: International Project Finance
Partner course code: 30179 MGMT
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: mgmt 4th
Title: Psychology of Marketing
Partner course code: Marketing 30295
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-06-16

Other

Others
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Alternative Investments
Partner course code: 30187
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-12-08
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • Strongly recommended that students complete the application as soon as they receive Pin and Password from host institution
  • Rooms are assigned on a first-come-first-served basis

Information on Accommodation

How to applyBack to UBCO