Cattolica International

Campuses: Milan, Rome, Piacenza, Cremona, Brescia

Language: English, Italian

Subjects: Economics and Finance, Business, Psychology…

Degrees: Bachelor, Master 

Type of program: Full time 

Intakes: Spring, Fall

About the University 

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is affectionately known as Cattolica and this is a university with a recognized academic profile, one that is reflected by its academics, reputation, and global network.

At Cattolica the choices are endless: it offers 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.

In the renowned QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018, Cattolica’s ascendency placed the University in formidable company, with 12 disciplines ranked in the top 250 in the world, or higher.

What truly distinguishes the University is the campus diversity and endless possibilities. Students will be sure to choose a program and learning environment that is the best fit for them, and one that will facilitate the growth of skills and competencies towards their brighter future.

Cattolica works continuously towards developing new and emerging programs. Become part of a contemporary reality and embrace the new opportunities and options available to students.



  • Libraries
  • Dining halls and cafeterias
  • Internet points
  • Cultural Centers
  • Bookshops
  • Sport facilities: Football,Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball courts and Gym



Cattolica’s student housing options are various. EDUCatt (Assistance and Financial aid Organization for the students of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) offers housing solutions both on and off campus.


Undergraduate programs in English

  • Communication management
  • Economics and Management
  • Food Production Management
  • International Relations and Global Affairs 
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Psychological Sciences

2-year graduate degrees

  • Banking and Finance
  • Economics
  • Economics and Management of art, culture and entertainment
  • Management of services
  • Food processing: Innovation and Tradition
  • Sustainable Viticulture and Enology
  • Consumer behaviour: psychology applied to food,health and environment
  • Global Business Management
  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • Innovations in biotechnology applied to regenerative medicine
  • Management
  • Physics for technologies  and innovation
  • Statistical and actuarial sciences
  • European Studies in Investor Relations Financial Communication
  • Communication for business,media and culture
  • Applied Data Science for Banking and Finance
  • Data analytics for business
  • Physics for Technologies and Innovation
  • Agricultural and Food Economics
  • Sustainable and precision agriculture
  • Linguistic computing
  • The Art and Industry of Narration

1-year Specializing Master

    • Corporate Communication
    • Data Science for Management
    • Economics and Finance
    • International Business
    • International Business Executive
    • International Cooperation and Development
    • International Marketing Management
    • International Screenwriting and Production
    • Luxury Goods Management
    • Middle Eastern Studies
    • Strategic Management for Global Business
    • User Experience Psychology
    • Sports Management
    • Advanced Global Studies


  • International Business
  • International Business Executive

Admission requirements

  • Copy of Identity
  • Previous education
  • Test of English proficiency

Tuition fees 

The annual tuition fee is calculated on the basis of the financial background of the student’s family and the cost of the chosen degree program. A student may pay from a minimum of about € 3500 (for lower family incomes and cheaper courses) to a maximum of about € 9300 (for higher family incomes and more expensive courses) per year. The tuition fees for the Medicine & Surgery program is from €7000 to €16000

  • Milan has been consistently ranked the best Italian city to study in (QS Best Student Cities 2022
  • Cattolica’s largest campus is home to more than 27,500 students.
  • Milan campus is located in the heart of the city, where Renaissance architecture sits alongside significant historic monuments.


  • A true cultural capital and an open-air museum: picturesque and historic bliss, containing many of the world’s most breathtaking masterpieces, from Michelangelo’s ceiling in la Cappella Sistina, to the beautiful attractions in Piazza Navona, la Fontana di Trevi, il Vittoriano, il Colosseo, and many more 
  • A popular set of Academy Award-winning movies: The Great Beauty, La Dolce Vita, and Roman Holiday among others 


  • Piacenza is located less than 1-hour train ride away from Milan .A key position in the Northern Italian food valley where approximately 53,000 agricultural businesses are based
  • Three Faculties: Economics and Law, Agriculture, food and environmental sciences, Education
  • Smaller-sized classes provide an intimate atmosphere and a personal approach 


  • Cremona has a picturesque historic centre with most sights clustered around the main square, Piazza del Comune. Its strategic location makes it an ideal location for Agribusiness studies with on campus laboratories and plain farm fields in close proximity 
  • Three Faculties: Economics and Law, Agriculture, food and environmental sciences, Education 
  • Brand-new campus of Cremona: a completely renovated 16th Century monastery, already back in the day it was devoted to the production of botanical drugs and now will be dedicated to the most up-to-date innovation of food processes. The campus consists of 12,000 m2 covered space of university buildings and high-tech labs and teaching rooms, and 20,000 sq m of open green space in the city centre. 


  • The city has a very active social and economic fabric.Rich in cultural and leisure opportunities, it is a thriving tourist attraction, thanks to its proximity to renowned lakes Garda and Iseo 
  • The campus has four locations across the historic center of the city 
  • 10 Undergraduate programs, 12 Graduate programs, 1 International Ph.D. program

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