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This university is located in Milán, Italy. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
The "Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi" was founded in Milan in 1902, the first Italian university to offer a degree course in Economics. Independent economically, academically and in its teaching from the outset. Its academic tradition has always been characterized by pluralism, the exchange of ideas and continuous research for a knowledge-based society. A private university, it is considered to have the leading economics faculty in Italy with a marked international orientation, as demonstrated by the courses, the teaching staff, the students, and the numerous activities and initiatives.
SDA Bocconi School of Management
Like Università Bocconi, the "Scuola di Direzione Aziendale" (School of Management) is the perfect model of an institution serving the country, society and the economic system. Concrete examples of its aims include the introduction of a managerial culture into the health service, the special attention paid to the non-profit area, and the influencing of the European Union's policies in an authoritative manner.
The leader in Italy and one of the most prestigious in the world, SDA Bocconi has been Università Bocconi's School of Management since 1971. It offers about a thousand executive courses each year and 4 MBA programs. It boasts a faculty of teachers and researchers that ensures academic excellence and direct contact with business and the institutions. The leader in Italy, it is rated highly in the major international rankings:
MBA Ranking the Wall Street Journal 2006:
20th in the World
Ranking Financial Times Open Market 2006:
12th in Europe
33rd in the World
Ranking Financial Times Executive Programme 2006:
12th in Europe
31st in the World
Ranking FORBES MBA 2005:
1st in the World for "Value for Money"
- on-campus residence halls
- off-campus residence halls
- off-campus apartments
Bocconi housing web site: click here.
- no meal plan
- Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
- Good Academic Standing with a 3.0* (or higher) GPA at time of application
- Undergraduates must have completed at least two semesters of study at GT.
- At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
- Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
- Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
- All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
- All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).
*Some host schools have stricter requirements such as higher GPA or more time in school before study abroad. (See Academic Info on your host school GT program page for any restrictions.)
For more information on courses offered at Bocconi: click here.
Many courses in the school of MGT at Bocconi are taught in English, so language skills are not required. Others will require that students have an advanced level of Italian.
If students intend to participate in an internship from January to June, they may study for Fall semester only. Internships are not available during the summer, so this option is not available following Spring or Academic Year study. For more information, please contact the Global Internship Programs office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.
CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM
1.4 ECTS = 1 GT credit
Bocconi Grade = US Grade
A, B = A
C = B
D = C
E = D
FX, F = F
Using a numerical system:
Bocconi Grade = US Grade
28-30 = A
24-27 = B
21-23 = C
18-20 = D
less than 18 = F
Program Costs (Estimated)
- For most exchange programs, participants must pay GT tuition, GT campus fees, and study abroad insurance to the GT Bursar for each GT semester they are abroad. No other expenses associated with this program are paid to GT; instead, these expenses are paid on site.
- Keep in mind the costs of books, health insurance, food, living expenses, and travel money, as well as pre-departure costs like your passport and visa.
- Following are cost estimates for one semester at the exchange program school that may help you prepare for your term(s) abroad. All costs are in USD.