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|Restrictions:||WUSTL applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||WU Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Fall||2012||02/01/2012 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2013||02/01/2013 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Spring||2014||05/01/2013 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling WU admission application process. Applicants will be notified that their application to study abroad has been approved by Washington University. If the program is administered by a partner institution, the application and endorsement are then forwarded to the program sponsor for review and approval. In most cases, students will need both WU approval and an acceptance offer from the program sponsor in order to participate in the program.
Indicates that deadline has passed
|Approved Department(s):||Business||Language of Instruction:||English, Italian|
|Foreign Language Requirement?:||No||Housing Options:||Off-campus apartments|
|Open to Non-WU Students?:||No||Program Type:||Exchange program with university partner|
|Foreign Language Prerequisite:||Previous study of Italian language is encouraged||Program Adviser:||Tammy Orahood|
Università Bocconi was established in Milan in 1902 and was the first Italian
institution of higher education to grant a degree in economics. SDA Bocconi
School of Management grants bachelors, masters of science, and PhD degrees
in Management, Economics, Law, Statistics, and other disciplines.
PROGRAM OF STUDY
Olin students enroll must be full time students and would be expected to attend
a minimum of four courses to a maximum of six courses per term. Each
Bocconi credit corresponds to 25 hours workload, of which eight lecture hours.
Courses run approximately eleven weeks per semester. Undergraduate
students will be allowed to choose only among undergraduate courses
(code 5xxx) courses.
Fall or Spring semester
Italian Language Course
Olin students will enroll in an extensive Italian Language course that begins
before classes actually start. The course is divided into 7-8 levels, from
beginner to advanced levels. The workload is approximately 70 hours for
four weeks for the crash portion of the class.
For more information, see: http://www.unibocconi.eu
All students participating in Olin semester programs are required to enroll and
participate in pre-departure and post-departure coursework. INTL 300A
Planning for International Learning is a 1.5 credit mini-B course designed to
prepare students for their experience overseas the semester before they
actually travel. INTL 300B Applying International Experiences is a required
mini-A post-departure class that will discuss what students learned while
abroad and help students articulate those lessons for employers, graduate
An Orientation Program is also organized each term during the Italian
Language Crash Courses period. It is usually organized in four sessions with
the main purpose to give the students a first general overview on cultural,
political and social characters of Italy and its people. A special session on
rules and regulations organized by the International Student Desk is mandatory.
submit your application.
Previous study of Italian is not required, but is encouraged.
3.0 cumulative GPA
Must have completed four semesters of college level coursework.
Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible. You must not only meet the minimum eligibility criteria, but also show the type of intellectual curiosity, personal maturity, academic rationale and social flexibility necessary for a successful study abroad experience.
In Italy, the national healthcare system is provided by a public healthcare
service (ASL: Azienda Sanitaria Locale). Only foreign citizens with a valid
stay card or residence permit may apply for the service. You will apply for
this upon arrival.
HOUSING AND MEALS
Students can choose to stay in university residences. Bocconi housing
information material, which includes the application form, prices, description
of residences, rules and procedures, is available on the website and will
be included in the application online. Rooms are assigned on a first-come
-first-served basis, thus we recommend to complete the housing application
as soon as possible. This will help to ensure a place in a residence.
a Student Visa. To obtain a student Visa, you must present yourself in person
to the Italian Consulate in your country which will provide you with a list of the
documents necessary to get your VISA (VISA requirements vary for every
country and consulate).For detailed information please visit:
"Permesso di Soggiorno" in order to reside in Italy for more than 3 months.
Additional information is available at the Bocconi website listed below.
Students are assessed the current WU tuition rate and the current WU Health
Fee. These fees are paid directly to Washington University. If you are a
financial aid recipient, then your financial aid will apply toward these charges.