Cattolica, the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) is the largest private university in Italy and in Europe. It is a prestigious comprehensive research and teaching university, recently ranked number 11 across Italy's 90 universities. With over 42,000 students and 2,000 faculty and staff, Cattolica offers some of the most exciting and challenging academic programs and disciplines, in areas of medicine and health sciences, economics, business, international relations, political science, psychology and communications.
A modern university formed originally in 1921, Cattolica's heart is located in a stunningly beautiful medieval building in downtown Milan. Cattolica offers the ideal study environment for a Summer or semester abroad program taught in English or Italian, or a prestigious degree taught in Italian and in some cases in English.
Cattolica takes great pride in supporting its international students, through accommodation, and specialist advising and health services that are the envy of universities across Italy and Europe.