Summer programs 2016 at Cattolica
Università Cattolica's summer programs are ideal to get a taste of Italy while studying in a traditional Italian educational context.
Students will be able to choose from the different areas listed below and combine them in a 2, 4, 6 or 8 week session. Students can select only one course per session
A mix of theory and practice. Every week students will participate in a site visit, strictly relevant to the course (business company, agency, etc) ro ensure a 360° direct experience of the subject.
Language of instruction: All courses will be taught in English
Contact hours & credits: Each 2 week session: 45 contact hour per session / 3 US credits each course
In addition to the courses, students will have the option to join extra-curricular activities, and trips to various Italian regions.
3 week session
4 July - 22 July
4 week session
4 July - 29 July
|Milan campus||○ International Relations and the Middle East: a Comparative European Perspective||○ Creative Italian Storytelling: from Literature to Cinema to other Forms of Fiction|
* limited availability
Università Cattolica can provide accommodation through Milano International Living Service (MIL Service) should students request it. Through a dedicated, team-oriented approach, MIL Service is committed to providing every student with the best residential experience. Their young and professional team is what makes the service competitive within the housing market since they understand the students' needs and respond with a quick and concrete solution. Find out more from www.milservice.com
Options available for the Summer Program:
Due to possible overlap with other ongoing programs, not all housing options may be available, however MIL Service will make the most appropriate placement according to your request and needs.
|2 weeks||4 weeks||6 weeks|
|Milan: off-campus apartment, shared double room||€ 350||€ 650||€ 900|
|Milan: dorm (off-campus)||€ 375||€ 690||€ 1015|
|Piacenza: on-campus dorm (single room, private bathroom, breakfast)||€ 420||€ 800|
|Rome: dorm (double/triple room, shared bathroom)||€ 450||€ 900|
The cost includes cleaning, internet, utilities, damage insurance. Breakfast included in Piacenza only.
Check-in date: the Monday before the starting of the courses (from 10am)
Check-out date: the Saturday after the end of the courses (by 12 am)
Should students wish to arrive before the check-in date or extend their stay beyond the official check-out date, they will be responsible in finding alternative housing solutions independently. MIL Service will not be able to accommodate any special move-in or move-out requests.
2 pick-up will be organized at Malpensa Airport on Monday at 11 am and 16 pm (to be confirmed).
Students who wish to take advantage of the service offered must follow the instructions that will be sent after the submission of the application. Students who do not want to use the service offered, can easily reach Milan by public transport (bus / shuttle). All the information will be sent before arrival.
SPECIAL PROGRAMS: the pick-up service won't be provided. Students will need to reach the accommodation autonomously. Directions and how-to-get-there information will be sent before arrival.
How to apply
Once the application has been submitted, students will receive an e-mail with the instructions on how to apply and a link to an on-line form.
- Summer application deadline: April 15
Documents you will need to upload while filling in the online application:
- a passport size picture
- the scanned version of your passport or other ID documents
- the transcript of records
- certificates assessing the knowledge of the English Language
- Grade Point Average of a minimum 2.75, or equivalent in applicants own university grading system
- Completion of a minimum of 2 semesters at undergraduate level
- Good level of English. Non native English speakers must give evidence of their language proficiency of a minimum B2 level or equivalent (ex: TOEFL Ibt 79, IELTS 6, First Certificate of English, Cambridge ESOL or other certification).
- For Creative Italian StoryTelling: applicants should be passionate about storytelling, and should preferably have a background in film / video / animation / screenwriting / literature. If not English native speakers, students must be able to excel in courses that are reading-and-writing intensive.
Citizens/residents of a number of non-E.U. states do not require a student visa for a study period inferior to 90 days. It is the student's responsibility to check with the Italian Embassy/Consulate in his/her country/jurisdiction whether a student visa is fact required for a short study period.
Where to apply for a visa
Please visit the following website to find an Italian Embassy/Consulate near you: http://www.esteri.it/visti/rilascio_eng.asp
Summer Program Fees
The fees include: workshop, lectures, and visits related to the topics discussed in class.
The fees do not include: travel expenses, accommodation, local transportation, and meals.
- One session: € 1,500
- Two sessions: € 2,850
- Three sessions: € 4,200
- Four sessions: € 5,500
- Application fee: € 75
New Special Programs
- International Relations: € 1,500
- Creative Italian Storytelling: € 2,850
- Application fee: € 75
|In case of withdrawal up until 16 days before Session A* starts:||€ 500 cancellation fee|
In case of withdrawal 15 calendar days or less before Session A* starts:
|€ 750 cancellation fee|
In case of withdrawal after Session A* starts:
|no refunds possible|