Study Agriculture and Business in the enchanting Italian countryside
Imagine hopping on your bicycle on a crisp October morning and riding through the alluring laneways of the enchanted city of Piacenza. In these very streets you will instantly feel the historic treasures of the city, conveyed through the cobblestone streets, lower-covered balconies, and locals of all ages gracefully riding their bicycles. And you too can become part of this scenery.
Let yourself be transported through a world which makes fantasy become reality whilst you enjoy the untouched nature of the valleys which create the province of Piacenza. Drift through the scent of mother earth and cross through "the most beautiful valley in the world" as Ernest Hemmingway once said in 1945. Admire the landscape of the countryside's fields and farms which are accompanied by tiny medieval villages, that border the beginning of the valleys..
Piacenza is a typical town of ancient Central-Northern Italy.
It holds a key position in the Italian food valley, where many leading companies are based, and boasts a strong identity and refined culinary traditions. Piacenza is synonymous with mouth-watering flavors and outstanding beauty. And as a college town, Piacenza is safe, liveable, diverse and informal. Its centrality makes it ideally situated for studies including Agribusiness and Business.
Piacenza is a city which can be considered the gateway to all important surrounding cities of North Italy. from Piacenza you can reach circling areas which have anything your heart desires. If you are looking for shopping opportunities Milano is 60km away, if you want to spend a weekend at the seashore you can reach Liguria's seaside within an hour, and if you are looking for cousine culture Parma is only 45km away for you to enjoy the town where Prosciutto was born. These are some examples but there are more places which you can discover.
Located only 40km from Piacenza, is the city that speaks through music. Cremona.
For two centuries, the city has been home to the most sought-after luthiers, artisans who are recognized worldwide for the quality of the string instruments that remain closely linked to Cremona's historical figure, Antonio Stradivari.
Beauty, tradition and music make Cremona unique. Cremona is recognized for its medieval and traditionally stunning center, which includes the highest medieval clock tower in Europe, and its delectable pastries and produce.
Throughout history the city has been an important agricultural base, with abundant farms and culinary specialties such as Torrone (the Italian nougat) that are recognized around the world as quintessentially Italian.
And with such a rich agricultural tradition, Cremona is the
preferred city for those searching for academic excellence in