Online Open Days

Specialize in Agribusiness in Italy with Università Cattolica: top-tier academia and employability to ensure your success

Webinar Date

This webinar is already available on demand.

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Program Starts
September of every year


The centrality of the agri food sector and globalization in today’s day and age, matched with discourses of sustainability, set the context for exploring Università Cattolica’s school of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences.

Located in northern Italy in the strategic campuses of Piacenza and Cremona, the School is ranked top 200 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject. It offers highly specializing postgraduate programmes entirely taught in English in the areas of food economics, viticulture and enology and food processing.

This webinar will provide an engaging overview of these programmes, with an analytical focus on why and how the curriculum is built to prepare graduates for exceptional employment opportunities, what services are offered for international students including double degree and other studying abroad options, and with direct testimony from current students on what to expect as a future Cattolica student.

The intended audience for this webinar are current or recently graduated bachelor students with ideally a background in the agriculture or wine sector, and a B2 English proficiency level of English.

You Will Learn

–         Strategic importance of the campus locations of Piacenza and Cremona in relation to the subject of Agribusiness
–         A content-rich overview of each postgraduate English-taught programme the School teaches: characteristics and USPs (including study abroad options)
–         The chance to hear from current students for a  “peer to peer” talk on their experience and advice for students
–         Overview of admission procedures, tuition fees and scholarship opportunities
–         Unique opportunity to ask questions directly to both current students and a Cattolica international rep

Admission Requirements

B2 level of English (IELTS 6.0 /Toefl 84) A bachelor degree in a subject relevant to the programme of choice: specifics on website (and in the target audience) AFE: prior academic background in agriculture and economics and have studied basics of Mathematics and Economics at undergraduate level. Food Processing. Ideal candidates have a background in Science and Food Technology. We welcome applications from students with other Bachelor degrees (i.e. Biotechnology, Biological Sciences, etc.), SVE: Students need to hold an undergraduate degree in the fields of Agricultural and forestry sciences and technologies; Zootechnical sciences and technologies of animal production; Biotechnology; Biological Sciences; Sciences of territorial, urban, landscape and environmental planning; Agro-food sciences and technologies; Sciences and technologies for the environment and nature. We welcome applications from students with an academic background in Agricultural and food economics.

Admission Deadline

19th May for intake 2022/23, mid-Feb / Mid-March/ mid-April for intake 2023/24


  • Aishah Pathak

    International Recruitment Senior Officer
  • Adriana Da Graca Carlos Macamo

    Current student: MSc Agricultural and Food Economics
  • Erin Lilly

    Current student: MSc Sustainable Viticulture and Enology
  • Leonardo Lattanzi

    Current student: MSc Food Processing