Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

The largest private university in Europe

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is the largest private university in Europe with campuses in Milan, Rome, Brescia, Cremona and Piacenza: each of our 5 campuses teaches programmes relevant to its territory.
It is characterised by a strong commitment to providing dedicated services to students and by its recognised academic quality. Studying in Cattolica is to study in an international context (153 different nationalities across our campuses), but Italian at heart.
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Our competitive academic offer

Aside from our 200+ Italian programmes, we offer a growing variety of Undergraduate, Graduate, Summer and Semester programmes fully taught in English.

We distinguish ourselves for our multidisciplinary curriculum and 13 of our academic disciplines are listed in the top 200 QS Global Rankings by Subject (2021). Our exceptionally strong ties with the professional world influences not only the networking and career opportunities for students, but also the content of academic teachings to ensure learning of the most updated trends and professional inputs in your chosen area.

Get the most of our employment opportunities

As it is a multidisciplinary university with 12 different Schools, students are taught specialised subjects, but always with valuable and relevant influences from other academic disciplines. Cattolica’s students also have access to plenty of opportunities to study abroad and custom-made internships to further enhance the international dimension of their CV. Our efforts have been recognised: we rank first place in Italy in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings (2020) for employer-student connections.