Bocconi University Summer School offers international university students the opportunity to study for 3 weeks, get to know students from around the world and learn to work with peers from different countries and cultures. ​

Bocconi Summer School offers a challenging study program open to motivated students. It's a unique opportunity to participate in an exciting laboratory of teaching and active learning.

Fields of study

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website.

Credit equivalent 

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of experience (pending UQ faculty approval). 

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Please review the host program website for visa and immigration information.  

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Bocconi entry requirements. 

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline. 

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad. The program fee will be approximately $3,800 AUD, and includes academic program, excursions and extracurricular activies. 

Bocconi University may offer a tuition fee discount to applicants from partner universities. 

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website


Accommodation can be arranged as part of the program for an additional cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the Bocconi Summer School website


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 21 April 2023
15 March 2023 (first round)
19 April 2023 (second round)

Program Dates

Start: 26 June 2023
End: 14 July 2023

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Milan, Italy
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.