Università Cattolica's summer programs are ideal to get a taste of Italy while studying in a traditional Italian educational context.

A mix of practical and theoretical aspects, with a relevant experiential learning component (site/company visits) strictly related to the course to ensure a 360° direct experience of the subject.

Fields of study

  • Business
  • Communications
  • Humanities
  • Agribusiness

Go to the 'Course List' tab to find the full list of courses and course dates.

Credit equivalent

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 6 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience criteria and the host program requirements. Some courses may impact on UQ semester 2, 2018 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

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Course list

UQ Students can choose to participate in one of the following courses: 

Business, Government and the Global Economy
  • Start date: 26 June 2018
  • End date: 06 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
Social and Eco Entrepreneurship
  • Start date: 10 July 2018
  • End date: 20 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
Mass Communication and Media Industries: the Italian Style in producing and managing Television, Advertising and Music
  • Start date: 26 June 2018
  • End date: 06 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
Understanding the customer: theories, trends, and values for an effective communication strategy
  • Start date: 10 July 2018
  • End date: 20 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
Brand Strategy Experience: a professional approach
  • Start date: 26 June 2018
  • End date: 06 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
Creative copywriting: tools, skills and tactics to manage an effective campaign
  • Start date: 10 July 2018
  • End date: 20 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
A Mafia Story: its Representation in Literature, Cinema and Television
  • Start date: 26 June 2018
  • End date: 06 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
Federico Fellini and contemporary Italian cinema
  • Start date: 03 July 2018
  • End date: 20 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
Creative Storytelling: from literature to Cinema to other Forms of Fiction
  • Start date: 03 July 2018
  • End date: 27 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit only
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
International Order and World Politics
  • Start date: 26 June 2018
  • End date: 06 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
Understanding the Middle East: Regional and International Identities, Interests and Strategies
  • Start date: 10 July 2018
  • End date: 20 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018
The Global Wine Market: Trends and Strategies  - (10 July - 20 July 2018)
  • Start date: 10 July 2018
  • End date: 20 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018

Food Production: Tradition and Innovation - (26 June - 6 July 2018)

  • Start date: 26 June 2018
  • End date: 06 July 2018
  • Credit: For credit or not for credit
  • Application deadline:15 April 2018

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

    Costs and funding

    The program fee varies depending on the number of courses you choose to do. Program fees range from $2,350 - $8,500 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website. UQ students may be eligible for a program discount. 

    Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding

    Accommodation 

    Accommodation can be arranged as part of the program for an additional cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see information on the host university website

    BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

    Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

    Università Cattolica Course BEL Credit Assessment

    Understanding the customer: theories, trends, and values for an effective communication strategy

    Eligible for credit towards MKTG2501 Consumer Behaviour as approved by BEL Faculty
    Brand Strategy Experience: a professional approach Eligible for credit towards MKTG2508 Brand Management and Strategy as approved by BEL Faculty
    Social and Eco Entrepreneurship Eligible for credit towards TIMS3304 Social Entrepreneurship as approved by BEL Faculty
    Business, Government and the Global Economy Eligible for credit towards Bachelor of Economics, Level 2 Group 2 elective as approved by BEL Faculty

    The Global Wine Market: Trends and Strategies PLUS

    Food Production: Tradition and Innovation

    Eligible for credit towards HOSP3003 Food and Beverage Management as approved by BEL Faculty

    Key Dates

    UQ Abroad: Winter applications for this program have now closed
    Host: Applications to the host have now closed

    Program Dates

    See the 'Courses' tab for course dates. 

    Fast Facts

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