Faculty of: Economics And Law

Business administration


Academic Year 2024/2025

Duration 3 years

Language Italian

Degree classes L-18 (Business administration)

Admissions and Applications

For students starting in Piacenza

Students willing to participate in the Double Degree Programme must enrol in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The selection process starts during the first year of study. Students will be evaluated evaluated according to their university career and language skills. The final ranking will be published during the Fall semester of the second year of study

After completing the first year of study, students will have to enroll on the second year of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Course in International Management, at the School of Economics and Law of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Piacenza.

Double Degree students will be considered UCSC students during the whole Programme and will pay the fees only to Università Cattolica, without any additional enrolling fees to partner universities.

Travel, boarding and lodging costs will be at the expense of the students.

Scholarships will be awarded to the most deserving students.

To enroll on the Double Degree Programme students must enroll on the first year of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Course in International Management, at the School of Economics and Law of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Piacenza.

To enroll please contact:

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Polo Studenti (Administrative Office)
Via Emilia Parmense 84, 29122 Piacenza
Tel.: +39 0523 599 141

All students willing to take part in the Double Degree Program must meet the following deadlines:



November – December 2022

Submit the Application Form, specifying the 5 selected destinations

November – December 2022

Take the language tests according to the selected destinations and/or hand in your International Language Certificate (if any)

February – March 2023

Orientation Interviews with the Faculty members of the Double Degree Programme

July 2023

First provisional Ranking that will be updated in October 2023

September 2023

Students will have the opportunity to take one or more Language Tests in order to show their language improvements

September 2023

Last chance to hand in any international language certificate

October 2023

Final Ranking

July 2024


For more details about the selection process, please refer to the Call for students:  

After filling in the Application Form for the Double Degree Programme, students will be selected according to a classification based on objectives and quantifiable parameters, pondered through a mathematical algorithm.

The algorithm will take into account the following elements:

  1. Weighted average of the exams [30%]
  2. number of credits earned (CFU) [40%]
  3. language skills [30%]

In order to qualify for the selection, students will have to fulfil the language requirements of the appointed host University

Before leaving, according to the appointed host University, selected students will have to pass within July 2023 ALL the exams of the Programme of Study of the I and II years of the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration - International Management Curriculum, for all other destinations.

The most deserving students taking part to the Double Degree Programme will be rewarded some scholarships issued by:

  • Fondazione Lino Tollini
  • Erasmus Plus (for European destinations)

For international students starting at a partner university

International students are nominated by their home universities and start in Piacenza in their Third year of study.

For more information about the Application for the Double Degree Programme in Piacenza, Orientation events, Italian Language Course and other activities for incoming students, please refer to the website for International students:

Student Guide