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  • Locations: Milano, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Minimum GPA: 3
Housing: Off-campus, On-campus Dates of Instruction: Fall: September - December, Spring: February - May
Non-AUWCL students accepted by AUWCL: YES Class levels eligible to apply: 2L, 3L
Contact Email: Contact Phone: 202-274-4228
Program Description:


Bocconi is a world-class research university of international standing in business, economics, and law. The university currently ranks 27th in the world in business and economics on the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2018. Bocconi was founded to help advance social and economic progress in Europe and globally.


Today, Bocconi has a strong international orientation grounded in the university's core values of independence, integrity, openness, and social responsibility. Exchange students at the law school can take courses in intellectual property, finance, antitrust, investment, and administrative and regulatory law.



The official language of instruction at Bocconi University is Italian, however courses for the exchange program are taught in English.

Students will receive up to 12 credits towards their law degree. Only the credits and not the grades will transfer per ABA requirements. The acceptance of any credit or grade for any courses taken at the University of Bocconi, including externships and other clinical offerings, is subject to determination by the AUWCL, Office of the Registrar. For current semester dates, refer to the Bocconi academic calendar.

WCL students will be enrolled in regularly scheduled courses conducted in English alongside fellow Bocconi and exchange program students. The following is a selection of courses offered in English during the 2018-2019 academic year.  Visit the Law School website and the course offerings page for additional information.bocconi

  • European and International Intellectual Property Law
  • EU Private International Law
  • International Trade and Investment Law
  • IT and Communication Law
  • The Law of the European Union
  • IT and Communication Law
  • Administrative Law: Environmental Law
  • Global Administrative Law


On and off campus housing is available at Bocconi. More information about both options is available on the school's International Student Desk page under the section on housing. The school provides information on estimated living expenses on the Estimated Costs page.

Learn more about life as an exchange student in Milan, Italy's economic capital, by visiting the 'Living in Milan' section of the Bocconi website.



For general questions and concerns please visit the Semester Abroad FAQs page.

All other questions and concerns should be directed to:

WCL Abroad
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Suite Y360
Washington, DC, 20016 USA
Telephone: (202) 274-4228



Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.