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Performing Arts and Cultural Initiatives

The University actively pursues the objective of creating opportunities and situations for developing and expressing artistic abilities.
Students, along with faculty and staff, have been able to express their creativity and skills for many years, to be appreciated by the entire community at performances and concerts that are open to the public.

Bocconi University organizes creative workshops, cultural activities and extra-curricular initiatives to give participants a chance to express their creativity and artistic abilities.

Detailed information about courses and opportunities offered next academic year will be soon made available. In the meantime you can have a look at the activities held in the second semester 2021-2022.

Check out all the activities:

Acting course

Workshop: "Theater brings us closer"

In collaboration with Civica Scuola di Teatro Paolo Grassi. The course starts on 10 February and is held in English. Click here for additional information.

Singing Course

This singing course, offered in collaboration with Coro Bocconi Studenti, is held in bilingual mode (Italian/English). It’s free and open to Bocconi students, faculty and staff. Specific theoretical and technical knowledge is not required, participants should simply have a passion for music.

Additional information on the next edition of the course available here.

Photography course

Every year in Bocconi we offer a photography course in collaboration with Eolo Perfido, a professional photographer.

While waiting for the upcoming edition, you can check out the Street Photography coruse we held during AY 2020-2021.

Music room

A soundproof room available free of charge, upon reservation.

The Music Room is reopening on 14 February! Further information on the booking procedure and the terms of use are available at this webpage.

Cooking Class

Campus Life, in collaboration with Bocconi Students Food Association, is proud to offer Bocconi students an opportunity to spend together some good time in the kitchen. During AY 2020-21 we have hosted three cooking classes with Chef Daniel Canzian. Additional information on upcoming opportunities will be made available soon.


Each academic year Bocconi comes to life with events involving the entire community in activities with a variety of topics.

Guided tours to museums and expositions

Campus Life offers several guided tours throughout the year, which will allow you to see Milan and its museums with new eyes. 

Future events
Detailed information about opportunities scheduled for AY 2022-23 will be soon made available.

Past events

- 28 April 2022: Milan Street Art Tour: Navigli and Ticinese area (ENG) > find out more

- 12 April 2022: Marc Chagall, A Tale of Two Worlds - guided tour at MUDEC (ENG) > find out more on the Italian website

- 24 March 2022: Piet Mondrian, From figuration to abstraction - guided tour at MUDEC (ENG) > program

- 10 March 2022: Tiziano and the image of women in the Cinquecento Veneziano - guided tour at Palazzo Reale (ENG) > program

- 16 February 2022: Museo del Design Italiano (ENG) > program

25 November 2021: Museo del Novecento (ENG) > program 


Bocconi has been hosting for several years internationally renowned pianists who perform free of charge for the community. Additional information on upcoming concerts will be made available soon.


Over the years Bocconi has often been the stage for theater shows, organized by its students and by other companies.

Upcoming shows

Stay tuned...

Past shows

6 May 2022, at 8:30pm

Aula Magna Gobbi
Find out more at this webpage

29 November at 9PM

Chiesa San Ferdinando, Piazza Sraffa, Milano
A play by Barabbas' Clowns (in Italian)
By Norbert Ebel, director Ferruccio Cainero, with Francesco Giuggioli and Gianluca Previato

Free show, online booking required. Green Pass required.
Download here the event poster for further information on the show.
Register at this link.

Exhibits on campus

Bocconi periodically hosts exhibitions by contemporary artists who are already admired by critics. Additional information on upcoming exhibits will be made available soon.

Bocconi sotto il palco

Bocconi has signed several agreements with cultural institutions in Milan that offer discounted prices for plays, exhibitions and concerts. It’s a unique opportunity to "fill up" on culture!


In Bocconi there are more than 100 student associations, some of which are very active also in the field of culture and performing arts. Find out more about the activities organized by student associations and open to the entire Bocconi Community.

Salotto Letterario

A series of meetings to get to know famous authors and writers.

Check the Italian website for additional information on upcoming events

The events are organized in collaboration with Arts and Humanities and the student association "Associazione studentesca letteraria Bocconi d'Inchiostro"


Do you like singing, acting and dancing? Or do you want to put yourself to the  test with set design, choreography or directing? Bocconi puts on a musical  entirely organized by and starring students from the University: join the group to provide your own contribution to the success of this initiative! 

In May 2022 the Bocconi Live Performance Students Association will be back on stage with the musical! Check out the webpage on the Italian website for additional information.

If you want to know more about the association activities you can contact them directly and have a look at their latest video!

Coro Bocconi Studenti

The association Coro Bocconi Studenti collaborates each year in the organization of a singing course dedicated to the whole Bocconi Community.

Get in touch with the student associations to know more about their activities and to join them!

Watch their latest video in occasion of the Winter Holidays: https://youtu.be/F6Jhkk2MBu4

Other activities

Every year student associations organize and promote several cultural activities. In Bocconi there is also the "Gruppo Teatro Studenti Bocconi", find out more!


Last modified 22/07/2022 - 16:21:09