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Timeline and selection

Bachelor Programs 2023/24 AY

Classes and places available

25 first-years classes will be activated for the academic year 2023/24 AY (nearly 2800 places available). Every Bachelor program has a different number of classes and places. 

Bachelor programs taught in English nr class groups
International Economics and Management 4
International Economics and Finance 2
Economics and Management for Arts, Culture and Communication 1
Economic and Social Sciences 1
Economics, Management and Computer Science 1
Mathematical and Computing Sciences for Artificial Intelligence 1
International Politics and Government 1
Global Law 1

Bachelor programs taught in Italian nr class groups
Economia aziendale e management 8
Economia e finanza 2
Economia e management per arte, cultura e comunicazione 1

Five-year program taught in Italian nr class groups
Giurisprudenza 2

Classes are made up of approximately 100 students for BSc programs taught in English and approximately 120 students for BSc programs taught in Italian. The five-year program in Law classes (taught in Italian only) are made up of around 140 students.
The class group of the Bachelor of Arts in Global Law is made up of around 50 students. 

International students can have access to 50%-55% of the places available in the BSc programs taught in English.

Besides the Bachelor Programs listed above, the educational offer includes also the World Bachelor in Business — WBB which has special admission procedures

In your online admission application, you can indicate up to 4 Bachelor programs, in order of preference. 

Elements of evaluation

The selection is based on the following elements:

1. Selection test score — 55%

2. Third-last and second-last year GPA  45 %

Moreover, international applicants are asked to upload their CV/Resume and motivational letter, as these might be considered as additional factors in the evaluation of the applicant's overall profile.

In the CV/Resume, applicants are invited to indicate all their experiences (scholastic, extra scholastic and professional), as well as languages, skills, sports and volunteering activities. No specific format is required and and a length of 1 or 2 pages is suggested.

In the motivational letter, applicants are required to indicate the main reasons why they would like to study at Bocconi in a specific program. If more than one program has been indicated in the online application, candidates are invited to specify their motivation and interest for each of the programs chosen in the same letter. No specific format is required and a length of 1 or 2 pages is suggested.

Letters of reference and predicted grades will not be considered for admission.

What to check before starting the application

Before starting the online application, we recommend to check the following elements:

  • Categories of applicants: Check whether you apply as an “Italian applicant” or as an “International applicant”;

  • Secondary school diploma: Please carefully verify the secondary school diploma requirements for enrollment, as well as the specific diploma requirements and integrations (such as declaration of value, APs, etc...) to be provided in case of admission. Profiles of candidates whose secondary school diploma does not meet the necessary requirements and integrations will NOT be taken into consideration for admission.

  • English requirement for enrollment check the list of certificates and diplomas accepted to fulfil the English requirement for enrollment, in case of admission. 

When to apply

There are three selection sessions available for the admission to the 2023/24 AY: 

  • Early session: first round mainly dedicated to second-last year secondary school students (2022/23 Graduation year students), willing to apply in advance.
  • Winter session: second round open to last year secondary school students (2022/23 Graduation year students) and to students already graduated or coming from other Universities.

The majority of places available (around 90-95%) will be allocated by the end of this rounds

  • Spring session: third and last round that assigns approximately the 5-10% of total places available. It is open to last year secondary school students (2022/23 Graduation year students) and to students already graduated or coming from other Universities.

As competition is very intense, applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible. As a matter of fact, early applications can have greater chances to be successful, to meet financial aid/scholarships opportunities and to respect all the student visa deadlines (set for NON-EU applicants).

Before applying, applicants must have already taken a selection test (Bocconi online test, SAT or ACT) and obtained a score. Even if they have taken a selection test, candidates are not automatically signed up for the upcoming selection session. This means that it's the candidate's responsibility to decide whether or not to apply in the upcoming selection session and with which test score. Test scores will not be automatically acquired from the webtesting platform. 

Session  Bocconi online test Application deadlines Results
Early session available from 

mid July 2022 to

late March 2023
20 July  22 September 2022 (3:00pm Italian time) 26 October 2022
Winter session 17 November 2022 — 26 January 2023 (23:59 Italian time) 2 March 2023
Spring session 9 March  4 April 2023 (3:00pm Italian time) 11 May 2023

The World Bachelor in Business Program has specific application and admission procedures. Details on www.unibocconi.eu/wbb

The application deadlines are peremptory. No new applications or changes in applications already submitted will be considered after the deadlines. 

Once the application is submitted, applicants can't change the type of test selected, nor can they upload a different score. The test score chosen for taking part in the selection process must be uploaded before the application deadline and can't be changed later on.

Applicants must submit a brand new application for each round of selection in which they want to take part.

Once the application has been submitted, applicants cannot change the type of test selected, nor can they upload a different test score. The test score chosen to participate in the selection round must be uploaded on MyApplication by the application deadline. 

How to apply

  1. Take a test  Bocconi online test, SAT or ACT

  2. Check your "category of applicant" before applying

  3. Fill out and submit your online admission application on MyApplication (see "Focus on")

Filling out the application is easy, but it takes time as you will need to scan and upload documents on the online system. Please check the timelines and make sure to meet the deadlines.
Providing accurate information as well as uploading complete and updated documents on your application is pivotal. Documents sent via e-mail and/or postal mail will NOT be taken into consideration. 

When filling out your online application, you will need to indicate your personal information, your course choice (up to 4 programs in order of preference) and to upload a number of documents. 

For your application you will need these documents

  • Your ID/passport and your parental guardian’s ID/passport in case you are under 18
  • Declaration about personal details (form available in the online application)
  • Secondary school diploma requirements and validity form (form available in the online application)
  • Final third-last and second-last year transcripts
  • SAT or ACT or Bocconi test score report*
  • CV/Resume and Motivational letter
  • Application fee receipt from the Bocconi store (100€)

*before submitting your online application, you must have already taken a selection test (Bocconi online test, SAT or ACT) and have also obtained your test score. 

Even if they have taken a selection test, applicants are not automatically signed up for the upcoming selection session. This means that it's the candidate's responsibility to decide whether or not to apply in the upcoming selection session (according to the deadlines abovementioned) and with which test score. Test scores will not be automatically acquired from the webtesting platform. 


For every application you want to submit, an application fee of €100 is required. The application fee is to be paid via the Bocconi store, logging in with the applicant's credentials.

Please note: the application fee will not be reimbursed if the applicants are not admitted. 

Paying the application fee (100€) and/or filling out the application does not give the right to be considered for the selection round, if the application has not been confirmed and submitted through MyApplication by the application deadlines. 

Last modified 04/12/2023 - 10:36:19