Among its supplementary activities, the Language Center offers courses that award two credit points (CP), open only to students enrolled in Master of Science programs* .
‘Getting Started with Chinese’ and ‘Getting Started with Japanese’ courses focus on basic elements of the Chinese and Japanese language. Such courses are addressed to beginner students, last 24 hours each, and analyze real situations, videos, spoken and written pieces in order to offer students an introduction on the Chinese and Japanese language and culture.
Registration to the courses can be carried out through yoU@B Diary.
For further information, please refer to the Guide to the University 2020-21:
It is not possible to admit students who have not completed the registration accordingly.
50 available places for each course.
Attending and obtaining two credits
Those courses do exclusively grant two credits for students attending at least 75% of lessons and passing the exam during the final lesson.
At the beginning of each lesson, according to Università Bocconi guidelines, attendances are registered through the "Attendance" system. The code is valid for 10 minutes, at the end of this period the attendance is not considered. Students are not allowed to leave the class until it ends. An improper conduct is sanctioned according to the Università Bocconi honor code.
*Students enrolled in Data Science and Business Analytics or Cyber Risk Strategy and Governance programs can only register the courses as additional courses.