Welcome Days - Bsc taught in English
Useful info, exciting programs, new friends
Your Bocconi learning experience starts on 30 August 2021 with the welcome and academic activities. Meet faculty, make friends and have fun!
Additional information on how to prepare before getting to Bocconi are avaialble in your You@B student diary.
Students who will not be able to join us on campus, will have the chance to attend most of the activites online.
Welcome Days: the program
Start your university experience with the right foot and join us for introductory events, courses and activities. Please carefully read through the different sections: due to safety measures, in some of the activities students will be split into different groups/shifts. Make sure to find yours!
Welcome to Bocconi
Welcome from the Rector and the Dean of the Undergraduate School
30 August 2021 - Aula Magna Via Roentgen 1
Gianmario Verona Rector
Annalisa Prencipe Dean, Undergraduate School
In order to participate to the in-person event, registrations are required. You find the registration forms here below. Please note that, a few days before the event, registered students will receive an e-mail with relevant instructions regarding check-in times for this event.
The two Welcome speeches will be also streamed online.
The Welcome has been organized in 2 groups:
9:00am: Welcome for students enrolled in
- International Economics and Management
- Economic and Social Sciences
- World Bachelor in Business
11:30am: Welcome for students enrolled in
- Economics and Management for Arts, Culture and Communication
- International Economics and Finance
- Economics, Management and Computer Science
- International Politics and Government
- Mathematical and Computing Sciences for Artificial Intelligence
Register HERE for the in-person event (11.30 AM)
Know your program
Welcome from the Program Directors
Attend the official welcome session from your Program Director and get to know current students, buddies and student representatives for each class. There is no need to register for these sessions.
Students attending the Welcome on campus are invited to arrive earlier than the start time, so as to avoid lines and gatherings.
If you cannot make it to the in-person presentations, you can watch the event online.
International Economics and Finance
1 September 2pm-3pm, Aula magna roentgen
World Bachelor in Business
1 September 4pm-5pm, Aula magna roentgen
International Economics and Management
2 September 2pm-3pm, Aula magna roentgen
Mathematical and Computing Sciences for Artificial Intelligence
2 September 4pm-5pm, Aula magna roentgen
Economics and Management for Arts, Culture and Communication
3 September 9.30am-10.30pm, Aula magna Gobbi
International Politics and Government
3 September 11.30am-12.30pm, Aula magna Gobbi
Economics, Management and Computer Science
3 September 2pm-3pm, Aula magna Roentgen
Economic and Social Sciences
3 September 4pm-5pm, Aula magna Roentgen
Math crash course - From August 30
This course consolidates several topics in pre-undegraduate math that will help you begin university courses with more self-confidence and stable knowldeges. These crash courses follow the online “blended” courses delivered online from the beginning of August accessible through your YoU@B Student Diary.
No enrollment required; timetables and course profiles will be available soon.
Two areas where you can talk to our current students, clear your doubts and gather useful information
Welcome Info Point
9:00am - 5:00pm Via Roentgen 1
Pick up your Welcome Kit and get information on university services, student life, campus facilities.
Non-EU students can also pick up here the Permit of Stay Kit.
30 August - 6 September (on specific days tbd)
Piazza Sraffa 13 Courtyard — outside tent
Talk to current students and listen to advice and suggestions from their own experience. Each BSc program has dedicated representatives available at specific time slots and dates available online soon.
Virtual Orientation Pills
The Academic Services, IT Education Center, Language Center and Campus Life office share necessary information to help freshmen start their academic year. These four video pills will be published in the yoU@B and accessible from early August.
Know your campus
Bocconi has a lively campus life: it's time for you to know more about our students associations and extracurricular activities.
30 August — 24 September
Aula Magna via Gobbi 5, time tbd
Campus Life and Associations on Display opening event with Catherine De Vries, Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
13 — 24 September
- Associations on display (9AM- 5PM)
Students Associations present their activities
- Bocconi Sport Team Activities
Bocconi Sport Team presents the competitive, university and amateur level activities of its teams, as well as “Intramural” tournaments. Bocconi Sport Team selects new players and organizes guided tour of the new Bocconi Sport Center.
23 September, 5.00PM
Starting off your University life on the right foot: a practical and emotional guide
A dedicated meeting for freshmen organized by Campus Life - Counseling & Self Empowerment