Welcome Days — MSc programs
Useful info, exciting programs, new friends
Your Bocconi learning experience starts on 23 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 available 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.
If you haven't picked up your Welcome Kit yet, you will be able to request it at the One-Stop-Service Center starting from September 13, from Monday to Friday in the afternoon (from 2.00 to 5.00pm).
Welcome Days: the program
Start your university experience with the right foot and join us for introductory events, courses and activities.
Welcome to Bocconi
Introduction to Bocconi, dedicated to international students
25 August, lunchbreak (at 1:00pm) — Online only
Antonella Carù, Dean, Graduate School
Welcome to all first year MSc students
7 September 6:30pm— Aula Magna via Röntgen 1
Gianmario Verona, Rector
Antonella Carù, Dean, Graduate School
Keynote Speech: Corrado Passera, CEO, illimity
As registrations for the in person event are now closed, you can follow the live streaming at this link or check at the Welcome Desk in the Rontgen building at 6:15pm if any place is available last minute.
Know your program
Welcome from Directors and Kick-off Meeting
From 6 September (during lecture times)
Meet your Program Director and the related career service consultant and listen to testimonials from your MSc program. Program Directors will introduce faculty members, describe the teaching model, the structure of the specific graduate degree program and will highlight important opportunities dedicated to MSc students.
Your Career Service consultant will provide an overview of the dedicated services and activities and will explain how you can actively plan your career since the beginning of your experience at Bocconi.
Time and classroom are available HERE and in your yoU@B Agenda in the upcoming weeks.
Preparatory courses - from 23 August
These courses consolidate several topics covered during the first year of your degree program and will help you start your Bocconi experience with more self-confidence and stable knowldeges. Timetable and class available in the yoU@B Agenda.
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. You can ask for a campus tour as well.
Non-EU students can also pick up here the permit of stay kit.
25 — 27 August (on specific time and dates)
Talk to current students and listen to advice and suggestions from their own experience. Each MSc program has dedicated representatives available at specific time slots and dates available here.
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
- Campus Life and Bocconi Sport team corner (Outside tents)
A dedicated booth to discover cultural and sports activities, students dedicated spaces within the University and the New Bocconi Sport Center.
- Students associations activities
The Bocconi student associations welcome new students and present their activities
Campus Life and Associations on Display opening event with Catherine De Vries, Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.
Registration through your You@B.
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.