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Bocconi University Courses

ILR students can take courses in English or Italian in the following subject areas: Accounting, Decision Sciences, Economics, Finance, Law, Marketing, Management, and Social and Political Sciences. Additionally, all ILR students must take a pre-semester Italian language crash course at Bocconi University (not for credit).  Beginning-level to advanced-level language courses are offered.

Academic Policies

  • Students must enroll in a full course load while abroad (equivalent to 15 credit hours).  At Bocconi, ILR students must enroll in four full-time courses during their semester abroad.
  • Students must enroll in all courses as attending students.
  • Students must enroll in a pre-semester Italian language crash course offered at Bocconi.
  • Students can earn up to 15 ILR elective credits.
  • Courses have to be approved for ILR elective credit.
  • Students will receive credit for academic coursework completed abroad that is equivalent to a Cornell grade of "C."
  • Students cannot take courses as Pass/Fail.
  • All courses and grades will appear on the Cornell transcript in the same format as they are recorded on the original transcript generated by the host institution.
  • Grades are not calculated in the overall GPA.