Why should I study in Milan, Italy?

why should I study in Milan

5 reasons to study abroad in Milan, Italy

The habitants of Milano call themselves ‘Milanées’ or ‘Meneghìt’.

  1. How big is Milan?

Milan is a city in northern Italy and belongs to the region Lombardy – averaging about 1.4 million residents and covers some 70 square miles (181 km2). The metropolitan area around Milan has more than 8 million inhabitants and is the largest metropolitan area in Italy. If a global and versatile city sounds exciting, then Milan might be the perfect study abroad destination for you.

  1. How many universities and colleges are located in Milan, Italy?

There are about 7 educational institutions in Milan and some more in the Milan area. It is also well known for its fine arts and music schools. To explore some of Milan’s colleges and universities, click on the university names below, or visit our ‘Study in Italy’ page.

  1. Can I study in Milan without knowing Italian?

To study in Milan, Italian language skills are required, if you want to study a programme in Italian language. Therefore, a language test can be taken by one of the members of the CLIQ (Quality Certification of the Italian Language). For programmes that are offered in English an Italian language test in not necessary, but it is required to show a valid English language certificate. To receive an English language certificate like the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), four parts of the language are tested, including: reading, listening, speaking and writing. For more information on IELTS, or TOEFL, click here.

  1. Is Milan a good place to study in Italy?

Milan is a great student city, because of its top universities, exciting nightlife, many lovely parks and leisure activities. If you are also interested in cultural activities, Milan might be your perfect study destination. 

Safety is an important point to consider when studying abroad. According to the current Numbeo Safety Index, Milan has a score of 53.83 – ranking it at number 251 of 461 cities globally for safety.

In Milan you have many opportunities for sightseeing; E.g., in ‘Santa Maria delle Grazie’ you can find the painting ‘The last supper' from Leonardo Da Vinci. You can also visit old churches like the ‘Il duomo’, galleries, the football stadium and the ‘Teatro alla Scala’, which is an opera. In Milan you can’t get bored.

  1. Is Milan, Italy an expensive city to live in?

The cost of living can play a major factor in deciding where to study. Aside from tuition fees, students should consider the local cost of living – including items like housing, food, and social life. According to the current Numbeo Cost of Living Index, Melbourne has a score of 77.56 - ranking it at number 58 of 515 cities globally for the cost of living (the higher the ranking, the more expensive the cost of living is).

If you’re considering pursuing a degree abroad, then let us help you find the best university for you. U-Multirank’s ‘For students’ track offers personalised university comparisons, so you can find the university that best matches you. Create your own personalised university rankings today, and compare universities according to what matters most to you.  To start, make sure to select your desired study destination and we’ll help guide you through the rest.

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