About Università Cattolica
Founded in 1921 Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is the largest private University in Europe and one of the most prestigious in Italy. Università Cattolica, is a comprehensive university, covering an impressive range of programs from Medicine, Communication, Philosophy, and the Arts, through to Economics & Business, Accounting & Finance, Agriculture, psychology and Linguistics. In the renowned QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, Cattolica’s ascendency placed the University in formidable company, with 13 disciplines ranked in the top 300 in the world or higher. Studying at Cattolica is to study at one of our distinct campuses, each teaching subjects relevant to their territory. Milan: Italy’s economic, business and communication capital. Rome: the Eternal city, featuring the 2nd largest hospital in the country affiliated to Cattolica’s Medical Faculty. Piacenza-Cremona: located at the cross-roads of Italy famous agricultural heartland and a pivotal logistics hub. Brescia: art and tourism run through its veins but it also hosts Cattolica’s cutting-edge Physics and Math labs. Wichever your choice of location or subject, you remain part of one family. The Cattolica family.
Are you interested in learning about different societies, cultural traditions, and institutions around the world? Do you wonder why some countries are wealthier than others? Why some are in peace and others at war? Are you interested in learning how international disputes may be peacefully resolved? Would you like to understand how different regional civilizations have evolved, and how these characteristics continue to affect societies today? The Undergraduate program in International Relations and Global Affairs (IRGA) is a unique program addressing these topics. Combining history and political science, economics and law, sociology and psychology, the program provides a coherent interdisciplinary curriculum that allows students to develop their understanding of how people, groups, countries, and international organizations interact in different parts of the world.