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International University of Languages and Media (IULM)

Based in Milan, Italy, the International University of Languages and Media (IULM)  caters to more than 200 international students representing over 30 different nationalities, enrolled across a range of postgraduate and undergraduate courses available in Italian and/or English.

The university offers five undergraduate and 10 postgraduate courses across the following three faculties:

  • Faculty of Interpreting, Translation, Linguistic and Cultural Studies;
  • Faculty of Communication, PR and Advertising;
  • Faculty of Arts, Tourism and Markets.

The university campus boasts 52 classrooms, a library with over 240,000 volumes, 10 labs, two research centers, simultaneous interpretation classrooms, a behavior and brain lab, a multimedia lab, three restaurants and a café.

Ranked among the world’s best locations for international students in the QS Best Student Cities 2016, Milan is a top study abroad destination thanks to its cultural scene, nightlife and numerous career opportunities for students and graduates.

Please note that IULM offers an Italian language course to foreign students wishing to pick up the language. For €230, students receive 65 lessons spread across the months of September, October and November. To enroll, students need to email a completed application form to the International Office at [email protected] by 30 June 2016.

Tuition fees vary with each course, but to give you a rough idea, IULM’s Masters in Communication for International Relations costs approximately €10,600 for EU-students (US$ 11,700) and about €12,700 for non-EU students (US$ 14,000), while the Masters in Oriental Languages and Cultures would set you back €5,000.

Please note that all non-EU students need a permit of residence to study in Italy if they are planning to stay for over 90 days. To apply, you will need to provide the relevant form, a €16 (US$ 18) revenue stamp, a letter of acceptance issued by IULM, a copy of your health insurance policy and a receipt of payment of €100 (US$ 120) paid to the Post Office for the Electronic Permit of Stay.

The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

5 Undergraduate Courses

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10 Postgraduate Courses

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