Choosing Milan for your study abroad program can be an incredibly exciting experience, as Italy boasts numerous reasons to study there, including its remarkable cuisine, friendly people, and rich history. Being the fashion capital of Italy, Milan is a culturally diverse city with a bustling metropolis and youthful energy fused with traditional Italian charm. With countless attractions to discover, Milan is an ideal destination for students seeking to study abroad.
Keep reading to discover 6 reasons why studying in Milan is such a good idea!
1) Excellent and affordable education: Milan is home to the best Universities in Italy.
The choice is endless: choose among more than 200 programs in 14 different Universities, ranging from internationally recognized Medicine programs to exciting and innovative Media and Communication studies. As if this wasn't enough, five Universities rank in the 2023 QS world University rankings! These include Milan Polytechnic, for Engineering and Architecture, and Bocconi, for Economics and Business studies.
2) Student-friendly city
Due to the University system being so good, Milan has the largest community of international students. You will meet new people every day and learn about their different cultures! The best neighborhoods for students are Navigli, for the cheap bars, Porta Venezia, for the vibrant nightlife, and Città Studi, because it’s close to the main Universities.
3) Plenty of sightseeing to do
Milan is so much more than the Duomo and the Sforza castle. With its 2600-year-old history, you will not get bored of this city: live the best night of your at the opera temple, Teatro alla Scala; attend one of the many exhibitions by International artists that change monthly all around the city; and take a walk in the city's green lung, Parco Sempione, and forget you are in the biggest metropolis in Italy!
4) Public transport gets you everywhere
Milan is known to be the most efficient Italian city: and it is! To ensure this efficiency, the city relies on a great public transport network that literally gets you everywhere cheaply, quickly and easily!
5) Vibrant city full of life
Events, concerts, exhibitions, fashion, design: Milan is the cultural heart of Italy. Due to the amazing services network, the city hosts hundreds of events every month. Not to mention the vibrant nightlife, which starts around 6.00 pm with aperitivo time and goes on all night long, with dozens of different clubs. You only need to find your favourite! You will also find all sorts of traditional foods in Milan, from dishes of the national tradition to exotic restaurants.
6) Everyone is welcome
Although at first sight it may seem a closed and cold city, Milan is a welcoming city ready to love you and give you everything she’s got, if you decide to embrace its unique atmosphere. Literally everyone is welcome here!
What are you waiting for? A life-changing experience awaits you!
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Thanks to its prestigious universities and academies, Milan is the elected place of education for numerous Italian and international students.
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