Study Abroad Programs

The MSc in International Management offers students different study abroad options, both for short periods (such as Exchange programs) and for longer periods (Double Degree and special programs). 
Some of these options can be chosen after enrollment, while others have to be selected at the time of application.

The special programs that must beselected during your online applicationare the following:

  • IM CEMS MIMis recognized as a one-of-a-kind global community, founded in 1988, bringing together the world’s best students, schools, alumni, and corporate and social partners.Admitted students will spend their first year at Bocconi University and one semester of their sophomore year at one of the premier universities in the CEMS alliance (34 schools across 6 continents). 
  • IM Asia - China MIM, which is a Double Degree program founded in 2005 by the Italian and Chinese Ministers of Education. Admitted students will spend their first year at Bocconi University and their second year in Shanghai at Fudan University – a member of the C9 League, comprising the most renowned and oldest Chinese universities.
  • IM Asia - DD ESSEC gives students the amazing opportunity to study inthree different locations: the ESSEC Cergy campus (France), the ESSEC Singapore campus (Singapore) and the Bocconi Milan campus (Italy). Its unique format provides a chance to gaindeep insight into both Europe and Asiaand learn about economic, political and management issues from complementary perspectives across the globe. Furthermore, participants will enjoy arich combination of courses and internships, and will gain research experience while completing their dissertation.


If you are attending IM Global Experience and IM Concentrations you have the opportunity to participate in an Exchange program, which will allow you to study abroad for one term at a top partner university. A few of our most prestigious Exchange partners include: 

  • Duke University, Fuqua School of Business (US) 
  • LondonBusiness School(UK)  
  • National Chengchi University(Taiwan) 
  • National University of Singapore(Singapore) 
  • The University of Sydney(Australia) 


If you are attending IM Concentrations, you can apply to participate in a Double Degree program. These programs allow you to study at Bocconi University and a second top business and economic schools and receive two diplomas, one from each University. You will spend the first academic year at Bocconi and the second academic year at a prestigious partner to broaden your knowledge regarding specific markets and to integrate your academic profile with a specialization in functional areas/industries. 

  • Bayes School of Business (London, UK)  
  • Darla Moore School of Business (Columbia, US)  
  • ESADE Escuela Superior de Administracion y Direccion de Empresas (Barcelona, Spain)  
  • FGV-EAESP Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo da Fundação Getulio Vargas (São Paulo, Brazil) 
  • HEC École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Paris, France)  
  • HEC Montréal (Montréal, Canada)  
  • HSG University of St. Gallen (St. Gallen, Switzerland)  
  • IIMA Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad, India)  
  • IIMB (Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India)  
  • NHH Norwegian School of Economics (Bergen, Norway)  
  • RSM Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)  
  • The University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)  
  • WU Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna, Austria)