Penn State
Lewis Katz Building, University Park, PA
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Practical Information

Housing, Living Expenses, other pre-departure Information


On campus housing is available for exchange students on a first-come-first-served basis and students can apply for accommodation in the online application. One house is reserved for all international students; it is located about 20 minutes by train to Bocconi. For more detailed information, please see below.

Living Expenses

Some approximate living costs living in Milan are as follows:

Housing From 500 to 800 EUR per month in case of shared bedroom in private apartment
Food A meal at the university cafeteria is approximately 8 EUR
Transportation Metro pass: approximately 20 EUR monthly for students under 26; 30 EUR for students over 26

Services for International Students

The International Student Desk provides services for international students, including the Bocconi Welcome Kit, Welcome Desk, University Tour, Italian Language Course, Visa/Permit of Stay Info and Assistance, Housing Support, Welcome / Orientation Meeting, Buddy Service, Academic Advisor, What's on (newsletter). The ISD Team encourages all International Students to visit the office upon arrival.