Bocconi University located in Milan is listed among the ten best institutions in Europe for Social Sciences. It became the first Italian institution of higher education to grant a degree in economics in 1902 after being established by Ferdinando Bocconi, a wealthy merchant and named for his lost son, Luigi.
Bocconi offers degrees in International Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Management, Marketing, Finance and Law, both in Italian and English. It consists of Undergraduate School, a Graduate School, a School of Law and a PhD School. SDA Bocconi School of Management, founded in 1971, takes care of the post-experience management education. Bocconi offers variety of student exchanges with top universities worldwide, scholarships and extracurricular activities and courses.
Famous alumni include Mario Monti, Stefano Losi, Emma Bonino, Chiara Ferragni and Harold Davies.