Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan

Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), is known for being one of the most important Catholic University in Europe and the only Italian University to boast an impressive national network. With a main seat in Milan, UCSC also have campuses in Piacenza, Cremona, Brescia and Rome. Over 43 000 students are currently studying at UCSC.


This is an Erasmus + agreement. As an Erasmus student, you will be participating in the world’s largest exchange programme and can study at good European universities without paying tuition. Through Erasmus+, you will be given an extra grant that provides more money to enjoy your stay.


Classes are in Italian but there are a number of modules and programmes offered in English.

B2 in English is required to study at this university . Everyone participating in an Erasmus+ exchange programme must take an online language test online before they travel, and they will be given access to a language course through this service. The Division of Research, Internationalisation and Innovation (AFII) will inform you of this test in advance.


You will not be paying tuition at this institution and will receive the Erasmus+ grant in addition to a grant from the State Educational Loan Fund, Norway. You will receive the same financial support from the State Educational Loan Fund, Norway as for studies in Norway, in addition to a travel grant. You must pay a semester fee to HVL in order to receive a loan and grant from the State Educational Loan Fund, Norway during the exchange period.

Course approval

In order to apply for a student exchange programme, your application must first be approved by the study programme of your faculty. An approved application means that you have been given an academic pre-approval for the course or traineeship you will be doing abroad. The academic pre-approval specifies what you will be doing while you are on an exchange programme and confirms these activities will be fully approved as part of your education plan at HVL.

What can I study?

Bachelor - Kindergarten Teacher Education

You may do an exchange programmet at UCSC in your third year of study.