The International University of Languages and Media (IULM) is the center of excellence in Italy for training in Communication and New Media, Language, Tourism and Promotion of Cultural Heritage. Knowledge, awareness and expertise. For almost 50 years, IULM University has built its educational mission on these three cornerstones. Integrating cultural preparation, soft skills and professional competence, the University stands as a meeting point between higher learning and business.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • INNOVATION - IULM offers complete and innovative training courses that respond effectively to the needs of the labor market
  • PROFESSIONAL TRAINING - IULM combines a solid academic background, hands-on classroom activities and practical field experience
  • MADE IN ITALY - More than a brand, “Made in Italy” is a lifestyle and a way of doing business. Studying at IULM leads you to make this model your own



Since its inception over 40 years ago, IULM University has striven to combine cultural education and professional skills: a place where academia and the labor market converge. That is precisely what makes IULM stand out, because it complements a solid academic education with practical experience thanks to conferences, workshops, partnerships with companies, and “hands-on” learning in the field


3 Faculties

5 three-year Degree Courses (UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM); 6 two-year Masters Degrees (POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM); 31 one-year Masters Degrees (POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM). A complete range of study programs at all levels.


IULM is currently positioned as one of the most active centers for research and higher education in the fields of communication, tourism and languages. Numerous doctoral students are currently supported by laboratories and research centers, such as the Behaviour and Brain Lab - the Neuropsychophysiology Research Center of decisions, emotions and actions - as well as the International Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Sciences.


Students have access to 10 cutting-edge laboratories including:

  • a multimedia laboratory for integrated multimedia audiovisual production;
  • a simultaneous interpretation classroom;
  • Archeoframe, a laboratory for the promotion and communication of archaeological heritage.


IULM offers to its students valuable tools and services for the transition from student life to working life:

  • Internships, both in Italy and abroad
  • Career counseling and resume revision
  • Meetings with business coaches and top managers
  • Focus groups dedicated to work-related issues
  • Training sessions to learn the best online and offline self-marketing techniques; mock job interviews; learning assessment techniques
  • Job seminars: meetings where companies give a presentation about their work
  • Work projects with important companies in order to search out talent
  • Career Advisory, a service to help students in their career development as well as provide support in their transition to work

Distance Learning Courses

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)


Student services

  • InfoPoint and Students Orientation Office: is at complete students disposal from pre-enrolment. Students can benefit from tutoring, counseling and career guidance services
  • Student Affairs Office: in charge of International Students enrolment and their academic career setting
  • Mobility Office: encourages its students to spend a period studying abroad through Erasmus, Exchange, and Summer Session programmes. The Office manages all projects that have to do with this internationalization strategy
  • Internship and Placement Office: promotes, organises and monitors internships in Italy and abroad with private companies and public institutions searching for talent. It prepares to transition from student life to working life

Housing services

IULM University provides students with on-campus housing in its comfortable Residence Hall and in the new Cascina Moncucco student dormitory.

The IULM Residence Hall offers 70 double rooms as well as 4 single rooms for students with disabilities. Each room features satellite TV and an Internet connection. The residence hall also boasts a day room with two large study areas, a computer room, a theatre, and a furnished “coffee corner”.

Cascina Moncucco is designed to accommodate about 100 IULM students (38 double rooms, 5 of which are reserved for students with disabilities), but at the same time it serves as a venue for cultural and educational initiatives open to the local Milanese community.

Library services

Over 150,000 books, more than 1,050 periodicals and 13,000 audiovisual resources. A large study space available to all IULM students.

At IULM libraries you can consult and borrow material for your research projects, your studies or simply for your enjoyment. A tailored service for students.

ICT services

Wireless IULM

Wireless internet so that you can access the web whenever you want

Student Life

Campus life

Cutting-edge facilities

IULM is composed by 6 buildings, all located in the same area. The main building, IULM 1, houses the reception desk, student administration offices, libraries and part of the 52 classrooms that are present in any building.

IULM Open Space is the most recent addition to IULM’s buildings on campus. It’s a space designed to promote the exchange of knowledge and the fusion of cultures. With two auditoriums and a large exhibition space, IULM Open Space is a prestigious venue for concerts, conferences and artistic and cultural events. In this way, the University has further cemented its role as a multifaceted cultural center for the city of Milan.

Student clubs

Cultural initiatives

Work with web radio or web television, participate in a creative writing group or a theatre workshop: IULM University offers you all of this and more.

Other Degrees

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