IULM University is the Italian centre of excellence in the fields of Foreign Languages, Communication, Tourism and Cultural Heritage, each and all of strategic importance and ever-developing. The mission of IULM University is to train excellent professionals/specialists through an education based on the deep knowledge of communication strategies and foreign languages. 

Top reasons to study here

  • IULM University is determined in its aim to provide its students with cultural training through innovative courses of study.
  • The mission of IULM University is to train and teach professionals on the challenges and grasping the opportunities emerging from international markets.
  • IULM guarantees its students deep cultural awareness and a solid university education - a mix of theory and practice.



The University Institute of Modern Languages (IULM) was founded in 1968 by the Fondazione Scuola Superiore for Interpreters and Translators, under the inspiration of Senator Carlo Bo and Professor Silvio Baridon. From the very beginning the idea behind the project was to satisfy the demands of the labor market based on the analysis of current trends.


If you want to enter the world of work right away, a three-year undergraduate degree from IULM will provide you with all the skills you need. If you want to delve deeper into your studies, you can continue your education with a one-year or two-year masters degree.


The key to success is research: to understand how to adapt the university’s range of training opportunities and to fix realistic goals for its graduates and for the companies who will reap the benefits in the near future. This is why we invest so much energy and so many resources in research. Over the years, allocations have grown consistently and now include scholarships, research benefits and PhD scholarships as well as funds for recruiting young researchers.


According to Almalaurea’s Report, the high employment rate for our graduates is above the national average (57% of those who earned an undergraduate degree from IULM have found stable employment within a year of graduating, which is 14.4 percentage points higher than the national average; and 76.9% of those who earned a two-year masters degree from IULM have found a job within a year of graduating, compared to the national average of 69.9%).


Library services

Over 240,000 volumes, more than 1,300 periodicals and about 56,000 films, documentaries and language courses. At the IULM library you can consult and borrow material for your research, for your study or simply for your entertainment. A service suitable for students.

ICT services

IULM University has updated its Wi-Fi service to cover the entire Campus. The new wireless service and its infrastructure guarantee ease of connection, fast browsing speed and suitable protection.

Student Life

Campus life

Designed by Roberto and Lorenzo Guiducci and completed in 1993, the main building on Via Carlo Bo is IULM University's core nucleus.  It is coated on the outside by red bricks and surrounded by a porticoed courtyard, and ties in harmoniously with the architectural traditions of Milan. Internally a system of escalators connects the the building's six floors, which have been furnished according to a chromatic study to optimize concentration and study.

Modern and practical, IULM’s campus provides nothing but the best facilities and services to its students in order to support their education and foster a learning environment based on collaboration, co-creation and the development of collective intelligence.