Category: "Life in Italy"

Hungry for innovation? Head to Campus Party in Milan

Are you ready for the most innovative experience of the year?
Campus Party 2017 is coming to Milan. From 20 to 23 July, the capital of Lombardy will become home to the hippest tech and innovation event around right now.
This international festival brings together talent between the ages of 18 and 28, the most innovative companies in the business world, institutions with a focus on technological development, future-oriented universities and many other leading players in the world of innovation. It is a chance to have discussions, work together and plan for the future of the technological and digital age.

Milan Summer 2017: Your guide to the must-see events

Anyone who says “Milan empties in the summer” has probably never even been there.
Even in the hottest months of the year, the buzzing capital of Lombardy welcomes millions of tourists from all over the world and attracts people who prefer their entertainment to come in the form of shopping, nightlife, music and culture than beach umbrellas and pedalos.

Architectural Milan 2.0

Milan’s new architectural features are innovative, cutting-edge developments and are transforming the appearance of an increasingly cosmopolitan city. The city limits are no longer as clearly defined as they once were, and as the roots of Milan branch out, they become more flexible, smarter – just like the era we live in.

Brera: the beating heart of Milan

Design, nightlife, fashion and fun are four of the key ingredients that make up one of the world’s liveliest economic hubs: Milan.

Jog in Milan like a local

Nothing have been more lovely than jogging in a sunny morning during my half-year living in Milan so far. Being neither a fashion geek nor a football fan, I just love to experience a culture by putting myself into its most daily life, and try to see it through a local’s lenses.

Milano: unmissable events in 2017

Art, culture, shopping and plenty of nightlife: only Milan boasts such a comprehensive offering of fun and entertainment. Once your obligations – courses, lectures, workshops and exams – are out of the way, it’s time for you to focus on pleasure. And Milan will not disappoint.

From the Caves to the stars: a portrait of Matera!

As many people might know, Matera was recently elected European Capital of Culture 2019, chosen from a group of candidates that consisted of some of the most famous Italian cities, such as Venice, Siena, and Perugia. Most people probably don’t know that much about Matera and even fewer are able to pin point the location on a map of Italy without having to ask “Mr Google”! Ok, let’s start from

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Milan and the magic of Christmas

Any excuse is a good one this year if it means you get to enjoy the magic of Christmas in Milan! The countdown to Christmas starts on 7 December, the feast day of Milan’s patron saint St. Ambrose, when the lights are switched on and the city comes alive with events, shows and traditional markets all over town.

Start of the journey – First stop Milano!

A few weeks ago, several of our international programs including the IM4, BABD, AMIE, MSPME and International MBA Full-time kick-started in Milan with the first semester students arriving to attend the official welcome ceremonies. This was followed by endless parties and aperitivos and eventually classes, exams and assignments. Right at the outset, the students look amazingly enthusiastic, curious and ready to take on challenges. Amidst the ginormous logistics planning involved

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5 quintessential (and arguably untranslatable) Italian expressions definitely worth learning (part two)

We all know that being able to draw on a wide-ranging vocabulary of colloquial expressions is the best way to fit in with the locals, so are you ready to dive back into the sometimes crazy, always hilarious world of Italy’s most commonly used – and frequently untranslatable – expressions? We certainly are. Let’s go!