Earn Credits and Build a World of Knowledge by joining a Graduate Class in Northern Italy

The CIMBA graduate sessions offer you the opportunity to live in picturesque Paderno del Grappa, Italy while completing classes with students and professors from around the world. Students in a of myriad programs, from Master of Business Administration to Master of Accounting, and more come to CIMBA to enhance their international education and cultural acumen while experiencing life in a quaint, Italian community. Participants take classes alongside the full- and part-time CIMBA MBA students.

Three Credits or Six? You Choose.

Our graduate program is flexible, which means you can decide to take one session for three credits or stay for two sessions and earn six credits. All courses are taught in English. Due to the condensed duration of the summer program, many students choose to stay in Italy and travel more extensively after their courses end, while others return home to pursue an internship or rejoin their company.

Take Advantage of Accredited Business Electives.

CIMBA’s courses are accredited by the University of Iowa, meaning they should transfer back to most U.S.-based home institutions. Course topics in the past have included: business fraud, sustainability, leadership and personal development, lean practices, rapid continuous improvement: process consulting. View our upcoming course offerings.

Expand Your Friendships and Professional Network.

You will have the opportunity to network with international business leaders who are guest speakers in the classroom, take company tours, and study and travel side by side with students who come to CIMBA from around the world.

It’s a Smart Investment.

We understand studying overseas can be expensive. That’s why we pride ourselves on having no hidden costs. The price study abroad students see for their program includes tuition, room and board, dining services, laundry, a twice-weekly cleaning service, and more. Airfare and personal travel are separate, but our staff can advise students on how to find the best fares. Financial aid and scholarships are also available for all of CIMBA’s programs. Questions? Email us at cimba-italy@uiowa.edu, or call our U.S. office at +1-319-335-0920.