International University of Languages and Media (IULM)

International University of Languages and Media (IULM)


Taking strength from its vocation of integrating cultural knowledge and professional competencies, IULM University has from its very inception in 1968 always presented itself as a meeting point between the academic world and labour markets. While continuing to pay close attention to the dynamics of the world of work, IULM University is also determined in its aim to provide its students with cultural training through innovative courses of study.

About Milan

Design, fashion, scientific and technological research are only some of the key aspects of one of the most dynamic Italian cities. Being home to 3000 international companies, 200 communication agencies, 40 newspapers and 13 broadcasting stations, Milan is the perfect place to start a successful career in the world of communication and international relations. With one of the largest exposition centres in Europe hosting 30 exhibitions each year, Milan is the beating heart of the Italian economy. 

Course information

Students from Royal Roads University can choose from the whole academic offer of IULM University. If you choose courses taught in Italian, IULM recommends a B1 level. An intensive Italian course is offered before the beginning of the semester. Current course information can be accessed here. Click "Erasmus and Exchange Students" to see links for the most up-to-date courses in English. Students can also enroll in an Italian Language Course.


Students can choose from IULM Residence or find private accommodation independently. Visit Useful Information for details on accommodation.

Academic calendar

  • Fall Semester: September – February
  • Exams: generally from January until the first week of February
  • Spring Semester: February – June
  • Exams: generally from the end of May until the beginning of July

Language of instruction

  • English
  • Italian

Areas of study

  • Interpreting
  • Translation
  • Linguistic & Cultural Studies
  • Communication
  • Public Relations & Advertising
  • Arts
  • Tourism & Markets