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Lena
NHH, Bergen, Norway
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
5.0/5
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Milano has such a great variety of cafŔs, bars, discos and nightclubs and we chose to take advantage of as many as possible of them. As an exchange student the international evenings at Old Fashion CafŔ was a must every wednesday - probably the most popular spot this night. In the summer season Borgo del tempo perso is an amazing place. Both inside and outside dancefloors and always packed, a little difficult to get to without a car but everything is possible when you want it enough. CafŔ Solaire is also a mainly outdoor disco located on the bank of one the artificial lakes in the outskirts of the city. Interesting scene. Used to just hang out at Bar Magenta - place where all kinds of people go. Nice atmosphere, and a regular hangout for quite a few international students and au pairs. Palo Alto have a disco downstairs and a covered sidewalk cafe upstairs - aperitivo is also tasty here. The bar/aperitivo place we used the most was probably Yguana. Maybe the best aperitivo.... Good cocktails and always crowded. The places at Corso Como should not be forgotten - take your pick - there's plenty to choose from: Loola Paloosa, Hollywood, Casablanca, Touqeville, and the additional bars around. Bon divertimente.
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Todd
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, United States
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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Going around Milano was great. You are an international student, but there are the places to go - Propaganda, Old Fashion Cafe, Corso di Porto Ticinese, Palo Alto on Corso Romana, the list goes on and on. It really does not matter the spot - the Italians are out all the time, in the streets, smiling and happy and just enjoying the company. You can also try the Navigli for a high concentration of places to go out at night.
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Miia
Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland
Management Science, Graduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
5.0/5
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The Naviglio area is great in summer. Exchange students have regular, cheap places to go (such as Palo Alto0, but you get bored after a couple of months. It's worthwhile to go to other places as well. I really liked a small Cuban bar (good drinks, great atmosphere), I have forgotten the name but I thin it was on the street between Bocconi and Naviglio, from Bestrice d'Este to Piaggio Marzo XIV or something.
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Louisa
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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Can't beat a pizza from Da Willy's. For a facny night out in the disco's there's La Banque, near to Duomo. For a mad night out there's Palo Alto on a Tuesday night where SEN have the exchange nights out. The infamous SEN tram party is a must if there's one organised whilst you're there. On a clear day you must go to the top of Duomo. And of course a few drinks or a meal in the Brera on a Saturday night.
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Nyasha
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Banking, Graduate, Independent
UniversitÓ Bocconi
5.0/5
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Kookabar - great pool bar and fantastic for meeting fellow 'internationals' Magazzini Generali - loved the hip-hop nights CafÚ Atlantique - trendy, but expensive Casablanca CafÚ - ditto Hollywood Rythmoteque - found this a bit overrated Old Fashion CafÚ - fantastic Room 97 - big, cool, really good for dancing Rolling Stone - live music galore Shocking Club - great stuff Tocqueville 13 - nice!
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Anna
Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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Cafe l'Atlantique for a chic and funky night out. Old Fashion every wednesday has an international evening which invites all international students in the city with free enrty; not to be missed. There are many good bars and restaurants in the trendy area of Porto Ticinese near the university.
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Gemma
ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
Business Studies, Graduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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Favorite night clubs: the Budda, il Ragno d'oro and Casablanca Places not to be missed: the Brera zone and the Navigli and the shopping area (especially at Via Monte Napoleone and Viale Spiga - even if everything is out of budget, just worth seeing all the glamour and fashionable shops).
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HÚlŔne
HEC Paris, Paris, France
Financial Management, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
5.0/5
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Go to the "aperitivi" or happy hour in Milan cafes. Don't miss the Casablanca, and, of course, the Old Fashion Cafe. Milan is also full of cultural events, just go! For info, the tourism office has a book : where, when, how. There is also a free magazine you find in cafes, "zerodue"
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f
University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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Milan is wonderful, there is no single place that I can recommend! Do try to take advantage of the culture. La Scala and the theatre is amazing. Bars: where do I begin? All restaurants and bars had a wonderful atmosphere. I would recommend trying to try them all!
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laura
Universidad de los Andes, Bogotß, Colombia
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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To go out in the night, Karma, Old Fashion Cafe, Bar Bianco, Shocking. For "aperitivo": Nabu (Aramani's Cafe), TRattoria Toscana. The ice cream and crepes places in the Navigli and Corso di Porta Ticincese are places not be missed!
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Wei
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
5.0/5
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Cassablanca is good for going out, Old Fashion Cafe is a must for summer nights, and Da Willy is the best for pizza near Bocconi, and try Boom(get a surprise), of course you cant miss the Appritivo(I hope i spell it correctly :)
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katab
Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland
Management Science, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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Palo Alto (especially for exchange students), Hollywood (for partying and spotting models), Propaganda (for good music), Old Fashioned (for exchange students and more exchange students), and anything near th Naviglio Grande
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Christoph
Wirtschaftsuniversitńt Wien, Vienna, Austria
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
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milan is a cool place, especially at night; the student network "organises" a party location for each day of the week except monday - so plenty to do. besides there is a huge number of places, from trendy to relaxed, just look around and find your favourite place - a booklet named "02" lists the spots to be(is available in bars and cafes across town)
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eelvebo
NHH, Bergen, Norway
Business Studies, Graduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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The best places to go for a drink were Old Fashion Cafe, Lula Palusa, Hollywood, Lighthouse, Cafe l'atlantique, Heaven... Watching some soccer at San Siro is a must for every sports fan. Great atmosphere!
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Torsten
Universitńt zu K÷ln, Cologne, Germany
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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Going out for an "aperitivo" at 7 pm in Trattoria Toscana (Corso di Porta Ticinese) or "il volo" (Viale Maria Bligni)or the traditional exchange student meeting pub "Palo Alto" ( Corso di Porta Romana).
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madile
Wirtschaftsuniversitńt Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
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Student boards organizes plenty of parties, but always in the same places; that┤s why it gets a bit annoying after a while; look out for non-exchange student nights to have a bit more authentic atmosphere. that might sometimes get expensive but it┤s worth it; tips: roialto, cafe solaire,
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Eefje
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
5.0/5
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For foreigners: old fashion on wednesday nights. Further, aperitivo's at exploit and dinners in trattoria toscane. Disco: la banca,cafe roma, karma, cafe solaire (only in summer
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Kwei-Min
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Financial Management, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
5.0/5
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Restaurants: Le Biciclete, Shu, Shambala, Koboo, Officina 12. Cafe's: Corso Como 10, Shu, Ricci, Iguana. Going out: Magazzini Generali, L'Atlantique, Borgo del Tempo Perso.
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Francisco
Universidad TÚcnica Federico Santa MarÝa, Valparaiso, Chile
Management Science, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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there are some typical bars and disco that you can go to.. that find it on the web.. what i recommend: la fermata, trattoria toscana, righiera, colonnial..
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Gareth
University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.5/5
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Go to the San Siro (it's cheap!), go snowboarding (daytrips are even do-able), Old Fashion Cafe (top night spot) and make sure to travel while there!
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