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Program Structure

The program provides a comprehensive overview of subjects focusing on international economics, with a sound analytical background. Each major follows its own specific track during select parts of the program, while other parts are identical: economics and finance are very much intertwined.

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First Year: Learning the fundamentals

Main topics

  • Management
  • Economics (micro and macro)
  • Math
  • Legal Methods (basics)

First foreign language
Computer science
Critical thinking seminar

The first three semesters introduce the fundamental notions and concepts of management, economics, quantitative methods, accounting, finance and commercial law,  with a clear focus on the international aspects of each of them.
During the first year, you will be given rigorous training in several basic subjects in order to understand, from an international perspective, how companies and organizations work and how they are structured (functions, processes, activities).
Economics describes the functioning of economic systems both at an overall level (macroeconomics) and at the level of the individual behavior of firms and consumers (microeconomics). Through math, you’ll be provided with the quantitative tools to understand and apply an array of economic models.
Finally, you will be offered an overview on the fundamentals of civil law (property interests, contract law, tort law and insurance law) in both a domestic and a broader European context.

Second Year: Focusing your studies

Main topics

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Economic History
  • Statistics
  • Financial Markets
  • Economics: Markets, Organizations, and Incentives; International Economics
  • Finance: International and Monetary Economics; Financial Economics

Second foreign language
Soft skills seminar

In the first semester, you’ll learn more about the main topics related to economics and management, while in the second semester you can choose between the major in Economics and the major in Finance.
Teaching in the core courses focuses on issues related to internationalization of businesses and financial institutions, the international economy, comparative European and international commercial law. You will learn to use quantitative and qualitative tools to perform comparative studies.
You’ll also attend a seminar aimed at improving your leadership and managerial skills.

Third Year: Expanding your curriculum

Main topics

  • Major compulsories
  • Empirical Methods (econometrics)
  • European Law
  • Macroeconomics (major in Economics)
  • Business Strategy (major in Finance)

Exchange program
Final report

The third part of the program is made up of courses within the chosen major, as well as 2 elective courses.
You have the opportunity to further boost the international profile of your education by studying at leading universities abroad and/or by undertaking internships in Italy or abroad. Internships, exchange programs and innovative teaching methods enable you to sharpen your problem solving approach and develop lateral thinking skills.

Program requirements are subject to change.

Last modified 09/01/2024 - 07:43:05