Masters in Economics in Italy




Study Economics in Italy

If you are looking for a master’s in economics, Italy is a great option. Italy has a wide array of Master's programs open to international students that make it a great place for graduate education. Italy is home to hundreds of higher education institutions, including many top-notch universities like Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies and Politecnico di Milano. They both rank in the Top 100 of the Times Higher Education World Rankings for Economics. Other great economics departments are located at University of Rome Tor Vergata, University of Torino (Collegio Carlo Alberto), University of MilanUniversity of PisaUniversity of Bologna or University of Venice, Ca' Foscari.

Italy is renowned for delicious cuisine, gorgeous landscapes, friendly people and a rich culture. Italian educational system balances theory and practice, offering students plentiful hands-on experience mixed with lectures and classroom time. Tuition fees are low and it's increasingly common to find international students at Italian universities. Get a solid training in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics and enjoy international atmosphere in cities like Milan, Rome, or Bologna.

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Key Information

• Academic year: September/October – July
• Course length: 2 years
• Type of degrees: Laurea magistrale (Master's degree)
• Fees: between €0 and €5,000/year at public universities, up to €35,000/year at private universities
• Scholarships: Erasmus Mundus, International Italian Government Scholarships, scholarships from Italian universities (University of Bologna Study Grants, Bocconi Scholarship)
• Living costs: €700 – €1000 (Rome and Milan most expensive)
• Average starting salary: €27,000 for economists with masters (INOMICS Salary Report)



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