Master Course in Global Development at the Department of Economics - Roma Tre University



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The Department of Economics of Roma Tre University offers a Master’s degree program in Environmental Economics, Labour and Sustainable Development.

Within the Master’s program, one curriculum is taught in English: Global Development

There is an opportunity to apply for DOUBLE DEGREE Programs.


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Mater's degrees at the department of Economics, Roma Tre University

Applications are open now 

Application deadline: September 6th, 2024 

Enrollment deadline: October 15th, 2024

Program duration: 24 months 

Attendance: on-campus 


How to apply 

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The Department of Economics 

The Department of Economics was born in 1993 to promote training, research advancement and disseminate culture in the economic, law, mathematical and statistical fields, with a highly multidisciplinary approach. Now it encompasses around 50 lecturers, 15 research fellows, and 30 PhD students from different disciplines: economists, statisticians, jurists, mathematicians, and finance and marketing experts. A vibrant community connected to institutions and high-level academy around the world, with a strong orientation towards research networks and funds attraction. 

The campus has been designed and equipped to offer high-quality education with advanced digital technologies. The computer lab has two rooms with 85 workstations and a selection of scientific software. The Pierangelo Garegnani library has two large reading rooms, with 250 study stations disposed on two levels. A large collection of books is available for consultation and borrowing. Electronic databases allow accessing a large selection of scientific journals and data collections. The spaces outside the buildings and their terraces are extremely liveable and useful for socializing. 

The Department of Economics of Roma Tre University offers three Master’s degree programs: 

1. Economics (with two curricula in English) 

2. Environmental Economics, Labour and Sustainable Development (with one curriculum in English)

3. Economics and Management of Digital Transformation (in Italian)



Our Master's Degree in Environmental Economics, Labor, and Sustainable Development is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the economic, social, and environmental sustainability issues through both theoretical knowledge and empirical analysis tools. Aligned with the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this program emphasizes the possible coexistence of economic growth and environmental protection, inclusive development, and decent work, as well as the relationship between profits and social welfare at both global and local levels. 

By enrolling in this Master’s program, specifically in the Global Development curriculum, you have the unique opportunity to apply for a DOUBLE DEGREE Program with Gustave Eiffel University in Paris, which offers a master's degree on the same topic. This collaboration expands your educational horizons and enriches your academic experience.

The program offers three distinct curricula to cater to diverse interests and goals: 


  1. Global Development (English) – Examines the broader aspects of global development. Through this innovative course, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of current development issues and acquire the necessary skills to analyse and effectively address them. The program covers a wide range of topics, including sustainable development, development policies and projects, innovation policy, international trade and migration, spatial economics, environmental sustainability, management of development programs, and labour rights. 

    This Master’s program is ideal for those who are interested in studying the causes and effects of disparities in development processes and learning how to influence their trajectories. You will delve into questions such as why hunger persists in many parts of the world, why some development strategies succeed while others fail, and what factors contribute to the prosperity of certain regions. Moreover, you will explore the roles of governance, public policies, economic agents, businesses, and various national and international governmental and non-governmental organizations and institutions in the global development process. Upon completion of this program, our graduates are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue diverse career paths. You can apply for highly qualified positions in private and public enterprises and agencies, national and international research centres, international organizations, and NGOs. Alternatively, you may choose to further your studies by enrolling in Ph.D. programs. 

    More information at 

    Brochure-Global-Development-Economia-dellAmbiente-e-dello-Sviluppo-24-25-con-syllabus.pdf ( 


  2. Environment and sustainable management (Italian) – Focuses on sustainable economics and the environment. This curriculum helps you to develop and consolidate the knowledge and skills you need to face some of the most difficult transitions of our time. You will learn by tackling challenging global problems and business cases with outstanding researchers and international professionals. By participating in dynamic and interactive modules, featuring world-renowned experts you will acquire natural resources management capabilities; equip yourself with key knowledge in management, alternative finance, business models and budgeting applied to the circular economy; exchange feedback with key international players coming from the most important organizations and UN agencies.


  3. Technological Change, Labor and Welfare (Italian) – Explores the impact of technological changes with special emphasis on the transformations induced in the field of labour and welfare by the green and digital transition. The changes in sustainable development are studied from an interdisciplinary perspective with attention to social and labour issues, the adaptation of social policies and public and private welfare and labour relations, the adaptation of human capital in economic and social transitions, and the dynamics of the labour market and production systems and human resources from the perspective of sustainability and inclusion.


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