Masters Program in Italy

Best Masters Programs in Italy 2017


The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.


Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

Master's Degrees in Italy

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Master in Data Science

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12  December 2017 Italy Bologna

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation. A Data Scientist has already become one of the most sought-after specialists in the professional world. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Italy 2017. The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation. A Data Scientist has already become one of the most sought-after specialists in the professional world. The data business is becoming a key sector for the European economy, the development of products and services based on data and the analysis of data collected in companies, public entities or that are available on social networks. The aim being to obtain operational indications and to identify new business opportunities. Big Data is a big challenge of today’s world, but we are training professionals to understand and create value from this complex information. Companies, in fact, have both a need and an urgency to manage the acquisition, presentation, sharing, analysis and visualization of data. Data Scientist is defined by the Economist as “the most interesting job of the twenty-first century, combining the skills of an IT technician, statistician and storyteller to extract the golden nuggets hidden under the mountains of data.” The Master in Data Science offers 3 different types of skills: solid computer training, an understanding of the technological aspects and knowledge of business dynamics. This Master creates professionals with across-the-board skills who are able to integrate with the company’s management. The program concludes with a Field Laboratory Work and a company internship. THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT. THE HONOR LOAN IS THE WAY TO FUND IT. “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan, with no collateral required to cover the full amount of the tuition fee. STRUCTURE The Master in Data Science is a full-time program structured in 1,500 hours of learning activities over 12 months of study, divided into: 360 hours of lecturing, an estimated 540 hours of independent study, and 600 hours of internship. The structure of the Master is divided into two terms: First term: December 2017 – April 2018 Second term: April 2018 – July 2018 Internship: September 2018 – December 2018 The Master offers a series of pre-courses at the start of the academic schedule: Software programming (Python), the foundations of data and SQL, basics in descriptive and inferential statistics, explorative data analysis and the fundamentals of economics. Classroom participation is about 30 hours per week structured in order to allow time to work in groups, while not neglecting individual students focus and management of interpersonal relationships. LEARNING METHOD The educational sessions provide different learning methods, including lectures, simulations, discussions of case studies and presentations by companies, testimonials, and group work. The curriculum is completed with master lectures held by professionals from the worlds of business, academia and politics, with opportunities for discussion and interaction with the business world through case histories. CAREER DEVELOPMENT Building synergies with businesses is a priority and a distinguishing characteristic of all programs of Bologna Business School, including the Master in Data Science. The School is fully dedicated to preparing students for the job market and it accomplishes this through systematic career development, with an ongoing commitment to combine the best professional projects by students with the demands of businesses. The internship is an excellent springboard to the professional world, evidenced by the fact that six months after completing the full-time master at Bologna Business School, an average of 85% of alumni are working in a company. [-]

Specialised Master in Business Performance Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time

The MS Business Performance Management’s objective is to help you to reach your professional goals by giving you a broad vision of the company in order to improve its financial and operational performance. Understanding a company’s strategy, knowing how to measure, analyse and communicate business performance and managing teams to reach the goals are the main competences that you will acquire with this programme. The MS Business Performance Management is a career booster that will enable you to access to high level positions quickly. [+]

Studies at Paris campus. Scientific Director: Prof. Christopher Hossfeld Objectives of the programme The MS Business Performance Management’s objective is to help you to reach your professional goals by giving you a broad vision of the company in order to improve its financial and operational performance. Understanding a company’s strategy, knowing how to measure, analyse and communicate business performance and managing teams to reach the goals are the main competences that you will acquire with this programme. The MS Business Performance Management is a career booster that will enable you to access to high level positions quickly. Career opportunities Graduates work in positions such as: Head of a Business Unit, CFO, Business Analyst, Financial Controller, Finance Consultant, etc. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases. The programme is based around 5 main topics: Financial Planning and Analysis: Cost Analysis, Industrial Management Control, Commercial Management Control Business Finance: Introduction to Finance, Specialised Finance Strategy and Risk Management Mergers and Acquisitions Information System Functions Human Resources and Performance Aside from these technical elements, the MS teaches business comunication and teamwork. International seminar Last year the class went to Montreal, Canada. Class Profile Engineering: 39% Economics/Finance: 22% Business: 13% Humanities/Social sciences: 9% Law/Political science: 8% Other fields: 9% 26% international students 35% women, 65% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 40K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 100% are employed. 67% have a job with an international dimension. In which sector: Transports: 25% Finance/Banking/Insurance: 25% Luxury: 17% Others (Auditing, Agribusiness, Consulting, Communication, etc.): 33% How to apply Online application TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS scores Personal interview if eligible [-]

Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication (MIC)

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Part time 14 - 18 

Part-time postgraduate program for professionals engaged in managing operational or strategic situations in a multicultural context and in managing multicultural human resources. Founded in 2004, MIC is the only academic program in Intercultural Communication of its kind in Europe. [+]

Enrich your professional profile in the public or private sector with high-level intercultural competencies


The Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication (MIC) is a part-time postgraduate program for professionals engaged in managing operational or strategic situations in a multicultural context and in managing multicultural human resources.


Founded in 2004, MIC is the only academic program in Intercultural Communication of its kind in Europe.


This Master's program equips participants with the means to deal successfully with multicultural issues and opportunities at the professional, public, and personal levels.... [-]

International Master Luxury Management

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time November 2017 Italy Milan

Fashion, Luxury & Made in Italy: a distinctive specialization in one of the most important areas of the Italian excellence. [+]

INTERNATIONAL MASTER LUXURY MANAGEMENT Official Website Fashion, Luxury & Made in Italy: a distinctive specialization in one of the most important areas of the Italian excellence. GOALS AND PROFESSIONAL OPENINGS Our International Master in Luxury Management provides students with technical knowledge and managerial capabilities required to build a career in the luxury industry. It provides students with opportunities to learn from the experience of managers and professionals working in the luxury goods market, as well as to intern in important companies and develop a lasting network in the sector. The previous four Italian editions of this Master delivered by our Business School guarantee consolidated experience and ongoing relationships with the most prestigious global luxury brands. At the end of the course the main areas of placement and professional openings are within companies, consultancy firms, business associations and institutions of the fashion, luxury and lifestyle sectors, in the following functions: marketing communication and events brand management retail merchandising visual merchandising retail operations e-commerce and in the following luxury sectors: fashion (leather & luxury goods) design watches & jewelry perfumes & cosmetics automotive boating hotellerie food & wine TARGET The Master is aimed at young graduates and final year graduating students interested in building their career in the world of luxury, fashion and lifestyle. The course is taught entirely in English. DURATION AND STRUCTURE 9 Months: 5 months of full time classes in Milan and 4 months of internship The Master requires full time compulsory attendance. The program begins on November 20th 2017 and is organized in two phases: Theory and practice for a period of 100 days in classroom and workshops (classes are held Monday to Friday) Hands-on experience through a 4 month internship in important companies or consultancies. MILAN AND THE VALUE OF MADE IN ITALY The Italian city of Milan is recognised internationally as one of the "big four" global fashion capitals, along with Paris, New York and London. The city’s rich history and classical architecture are a counterpoint to the modern pace of life and the rising towers designed by 21st-century starchitects. It is also one of the most multicultural and diverse cities in Italy and Europe, with banking, industrial and design sectors that draw employees from around the world. Milan is also the venue where important international fairs, exhibits and trade shows take place. April is the month of the well-known Salone Internazionale del Mobile (international home furniture show): together with the associated cultural-artistic events, this fair presents the most important and innovative proposals, ideas and concepts for furniture, home decor and objets d'art. One of Milan's most well-known fashion events is the Milan Fashion Week, whose two annual editions (September-October and February-March) are the most important meeting point between prêt-à-porter and trade operators, promoting both the globally renowned brands that have made Made in Italy famous worldwide and the emerging fashion talents. For future managers in the Luxury & Fashion industries, Milan is the best place to be! PROGRAM The program is divided into the following modules: The concept of luxury across the world Made in Italy: yesterday, today and tomorrow New consumers of luxury goods The fashion, luxury and lifestyle industries Value chain and economics Project management Marketing of luxury goods Web & New media: digital and social media marketing Communication, brand management, press office and events Commercial policies and management of luxury retail stores E-commerce and e-tailing The course also includes some special activities: Company Visits: visit the sites, museums and factories of globally renowned Italian brands Project Work: work on real business challenges submitted by managers and professionals Self Marketing and Personal Branding: strengthen and develop managerial competences Master Blog: manage the Master blog with the direct supervision of the Scientific Committee INTERNSHIP The internship is an important added value of the Master and allows participants to enter the world of work complexity with solid professional tools. During classroom period, each participant is supported in identifying his/her capacities and career opportunities through individual career coaching and mock job interviews. More than 95% of our students are employed after the internship. ADMISSION The Master has a closed number and involves a process of selection aimed at evaluating the technical competencies acquired during the study period, the individual attitude and the motivation of the candidates. The selection process is carried out in 3 phases: screening and analysis of admission request and CV motivational interview (in English) English test for non native English speakers Applicants are required to submit the following documents: Copy of first-level university degree (Bachelor, laurea triennale or equivalent) Curriculum Vitae in English Photo Copy of passport or ID Card Motivation letter explaining interests and future professional projects An English proficiency test score is desirable (but not compulsory) for non native English speakers SCHOLARSHIPS 24 ORE Business School grants partial and full cost scholarships to the most deserving candidates. CONTACTS For further information write to: You will be contacted in the shortest time possible. [-]

Master's Programme in Accounting

Umeå University, Umeå School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time

This Master's in Accountingprogram is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The goal of this program is to provide students with managerial and analytical skills and an understanding of the rules and standards governing conduct in accounting and auditing. [+]

Master's Programme in Accounting, 120 ECTS

This program is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The goal of this program is to provide students with managerial and analytical skills and an understanding of the rules and standards governing conduct in accounting and auditing. The program offers a thorough grounding in management accounting, financial accounting, auditing, financial statement analysis, and valuation. During the elective periods, students can expand their field of interest by studying in such areas as corporate governance or tax law. With the exception of some elective courses, the program is offered in English. Level of Education: Second degree studies.... [-]

Master Mathematical Models in Economics and Finance (MMEF)

University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Campus Full time

The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a [+]

First Year of Graduated Studies: The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a one-year, full-time, international programme that is taught in English. The courses correspond to those taught in the first year of Graduate Studies, which in the Bologna European Academic System is the first year M1 of the Masters. The courses derive from pre-existing courses at the university, with intensive courses in French. The degree is devoted to the training of students in the use of mathematical models in economics and finance: mathematical economics, strategic analysis, decision theory, stochastic models, mathematical finance and optimization models. The training is built around a large spectrum of courses, which aim to give the knowledge for the modelization of economic and financial problems, for mathematical formalization and tools for the numerical solutions. The new models in finance, economics and decision theory need a coherent training in these fields. Around 50 students are welcomed each year. Admission is made on the basis of academic excellence. All applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English and have a recognized Bachelor Degree or equivalent (180 ECTS credits in the Bologna system). Preference is given to students in economics, finance or mathematics. Mathematical aptitude and work experience can be helpful. Continuation to the QEM Erasmus Mundus Master: After the first year of the MMEF Degree, successful students who want to get a Masters Degree, may apply to: - the QEM1, the first year (QEM1) of The Erasmus Mundus Master course, QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics; or - the accelerated track that corresponds to a combination of the Summer Semester and second year of the QEM (QEM2). After having successfully completed the QEM program, the students may enter one of the PhD Programs that Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne is involved in. The competition within the QEM is very high; only 30% of MMEF students were accepted to the QEM Erasmus Mundus Master, on the basis of academic excellence. Our past experience with previous MMEF students attending the QEM, shows that the intensive courses in math with applications in Economics and Finance, allows for success in the QEM. Students that are selected for the accelerated track have the possibility of spending the Summer Semester in one of the following QEM Partner Universities: Universität Bielefeld, Université catholique de Louvain, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne or Università Ca' Foscari Venezia. [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Italy Milan

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]

Master of Laws in International Trade Law - UNCITRAL

Turin School of Development
Online & Campus Combined Full time October 2017 Italy Turin

The Master is design for law practitioners and fresh graduates wishing to expand their knowledge in the field of international contracts and related dispute resolution mechanisms. [+]

For 22 years the International Training Centre of the ILO, the University of Turin, the University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in collaboration with other world-class universities have been offering a shortened version of this programme under the name “International Trade Law Post-Graduate Course”.In recognition of increasing demand for higher levels of specialization in the fields of contract law and international trade and overlapping with the decision to establish the Turin School of Development as a unique mechanism for delivery of joint UN-academic programmes, it was decided to expand and upgrade the programme’s learning contents to a Level 1 European Master as of the Academic Year 2010-2011. />This LL.M. Programme is now designed for more comprehensive coverage of the topics related to the globalisation of supply chains, the vast expansion in international and regional trade in goods and services as well as the accompanying technological developments like e-commerce and digital signatures which have all contributed to an increasing complexity in the legal framework governing contractual transactions in a technologically interconnected global market. The master programme is an intensive course of one full year duration, of which only 18 weeks require full classroom attendance. The programme is composed of three parts. Upon successful completion and fulfilment of Part I (distance learning), Part II (face-to-face) and Part III (submission of the final version of the research paper) participants will be awarded the 1st level master degree from the University of Turin. The face-to-face training approach is flexible, with active training methods based on lectures, seminars, performance-oriented exercises, case studies. The learning methods include a series of ad hoc case studies to provide skills towards problem solving on topics covered during lectures. Role plays and moot court are used to promote active participation and to assist students in acquiring useful skills to operate successfully in their future working environment. ... [-]

MA in Technologies and Codes of Communication

Link Campus University
Campus Full time November 2017 Italy Rome

The formative programs are characterized by a strong experimental component, the result of the various workshop activities aimed at [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Italy 2017. A good technical knowledge is the basis for successfully deal with planning and creativity. Digital media and the speed of evolution of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in fact challenge continuously new professionals. Three years Bachelor’s Degree and the Master’s Degree programs are conceived to provide essencial tools necessary to engage these challenges. A free Italian language course will be offered to all students who pre-apply by the first week of June. Through continuous research and study, then, you will master the digital world to use it as a tool for creating cutting-edge products and to design new and more exciting services to users. Course of study The formative programs are characterized by a strong experimental component, the result of the various workshop activities aimed at "making real", in collaboration with research centers within the university and with other entities related to it, the theoretical aspects discussed during the lessons. Another unique feature of the course is the presence of a highly qualified faculty and represented by leading figures from the world of ICT and interaction design, which have significant experience both nationally and internationally. These can thus ensure the transfer of experiences, expertise and knowledge accumulated during their career for students enrolled. FIRST YEAR Methodology and Techniques of Social Research Sociology of communication languages Sociology of new media and social networks Semiotics artifacts and image theory Interaction Design I Elements of Programming I (Web and mobile) Integrated course of communication Cognitive Psychology Analysis and visualization databases SECOND YEAR Laboratory of computer graphics, modeling and 3D printing Interaction Design II and Design Lab Interfaces English for multimedia communication Materials to be chosen Skills [-]

Master in Advanced European and International Studies – Nice-Canterbury-Berlin

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Campus Full time

Master in Advanced European and International Studies, Trilingual Studies (French, English, German) in Nice-Canterbury-Berlin [+]

The trilingual branch (French, English, German) of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies (MAEIS) is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give students an overarching, encompassing vision of the political, social, economic, and cultural challenges of today’s world. The Master’s programme follows an original approach which distinguishes it from other Master’s courses in European Studies and International Relations: The MAEIS is an international, interdisciplinary and itinerant programme. Following the slogan “Learning and living Europe”, the participants rotate each trimester, moving their place of studies from Nice to Canterbury and then to Berlin. The programme is subdivided into three study terms followed by three months dedicated to the writing of the Master’s thesis and an internship (3 months minimum). Degree and recognition Students who successfully complete the programme are awarded two certifications at the end of the academic year: Master in Advanced European and International Studies: This is the diploma of CIFE, certifying the successful completion of the academic curriculum and granting 120 ECTS at Master level. The degree qualification Chargé de mission en organisations européennes et internationales (Policy Officer in European and International Organisations), recognised by the French state as a degree at Master level (level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework EQF). Career prospects The graduates of CIFE’s Master’s programmes work as Senior officials in European institutions, policy officers within the UN framework, administrators, diplomats, consultants, researchers for think tanks, lobbyists, and academic experts. Admission requirements This graduate programme is aimed at students who have already completed a first degree (minimum three years of study at university level). Furthermore, students must have a very good knowledge of English, and at least a passive knowledge of French and German. You can find more detailed information about the admission requirements and apply online at Teaching modules International Relations The module aims at enriching students’ understanding of the similarities, differences and interactions of national foreign policies in a globalised world. It considers emerging patterns of international politics, including international law and international tribunals, globalisation and transatlantic relations, as well as conflict management. European integration This module aims at familiarising the students, who could well become the next generation of European and international decision-makers, with an expert knowledge of the structures, institutions, law and policies of the European Union, as well as of the historical development of European unification. Federalism and Governance This module provides an original perspective on contemporary political institutions, through varied federal and multilevel governance frameworks. It deals with issues such as diffusion and balance of power, sovereignty, minorities, democratic representation, economic coordination, and European integration. Economy and Globalisation The key fact of the last twenty-five years has been the manifold increase of exchanges across the world, in particular in the context of a transition of socialist countries to a market economy and of the rise of new powers. Within this framework, the module analyses the exchanges of goods, services and capitals between countries, considering WTO rules of free trade as well as protectionism. Professional Skills Workshops This module equips the participants with the professional skills and competences that will enable them to work in the context of the European and international organisations: project cycle management, intercultural management, international mediation and negotiation, drafting of position papers and policy recommendations. Overview of the academic year The programme starts off in Nice (October–January) and encompasses introductory classes to all of the five modules, completed by international conferences and seminars dealing with current world politics events. This term is concluded with a mid-term exam. The second term takes place in Canterbury (January–April) at our partner, the University of Kent. During this term, students choose three courses among the curriculum proposed by the School of Politics and International Relations of the University, in line with their specialisation. At the end of the term, students write an essay for each of the three courses. A one-week study trip to the European and international organisations in Strasbourg, Brussels and Luxembourg is organised during this period. During the third term in Berlin (April–July), the programme aims at deepening the students’ knowledge of European integration and contemporary problems in international relations. Our partner in Berlin, the Institut für Europäische Politik, provides a dialogue with European integration experts and offers an insight into political life in Berlin. Moreover, one of the workshops takes place at the University of Rostock. The third term concludes with a final oral examination. From July to the end of September, students will write a substantial Master’s thesis based on original research work. From October onwards, students will do an internship (minimum three months). The internship can be accomplished in a European institution, an international organisation, national diplomacy, consultancies, non-governmental organisations or research institutes. At the end of the internship, students submit a substantial internship report, which is assessed by a board of examiners. [-]

Master in European Economic Governance (MEEG)

LUISS School of European Political Economy
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Rome

The MEEG aims at training full-fledged economists and experts in the field of European regulation and policy. Technical and analytical competencies acquired through the program are intended to form professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the European regulatory framework, who are adept at managing relations between national institutions, companies, and European institutions. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Italy 2017. NEW - Master in European Economic Governance This master's program will complement SEP’s other activities, which are currently focused on the analysis of the economy and governance of both the European Union (EU) and the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), with an aim to develop policy suggestions. SEP's analytical research will enhance MEEG's theoretical, institutional and applied knowledge. After a one-year course, MEEG students will earn an international master's degree (Master di II livello) in Economics. The master’s program is divided into two terms. The first term focuses on providing essential analytical and macroeconomic tools, as well as an overview of the historical development and legal evolution of the EU and EMU. In the second term, courses concentrate on the internal market of the EU and related key regulatory issues, such as the regulation of banking and capital markets, corporate governance, consumer protection, energy, and the environment. In order to get the most out of these courses, students are expected to already possess basic analytical tools, and two preliminary courses will be offered to those who lack prior training in the field of economics. All candidates will be required to attend a course on the management of data processing programs (Math-Lab), in addition to a course on application sources and techniques for European Funds. Aim The MEEG aims at training full-fledged economists and experts in the field of European regulation and policy. Technical and analytical competencies acquired through the program are intended to form professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the European regulatory framework, who are adept at managing relations between national institutions, companies, and European institutions. Almost all big and medium-sized firms operating within EMU member states entertain stable and continuous interactions with key European institutions. These interactions are often hindered by insufficient knowledge of the regulatory framework on the side of firms. On the flipside, European institutions often fail to factor in technical and country-specific instruments, causing them to inadequately assess the impact of their regulatory framework on the private sector. The MEEG aims at training professionals who can see the complete picture, and act as a vital link between national institutions, companies, and European institutions. Program The MEEG is a second level master's degree (Master di II livello). It is conducted in English, with a completion requirement of 60 credits. All applicants must possess a four or five-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent diploma), and will be selected based on their CV, and, in certain cases, an interview. The MEEG program includes two preliminary courses (for candidates who require basic technical tools), twelve main courses, two instrumental courses (Math-Lab and Application for European Funds), and three optional courses. Each of the preliminary courses lasts 12 hours and grants no credit. Each of the main and instrumental courses lasts 20 hours (including possible course-specific seminars) and grants 3 credits; 3 credits are provided by each of the optional courses (see below). A master's thesis provides 6 credits, and additional credits derive from activities in common with other master's programs, or self-directed activities approved by the teaching board. The MEEG intends to assist students with solid academic track records in finding internship opportunities at economic and financial institutions, both national and European. Instruction is divided into a preparatory phase, if necessary, and two full academic terms. Students who need to acquire basic technical tools for advancing through the program must take two preliminary courses in September, neither of which provide credits toward graduation. The first academic term spans October-December, during which students must complete between 7-8 courses (21-24 credits). The second term spans March-May, and consists of the remaining 7-8 courses (21-24credits), along with additional seminars as required. For all courses, attendance is compulsory. Lectures are usually held three days per week. A fourth day is reserved for general conferences and seminars, as well as internal course-specific events. A fifth day is dedicated to tutoring and discussion sessions, as well as individual study. The period from June to September is devoted to preparing the master's thesis and/or completing a possible internship. The program's structure allows for some flexibility in order to accommodate individual interests. Motivated candidates may submit proposals for self-directed study to the teaching board, with the understanding that refusal is a possibility. To earn the master's degree, candidates must pass a written exam at the end of each completed course write, and present a thesis to the teaching board, and satisfy the requirement for self-directed study. Program MEEG comprises the following courses: (i) two preliminary courses (to be taken in September) dealing with mathematical and statistical applications of economic theory and policy; (ii) two main courses on European macroeconomic theory and policy; (iii) six main courses on European regulation; (iv) one main course on European and comparative law; (v) one main course on European economic history; (vi) one main course on European economic institutions; (vii) one main course on European political institutions; (viii) two instrumental courses; (ix) two elective courses or group of courses; (x) seminars. In general (see below for exceptions), a completed program of study will include the twelve main courses, two instrumental courses, two elective courses, and additional seminars. Exceptions Candidates who do not have sufficient quantitative skill at the time of enrollment will be required to complete two additional preliminary courses. Candidates who possess an undergraduate degree lacking in economic training can substitute the two preliminary courses under (i) with two basic courses in Maths and Statistics offered by LUISS University. Additionally, they will be requested to replace the three optional courses under (ix) with three basic courses on microeconomics, macroeconomics and economic policy, offered by other degree programs at LUISS University. To supplement the above-mentioned courses, the master's program will include: (i) seminars held by key European representatives; (ii) professional training seminars, possibly in common with other master's programs; and (iii) seminars in which candidates will present their theses. Near the end of the instruction period, the MEEG will assist in the process of finding internship opportunities. These may be found at economic and financial institutions (both national and European), as well as at private firms. Curriculum SEP Senior Researchers, SEP Senior Fellows, and SEP Friends constitute the core of the MEEG's academic staff. This group cooperates with representatives from EU political and juridical institutions, notably, key personages already participating in other SEP and LUISS School of Government (SoG) activities. The MEEG provides candidates with flexibility in their academic endeavors, allowing them to tailor their path of study to their professional backgrounds, interests, and career preferences. The list of courses below shows the variety of options available, whether they be courses belonging to other master's programs in SEP and SoG, or those belonging to other first and second degree master's programs at LUISS University. Teaching staff will guide and approve each study plan. All candidates will have access to a dedicated tutor. Preliminary Courses 1. Introduction to Quantitative Economic Methods 2. Introduction to Advanced Economics First Term 1. European Economic Governance 2. The European Economy Since 1945 3. European Law 4. European Macroeconomics: Issues in Advanced Policies 5. European Monetary Theory and Policy 6. European Political Institutions 7. Instrumental Course: Math Lab Second Term 1. Banking Regulation 2. Capital Markets Regulation in the European Union 3. Competition and Consumer Protection in the European Union 4. Corporate Governance in the European Union 5. The European Union Internal Market for Products and Services 6. Energy and Environment in the European Union 7. Instrumental Course: Access to European Funds for Investment, R&D, and Cohesion Electives Candidates are requested to choose two more courses among those designed for the MEEG program, those provided by other degree programs at SEP, and those available through the SoG. In the academic year 2015-2016, one course is available as an elective directly through the MEEG program: 1. The European Welfare System (Term 2) A list of other available electives will be provided to candidates prior to the beginning of each term. Before each term, students will receive a file for each of the basic courses provided, with the curriculum, relevant references, and study material. Candidates are encouraged to set up their thesis as a research paper fit for publication. Their progress will be supervised by a member of the teaching staff or a senior researcher chosen by the teaching staff. Thanks to the structure outlined above, the MEEG program provides high-level training to assist candidates in reaching their professional goals. KEY ELEMENTS OF MEEG What we trust in and work for everyday EUROPE AS A KEY-FIELD OF INTEREST Companies and institutions operating in the internal market gain competitiveness by adopting a European perspective SKILLS FOR NEW PROFESSIONALS Full-fledged economists who link national institutions or companies with European institutions INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS SEP is part of a network of research and policy centres LUISS'S ADDED VALUE Over 200 companies and institutions collaborate with LUISS and offer its graduates employment opportunities MEEG’S GOALS What the MEEG will do DEVELOP PROFESSIONALS FOR EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS AND COMPANIES MATCH THE CORPORATE ACTIVITY WITH THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK GIVE YOUNG PEOPLE THE POTENTIAL TO WORK IN A EUROPEAN CONTEXT DEEPEN UNDERSTANDING OF EU INSTITUTIONS AND ITS ACTIVITIES PARTICIPANTS' PROFILE The MEEG program seeks to attract candidates who are interested in European studies, who aim to become key professional gures in their elds through a better understanding of the relations between national institutions or private companies and European institutions. Admission requirements: Master’s Degree (Italian Laurea Magistrale or equivalent international Degree) English knowledge: C1, C2 Deep interest in European policies European vision and global mindset DOCUMENTS Applicants must send the following documents: Application request CV Possible additional certifications OPPORTUNITIES With advanced technical and analytical training, graduates of the MEEG program will have an advantage when seeking employment at: European institutions national institutions private or public companies, as a “link” with the European institutions lobbying firms research centers The technical and analytical competence that participants will acquire at MEEG are intended to form professionals in the field of European institutions and in the management of relations between national institutions or companies and European institutions. Private sector interaction with European institutions is often based on insu cient knowledge of regulatory framework. On the ipside, European institutions often do not adequately assess the impact of regulation on productivity, especially through the lens of technical and country- speci c instruments. The MEEG program aims at training professionals who can play these missing roles, both on the side of national institutions and companies, as well as that of European institutions. INTERNSHIP The MEEG program intends to assist its graduates' search for internship opportunities, at national and European economic and nancial institutions. The LUISS network and its connections with national and European institutions, as well as the business world, increase internship opportunities. LUISS NETWORK What distinguishes LUISS is its privileged relationship with the business world. Over 200 companies, multinationals, and public and private institutions collaborate with the university, each offering real opportunities to enter the business world. LUISS provides students with multiple opportunities to meet and learn from business professionals. Its connections with the institutional and European network enhances the career prospects of its graduates. MEEG aims at training full-fledged economists with expert knowledge in the field of European policy and regulation. It creates professionals in the management of relations between national institutions or companies and European institutions. [-]

Master's Degree In Design Of Sustainable Tourist Services

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Cagliari
Campus Full time 12  March 2017 Italy Cagliari

In recent years the issue of sustainability in its broadest sense (environmental, social and economic) has assumed an increasingly important place. The Kyoto Protocol of 2020 goals are now coming and the last conference of Cop21 in Paris in 2015 on the climate has decided to keep the rise in temperature on earth below 1 degree and a half mostly by reducing CO2 emissions from the activities of ' man. In an Italian last GreenItaly 2015 report records that the green economy brings an added value to our country of over one hundred and two stepping euro, equivalent to 10.3% of our national economy. One company in five is sustainable and tourism follows this trend. The sustainable design research becomes more than ever a demand made by the market, the more the design made in Italy combination associated with the development of sustainable tourism services. In this framework the master goal is to create the new managers who can manage and create new services for sustainable tourism falling into innovative figures of green jobs. [+]

THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Who should attend: The Master in Design of sustainable tourist services It is designed for graduates in economics, humanities and design interested in developing their skills in the field of sustainable tourism and the development of the area, but also for managers and tourism operators who want an intensive year increase their skills to propose on the market with more skills. Target: The Master form a new type of sustainable services manager for tourism in the categories of green jobs: a highly specialized professional but with strong cross-cutting and interdisciplinary skills, by learning about sustainable communication skills, economic (particularly green economy , blue economy and sharing economy) and knowledge of processes, materials and design tools. The student will have achieved at the end of path, soft skills on the theme of sustainability applied to design of tourism services and the green marketing tools to communicate. In addition it will have gained the ability to achieve conversion projects of tourist service and accommodation of traditional mold in sustainable new reality. Will identify forms and funding of international facilitation to support financially these choices and will master the most appropriate communication strategy through the green sustainable marketing and communication tools, peculiar to these issues which differ from those of traditional marketing. The master was for this purpose divided into 4 main areas to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the topic: Economics, Communication, Sustainability, Design. At the end of the course participants will create a design based on real cases. Methodology: The Master in Design of services for sustainable tourism It provides switching between lectures with laboratory practical exercises, testimonials, case studies and field trips. The program carried out in the classroom alongside a path of work and personal development of projects with the support of tutors and teachers. It is expected a week at the headquarters of Venice IED. [-]

Master in Interaction Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12  September 2017 Italy Milan

In the Master in Interaction Design program, you will gain the theoretical knowledge and professional skills you need to define problems and solutions in interaction and user design. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Italy 2017. Imagine. Code. Click, swipe, pinch. Interaction design is about creating a product, service, or space that interacts with the body or the mind through innovative technology. It is about the intersection of digital elements and everyday life; the creation of more intuitive user interfaces; the adoption of digital technology for enriched service experiences; the transformation of design visions into market opportunities. In the Master in Interaction Design program, you will gain the theoretical knowledge and professional skills you need to define problems and solutions in interaction and user design. You will analyze and experiment with software and hardware technology in order to develop confidence with the palette of tools and platforms that form the foundation for designing interactive solutions. Domus Academy’s “learning by designing” approach is based on the tradition of Italian mentorship in design. You’ll work directly with companies to develop concepts, scenarios, and strategies based on the use of interactive and digital technology in everyday life. Audience The program is designed for candidates who have a first-level degree and/or professional experience in product design, visual and graphic design, media and Web design, architecture, computer science, engineering, communication science, psychology, or sociology. Outcome During this degree program, students will: Complete a self-driven conceptual research project according to professional standards. Create innovative concepts, solutions, and experiences in interaction design for diverse industries and sectors. Demonstrate a professional level of cooperation and deadline management within a multicultural team. Program The Master in Interaction Design program is structured as an exploration of research and design experiences that not only provides the tools for helping students to understand how things are done, but also assists them in deciphering the reasons why they are done. You will develop theoretical knowledge and professional skills for practicing interaction design within corporations and design consultancies; identify the features that characterize a specific user experience; envision future scenarios; and develop competence in selecting and applying methods, tools, and resources for running a design-driven project. The program is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the course leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship. The program consists of four main modules, each of which includes a two-week course and six-week workshop. The modules are followed by a two-month internship period and a final portfolio presentation. The modular structure is customizable, allowing flexibility and variety to better serve each student’s needs and goals. Courses Coursework focuses on: Exploring the nature, languages, and values of the contemporary design scene Analyzing new aesthetic and behavioral trends in the marketplace Prototyping for interactive products and services, using basic software and hardware Investigating methods and tools for research and design Exploring the factors that determine the economic performance of a brand or company Branding your own work Workshops Guided by industry professionals and faculty project leaders, you will work in cooperation with leading companies on practical projects relating to interaction design. Some possible workshop topics include the following: Explore the design process from the point of view of people and their activities in everyday contexts. Learn to decipher people’s needs, expectations, and desires; develop use scenarios; and create and validate solutions. Develop projects within the domains of physical computing and haptic interfaces (user interactions involving touch) within a spectrum from simple reactivity to full interactivity. Use a mix of communication strategies and design tools in order to develop the global brand identity of a small to medium-sized company, a product line, and/or a startup. Develop a proposal that combines design approaches in a new, innovative, and surprising way. Your project might involve an established brand, an emerging company, a company that wishes to reposition its business, or a new venture. Portfolio The final element of the program is the portfolio review. You will present your portfolio of work completed during the year in front of an exam board for evaluation. Internship There is no better way for you to gain experience in your field than actually working in it. The internship is a chance for you to work onsite for a company or design studio in your field of interest—while applying all the strategies you learned in the classroom and in workshops. Alternatively, you can complete an intensive project in collaboration with a company on the Domus Academy campus. Either way, you’ll get an inside perspective on how your industry really works, and you can make important connections that will further your career. The internship lasts two months and comes at the end of your year of studies. 100% of our students participate in the internship, including non-EU students, who may extend their visas for up to one year to complete this portion of their studies. Companies Several prestigious companies and design studios collaborate with the Master in Interaction Design program, actively participating in courses, workshops, internships, and international competitions organized by the department. Students have the opportunity to work directly with companies like these in their workshop projects and internships. This direct collaboration facilitates mentorship and gives students access to a wide network of professional connections. Companies and organizations involved in this program include: Adobe, Canon, Cisco, Condé Nast, Fujitsu, Fundación Escultor Berrocal, Hager Group, illywords, IKS Core Consulting, Mattel, Meet the Media Guru, MIT Mobile Experience Lab, Motorola, Nokia, Park Hyatt, RCS MediaGroup, Re-Power, Samsung, Studio Museo Achille Castiglioni. Accreditation Upon graduation from Domus Academy, you’ll earn a degree that’s recognized around Europe and the world—an Academic Master’s Degree (60 ECTS credits) accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR)*. You’ll also earn a second valuable qualification: the Domus Academy Master’s Diploma. Our accreditation has helped Domus Academy build relationships with prestigious companies, so you have the chance to gain practical work experience during your course of study. An accredited degree, plus the practical experience you gain through an internship, shows employers that you received a top-quality education and that you bring industry-relevant knowledge and skills to the table when you join their team. Our accreditation also means that the relevant academic credits you earn at Domus Academy will transfer to other institutions if you choose to work toward another master’s or a doctoral-level degree. Career Opportunities Students of the Master in Interaction Design will develop the skills and competencies they need to launch a career in interaction design. Possible job titles include interaction designer, user experience (UX) designer, creative director, digital strategist, and design manager. Graduates may seek employment at established companies—such as research institutions, telecommunications companies, or architecture/design studios—or start their own consulting business. [-]

Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bolzano

The goal of this two-year programme is to provide students with a solid theoretical understanding of entrepreneurial and economic subjects, focusing on two aspects: how to build up new companies and how to develop innovation within a company. [+]

Get top-notch business knowledge on start-ups and innovation from us. Turn your ideas into your start-up! The goal of this two-year programme is to provide students with a solid theoretical understanding of entrepreneurial and economic subjects, focusing on two aspects: how to build up new companies and how to develop innovation within a company. Areas that characterize the study of entrepreneurship include setting up a business plan, analysing the human, economic and financial resources necessary to set up a business and understanding how to recognize market opportunities. Innovation is understood broadly as the creation and application of new skills applied to product development, managerial processes and competitive strategies. Students are required to undertake an internship. Career opportunities: Graduates will find an occupation in knowledge-intensive industries, as well as in traditional sectors which are experiencing a transformation process due to innovation. An entrepreneurial approach is being applied in medium and large public and private companies and in the service sector as a way to administer and manage and to allocate resources. Graduates may also apply for positions as project managers in the development of new products and in the management of innovation. The Entrepreneurial Laboratory A qualifying element of this educational path is represented by the “Entrepreneurial Laboratory”, which is a formative context in which the course contents belonging to heterogeneous disciplinary fields are linked in a systematic way, applying didactic learning methods based on problems. In the laboratory the progressively acquired skills are utilized by the students in order to analyze real situations. Please note: This is a trilingual study programme (Italian, German and English). Students have to prove knowledge in at least 2 out of the 3 tuition languages at a B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in order to be admitted. Scholarships & support programs All eu citizens can apply for a study grant by the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol. It is income based and might amount up to 5900 €. If you are eligible, you will also be exempted from the tuition fees. Non-EU students can apply for a study grant of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol when they have a long-time permit to stay or if they have their residence in South Tyrol for at least one year without interruption. [-]

Master in Interior Architecture

IAAD + Écoles de Condé
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Turin

The Master examines the space designed both in its aesthetic and functional aspects and in those, less obvious, methods of use and symbolic [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Italy 2017. Master program in INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE - New forms of contemporary living The Master examines the space designed both in its aesthetic and functional aspects and in those, less obvious, methods of use and symbolic values. It emerges a dual path, starting from the instinct of men to make room, placing its own habitat, investigates the performative value of built, depositary of the fundamental values of the community. Suggestions and theoretical stimuli become the material on which it's possible to develop the project activity focusing all attention on making concrete what elective scope of a designer. Objectives and teaching methodology Design is experiencing a time of strong momentum and spreading. The rapid evolution of production methods and lifestyles increasingly requires adaptability and innovation. Anticipating and stimulating change has become one of the main drivers of growth and competitive factor of contemporary economies. The traditional disciplinary boundaries are overwhelmed by the need for greater interaction, ability to work in groups and technology transfer. Designers are required to know new tools of representation and sharing of information as well as to improve skills of listening to the needs. However, new opportunities open for designers who are asked to draw on the wealth of traditional knowledge without conditions or obligations formal style. The product of creativity, also applied to a theme as old as the living, can become a software that helps us orient ourselves or an interface to manage a home automation application but in any case it must be time to take advantage of new knowledge to improve the welfare and meet the need for comfort. It seems clear, even from this brief introduction, that the master is not intended only to transfer a pre-established knowledge and consolidated experience as the use of techniques, materials typical of other fields such as literature, chemistry, neurosciences, cinema, computer science. Finally we want to give space to the themes typical of professional practice and management of the project and to the team of employees that the customer, considered part of the quality of work of the designer. In addition to the conscience of the economics of the project, students IAAD must acquire the ability to do marketing of themselves - essential to present and understand their work and their skills. During the course, great importance is given to presentations and design contest: students are encouraged to make presentations of their work and supported to participate in national and international contests: the projects must not only meet the designers, but they must be able to be appreciated and understood by juries of experts and the public. FACULTY Professionals working in the respective academic subject sectors, who know the main players of the sector and the skills needed to be competitive in the job market, make up IAAD teaching staff. Lecturers will be instrumental in helping students improve and comprehend which aspects of one's professionalism need to be perfected to enter the job market with a lead. Contributions of excellence IAAD believes in the value of cultural and experiential contamination, opening the doors of the university to professionals known nationally and internationally, experts who contribute to the didactic, leading workshops, seminars and lectures. Students will have the unique opportunity to interact with "gurus" of the sector, who will join IAAD faculty as Visiting professors. [-]