Master's degree course in Economics and International Management

Class: LM-77
Academic year: 2024/2025
Duration: 2 years
Admission: Free admission upon verification of requirements
Modes: In person and online teaching
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Course Director: Anna Carla Nazzaro
Reception hours: Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. - 14:00 p.m.

The master's degree course in International Economics and Management (LM-77) is aimed at training professionals capable of practicing  managerial functions within public and private companiesat an advanced level. Ideally th role is expected to operate in sectors characterized by a high international vision, offering an in-depth knowledge of modern international management tools and a global vision of the reference environment. 

The educational structure of the Course is characterized by the possibility of choosing between three areas of specialization related to high-end sectors: Made in Italy,  marketing and digital export  and the management of multinational companies and international organizations of an economic nature. 

Regardless of the curriculum chosen, particular attention is paid to internationalization processes, with the aim of responding to the growing demand for professional figures specialized in managing relationships with foreign partners.

Curricula and subjects

When enrolling, students can choose one of the following curricula:

  • Luxury, Made in Italy and Sustainability: the purpose is to train graduates capable of entering the management of companies operating in the main segments of luxury and made in Italy. This is done by providing skills related to the analysis of evolutionary trends of the industry, the management of high-end brands and products, and the establishment of internationalization strategies in compliance with the regulatory and socio-economic evolution of the principle of sustainable development;
  • Digital Marketing and Export: the purpose is to train graduates specialized in the development and implementation of marketing and sales strategies based on the use of digital channels. Particular attention is given to the development of e-commerce for accessing and managing foreign markets;
  • International Relations, Global Management and Economic Diplomacy : the course will be entirely in English. The purpose is to train professionals with qualified managerial competence in the field of international relations and, in particular, in the management of governmental and non-governmental organizations and national and international institutions operating in the world of cooperation and economic development.

 

UNINT is a member of the AACSB – Business education alliance and has started the accreditation procedure for its degree courses in the economic and business area.

The University also came infirst place among Italian universities in our size class for quality of research in the economic-business area and in sixth place in the overall ranking out of 70 universities evaluated in this area (Anvur – VQR – 2015-2019).

Laboratory activities

The vocational profile of the Course is complemented by the presence of five business language laboratories (Chinese, French, English, Russian and Spanish) and other laboratories that delve into several topics such as: Laboratory of International Markets Analysis (in English), laboratories of Fashion product design and development, Digital content management, Web reputation and sentiment analysis, Digital advertising, Negotiation and conflict resolution (in English), Euro-planning (in English), the “Tonino Lamborghini” heritage marketing laboratory and the Virtual reality and metaverse laboratory: store design & management.

Steering committee

  • Anna Carla Nazzaro, President of the Master's Degree Course in International Economics and Management (LM-77) UNINT
  • Alessandro De Nisco, Director of UNINT's Department of International Humanities and Social Sciences
    International UNINT
  • Massimo Fedeli, Director of the Department for the development of methods and technologies for the production and dissemination of statistical information (DIRM) of ISTAT
  • Carlo Palmieri, Vice President Pianoforte Holding SPA
  • Fabrizio Lobasso, Deputy Director General for the Promotion of Italy and Principal Director for Economic Internationalization (DGSP – MAECI)
  • Arianna Sassi, Sustainability Program Manager of Almaviva

Study plan compilation guide

At the beginning of the academic year, the university organizes topic days dedicated to guidance on filling in study plans. During the meeting, which teachers, the Guidance Office, and Student Services participate in, several pieces of information will be provided: technical indications relating to the compilation of the plan, general information regarding the Academic offer, and guidance on obtaining credits.

Academic offer: Languages

Knowledge of languages ​​represents an essential requirement for dealing with international markets. The training offer is therefore characterized by the presence of numerous lectures taught in English and a Course entirely taught in English.

The study program also offers the opportunity to study a second foreign language in addition to English. The courses are with recognized level certifications, the choice is between ArabicChineseFrenchJapanesePortugueseRussianSpanish and German.

The study plan also includes:

  • 6 credits dedicated to Business English, with the possibility of choosing between a basic course (entry level B1/exit level B1+) and an advanced course (entry level C1/exit level C1 strengthened with specialized language);
  • A laboratory for Business Language with compulsory attendance chosen from the following: <br>English (access level B2+/C1exit level C1 strengthened with specialized language), Chinese (access level B1/exit level B1 strengthened with specialized language), French (entry level B2+/C1; exit level C1 reinforced with specialized language), Russian (entry level B1; exit level B1 strengthened with specialized language), Spanish (access level B1; exit level B2 strengthened with specialized language).

Language certifications

During the academic year 2024/2025, the University Language Center (Centro Linguistico di Ateneo) offers newly enrolled students (enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree in any of the majors offered in the University's Academic offer) the possibility to obtain a language certification based on their skill level.

Every student, during their study career, will be able to take an international certification exam, without any additional costs, choosing among the certifications affiliated with the University: CAMBRIDGE, TOEFL iBT, DELE, CAPLE, TORFL, DELFDALF.

Study and internship experiences abroad

The course has a strong international focus, the University offers the opportunity to spend a stay abroad for internship or study purposes. This is possible thanks to a network of over 100 international agreements stipulated with European and non-European universities, moreover the University also has over 700 active agreements for internships at public and private sector corporations both in Italy and abroad.

Path of excellence

Path of excellence is operative in the Course. The Path allows a limited number of particularly deserving students to access a supplementary training course for free. The students are selected on the basis of their study results through a specific call issued annually by the University and the contents of the course are defined in agreement with the student. FInally, in addition to the degree qualification, the student will obtain an additional certification which is reported under the Career Certification.

The supplementary training course is characterized by high professionalizing vocational training. It may consist of courses provided by the University, disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies, seminar activities, research projects and internships at companies and institutions. 

These activities must be carried out mainly in English and/or provide for the in-depth study of at least one second foreign language in addition to English. The supplementary activities established by the Path of Excellence can also be carried out at foreign university in cooperation with the international mobility programs activated by the University. 

Admission requirements, assessment of prior knowledge, additional training obligations and pre-courses

Admission to the Course is subject to possession of one of the following qualifications:

  • An Academic degree or Bachelor's degree or other foreign recognized degree that is equivalent in degree courses for the following classes: L-14, L-16, L-18, L-33, L-36, L-37, L-40 (DM 270/2004) and classes 2, 15, 17, 19, 28, 31 (DM 509/1999);
  • An Academic degree or Bachelor's degree different from the above, with the acquisition of at least 50 CFUs in specific scientific-disciplinary fields defined in the Academic Regulations of the course of study.

For enrollment purposes, a mandatory interview with a board of teachers is requirde. This happens in order to verify personal preparation and the adequacy of curricular requirements.  

For the academic year 2024/2025 the assessment of prior knowledge will take place in person and online on the following dates:

  • April 22th at 12:00 p.m.
  • May 30th at 12:00 p.m.
  • June 20th at 12:00 p.m.
  • September 26th at 12:00 p.m.
  • October 31th at 12:00 p.m.


An English language proficiency test for newly enrolled students is also planned. Based on the results of the test, freshmen will be directed to the English for International Affairs course or to one of the advanced English courses provided in each course. English language proficiency test dates will be made available on this page. 

To enroll in the degree course and register for the interview it is necessary to verify that you meet the requirements using the following link.

Pre-courses

There are four pre-courses on EconomyBusiness ManagementStatistics Law. These are reserved to students who have not obtained a degree in economics, but who meet the entry requirements. This is aimed at achieving preliminary knowledge useful for the start of the study programme.

To consult the academic calendar, class schedules, courses and programs, tutoring and student assistance, exams and graduations, you can consult the Info dropdown menu and click on Enrolled students.

As part of the activities related to quality assurance, UNINT, since 2021, is certified in accordance with UNI EN ISO 9001:2015. The first certificate was released on February 8 2021, confirmed for 2022 and 2023. On January 31 2024, the new certification of conformity with the requirements ISO 9001:2015 for "Teaching, training, research and third mission activities" was obtained for the year 2024. This certified the correct definition and execution of the processes implemented within the University.

Simultaneous enrolment in two degree programmes

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