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Master's Degree in Economics and International Management

The Master's Degree Programme in Economics and International Management enables graduates to hold management positions in private and public enterprises characterized by high internationalization. Students are allowed to choose one of three different Curricula, related to Made in Italy luxury and global markets, Digital Marketing and Export, and to the Management of International Relations, Global management and Economic Diplomacy. Each and every Curriculum provides theoretical and practical skills for the management of business relationships in international contexts. To this end, the Course is specifically focused on internationalization processes, with courses taught in English and the opportunity to spend a period of study abroad thanks to the network of international agreements between the Faculty and several European and non-European universities. Students also have the opportunity to study a second foreign language, to be chosen from the following: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. The study plan includes 5 Languages for Business Labs (Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian) and nine other labs.
MA Economics and International Management students may follow one of three possible curricula:

  • Curriculum in Luxury, Made in Italy and Global Markets;
  • Curriculum in International Relations, Global management and Economic Diplomacy;
  • Curriculum in Digital Marketing and Exports.
UNINT is a member of the AACSB - Business education alliance and has started the accreditation procedure for its Degree Courses in the economics and business area.
 
In the CENSIS ranking of Italian universities (2021/2022 edition), the Master's Degree Programme in Economics and International Management ranked second in terms of students' career progression and fourth in the overall ranking of the Master's Degrees offered by Italian non-state universities in the economic field. The Faculty also ranked first in Italy among the universities in our size class for research quality in the economics and business area and sixth in the overall ranking out of 70 universities assessed in this area (Anvur - VQR - 2015-2019).
 
Fast facts
Academic Year: 2023-2024
Programme length: 2 years
Access: Free
Location: Rome

The normal requirement for admission to the Master’s degree in Economics and International Management (LM-77) is one of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or any other equivalent international diploma or certification in any of the following degree courses: L-14, L-16, L-18, L-33, L-36, L-37, L-40 (D.M. 270/2004); or in 2, 15, 17, 19, 28, 31 (D.M. 509/1999);
  • Bachelor’s degree or any other international equivalent diploma or certification in a degree course not mentioned above, plus the acquisition of at least 50 ECTS in a specific scientific-disciplinary sector, as defined in the course guidance. 

The Faculty of Economics organizes four preparatory courses in Economics, Business Management, Statistics and Law reserved to students without a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. They aim at providing enrolling students with preliminary knowledge and filling any gaps.

The Faculty also organizes an English language test for freshers. Based on the results of the test, students will be directed to the English for international affairs course or to one of the advanced English courses provided for in each curricula.

It is possible to verify the access requirements at the following link.

Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma – UNINT strongly believes in rewarding the most deserving students. In fact, it provides scholarships linked exclusively to school and university merit, thanks to which the most brilliant students are awarded a reduction in their fees. Moreover, starting from AY 2020/21, new scholarships linked to civil and social commitment have been awarded. Students undertaking their 1st academic year and particularly committed in the civil society will be awarded a reduction up to 50% of their standard fees. Follow the link to find out more.

Alessandro De Nisco
Dean of the Faculty of Economics
 

The Master's Degree Programme in Economics and International Management – Curriculum in Luxury, Made in Italy and Global Markets prepares students for a career as managers in companies operating in the luxury and Made in Italy industries (namely: fashion, food and creative industries). Students acquire an in-depth knowledge of the evolutionary trends of the sector, the specificities relating to the management of top-line brands and products and the internationalization strategies. Thanks to the flexibility of the study plan, students can attend all the courses taught in English or choose a mixed curriculum Italian-English. Students are also offered the chance to attend lectures, seminars and conferences on the latest developments in emerging market trends and luxury goods sales. Furthermore, the Curriculum offers them the opportunity to to apply for an internship in Made in Italy companies and to participate in Labs, including the Languages for Business Lab (Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian languages).
The Course is reserved to both Italian and foreign students and it is particularly suitable for students coming from an economic, linguistic or cultural mediation academic background.

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The Master's Degree Programme in Economics and International Management – Digital Marketing and Export Curriculum is designed to provide students with specialised skills in the implementation of marketing and sales strategies aimed at international markets and based on the use of the digital channel. In fact, digital media and e-commerce will soon represent the main means for accessing and controlling foreign markets, in particular by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This is why, the Course combines knowledge of the operating mechanisms of international markets with theoretical and practical skills in several fields: international marketing, digital communication, social media management, e-commerce and innovation. Students have the possibility to attend lectures and seminars on the latest developments in new media.
The Course also includes laboratory activities focused on web design, content management, digital advertising and the analysis of corporate web reputation through the use of sentiment analysis techniques. The course is particularly suitable for students coming from an economic, linguistic or cultural mediation, public relations or communication academic background.

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The Master's Degree Programme in Economics and International – Curriculum in International Relations, Global management and economic diplomacy helps students to develop the critical skills, insight and global awareness required for a successful career in international relations and governmental and non-governmental organizations. The Course allows the acquisition of managerial skills relating to international organizations and third sector companies. At the same time, it provides students with a deep knowledge of the economic and political dimension of international relations and diplomacy. The courses are taught by professors, diplomats and leading experts with experience in international organisations and institutions such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, NATO, the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation and the Italian Ministry of foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Students are given the chance to attend all the courses taught in English or to choose a mixed curriculum Italian - English. Furthermore, they are provided with several labs and they are offered the opportunity to participate in different initiatives such as the School of Political Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy (SERID).
The Course is reserved to both Italian and foreign students and it is particularly suitable for students coming from an economic, linguistic or political science academic background.

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In order to prepare students for the world of work, the Master’s Degree in Economics and International Management offers them the opportunity to attend numerous labs. In particular, 5 annual linguistic labs (Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian) and several others taught in Italian and English are provided by the Faculty of Economics. Some of them are organized in partnership with companies and national and international institutions.

LABS ECTS
Public Communication and Campaigning Lab (in partnership with Doctors Without Borders) 4
Laboratory of Digital Advertising  4
Laboratory of EU Project Management Lab (in English)  4
Laboratory of Excel for business 4
Laboratory of Fashion and PR (in English) 4
Languages for Business Lab (to be chosen from Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian) 3
Laboratory of International markets analysis (in English) 4
Laboratory of Web Reputation and Sentiment Analysis 4
Laboratory of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Lab (in English) 4

 

  ECTS
Consumer Behavior and Neuromarketing 6
Economic Diplomacy, Country Promotion and Soft Power 6
Entrepreneurship and Start Up (in English) 6
Event Management (1) 6
Export taxation 6
Intercultural Diplomacy (in English) 6
Chinese commercial Law 6
Consumer Behavior and Neuromarketing 6
Emotional Intelligence in Human Resource Management 6
Digital Payment, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain 6
Games Theory and Corporate Decision Making 6
Transcreation for International Marketing 6
New Technologies for Virtual and Augmented Reality 3

(1) Course from the Faculty of Interpreting and Translation.

(2) Course from the Faculty of of Political Science and Sociopsychological Dynamics.

Starting from the academic year 2021/2022, the Master’s degree in Economics and International Management provides for the Path of Excellence initiative, reserved to a limited number of particularly deserving students - selected on the basis of their study results through a special call issued annually by the Faculty. The initiative provides them with the access for free to an additional training course, whose contents are defined in agreement with students. At the end of the Degree, students will obtain, together with the Degree title, an additional certification. The supplementary training activities may consist of courses provided by the University, disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies, seminars, research projects and internships in companies and institutions. These activities must be carried out mainly in English and / or provide for in-depth study of at least a foreign language in addition to English. The supplementary activities of the Path of Excellence can also be carried out at foreign Universities, as part of UNINT international mobility programs.

Internships are fundamental for the development of students’ skills. UNINT recognizes ECTS for the internships (or work activities) independently carried out by students if they are in line with the Course Curriculum. The Faculty of Economics provides for three different ways of accessing and having recognized curricular internships:

  1. Applying for the calls proposed by the Placement Office, by visiting the dedicated web page and / or by subscribing to the Placement newsletter for announcements on job and internship offers. The Placement Office is available to identify, among the agreements, the most consistent opportunities with regard to the curriculum and professional goals of each student.
  2. Internship proposed by the student: students can propose a company in which to carry out the curricular internship. In this case, it is necessary to send by email a request to the Placement Office specifying: 1. The characteristics of the company / institution; 2. The tasks to be performed; 3. The duration. This request will be evaluated by the Dean of the Faculty and by the Faculty Placement Delegate. If successful, the student can proceed with the preparation of the required documentation (agreement, company data, training project) through the appropriate forms to be requested from the Placement Office.
  3. Recognition of internships not activated through UNINT or work activity with contract: in order to support working students, the Faculty of Economics allows the recognition of internships independently activated by the student (for example through public institutions or employment agencies) and of regularly contracted work in progress. Below you can download the documentation needed.

Form A - External Internship

Form A - Employment Contract

Form B - Recognition Request

 

For any further information on curricular internships, you can contact the Placement Office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or the Faculty Placement Delegate (Prof. Giada Mainolfi - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The Faculty of Economics provides for a tutoring service in order to help students overcome any difficulties. Support figures available for the students are the following:

  • Dean of the Faculty (prof. Alessandro De Nisco - receives by appointment at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.): in case of particularly significant problems related to the overall organization of the Degree Programme (scheduling of courses, relationship with teachers etc.).
  • Senior Tutor: in case of problems related to the Degree Programme training offer, to the management of the study plan, to the entry requirements etc.
    Luxury, Made in Italy and Emerging Markets: prof. Giada Mainolfi (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.);
    International Relations, Global Management and Economic DiplomacyInternational Relations Management: prof. Sanja Vlahovic (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)Andrea Gentili ;
    Digital Marketing and Export: prof. Anna Carla Nazzaro (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
  • Peer tutor: a senior student who supports students in an informal way in case of organizational and didactic difficulties and help them integrate in the social life of University. Martina Noero (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.): available at the box of the Faculty of Economics (first floor - in front of the Rector’s office) every Wednesday from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM or via videoconference. Appointments shall be fixed by e-mail.
    Turor for working students: a senior student who supports working students who are unable to attend classes.
     Benedetta Pironi (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.): available at the box of the Faculty of Economics (first floor - in front of the Rector’s office) every Tuesday from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM or via videoconference. Appointments shall be fixed by e-mail.
     

For assistance with individual courses, students can meet the teachers at the end of the lessons or contact them for information or to make an appointment. You can find teachers' names and contacts at this link

Students of each Degree Programme vote their own Student Representative, who takes part in the Faculty Council. Students may address their Representative for any need. Student Representative of the Master’s Degree in Economics and International Management: Manar Jhir (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The academic and teaching staff consists of scholar and officials from some of the main international and national bodies operating in a global context, such as World Bank, International Monetary Fund, International Atomic Energy Agency, Italian Agency for Development Cooperation NATO, ENI Spa, ISTAT, TIM, Google and Microsoft..Classes are also taught by experts with experience in professional activities for the Ministry of Economy and Finances, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Court of Cassation, the Superior Council of Magistracy, the High Commissioner for Prevention and Contrast to corruption and other forms of crime in Public Administration, the European Corporate Governance Institute, Eni Spa.

For the entire list of the academic and teaching staff clic here.

The Steering Committee has the role of steering all the degree-programme activities towards relations with the local territory, institutions, mass media, the world of work, production systems, and civil society, pursuant to article 11 of the Ministerial Decree No. 270 of 22 October 2004 and to MIUR Circular No. 416 of 01/12/2005.

Current external members of the Steering Committee of the Faculty of Economics (approved by the Faculty Council on 19 May 2021, minutes no. 248):

 

  • Dr. Eugenia Aguilar Auregui, UNINT graduate and Business developer at Too Good to Go;
  • Dr. Massimo Fedeli, IT Manager at ISTAT;
  • Dr. Filippo Maria Invitti, President of the International Observatory of Consiglio Nazionale dei Dottori Commercialisti e degli Esperti Contabili of Rome;
  • Dr. Domenico Mauriello, Secretary General st Assocamere estero;
  • Dr. Carlo Palmieri, Vice President of the Board of Directors at Pianoforte Holding;
  • Dr. Mariangela Siciliano, Export Training manager at SACE.

The new MyUNINT platform is available for students to consult the Course documents, the complete list of courses and programs, the academic calendar, and the exams and graduation sessions.

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