You will understand and analyze economics and financial phenomena in an international perspective and get a solid education built on rigorous quantitative and qualitative tools.
You can choose between two majors. In the Economics major, a sound methodological background gives you the tools to understand a large set of issues: globalization, international and monetary macroeconomics, competition policy, political economics and development economics. In the Finance major, you are exposed to a large set of topics related to the functioning of modern financial systems: capital markets, financial intermediaries, financial contracts and instruments and principles and applications of corporate finance techniques are all studied and discussed from a global perspective.International Economics and Finance is offered at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
As a general rule, the majority of graduates in International Economics and Finance continue their path in a graduate program; graduates may also have direct access to the labor market.
In this case, career opportunities are usually the following:
Major in Finance:
Junior positions in financial institutions (banks, asset management companies, leasing and factoring companies, etc.) as a financial analyst or as an interface with customers as well as junior positions in companies working in finance or related functions that involve international and multicultural work teams;
Major in Economics:
Junior positions in supranational institutions, research organizations or companies, private or public institutions, middle-large size companies analyzing the economic system, particularly supranational and international issues, and junior positions in companies with a global outlook to deal with external authorities with reference to international issues (intellectual property, antitrust, etc.).
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Each course is assigned a given number of credits.
One credit point corresponds to an average of 25 hours of work, divided as follows: 8-10 hours of classroom activities (lessons, exercises, seminars) and 15 hours of individual study.
The first three semesters introduce you to the fundamental notions and concepts concerning the study of management, economics, quantitative methods, accounting, finance and commercial law, with a clear focus on the international aspects of these fields of knowledge.
After the common curriculum courses, you can choose between the major in Economics and the major in Finance.
During the final part of the program, you have the opportunity to further boost the international profile of your education by studying at leading universities abroad and/or by undertaking internships in Italy or abroad. Internships, exchange programs and innovative teaching methods enable you to sharpen your problem solving approach and develop lateral thinking skills.
Major in Economics:
List of Major compulsories:
Major in Economics
Major in Finance
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
Each year, Bocconi University establishes the number of students who may be admitted to its programs, to ensure the best welcome, promote success during the study program and facilitate graduates’ entrance into the labour market.
Category of applicants
The categories of applicants vary based on the secondary school attended: Italian applicants, international applicants, talent students, applicants transferring from another University.
Elements of evaluationProfiles will be evaluated based on the following elements:
Completing the Admission ApplicationAdmitted applicants will receive an offer that depends on meeting several curricular requirements:
The Admissions Committee of applicants' admission results by considering each applicant’s personal background and choices expressed, assessing the complete profile and considering the spots places available for in the application session.
Within the timelines defined for the various application sessions, applicants may view the results by accessing the “My Application” with their login information.The language requirements vary from Home University to Home University: TOEFL iBt 76-100, IELTS 6-7 .
Università Bocconi has a detailed system of tuition and fees, financial assistance and exemptions, aimed at providing all students the necessary financial means to complete their studies.Therefore, in order to ensure a fair tuition system, for the three-year Bachelor programs in Economics and the five-year degree program in Law, Università Bocconi foresees a yearly tuition fees which amounts to approximately € 11,000 which is equal to the 4th income bracket, and 3 reduced income brackets, adjusted to the economic and patrimony conditions of the student's original and de facto family.
Financial Aid for Prospective Undergraduate Students
Bocconi University is committed to making a higher education available to all talented students: we welcome motivated and bright students, regardless of their families’ financial situation. For years Bocconi has undertaken an investment policy to support deserving students through an expanding financial aid system based on both merit and need. Thanks to agreements made with the top Italian banks, our students also have access to a variety of student loan options.
To facilitate student applications and to allow families to evaluate the actual financial commitment needed to attend Bocconi before enrollment, the admissions application and financial aid applications have the same deadlines and timeframes and must be submitted together. The outcome of financial aid will be made available shortly after the admission’s results and prior do the deadline to enroll in Bocconi.
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