International Economics


Description of the course

MSc. Degree in International Economics offered by the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics at the University of Milano-Bicocca is a two-year study program that provides advanced knowledge and skills in core areas of economics achieved through the delivery of specialized courses in macroeconomics, microeconomics, international economics, econometrics and other range of optional courses (Game theory, European studies, Industrial organization, Labor economics).

In order to give an in-depth exposure to the various theoretical constructs, the students are also required to attend courses in management, corporate finance, business strategy as well as European and international contract law, competition law and employment law. The overall aim of the course is to train students for careers as applied economists in the private sector as well as in government and international organizations. The program also provides a strong foundation for undertaking doctoral studies. 

Career path

 Our graduates are equipped with the practical and analytical tools to work and excel in the field of international economics. Our alumni are working as managers, business consultants, financial analysts, policy advisors, researchers and economists across large companies, government, financial institutions, international organizations and academia. Some of them have won scholarships and admitted to Italian and International doctorate programs. 

Course director

Prof. Piergiovanna Natale


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Degree requirements

 Min. 3 years Bachelor Degree from an accredited college/university or its equivalent English Certification: Certificate of proficiency in English corresponding to min. B2 level, issued by recognized institutions. 

Admission procedure

 Admission procedures vary according to the student’s nationality and place of residence. For complete clarity concerning different pocedures, we invite those interested to consult our website. Since the procedure may take several weeks/months of processing, we highly recommend you to get in touch with the competent offices as soon as possible. PLEASE NOTE: The number of seats available are limited, therefore we request you to apply as soon as possible. 

Accommodation at University of Milano-Bicocca

 In order for you to fully experience Bicocca campus life, we have carefully selected the residence close to the main campus building that encourage you to not only integrate with your peers, but also with the local community. The University of Milano - Bicocca makes available at their residences ( Building U12 , via Vizzola 5 in Milan and Building U22 , via Mantova in Sesto San Giovanni ) some rooms destined to guest service. To book an accomodation and know costs and terms of your stay you can write to:

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