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The Curriculum in International Finance and Economics (IFE) of the Master's degree course in Markets and financial intermediaries (Mercati ed intermediari finanziari) - LM 77 offers a rigorous education in an international and multi-cultural environment. The Master's Degree Course IFE aims at developing advanced theoretical and practical competencies that will allow graduate students to work in a wide range of international contexts.

Students who want to apply for the IFE course and hold an educational qualification issued by a non-Italian High School or University are required to apply for a pre-evaluation through the dedicated online application platform. No application sent by e-mail or by post will be accepted.

Compulsory items:
  • A copy of your degree with transcript of records. (Note that Italian and EU citizens can provide a self-certification of the academic qualification and of the transcript of recordsTranscript of records and Grade Point Average)
  • English language certification or English exams taken during the academic career
  • CV in English
  • Copy of a valid identity document

An academic committee will evaluate your qualifications and, in case of positive verdict, you will receive by e-mail a pre-admission letter in order to carry on the pre-enrollment procedure at the Italian Consulate in your country.


Admission to the master's degree program in Mercati e Intermediari Finanziari, curriculum International Finance and Economics (IFE) is subject to the possession of a 1st cycle degree or equivalent bachelor achieved in legally recognized institutions, in Italy or abroad.
The academic curriculum should be coherent with the learning objectives of the International Finance and Economics course. You are qualified for admission to the Master’s degree in IFE if, during the undergraduate degree program, you have obtained, the minimum amount of 6 credits in at least 2 of the following areas:
  • 6 ECTS-points: Law
  • 6 ECTS-points: Business management
  • 6 ECTS- points: Economics
  • 6 ECTS- points: Mathematics

The Committee will inform the applicants about educational gaps. In order to fulfil these entry requirements, the students will have to take an assessment test once they arrive in Italy. To know more, check: ACADEMIC GAPS

Moreover, all applicants aiming at enrolling to the IFE master’s degree program have to demonstrate their knowledge of English language (B2 level of the CEFR):

  • by international language certificate - B2 level of the CEFR  (Cambridge B2, TOEFL 87, IELTS 6.5, BULATS 75, Unicert level II, CLES 2, CET4 and so on), or
  • be English native speakers, or
  • be graduated in Bachelor’s degrees whose courses are taught in English, submitting the institutions' confirmations (es. Proficiency letter)

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