Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International


The programme is a track of the Laurea Magistrale in Economia.
Campus: Milan
School: Economics
Intake: September 2020
Duration: 2 years
Language of instruction: English
Degree awarded: Laurea magistrale in Economia
Total ECTS: 120
The programme provides students with a solid training in Economics emphasizing rigorous analytical thinking and advanced quantitative methods, taught by faculty members that are internationally recognized economists.

During the first year, students study the foundations of economics and quantitative analysis, whereas the second year is devoted to field courses that will expose them to recent developments at the frontier of economic research in a variety of topics. At the end of the second year students work on their final dissertation.

Besides taught courses, the curriculum also offers an internship programme with either economic research institutions located in the Milan area or within the University’s Department of Economics and Finance, where students are offered the opportunity of working as applied economists on real world economic issues, as well as meeting prospective employers.

Students of the degree have so far found employment in household names such as World Bank, Bank of Italy, Eurizone, Deloitte, Oxford Policy Management, Intesa San Paolo, Chatham House. Those that preferred to pursue a career in academia are now completing their Ph.D. at Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona, University of Nottingham, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, and Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; this include winners of prestigious scholarships granted by the Bank of Italy.

Graduates will have the skills to perform in multiple professional roles:

  • Management of relationships with public sector, regulatory bodies, international institutions.
  • Execute tasks in banking and financial institutions;
  • Offer consulting services in the economics, socio-demographic, financial and industrial svolgere attività di consulenza in ambito economico, socio-demografico, economico finanziario e industriale;
  • Conduct research in the economic and social areas.