The School of Economics of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” is ranked in the top 10% worldwide among Economics Department by RePec/Ideas (Jan. 2016).
To integrate theory and practice, we make an extensive use of MATLAB (the high-level computing language developed by MathWorks), we analyze news and market data with Thomson Reuters Datastream and Eikon, and compare investment funds with the Morningstar extensive database.
Most of our students finish their studies on time and get their first occupation in banks, trading houses, insurance companies, agencies and institutions. Some of them continue their studies in qualified Ph.D. programmes (visit the alumni page for more information). A dedicated office follows our students before and after their graduation and meetings with finance professionals are organized regularly to provide our students with useful constacts and advices to access to the job market.
The Erasmus Plus and Erasmus Mundus programs allow our student to spend one or two semesters abroad in our partner institutions worldwide. It is also possible to obtain a Dual Degree issued by the School of Business, Economics and Law of the University of Gothenburg.
The course trains risk managers, traders, asset managers, financial engineers, risk consultants, quantitative analysts, experts in financial software who can operate in banks, trading houses, companies managing pension funds, insurance companies, information providers focusing on the design of dedicated management applications. Refer to the program website for more detailed information about the placements of our alumni.
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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.Book IELTS
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
Minimum required score:
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).
International applicants must have a three-year undergraduate degree. Preferences will be given to students with a degree in Economics, Business, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Engineering, but other background will be also taken into consideration, mostly basing on the student’s motivation. Italian applicants must have a three-year undergraduate degree or be near completion or a postgraduate degree.
Applications for admission must be submitted on-line along with the following documents:
No English proficiency certificates are required from students who are citizens of countries where English is one of the official languages and/or from students who have been awarded a degree from institutions where the programme has been taught in English.
For the other candidates, the language proficiency will be assessed by an interview. Alternatively, it can be proven by one of the following certificates not older than 3 years:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The Lazio region, in order to facilitate and deserving students without financial resources, provides scholarships to all students who wish to enroll at Universities, Schools of fine arts, and Higher Colleges of Higher Education, based in Lazio, intending to achieve, for the first time, a title of Bachelor, Master of Science, or who intend to enroll in a Ph.D without a grant or a graduate school.
The maximum amounts are set as follows:
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