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MEC is organized by the University of Trento (highest-ranked in Italy) and is aimed at graduates and young professionals from different backgrounds and nationalities. The program is specifically designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the economic dynamics at international level, with solid foundations in law, through a  quantitative approach and the exposure to a mix of world-wide cultures. The multi-cultural environment, based on the long-term international relationships which globally connect the University of Trento, fosters a stimulating learning process.

Key information

Degree awarded Master of Science (‘Laurea magistrale’) in Economics (LM-56)
Program begins End of August
Duration 2 years full-time
Teaching language English
Class size Up to 30 students
Application deadlines
  • to be defined: NON-EU permanent living abroad + EU
  • to be defined: EU + NON-Eu regularly living in Italty
Application Access and complete the online application form. No paper applications will be accepted.
Minimum requirements Bachelor’s degree, English language certification (TOEFL, IELTS or similar)
Selection criteria GMAT/GRE, English test, CV, statement of purpose, reference letters
Tuition fees Up to 6.000 € per year for non-EU. The total amount can be reduced on the basis of the application score.

Up to 3.000 € per year for EU according to the student's financial situation 
Funding Self-paying students must provide evidence of their ability to cover tuition fees. Sponsored students must provide evidence of their sponsorship.
Scholarships and facilities
  • Non-EU living abroad:
    • total exemption from the fees and/or scholarship to top ranked students according to the application score
    • Housing @OperaUni at reduced prices.
  • ​Eu students: 
    • total exemption from the fees and/or scholarship provided by Opera Universitaria according to the financial situation of the student;
    • Housing @OperaUni at reduced prices according to the financial situation of the student.
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