About the master
The Master in Economics aims to endow its students with advanced training in modern economic theory and methods. The courses are taught in English by our faculty recruited from top schools on the international academic job market. In addition to their coursework, master's students interact with the faculty, fellows, and researchers of the Collegio. They have access to the Collegio's facilities and scientific activities, such as seminars, lectures, and doctoral courses. Upon successfully finishing the program the students will be awarded the Master of Arts degree in Economics from the Collegio Carlo Alberto. Master’s graduates can apply for admission to the Vilfredo Pareto Doctorate in Economics of the University of Turin. We are proud of maintaining an excellent placement record for our graduates, both at the professional and academic level.
Introductory courses (3 weeks)
|Classes:||August 26 - September 13|
|Exam session:||September 17 - September 21|
First semester (10 weeks)
|Classes:||September 16 - November 29|
|Exam session:||December 2 - December 13|
|Holiday, classes suspended:||November 1|
Second semester (11 weeks)
|Classes:||February 10 - April 24|
|Exam session:||April 27 - May 8|
|Holiday, classes suspended:||April 10 - April 14, April 25, May 1|
Mathematics for Economics
Pierpaolo De Blasi
General Equilibrium Theory
Flavia Coda Moscarola
Econometric Theory I
Optimization for Economics
Juan S. Morales
Econometric Theory II
Ainhoa Aparicio Fenoll
Theory of the Firm
Empirical Industrial Organization
Applicants for the Master's program in Economics must be university graduates (four or five-year degree). Undergraduates in their last year of studies will also be considered.
Annual tuition fees for the Master's program are € 8,000. Candidates may apply for tuition fee waivers.
Applicants are selected based on their CV and on a letter of recommendation.
Our Master in Economics graduates follow one of two paths.
Some graduates find positions in the financial sector, the industry, government, or international organizations. Recent initial placements include Banca d'Italia, Compagnia di San Paolo, European Central Bank, Federal Reserve Board, Food and Agriculture Organization (UN), ING Belgium, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Prodit Engineering, REF-E and SCS Consulting.
Other graduates pursue a Ph.D. program in Economics. Recent Ph.D. placements include Arizona State University, Georgetown University, LSE Social Policy, LUISS Guido Carli University, Università di Bologna, Università Bocconi, Università di Torino, University of Pennsylvania, University of Rome Tor Vergata, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Toulouse University and Warwick University.
LIFE IN TORINO
It is easy to move around Turin using public transportation and various bike, motorbike and car sharing services.
Turin is less chaotic than other Italian cities. Thanks to its many parks, it is considered a “green” city. Moreover, Turin is culturally attractive and vibrant thanks to its modern and interactive museums and other cultural institutions.
Finally, the cost of living in Turin is cheap relative to European cities of similar size. Consider the following indicative costs:
* Studio from € 450, all costs included
* Food € 250
* Transport € 38 (monthly bus fare)
* TOTAL monthly expenditure: starting from approx. € 600