University Of Bergamo

Introduction

The University of Bergamo is located in Lombardia, a region in Northern Italy with more than 10 millions inhabitants and one of the regions with the highest GDP pro capita in Europe. With a history older than the foundation of Rome, Bergamo grew as a key town in Mediaeval times and is now a bridge between Western and Eastern Europe: its airport is the Southern Europe hub for Ryanair and other low cost airlines, turning over 9 million passengers in 2012.

The University of Bergamo is a State University with about 16,000 students (undergraduates and graduates), and more than 300 PhD students. The number of students is increasing each year, with a 7% growth rate per year between 2001 and 2011. A staff of 656 members (331 professors & researchers, 95 assisting academic staff, 230 administrative and technical staff) provides a dynamic scientific and teaching environment open to innovations.

The 7 Departments and the Research centers of the University of Bergamo are strictly intertwined in the town life. They are grouped in three campuses located in three different areas:

Campus of Economics and Law

  • in the City of Bergamo
  • at walking distance from the train station

Campus of Humanities in the Mediaeval Upper town Campus of Engineering

  • in Dalmine, the industrial outskirts of Bergamo
  • inside the science park "Kilometro Rosso"
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

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Master in Clinical Psychology for Individuals, Families and Organizations ( Taught in English)

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The purpose of the Degree is to prepare a new professional psychologist who is capable of dealing not only with the personal problems of individuals, couples and families, but also with work-related problems, their development in enterprises, institutions and non-profit organizations. [+]

Objectives The purpose of the Degree is to prepare a new professional psychologist who is capable of dealing not only with the personal problems of individuals, couples and families, but also with work-related problems, their development in enterprises, institutions and non-profit organizations. Aside from lectures, courses are characterized by active learning through exercises, role plays and group work. Students will be given the tools to work in macro-social contexts, to promote a satisfactory balance between the needs of individual empowerment and business objectives, taking into account the sustainable development of business in both national and international contexts. In particular, they will receive adequate preparation to carrying out a selection of personnel, "team" and "one to one" coaching in companies, institutions and non-profit organizations, to handle issues related to the management of the decision-making process, of communication and of the social skills of organizations and institutions. Students will also learn to design preventive interventions aimed not only at individuals, couples and families but also at companies, institutions and non-profit organizations. [-]

Master in Economics and Global Markets (taught in English )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

EGM is a master course designed to meet the growing demand of those students who seek a degree that combines a solid training in Economics and Quantitative Techniques with a thorough knowledge of the European and the global economic and institutional context. [+]

Objectives EGM is a master course designed to meet the growing demand of those students who seek a degree that combines a solid training in Economics and Quantitative Techniques with a thorough knowledge of the European and the global economic and institutional context. In the era of information, globalization and of deep institutional changes across Europe and major industrialized economies, students in Economics and Global Markets will learn how to assess the impacts of normative changes, regulations and institutions that govern the functioning of product, labour and financial markets. The main objectives of the analysis are the performances of public and private enterprises, as well as the growth prospects of countries and organizations. The course provides strong economic foundations, institutional knowledge as well as statistical and econometric tools necessary to perform market and sector analysis, impact evaluations and forecast scenarios also at the firm level. The course covers a wide range of economics fields, including international economics, industrial economics, labour economics, public policy and macroeconomics. Learning is envisaged in an international perspective; the environment is open to the contributions of international scholars and students; internships, stages and learning periods abroad are encouraged and assisted. These activities will allow the graduates to develop language, relational and decisional skills which will strengthen the specific economic competences and prepare to high-level professional careers. Career opportunities Graduates are expected to successfully compete for jobs in firms and financial institutions, in consulting, in national and international public institutions and corporates. Graduates will aim to roles that require abilities to relate to international partners, to assess the validity of institutional and normative changes, of economic policies as well as of specific programs and investments, where autonomous judgment and decisional capacity are required. Examples of specific fields where graduates from EGM can give valuable contributions, both in private firms and public institutions, are: macroeconomic forecasting and assessment of economic policies market analysis, evaluation of competition and regulatory structure of specific sectors evaluation of Country risk energy scenarios and sustainable growth prospects evaluation of economic growth and potential of emerging markets relations with regulatory authorities. [-]

Master in Management, Finance and International Business ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The Management, Leadership and Marketing (MLM) program addresses management issues faced by organizations (large companies and small and medium enterprises), in order to compete in challenging markets, and overcome recession period. [+]

HOMESTUDYBACHELOR AND MASTER DEGREESMASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMSMD MANAGEMENT, FINANCE AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MD Management, Finance and International Business Master's degree program: Management, finanza e International Business / Management, Finance and International Business Class: LM-77 - Economics and Business Studies Students attending the Master of science in Management, Finance and International Business can choose between two curricula both taught in Italian and in English: Management, Leadership and Marketing (MLM) International Business and Finance (IBF) CURRICULUM IN MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP AND MARKETING (MLM): GENERAL INFORMATION For any further information about the curriculum in Management, Leadership and Marketing (MLM) you may contact prof. Daniela Andreini. OBJECTIVES The Management, Leadership and Marketing (MLM) program addresses management issues faced by organizations (large companies and small and medium enterprises), in order to compete in challenging markets, and overcome recession period. Management studies, organization studies, and marketing studies are the theoretical pillars of the program. These strong foundations give the program both conceptual rigor and practical validity, and also allow students to lay the foundations of their own career. Specifically the objective of the course is to develop three different streams of competences: multidisciplinary theoretical knowledge in management, economics, statistics and law competences and operative skills in management by analyzing problems that managers, and entrepreneurs must deal with behavioral skills, learned through training or hands-on learning. SUBJECTS First year Probability and Statistics for Business and Finance (advanced) Energy & Environmental Economics Markets and Companies Law (advanced) International Business and Trade Business Ethics and Social Accounting Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, and Marketing Strategies Corporate Finance (advanced) Second year Topics on Globalization Cross-cultural and Diversity Management Seminar in Leadership and HRM Knowledge & Marketing Management One activity to be chosen among Internship Foreign Language (English, French, German, Spanish) Innovation Management Research in Organization Learning International Business Management (advanced) Quantitative Models for Decision Making CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Students graduating from this Master of Science (curriculum in Management, Leadership and Marketing) typically pursue careers with an international outlook at: Large companies and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in a variety of firms (manufacturing, commercial and service firms), departments (Human Resources Management, Marketing, etc.), and in different roles; Particularly in large companies, the graduate can fit so much in the different specialist corporate functions (marketing, finance, production, competitive strategy, management, information processing, information systems, e-business) and in roles that require cross-functional knowledge, international openness, attitude to change: typical staff and support to the Directorate General activities. In small and medium sized companies, the graduate can play roles of assistance to employers and functional managers Consulting firms, in particular for tasks involved in change management projects in the filed of management, business analyst, HRM and marketing Family and new businesses, the degree offers students a set of skills and attitudes that facilitate participation in an entrepreneurial team involved in developing new business. CURRICULUM IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND FINANCE (IBF): GENERAL INFORMATION For any further information about the curriculum in International Business and Finance (IBF) you may contact prof. Giovanna Zanotti or prof. Gianpaolo Baronchelli. OBJECTIVES This curriculum analyses the interrelationships between the areas of finance and multinational firms. In a context of growing international competitiveness, the ability to recognize new market opportunities, to quickly adjust a corporate strategy to adapt to change in business practices and to find the best opportunities to finance international diversification and growth is a recognized skill. The aim of this course is to develop these sets of abilities with a particular focus on a thorough understanding of the economic, financial and legal context of international business. Students will develop a deep knowledge of: Managerial issues companies have to face when expanding internationally Multinational companies organizations International financial markets in which business are run. SUBJECTS First year Probability and Statistics for Business and Finance (advanced) International Monetary Economics Markets and Companies Law (advanced) Financial Markets and Institutions (advanced) International Business and Trade International Accounting Corporate Finance (advanced) Second year Topics on Globalization International Business Management (advanced) Risk Management and Derivatives Credit and Operational Risks Measurement or Marketing Strategies (advanced) CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The International Business and Finance (IBF) programme provides multinational companies with graduates who combine management skills, foreign languages and cross-cultural competencies. The programme will be of interest to graduates seeking careers in: Multinationals companies as: Export Manager Marketing Manager Outsourcing Manager Supply Chain and Operations Manager Product Manager Finance and Controller manager Domestic and international banks and financial organizations as: Credit Analyst Bond Analyst and Stock Market Analyst Corporate Finance Analyst Fund Manager Private Banker Risk Manager INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ADMISSION Admission criteria are the same for the two curricula (see International students admission, and/or Incoming exchange students (Erasmus and/or Extra EU students). In order to be admitted to the master's degrees taught in English, applicants should have a knowledge of English language level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants who didn't submit the relevant certificate with the pre-application shall be asked to pass an English language test. Applicants should also submit to an individual interview in order to test if they satisfy the admission requirements. For information on how to apply, pre-enrolment form, admission test and enrolment, please visit the page Application on the Bergamo University web-site. INCOMING EXCHANGE STUDENTS (ERASMUS AND/OR EXTRA EU STUDENTS) This course follows the general rules of the Official Exchange Programme. For more information, please contact the Director Prof. Mara Bergamaschi or the International office. [-]

Master in Planning and Management of Tourism Systems (Taught in English )

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bergamo

Planning and Management of Tourism Systems is part of the International programme of the University of Bergamo and is organised in two Master courses taught in Italian and in English. [+]

OBJECTIVES To reach high level competence that allows graduate students to work in the tourism and hospitality industries and services, as well as in the promotion and development of innovative tourism products and of cultural events To give graduate students the ability to analyse tourism in terms of multiscale territorial processes and in the context of contemporary mobility, in the framework of national and European legislation To offer the ability of defining the anthropologic-geographical features and cultural venues of touristic sites, in order to promote sustainability through the principles of participation and social empowerment To understand the methodology of research for planning regional and touristic development and value major theoretical concepts relevant to business To offer skills, as well as digital and cartographic tools, for planning and co-ordination of cultural and environmental tourism projects within the public administration To teach the basic skills for the development, management and promotion of cultural products relevant to travel and tourism representations (narratives, blogs, film, video-clips, brochures, TV scripts, web-sites). CAREER OPPORTUNITIES High-level positions of responsibility requiring the ability to work in centralized and decentralized government institutions, in the fields of tourism, culture, cultural heritage and the environment as well as in the development of local cultural products Managerial activities concerning the valorization of the cultural heritage and environment Planner of cultural and leisure events, both on a large and a small scale Planning of tourist services, with focus on sustainable and responsible tourism and to the dynamics of contemporary mobility Cultural analyst and mediator, project writer and evaluator Trainer of operators in the tourism field Researcher in the tourism field. CONTENTS We list herewith the courses that will be launched during the Academic Year 2015/2016. For each course we indicate and if necessary we explain the following features: Disciplinary Scientific Sector (according to the Italian classification) Denomination of the course Main objectives of the course Evaluation criteria ADMISSION Enrolments are accepted with a maximum debit of 40 cfu/ECTS credits. The Italian version of the site shows a Simulazione (template) for each Specialist Degree course activated. ENTRY TESTS Individual Interview. A good knowledge of the English language is required for both Italian and foreign students (B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). RECOGNITION OF CERTIFICATION Students holding an Italian Bachelor Degree (first level) with credits in foreign languages, arts and socio-economic- territorial disciplines have requisits for the application to the Master Course. Students holding a foreign Bachelor Degree (first level) can apply to the Master Course after recognition of their certifications according to the Italian Ministry criteria. If necessary, certifications will be evaluated during individual interviews. INTERNSHIPS During the second year students are required to attend Internship activities- either in Italy or abroad- linked to their studies and their final exam. These are in compliance with agreements between the University and host organizations, and are closely monitored by tutors and academic teaching staff. TUTORING The Department offers a tutoring service aimed at assisting newly-enrolled students, helping and advising them as regards their studies and in the compilation of their study plan. [-]

Master’s degree in Building Engineering ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The two-year Master in Building Engineering aims at forming professional individuals with extensive multi-disciplinary expertises, able to operate in the Building compartment. The course completes the education achieved by the 1st-level graduate, by supplying higher-order competences for direct insertion in the job market or for further education in specialised contexts or advanced scientific and technological sectors. [+]

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES The two-year Master in Building Engineering aims at forming professional individuals with extensive multi-disciplinary expertises, able to operate in the Building compartment. The course completes the education achieved by the 1st-level graduate, by supplying higher-order competences for direct insertion in the job market or for further education in specialised contexts or advanced scientific and technological sectors. JOB OPPORTUNITIES The main professional opportunities could be outlined as follows: senior chartered engineer or consultant, building and structural designer (including for dynamic and seismic engineering problems), restoration technician, project manager, employee at engineering and construction companies, real estate agencies, private and public administrations and institutions. ADMISSION A Three-Year First level Degree or equivalent. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. [-]

Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The courses aims to provide students with the necessary competencies to be able to operate as an autonomous clinical psychologist. [+]

OBJECTIVES The courses aims to provide students with the necessary competencies to be able to operate as an autonomous clinical psychologist. The course provides: Instruction on the theories, methods, techniques and dynamics of clinical psychology including its evolutionary and social components and epistemological foundations Training in the main types of clinical therapies directed towards individuals, couples, families, groups and organizations Comprehensive grounding in operational tools that distinguish each type of therapy and a knowledge of the issues and ethics involved in the work of a clinical psychologist The ability to work in the field providing evaluations, diagnosis, preliminary overviews and consultancy The ability to assess the quality and efficiency of previous evaluations of a patient A written and oral proficiency in English or another EU language apart from Italian. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The degree course aims to produce a professional figure characterised by: The ability to evaluate, diagnose, prevent and counsel within various settings of psychological difficulty, such as work with individuals, couples, families and groups The ability to provide clinical advice in health related matters (such as cardio-circulatory disease, Alzheimer, tumour counselling, genetic illness, etc.). They will also be able to advise on matters related to personal and family life (couple counselling, child-birth, estrangement from children, separation and divorce, the ageing process, grief counselling and adoption and foster care advice). They will have the skills to offer advice in legal situations Skills pertaining to consultancy work in both family and inter-racial mediation. Degree holders can work as clinical psychologists in local health authorities, family practices, family mediation centres, psychology clinics, legal institutions. They will also be able to operate as certified clinical psychologists. ADMISSION A Three-Year First level Degree or equivalent. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. TRAINEESHIPS The degree courses offered by the Faculty include training activities linked to students' learning processes and their theses. Traineeships involve collaboration between the University and various host bodies, both with the same formative and vocational training aims and following the same study plans (with the aid of tutors and supervising teaching staff) and with the same final objective. Training is offered in cooperation with public bodies, companies, service industries, institutions, and in Public Administration structures at both a national and international level. To back up such traineeships the Faculty offers a tutoring service carried out by the following: a tutor co-ordinator (who deals with the relations between study activities linked to traineeships and the curricular activities covered by the Degree Course), a co-ordinator of relationships between the Faculty and the territory (this person deals with the agreements made with public bodies and conventions with various organizations, and the agreed collaboration as regards research and training), tutors (who work closely with the supervising teaching staff and advise trainees on writing reports concerning their experiences. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS The Faculty also collaborates with projects and arranges international exchanges with the Universities of Barcelona, Perpignan, Geneva, Freiburg ... [-]

Master’s degree in Communication, Information, Publishing ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: The aim of the course is to provide the competences needed: to recognize, analyze and create texts and multimedia content as well as to deal with their organization; to collect and process information through critical thinking and by employing adequate media and technical tools; ... [+]

OBJECTIVES The aim of the course is to provide the competences needed: to recognize, analyze and create texts and multimedia content as well as to deal with their organization to collect and process information through critical thinking and by employing adequate media and technical tools to project and manage the content of both internal and external communication in private companies and public administration to provide a sound cultural and linguistic knowledge as well as a good working method, through internship and work experiences in the fields of publishing, information and communication. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Traditional, on- and off-line, multimedia publishing The press, radio, television Press and public relations offices Communication and advertising agencies Cultural institutions, museums, theatres Companies, private and public administration ADMISSION A Three-Year First level Degree or equivalent. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. RECOGNITION OF CERTIFICATION International certification attesting students' knowledge of foreign languages are recognized. TRAINEESHIPS Traineeship activities linked to students' studies and their final exam. These are in compliance with agreements between the University and host organizations and are closely monitored by tutors and supervising teaching staff. TUTORING The Department offers a tutoring service aimed at assisting newly-enrolled students, helping and advising them as regards their studies and in compiling their study plans. [-]

Master’s degree in Comparative Modern Culture ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: The acquisition of a full understanding of the history, philological study and criticism of Western art and literature; The comparative study of these traditions from a comparative point-of-view, paying attention to the contact and interconnections between the major Western European and American cultural traditions, from classical era to present day; ... [+]

OBJECTIVES The acquisition of a full understanding of the history, philological study and criticism of Western art and literature The comparative study of these traditions from a comparative point-of-view, paying attention to the contact and interconnections between the major Western European and American cultural traditions, from classical era to present day The synchronic and diachronic study of works that may be distant in time, space, culture and genre, using the theory and methodology of comparative studies. CAREER OPPORTUNITES The course aims to produce an adaptable professional, capable of teaching literature and of continuing literary and historical reserch and also of working in qualified posts requiring a thorough comparative understanding of the most important contemporary cultures (posts in the areas of publishing and communications, journalism, public relations, literary and specialist translation) or those requiring the knowledge of new communication theories and technologies (in the areas of archives, libraries, public arts administration, cultural centres and foundations and specialist cultural study unit, public and private, in Italy and abroad). CURRICULA Literature Literature, Fine and Visual Arts Philology, History and Education Philosophy ENROLMENT REQUISITES Recognition of 140 credits of 180 obtained during the undergraduate degree course. ADMISSION A Three-Year First level Degree or equivalent. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. [-]

Master’s degree in Computer Engineering ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The course provides skills considered fundamental for the profession, but also addresses specific skills. The goal is to train an engineer with expertise in the areas of computer systems, information systems, industrial automation and information technology, advanced hardware and software architectures, control of processes and electronic systems. [+]

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES The course provides skills considered fundamental for the profession, but also addresses specific skills. The goal is to train an engineer with expertise in the areas of computer systems, information systems, industrial automation and information technology, advanced hardware and software architectures, control of processes and electronic systems. Graduates will be able to use these skills in the design of computer systems and use of advanced information technologies for industrial automation. The curricula provided are: Networked Information Systems Industrial Informatics Mechatronics JOB OPPORTUNITIES Computer industries Industries for automation and robotics Businesses operating in the area of information systems and computer networks Service companies Industries with high use of tools and services. ADMISSION A Three-Year First level Degree or equivalent. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. [-]

Master’s degree in European and Pan-American Languages and Literatures ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: To acquire a thorough knowledge of the history of literature and the culture of European and American civilizations from various viewpoints; Fluency in at least one of the main languages spoken in Europe and the Americas; ... [+]

OBJECTIVES To acquire a thorough knowledge of the history of literature and the culture of European and American civilizations from various viewpoints Fluency in at least one of the main languages spoken in Europe and the Americas Expertise on at least one of the important civilizations of Europe and the Americas The ability to use the main information technology tools. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Planning, co-ordination and cultural mediation as well as specific competence (historical and literary expertise) relating to European and Pan-American cultures and literature, as well as a good theoretical knowledge of their main features. CURRICULA Education and Methodologies Literary and Cultural Studies (with subjects taught in English) ADMISSION Enrolments are accepted with a maximum debit of 40 cfu/ECTS credits. The Italian version of the site shows a Simulazione (template) for each Specialist Degree course activated. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. RECOGNITION OF CERTIFICATION International certification attesting students' knowledge of foreign languages are recognized. TRAINEESHIPS Traineeship activities linked to students' studies and their final exam. These are in compliance with agreements between the University and host organizations and are closely monitored by tutors and supervising teaching staff. TUTORING The Department offers a tutoring service aimed at assisting newly-enrolled students, helping and advising them as regards their studies and in compiling their study plans. [-]

Master’s degree in Human Rights and the Ethics of International Cooperation ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The Master Degree in Human Rights and the Ethics of International Cooperation is the result of a teaching collaboration between the following Departments: Law; Letters and Philosophy; Management, Economics and Quantitative Methods, and it is strictly related to the University Research Center for International Cooperation. [+]

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere (Martin Luther King) Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world (Nelson Mandela) The Master Degree in Human Rights and the Ethics of International Cooperation is the result of a teaching collaboration between the following Departments: Law; Letters and Philosophy; Management, Economics and Quantitative Methods, and it is strictly related to the University Research Center for International Cooperation. This Master Degree Program seeks to provide graduates with intellectual tools and practical skills required to function in a multi-faceted and contradictory world of international cooperation. In this global context strong inequalities between rich and poor countries persist, where institutions, the management of resources and living conditions cannot guarantee the most elementary human rights. The program deals with these problematic issues. TEACHING GOALS To obtain a solid multidisciplinary education which enables to understand both the complexity of the institutional and the socio-cultural structures, and the dynamics of their relations with the rest of the world, with a particular focus on Europe To acquire the necessary capacities to program and manage international cooperative operations, aiming, among other things, to healthcare aid, human rights, food security, basic education, professional training, environment protection, the promotion of local cultural heritage and the democratization of the political and social fabric/pattern To learn to plan, autonomously, business and/or aid interventions in poor countries, in order to collaborate and exchange information, ideas, creative potentials To manage plans sponsored by international organizations, public administrations, no-profit organizations and multinationals following the principles of the Corporate Social Responsibility. STUDY PLAN The first year is composed by courses in the following disciplines: law, business and economics, history, anthropology, science and political international relations. Those courses sum up to 60 ECTS. The second year is composed by courses in the following disciplines: ethics and economic policy, migration law, bioethics and history of religions. Moreover, the second year envisages 10 ECTS as free choice. The second term of the second year is kept free for the final dissertation, and for training period or stage abroad. Together with the University Research Center for International Cooperation, Associations, Body and NGOs, some interdisciplinary seminars, follow-up meetings and empirical exercises are offered. JOB OPPORTUNITIES This Degree, strongly characterized by interdisciplinarity and on-the-job experiences, raises eclectic and flexible competences, suitable for both the self-employment in micro-credit and in small cooperative businesses, and the employed, with high responsible functions. In an explanatory way, the DUECI graduate can be occupied as: Expert in human, social and management sciences, at NGOs and international organizations, in order to plan and manage regional, national and European projects, such as Longlife Learning Program, Leonardo, Tempus, Horizon 2020, etc; Training and research expert at public centers (Universities, business associations, trade unions, chambers of commerce) and private ones (banks, associations for cooperation, etc.) Cooperator in international development at both local institutions (city council, provincial and regional institutions), and national, international or NGO Official in international organization (United Nations, European Union, World Bank, FAO, IMF), in national (Ministries), or in local ones (regions, provinces, municipalities o other public authorities). ENROLMENT CRITERIA Having a Bachelor degree or a three-year University Diploma or any other foreign educational qualifications with, at least, 10 ECTS in one of the following disciplines: law, politics, history or historical-geography, economics, language and literature Possessing the basic knowledge of one European Union language, at least Showing, during the individual interview, to have the right capabilities and a strong motivation to follow the Master Degree Program. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. STAGES AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES The wide relations of staff and the University Research Center for International Cooperation enable to offer a variety of stages, both in Italy and abroad, interesting extra-curricula studying opportunities in Europe, America and Australia. The necessary linguistic competence can be acquired through the various courses given by the Center for Linguistic Competence of the University of Bergamo. [-]

Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

Aim of the course is to provide students with in-depth knowledge on: design and management of industrial production systems; structural and functional design; materials and relevant working technologies; ... [+]

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES Aim of the course is to provide students with in-depth knowledge on: design and management of industrial production systems structural and functional design materials and relevant working technologies modelling and analysis of products and processes life-cycle design and management of plants for energy conversion. Moreover, students can deepen still further some specific topics concerning: energy, biomedical engineering, mechatronics, production, design. JOB OPPORTUNITIES The postgraduate students can be employed in several industrial fields: mechanical and electro-mechanical industry energy production and conversion plants' design, installation and testing maintenance and management of machines, production lines, complex systems. Typical assignments for a postgraduate Mechanical Engineer are: design of complex devices and systems production management maintenance and management of machines, production lines and production departments. ADMISSION A Three-Year First level Degree or equivalent. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. [-]

Master’s degree in Modern Languages for International Communication and Cooperation ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: To acquire a thorough knowledge of at least two of the languages used in international communication; To obtain a knowledge of the cultural, historical, economic and social backgrounds of the countries where the student's chosen languages are spoken; A good basic knowledge of the main social sciences, economic and legal subjects; ... [+]

OBJECTIVES To acquire a thorough knowledge of at least two of the languages used in international communication To obtain a knowledge of the cultural, historical, economic and social backgrounds of the countries where the student's chosen languages are spoken A good basic knowledge of the main social sciences, economic and legal subjects The ability to use information technology tools. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Positions of responsibility in Italian companies, public administration, non-profit organizations and charities, local institutions Positions in international organizations, enterprises concerned with co-operation and development aid Experts employed in public institutions involved in economic, social and cultural integration Training of prospective language researchers. CURRICULA Modern Languages for International Communication and Cooperation ADMISSION Enrolments are accepted with a maximum debit of 40 cfu/ECTS credits. The Italian version of the site shows a Simulazione (template) for each Specialist Degree course activated. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. TRAINEESHIPS Traineeship activities linked to students' studies and their final exam. These are in compliance with agreements between the University and host organizations and are closely monitored by tutors and supervising teaching staff. TUTORING The Department offers a tutoring service aimed at assisting newly-enrolled students, helping and advising them as regards their studies and in compiling their study plans. [-]

Master’s degree in Pedagogical Studies ( taught in Italian )

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: The training of professionals with a high level of competences, able to operate in the research and consultancy sector in educational procedures, the planning of social interventions and training within organizations; ... [+]

OBJECTIVES The training of professionals with a high level of competences, able to operate in the research and consultancy sector in educational procedures, the planning of social interventions and training within organizations To provide competences in the planning, co-ordination, execution and monitoring of educational interventions and training in intercultural relations also in a non-scholastic sphere. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Co-operation, voluntary work and the services sector Research Institutes and Foundations Organization for planning and social intervention within the territory, as free lancer, in Public Administration and local educational organizations. CURRICULA Education and Job Social Vulnerability and Marginality ADMISSION A Three-Year First level Degree or equivalent. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. TRAINEESHIPS The degree courses offered by the Faculty include training activities linked to students' learning processes and their theses. Traineeships involve collaboration between the University and various host bodies, both with the same formative and vocational training aims and following the same study plans (with the aid of tutors and supervising teaching staff) and with the same final objective. Training is offered in cooperation with public bodies, companies, service industries, institutions, and in Public Administration structures at both a national and international level. To back up such traineeships the Faculty offers a tutoring service carried out by the following: a tutor co-ordinator (who deals with the relations between study activities linked to traineeships and the curricular activities covered by the Degree Course), a co-ordinator of relationships between the Faculty and the territory (this person deals with the agreements made with public bodies and conventions with various organizations, and the agreed collaboration as regards research and training), tutors (who work closely with the supervising teaching staff and advise trainees on writing reports concerning their experiences. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS The Faculty also collaborates with projects and arranges international exchanges with the Universities of Barcelona, Perpignan, Geneva, Freiburg... [-]

MD Business Administration, Professional and Managerial Accounting (taught in Italian or in English)

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The AAG curriculum is designed to motivate and inspire students to think and search for innovative responses to changes in the contemporary societal, business and organisational context. [+]

The Master's Degree in Business Administration, Professional and Managerial Accounting is part of the International programme of the University of Bergamo and is organized in two curricula, one taught in Italian and the other one in English: Economia aziendale, direzione amministrativa e professione (EADAP) [taught in Italian] Accounting, Accountability and Governance (AAG) [taught in English] that includes, two 'Majors': Financial Accounting for International Professionals (FAIP) Sustainability, Accountability and Governance (SAG) ADMISSION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS In order to be admitted to the curriculum taught in English applicants are required knowledge of English corresponding to level B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants should submit to an individual interview in order to test if they satisfy the admission requirements. For information on how to apply, pre-enrolment form, admission test and enrolment, please follow the links below: Incoming Erasmus students - This course follows the general rules of the Official Exchange Programme. For more information, please visit Application on the Unibg International web-site and contact the International office. Incoming Extra EU exchange students - This course follows the general rules of the Official Exchange Programme. For more information, please visit Application on the Unibg International web-site and contact the International office. Degree-seeking students from a EU Country - Students coming from an EU Country follow the same admission rules of Italian students. For more information, please contact the International Student Services. OBJECTIVES The AAG curriculum is designed to motivate and inspire students to think and search for innovative responses to changes in the contemporary societal, business and organisational context. During the programme students will learn new subjects and, through these, will gather managerial competencies necessary to assist organisations, professionals and public actors in developing and implementing solutions to cope with the challenges and demands of society, business and organisations. In particular, the AAG offers an internationally-infused learning and teaching environment which is aimed at providing our students with the knowledge, skills and tools required to achieve successful and satisfying careers in their areas of study. The AAG is organized in two main "majors" that each student can choose after the successful completion of the first year modules. The first year of the programme, which is the same for the two curricula, provides students with the overall knowledge and understanding of the issues related to corporate governance, accountability, management control and international accounting. These issues are then expanded in the second year when students can choose between two "majors" which are designed to offer more specialized competencies and skills in two different but related areas of study. The two majors are respectively: Sustainability, Accountability and Governance. The aim of the SAG curriculum is to provide students with the competencies (in terms of strategic, management and control knowledge, skills and tools) necessary to envisage, design and implement innovative solutions for governing SD-related issues in the daily management of organizations. Financial Accounting for International Professionals. The aim of the FAFIP curriculum is to provide students with competencies (knowledge, skills and tools) in accounting, auditing, corporate governance and business law that are necessary to manage the administration and accountancy aspects in private companies and public institutions. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The Sustainability, Accountability and Governance (SAG) programme is designed in particular, though not exclusively, for training: Managers (and entrepreneurs) in existing and/or new business who intend to integrate sustainability strategies into corporate planning and to manage, control and report sustainable performances. This may include for example multinational corporations, small business enterprises, public organisations, non-profit organizations and NGOs. Professionals, consultants and business analysts who are interested in gaining knowledge, skills and expertise for supporting organizations to manage and control sustainable related issues. Those who are interested in gaining competences to operate as an expert in social responsible businesses, public offices, non-profit organisations and/or NGOs. The Financial Accounting for International Professionals (FAIP) programme is designed to offer training and career prospects for those who intend to work as business consultants, accounting professionals and managers in multinational companies. In particular, the programme will provide specialized training and expertise to work successfully: in public offices or non-profit organizations in multinational entities as CFOs or managers as chartered accountants in «global practice of international accounting development assistance» as external (or internal) auditors as experts in corporate governance, in tax and legal services and transaction services as financial accounting advisors as professionals and consultants who are interested in gaining competencies for supporting organizations to develop new business opportunities or providing moving/relocation assistance. [-]

MD Economics and Global Markets (taught in English)

Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The Master course in Economics and Global Markets is part of the International programme of the University of Bergamo; it is entirely taught in English and the Faculty is partly composed by international scholars. [+]

The Master course in Economics and Global Markets is part of the International programme of the University of Bergamo; it is entirely taught in English and the Faculty is partly composed by international scholars. EGM is a master course designed to meet the growing demand of those students who seek a degree that combines a solid training in economics and quantitative techniques with a thorough knowledge of the European and the global economic and institutional context. In the era of information, globalization and of deep institutional changes across Europe and major industrialized economies, students in the Economics and Global Markets will be encouraged to develop a critical thinking and examine the economic debate from different points of view; students will lalso earn how to assess the impacts of normative changes, regulations and institutions that govern the functioning of product, labour and financial markets. The main objectives of the analysis are the performances of public and private enterprises, as well as the growth prospects of countries and organizations. The course provides strong economic foundations, institutional knowledge as well as statistical and econometric tools necessary to perform market and sector analysis, impact evaluations and forecast scenarios also at the firm level. The course covers a wide range of economics fields, including international economics, industrial economics, labour economics, public policy and macroeconomics. Learning is envisaged in an international perspective; the environment is open to the contributions of international scholars and students; internships, stages and learning periods both in Italy and abroad are encouraged and assisted. Teaching activities and small classes favour team-working, relational and argumentative abilities and language skills, which will strengthen the specific economic competences and prepare to high-level professional careers. INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES DOUBLE DEGREE Thanks to a double degree agreement between the University of Bergamo and the University of Trier (Germany), students enrolled in EGM are offered the opportunity to attend the second year of their Master Degree at the University of Trier and obtain a M.Sc.in Economics: European Economic Integration in addition to the Laurea Magistrale in Economics and Global Markets form the University of Bergamo. For further information please contact prof. Annalisa Cristini. ERASMUS PROGRAMS Students are encouraged to spend a period in another European university, by applying to the Erasmus program or to similar agreements that have been signed between the University of Bergamo and other Universities. For a number of European universities there exist a ready-to-use map linking courses taught in EGM to those that students can attend abroad in substitution of the former. For further information please contact prof. Elena Cefis or prof. Annalisa Cristini. CAREER PROSPECTS Graduates are expected to successfully compete for jobs in firms and financial institutions, in consulting, in national and international public institutions and corporates. Graduates will aim to roles that require abilities to relate to international partners, to assess the validity of institutional and normative changes, of economic policies as well as of specific programs and investments, where autonomous judgment and decisional capacity are required. Examples of specific fields where graduates from EGM can give valuable contributions, both in private firms and public institutions, are: macroeconomic forecasting and assessment of economic policies market analysis, evaluation of competition and regulatory structure of specific sectors evaluation of Country risk energy scenarios and sustainable growth prospects evaluation of economic growth and potential of emerging markets relations with regulatory authorities. ADMISSION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants are required knowledge of English corresponding to level B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants who do not submit the relevant certificate with the pre-application shall be asked to pass an English language test. Applicants should also submit to an individual interview in order to test if they satisfy the admission requirements. Non UE students living abroad must apply through the Italian diplomatic offices (Embassy or Consulate) in their Country by 10th July 2015. For further information and for a pre-assessment procedure please contact the International Admission Office or the Co-ordinator. Students coming from an EU Country follow the same admission rules of Italian students. STUDENTS WITH AN ITALIAN BACHELOR DEGREE For students holding an Italian bachelor degree in classes 18 or 33 (Economics and Business) it is required a minimum mark of 80/110 in the bachelor degree. For students holding an Italian bachelor degree in classes other than 18 or 33 it is required a minimum mark of 90/110 in the bachelor degree and a minimum of overall 24 ECTS in one or more of the following areas: Economics, Business and Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Law. In all other cases the students will be asked for an interview. [-]

MD International Management, Entrepreneurship and Finance (English)

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The Master of Science in IMEF, totally taught in English, is the evolution of the English curricula of the Master Degree MAFIB. IMEF is a two-year learning experience that approaches the dynamics of international management, entrepreneurship, and finance. This Master Degree trains students to develop hard and soft skills necessary to become successful managers, entrepreneurs, analysts and consultants. [+]

The Master of Science in IMEF, totally taught in English, is the evolution of the English curricula of the Master Degree MAFIB. IMEF is a two-year learning experience that approaches the dynamics of international management, entrepreneurship, and finance. This Master Degree trains students to develop hard and soft skills necessary to become successful managers, entrepreneurs, analysts and consultants. IMEF offers an international environment, providing the opportunity for students to work with international colleagues, professors and managers: more than 20 professors of MAFIB come from primary international universities all over the world: United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, France and, of course, Italy. IMEF has strong relationships with Italian and Foreigns firms: each year, students participate in more than 55 internships all over the world (in the EU, in the USA, in Africa and Oceania). Thus, in line with the job market requirements, students will learn how to effectively work in multicultural economic, social and financial contexts. LEARNING SUBJECTS The students can choose between two different curricula: Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Social Change (MEMS) focuses on entrepreneurship, business innovation strategy, management decision, global leadership, change management, digital marketing management and new social models of consumption. Students will develop the ability to solve complex problems in multicultural contexts in order to become future more conscious entrepreneurs, managers and consultants. Coordinator: Prof. Mara Bergamaschi and Prof. Daniela Andreini Management and Finance for International Marlets (MAFIM) focuses on international trade management, international business management, corporate finance, risk management and quantitative data analysis for finance. Students will develop skills and abilities to recognize new opportunities in international markets, to analyse them and take the proper decision, to quickly adjust commercial and financial strategies, to adapt to changes in international business practices. Coordinator: Prof. Giovanna Zanotti and Prof. Gianpaolo Baronchelli TO WHOM IMEF IS ADDRESSED IMEF is addressed to students who seek a multidisciplinary and international managerial preparation (finance, international trade, international business, management, Leadership & HRM, marketing and entrepreneurship) and an environment where to develop multidisciplinary competences, operative and behavioural skills through training and hands-on learning. TEACHING METHODS The teaching methods applied in IMEF aim to develop innovative quantitative and qualitative analysis skills, together with the ability to work in multicultural contexts, the strategies to operate in global markets, the strategic and operative tools to operate in the financial institutions. For this reason, in all courses instructors will adopt innovative and dynamic training activities, such as laboratories, simulations, speeches and case studies. Moreover, in specific courses and programs, companies will actively participate with students, working together to co-develop new knowledge and skills. INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES IMEF takes students around the world, thanks to numerous international programs, such as: Boarding Pass: an international six-month program in collaboration with Freie Universität Berlin, Iéseg University of Lille (F), Technische Universität Chemnitz(D), University of Washington Bothell (Seattle - USA). Joint Master in Global Business: one-year program in collaboration with Higher School of Economics di Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) and Johannes Kepler Universität di Linz (Austria). For the academic year 2016-2017 new agreements will be sign, i.e. the Geneva School of Economics and Management. Erasmus traineeships: students can receive a grant for internships in a EU country. CRCC Asia: students can receive a grant for internships in China. Euromondo: students can receive a grant for internships all over the world CAREER PROSPECTS Graduates are expected to successfully compete for jobs in firms, financial institutions, in consulting companies, in national and international corporates, or even start an entrepreneurial activity. 85% of graduates in MAFIB in English (from 2016 IMEF) finds a job within 12 months since the Master graduation, Examples of specific fields where graduates from IMEF can give valuable contributions are: manager and/or junior manager in marketing and digital marketing import and export junior manager Entreprenerial venture (in start-ups or family businesses) human resource manager key account manager sales manager project manager risk manager finance analyst finance consultant junior finance manger junior manager in banks and financial intermediaries ADMISSION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants are an English level B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants should also submit to an individual interview (also through Skype) in order to test if they satisfy the admission requirements. For information on how to apply, pre-enrolment form, admission test and enrolment, please follow the links below: Incoming Erasmus students - This course follows the general rules of the Official Exchange Programme. For more information, please visit Studiare in Italia – Application IMEF and contact the International office – or the Program Director. Incoming Extra EU exchange students – This course follows the general rules of the Official Exchange Program. For more information, please visit Studiare in Italia – Application IMEF and contact the International office - or the Program Director. Degree-seeking students from a EU Country - Students coming from an EU Country follow the same admission rules of Italian students. STUDENTS WITH AN ITALIAN BACHELOR DEGREE For students holding an Italian bachelor degree in classes 18 or 33 (Economics and Business) it is required a minimum mark of 80/110 in the bachelor degree. For students holding an Italian bachelor degree in classes other than 18 or 33 it is required a minimum mark of 90/110 in the bachelor degree and a minimum of overall 60 cfu in one or more of the following areas: at least 18 cfu in Economics, Business and Management + Statistics, Mathematics, Law. All applicants are required an English level B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). [-]

MD Management Engineering (taught in English or Italian)

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The Master's Degree in Management Engineering is part of the "International Programs" of the University of Bergamo and it is a two year Course offered both in Italian and in English. The admission criteria are the same for the Italian-taught and the English-taught paths. The choice of the path takes place at pre-enrolment. [+]

The Master's Degree in Management Engineering is part of the "International Programs" of the University of Bergamo and it is a two year Course offered both in Italian and in English. The admission criteria are the same for the Italian-taught and the English-taught paths. The choice of the path takes place at pre-enrolment. TO WHOM IT IS ADDRESSED The Course is addressed to students seeking to complement an in-depth knowledge in engineering with the ability to take strategic decisions and tackle organizational issues. LEARNING OBJECTIVES The Course aims to develop the students’ entrepreneurial and managerial skills and to provide them with the ability to plan and manage complex systems. The Management Engineer is characterised by strong analytical and decision-making skills coupled by an open and multidisciplinary mindset. LEARNING SUBJECTS The Course covers a wide range of fields including technology, management, organization, entrepreneurship, economics and finance. LEARNING METHODS Traditional theoretical teaching is combined with executive seminars from prominent members of the business community and visits to leading companies of our region. Interactive teaching, project works and lab activities encourage students to work in teams and equip them with tools and methods to manage business challenges, identify solutions and effectively take decisions. Learning is envisaged in an international perspective. The environment is open to the contributions of international scholars and students. Stages, internships and learning periods abroad are encouraged and assisted. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates from the Master's Degree in Management Engineering find a natural field of employment in all contexts where the interaction among organizational and management issues, technology, economic and environmental variables triggers a complexity that requires a structured, flexible and interdisciplinary approach. Management Engineers are suited for high-level careers in industry, consulting and financial services. Examples of specific areas where our graduates may give valuable contributions, both in private firms and public institutions, are: Strategic planning Control of business operations Economic and financial analysis of investment projects Production management and logistics Management of distribution and supply chain Industrial quality control Promotion of technological innovation processes Service management and design Information and data management. INTERNSHIPS, SUMMER SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS Stages and internships, both national and international, are encouraged. A number of summer schools with international partner universities are in place on various issues (Global Perspective on Public and Private Sector Interaction, Applied Health Econometrics and Health Policy, Green Energy Management). Students may also participate in a joint research and teaching program with the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University focused on the topic of Smarter Citizens. An internship, a summer school or a special project may replace an elective subject and may be the basis for the master dissertation thesis. INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS Students are encouraged to spend a period abroad by applying to the Erasmus+ Program or to similar extra-UE programs that are in place between the University of Bergamo and other primary universities worldwide. For more information, please contact the Head of International Programs, prof. Maria Sole Brioschi. ADMISSION The admission requirements are a Bachelor's Degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution and adequate undergraduate training. Admission decisions are based on the curriculum of the candidate and possibly an interview. Please refer to the Course Coordinator, prof. Renato Redondi or the contact person responsible for Orientation, prof. Michele Meoli, for any query. Non-UE students living abroad must apply through the Italian diplomatic offices (Embassy or Consulate) in their Country. For more information, please contact the International Student Services. For incoming Erasmus+ students this Course follows the general rules of the official student exchange program. For more information, please contact the International Programs Office. If not mother tongue, applicants to the English-taught path are required a B2 level in English and applicants to the Italian-taught path are required a B1 level in Italian according to the CEFR level scale. [-]

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