This degree programme allows students to achieve proficiency in one of the Asian or North African languages, with a special focus on the economic and legal jargon, and gain an in-depth knowledge of the economic, legal, historical and political aspects of the geographical area of reference. Students will also acquire a sound knowledge of socio-linguistic and communication processes, as well as familiarity with IT and electronic means of communication, both in general and with reference to their language of specialisation.
Level of qualification
Master's Degree Programme
Italian and English
Access to the programme
Limited admission, 170 available places distributed as follows:
- Language, Politics and Economics in Arabic Countries curriculum: 20 places;
- Language and Management to China curriculum: 70 places;
- Language, Societies and Institutions of Contemporary China curriculum: 30 places;
- Language, Economics and Institutions of Japan curriculum: 50 places.
Quota for non-EU students: 3 places, in which 2 are reserved for students with Chinese nationality, residents of China, in the Marco Polo Project.
- A proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements.
- A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required.
Details about the assessment procedures are available in the webpage dedicated to admission requirements.
- Language, politics and economics of Arabic countries
- Language and Management to China
- Language, society and institutions of contemporary China
- Language, economics and institution of Japan
The Master’s Degree programme in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa has the formative objective to prepare students to possess an elevated understanding in a language from Asia or Mediterranean Africa, with particular attention to the specific jargon relating to the economic and legal framework, combined with a solid knowledge of economic and business, legal, historical, political and socio-political reality relevant to the geographical area covered by the study and available in a specialized way, depending on the chosen curriculum.
Second-cycle graduates may be employed in
- Businesses and financial institutions operating in Asian and North African markets,
- national and international public organisations, within volunteers’ facilities and institutions operating in co-operation and development sectors.
They may also perform their professional activity in
- organisations and institutions in the field of economic,
- social and cultural integration, within sectors of the specialised press and technical-scientific publishing,
- in specialist consulting in the economic-financial field.
Access to further studies
Professional Master’s Programmes (1st level and 2nd level) and PhD programmes.
This school offers programs in:
Last updated June 19, 2018