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Call for Applications a.y. 2017/2018


CALL FOR APPLICATION


Applications Opening: 1 December 2016

Starting date of the program: 18 September 2017

Length of the program: 2 years

Coordinator: Prof. Stefano Herzel

Language of instruction: English

For information about application, please contact msc_finance@economia.uniroma2.it


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION 


EU and Italian applicants: 31 August, 2017 (*) Owing to the many applications received, the application deadline for EU and Italian applicants has been extended to 7 September 2017

Non-EU applicants: 1 June, 2017


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


Italian applicants must have a three-year undergraduate degree or be near completion (according to the new University Regulation) or a postgraduate degree (vecchio ordinamento – prior to D.M. 509/99). 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.

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.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS


Applications for admission must be submitted on-line along with the following documents:

1. Student Transcripts (translated into English): these should include all undergraduate exams and marks, as well as any postgraduate programme. Please include a table that shows your University's grading system and the minimum and maximum obtainable scores. Undergraduate GPA and transcripts are an indication of previous academic performance;

2. Curriculum Vitae (any format): the Admission Board will verify the information in the CV and evaluate applicants' overall profile, experience and knowledge;

3. Personal statement, is recommended but not strictly required: this should demonstrate your critical thinking skills. Your response about your future plans should clearly indicate how you will leverage this program to build on prior experience and further your future professional goals.

4. Reference letter from one referee (Professor or former Employer): once the contact details of the referee are inserted, the system will automatically send out a request to the referee to upload the reference letter. The referee should follow the instructions in the automated reply;

5. English language knowledge: candidates have to present one of the following certificates not older than 3 years: 

  • International English language Testing System (IELTS) – minimum score 6.0
  • First Certificate (FCE) -  University of Cambridge ESOL Exam.
  • Business English Certificate (BEC) - vantage level - University of Cambridge ESOL Exam
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): IBT (Internet Based Test) minimum score 65; PBT (Paper Based Test) minimum score 513; CBT (Computer Based Test) minimum score 183
  • Trinity College of London - Integrated Skills Examinations – ISE II

*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.

*Applicants who do not own an English certificate can still apply. The Admission Board will evaluate their CVs and transcripts of records and, if the evaluation is positive, applicants will be contacted for a Skype interview in order to assess their knowledge of English.

6. GRE or GMAT are recommended, but not strictly required.

Within 30 days after submission of a complete application package applicants will be informed by e-mail of the decision regarding admission.


Admitted students who do not hold an Italian undergraduate degree must go through a pre-enrollment procedure.