MESCI-Development Economics and International Cooperation

Master in
Development Economics and
International Cooperation


Applications will be accepted until July 1st, 2018.

Admission decisions will be made on an ongoing basis as applications are received.



ALUMNI VOICES - Monica Edralin

Monica is working for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines as a Programme Analyst under the Inclusive and Sustainable Development Unit. She has just finished writing her thesis, "Philippine Disaster Risk from 1990-2010: Understanding Urbanization and Environmental Degradation as Factors Contributing to Disaster Risk". She holds a bachelor degree in development studies, a master’s degree in urban and regional planning, and is recent graduate of the Mundus Urbano Program, which she will be awarded an MSc in International Cooperation in Urban Development and a Master in Development Economics and International Cooperation. She is a graduate of Technische Universität Darmstadt and the University of Rome Tor Vergata.


Master in Development Economics and International Co-operation

The Master (MESCI) is a one year international Masters (M2 level) programme (60 credits) in development economics and international cooperation at the School of Economics of the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

The programme, which is taught in English, provides a solid grounding in the most recent economic theory in micro- and macroeconomics, as well as in econometrics and statistics. This intensive Masters aims to equip students with an in-depth understanding of economic development issues, as well as with analytical skills and methods for applied research on poverty, inequality, labour, credit, environmental and trade issues.