MESCI-Development Economics and International Cooperation

Master in
Development Economics and
International Cooperation
20 YEARS OF MESCI Admission process is open!!! BACK TO CLASS !!!


Since our previous edition in 2002 many things happened and the world has changed, but the enthusiasm of our students and our commitment are still the same. 20 years of study More than 500 students Around 100 professors Hundreds of seminars, events ecc. and many experiences, friendships and many memories…

Admission process is open!!!

We accept your applications until September 30


During the academic year 2021/22 we will deliver blended learning: students able and willing to reach the Tor Vergata will attend from class, while the remaining part of the class will assist from home, in streaming. After almost 2 years on-line we are finally back to normal, back to real life. We cannot wait to welcome you again at university!

Master MESCI - Bridging Skills for Sustainable Development

Master in Development Economics and International Cooperation Bridging Skills for Sustainable Development is a 1 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 Master 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, migration, labour, credit, gender, environmental and trade issues.

Courses are grounded in the current challenges the world is facing in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and students are provided with opportunities to learn and interact with staff from United Nations specialized agencies headquartered in Rome (FAO, IFAD and WFP), where many past students have subsequently gone on to undertake internships and to find employment.


Do you want to acquire a strong background to work in the world of development and cooperation?
Join to MESCI's master for the incoming year 2021/2022

Bye bye Mesci 19...

Final exams are completed now and MESCI 19 edition is over now. Thank you all guys, IT HAS BEEN A TOUGH, BUT FABOULOUS YEAR!

Academic Organization

We work hard to provide to our students skills and competences in the creation of sustainable value. To this purpose we offer all the experience and talent of a staff of professors and experts.