M.Sc. On Campus

International Business and Development

University of Parma

24 months
150 EUR/year
150 EUR/year
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The International Business and Development (IBD) is a second level degree in economics and business (LM77-Economic and business sciences), taught and examined entirely in English, offered by the Department of Economics of University of Parma.

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The International Business and Development is a two year course at the University of Parma and on successful completion graduates are awarded the “laurea magistrale” or second cycle degree certificate.

IBD is designed for candidates from different academic backgrounds and aims to provide a thorough grounding in international economics and global development.

IBD students are encouraged to gain experience abroad during the two academic years, and can take advantage of a large number of opportunities.

IBD teaching methods are mainly interactive and require student participation. Almost all courses include project work, where groups of students, assisted by teachers, prepare, present and discuss projects with teachers and peers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Economic growth
  • History of globalization 
  • International financial institutions and markets 
  • EU policies and projects
  • International industrial economics
  • Development economics and international cooperation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Italian students holding a first-level Italian degree certificate in Class L-18 Ex 270/04 (Economic and Business Sciences) or Class 17 Ex 509/99 with a final mark of 95 or over are admitted to IBD with no further requirement.
  • Applicants holding a degree certificate as specified above but with a final mark below 95 are required to attend an interview 
  • Non-Italian candidates are strongly recommended to request an informal pre-assessment by the Department Admissions Panel, in order to check if they meet the scientific requirements necessary for the enrolment.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 150 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 150 EUR per year during 24 months.

€150 - €900 (Tuition Fee proportionally calculated on the basis of the sole ISEE indicator)

Living costs for Parma

700 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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