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Economics and Management of Government and International Organizations, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
This Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi's Master of Science in Economics and Management of Government and International Organizations provides candidates with the hard and soft skills they need to successfully lead and work in this environment.


The Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi's Master of Science in Economics and Management of Government and International Organizations is organized into two main learning blocks:

  • First, students are equipped to carry out policy analysis and evaluation through advanced analytical techniques, to design strategies and to manage projects
  • Second, they are supported in developing their unique professional profile through a careful selection of electives and a wide range of international opportunities.  A choice of majors has been designed to meet the specific interests of students and the needs expressed by the job market.

The program places a strong emphasis on interaction with the professional world. Students are offered a variety of opportunities to explore the main challenges and drivers for choosing a specific career trajectory in the sectors covered, as well as for developing the skills that are needed to successfully work in that sector.

Career Opportunities

Graduates in Economics and Management of Government and International Organizations generally have excellent access to the job market. Some will choose to do research, and can continue their studies by pursuing a PhD program. Those seeking employment will find that options vary depending on their focus in this program and prior undergraduate studies, but fall into two broad areas:

Public management expert, able to deal with the rapidly changing processes of the public sector and the challenges faced by non-profits and NGOs at global level.

  • Management expert in, or external consultant for, public administrations and international and supranational institutions, NGOs and non-profit organizations or social enterprises, companies and institutions in the healthcare and social health sectors
  • Project manager or institutional building and development expert in the above areas
  • Relationship manager or sectorial expert in private companies working for the public sector and healthcare

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Public Sector Strategy Making
  • Legal Framework (National and International)
  • Interplay Between Policy-Making and Politics
  • Functioning Dynamics of Global Markets
  • P.A. Techniques of Budgeting and Accounting

      Detailed Programme Facts

      • Programme intensity Full-time
        • Full-time duration 24 months
      • Languages
        • English
      • Delivery mode
        On Campus

      English Language Requirements

      You only need to take one of these language tests:

      • Minimum required score:


        The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

      • Minimum required score:


        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

        Schedule IELTS
      • Minimum required score (Grade B2):


        C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

        Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

      Academic Requirements

      • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

        The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

      International applicants

      In all the selection rounds, International applicants are selected on the basis of a process that takes into consideration all elements of their profile, focusing on three components:

      • Results of the GMAT (or GRE) test
      • Grade point average of exams passed in the Undergraduate program
      • Evaluation of the applicant's Curriculum vitae / Resumée and Personal statement, possibility of personal assessment interview

      Tuition Fee

      • International Applies to you

        13474 EUR/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 13474 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
      • EU/EEA Applies to you

        13474 EUR/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 13474 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      Living costs for Milano

      • 850 - 1450 EUR/month
        Living Costs

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


      Bocconi University is committed to making a higher education available to all talented students: we welcome motivated and bright students, regardless of their families’ financial situation. For years Bocconi has undertaken an investment policy to support deserving students, through an expanding financial aid system based on both merit and need. Thanks to agreements made with the top Italian banks, our students also have access to a variety of student loan options.

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