• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English during an interview with the Admission Committee!

The International Master in Public Procurement Management offered by Tor Vergata University of Rome is characterized by its interdisciplinary content and it is meant to attract public purchasers with relevant experience in procurement as well as young students interested in preparing for a career in public procurement.

The Master runs from March to February with classroom lectures from March to July followed by Distance Learning Module and a mandatory, professional internship.

Classes are all taught in English, therefore language proficiency is required to successfully attend the courses and to actively participate in all the learning activities

Career Opportunities

This programme offers professional procurement specialists the opportunity to improve their skills and upgrade their competences to keep pace with the fast changing field of procurement and subsequently bring the direct improvements and benefits to the public and private companies and institutions that they represent. 

The field of procurement is predicted to grow significantly in the near future, hence professional opportunities in private and public agencies will open for specialists such as negotiators, contracting officer and contract administrators who have had high level training in procurement issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Negotiation and team building
  • Economics of procurement
  • Legal background
  • Competition and procurement
  • Planning and management of procurement operations
  • Quality management
  • Contract complaints and disputes

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants must have either an Italian Master of Science University degree or an equivalent foreign University degree
  • At least five years of prior working experience in procurement. Only a limited number of applicants who have recently graduated and who have little professional experience in procurement will be taken into consideration.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English. 

English knowledge will be evaluated during the interviews with candidates.

Required Documents

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Transcripts of bachelor and Master of Science degree or an equivalent foreign degree
  • Reference letter
  • Motivation letter
  • Self certification of University Diplomas 
  • Copy of Passport or ID 

Work Experience

At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6996 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6996 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

 In this case the cost per module is € 750.

Living costs for Roma

  • 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.

Funding

A limited number of scholarships are funded by:
  • the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • African Development Bank (AfDB)
EBRD and AfDB scholarships cover the academic fees  and the accomodation expenses at Campus X.

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