Course Outline

Classes, seminars and laboratories will take place on Friday afternoons from 2pm to 7pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm, starting from January 2017.

Course periods

Lessons start by the end of January and end by mid-July. The final thesis is discussed at the beginning of December.


The coursework is organized in two Sections, Law Section and Economics and Finance Section, and is divided into 13 modules.

300 hours (about 7 months) of frontal lessons will take place in the Department of Economics and Management, via Ugo Bassi 1, Padova. 350 hours of compulsory internship will be provided by MASCI sponsors or by firms or professional entities selected by students.

In addition to the standard frontal lectures, students are expected to carry out case and business studiesgroup projects and seminars aimed at developing a team work aptitude useful for their future business life.

All teaching material is provided free of charge at the beginning of each module. 

Teaching staff

Italian and international professors and highly qualified professionals working for important companies assure a high quality to the teaching plan. The master’s subjects are outlined according to the requests of companies and associations in the international commerce and finance environment.

Master thesis

The final work will analyze a specific topic related to economic and legal subjects in the fields of international commerce and finance. The topic is chosen by students with the help of their mentor who is usually a MASCI teacher.

Visiting managers

In addition to the initial presentation of our sponsors, one or more visiting managers are invited to attend our modules and to provide a value added to ordinary lessons. They will focus on theirprofessional experiences and provide students with a view of real business life and with important suggestions for their future careers.

Our sponsors

Here is a list of our sponsors students can usually meet during the master presentation on January:

  • Confindustria Padova
  • Studio Rodl and Partners
  • Padova Promex
  • Veneto Promozione
  • Gruber Logistics
  • Stevanato Group
  • Studio Cappello
  • Confindustria Vicenza
  • Interporto Padova
  • Berto's
  • Banca Intesa San Paolo

Here is a list of some of the companies where our students have completed their internship in the past editions:

  • Autorità Portuale di Venezia
  • Camera di Commercio Padova, Confapi Padova
  • Banca Popolare di Vicenza
  • Camera di Commercio di Padova
  • Dab Pumps
  • Gefco Italia
  • Krupps
  • Carraro Group
  • Provincia di Padova
  • Sace
  • Sit La Precisa
  • Viticoltori Ponte Srl
  • Morellato
  • Manifattura Corona
  • Askoll
  • Bimecc Engineering


Department of Economics and Management 
Master Office
via U. Bassi 1 (4th floor),  35131 Padova
Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-14:00
phone: +39 049 8271229