Economics and Commerce

  • The program receives 100 students annually.
  • The curriculum provides skills in economics and business and offers different specializations in management, international trade, and in the public sector
  • Study periods abroad and internships in companies
  • Acquisition of key skills to work in multiple contexts or to carry out PhD studies
  • Economic disciplines: Economics of incentives and enterprise, Behavioral economics, Business strategies, European planning and local development
  • Economics and International Trade, International Financial Markets, International Marketing
  • Business and Legal Disciplines: Financial Statement Analysis; Auditing; Economic Law
  • Inference and Calculation of Probabilities and Econometrics
  • English Language (advanced level)


Students participate in competition examination. Admission requirements can be found in the admission announcement. Enrollment stages are the following:

  • Early (July)
  • Standard (September)
  • Postponed (October/December): if places are still available

After the publication of the final ranking, admitted students can enroll by paying the first fee instalment. Non-EU students can participate in a specific call (March / April); Pre-registration on is required

For the announcement of admission, the attachments and further information consult the section dedicated to master’s degrees

Degree program class
LM56 Economic Sciences
100 Slots available
Language Italian
Duration 2 years

Course description

The degree in Economics and Business aims to develop professionals in economic and managerial analysis, tha will be able to analyze economic data and perform empirical analysis, interpret market trends and dynamics, define and implement organizational strategies, analyze and lead companies’ market strategies, and perform activities of analysis and consulting. The program allows to acquire solid skills required to play several roles in private companies and public organizations, as well as to apply for the PhD in economics.


Graduates in one of the following Degree Classes (DM 270/2004): L-18, L-33, L-41, L-30, L-35, L-37, L-36, L-16 or students with another equivalent qualification or a degree obtained abroad and recognized as suitable by the university. An interview will be held to assess the background in economics and business, law and quantity disciplines


The goal is to train graduates in the field of economics and business, able to work in high decision-making positions in private companies, banks, public organizations, research institutions and universities. Graduates will be able to carry out theoretical and empirical economic analysis in business, markets and production sectors.


– Economists in Research Centers and Universities

– Business economists: highly professional figures supporting decision-making processes

– Management functions in the public sector

– Access to the examination to qualify as an accountant

– Teachers of economics and legal subjects in secondary schools


Fees, contributions and exemptions

Costs calculated based on family income (ISEE-University) and including:

  • fee for the equal access to university studies (from 130€ to 160€);
  • annual amount (from 0 (if ISEE-University <= € 22,000) to € 2,000);

Flat tax = €1,000 for international students (UE and non UE)

With a family income (ISEE-University < € 24,000) students are entitled to receive:

  • Scholarship consisting of total exemption from taxes, cash share, canteen and accommodation service (for off-site students)
  • Grants for international mobility
  • Reduced rates for the use of sports facilities and cultural services
  • Benefits for students completing their degrees within regulation time

Exclusively on grounds of merit, students can obtain:

  • International mobility grants (Erasmus)
  • Free accommodation and canteen services published in the call DUnicAL career program for student-athletes.

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Life on Campus

In the largest and best equipped campus in Italy students will experience the sense of a unique university community, sharing educational, recreational, sporting and cultural events with fellow colleagues and professors. The Campus is equipped with lecture rooms, a sports center, theaters, amphitheaters, cinemas, cafes, refreshment areas and other places for socialization, thus offering an extraordinary human and educational experience.

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Services to Students

Unical is organized as an independent town that provides the best possible solutions of accommodation for students and staff living on campus, because it offers multiple services for study activities and for individual and collective well-being: libraries, the Language Learning Center, counselling and inclusion services. The Campus also includes a health center, a post office, a bank counter and a mindfulness dedicated area.

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Residential Center

It complements and completes the services provided by the University of Calabria and has put into shape the idea of a British-American campus-style University. It encompasses 10 districts hosting the university residences, consisting of apartments with double and single rooms, living room, kitchen and toilets. In these districts there are common areas for study and recreational activities and sports, there are TV rooms, game rooms and gyms; launderettes and bike rental services are also available.

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