University of Pisa
University of Pisa
The Master in Risk Management is an international, full time, master course organized by the Dipartimento di Economia e Management in the University of Pisa (https://www.unipi.it/index.php/english), in collaboration with some prominent Italian and international financial institutions, banks and pension funds.
Mission: build and train professional figures for joining international business or financial institutions, pension funds and insurance companies as risk managers.
Please visit our website for more information: https://masterriskmanagement.ec.unipi.it/
The Master of Science in Economics is a two year master programme which provides students with an advanced training in Economics supported by the complemntary quantitative and statistical tools. It offers two curricula: General Economics and Official Statistics. The curriculum in Official Statistics has been recently awarded by the European Commission with the label EMOS (European Master in Official Statistics).
This two-year degree is designed for students aiming at knowledge intensive careers in dynamic firms and corporations, consultancies and public organizations. It offers a solid foundation for those willing to pursue an academic career in the field of economics or other professional activities characterized by a strong research content.
The Faculty of the program has attained an outstanding international reputation for research excellence in many areas of economics. The Master degree (Laurea Magistrale) is jointly awarded by University of Pisa and Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies.
Please visit our website for more information: http://mse.ec.unipi.it/
Name of the School: University of Pisa – Department of Economics and Management
Name of programme Master in Risk Management (60 CFU).
Campus: Pisa, Italy
Starting Date: November each year
Length of Course: Full Time MSc: 11 months (from November to the end of September; classes from November to April; internship and thesis writing from May to September; thesis discussion October).
Application Deadlines: End of September
Internships: Strongly encouraged
List of modules (35 hours each):
- Risk Management, Governance and Internal Control
- Informatics tools for Risk management
- Stochastic process and applications in Risk Management
- Finance and derivatives
- Micro and Macro Economics for finance and insurance
- Econometrics for Financial Markets
- Economics and Risk management in Pension Funds
- Credit Risk and Liquidity Risk
- Insurance risk: evaluation and management
- Risk evaluation and reporting in IAS/IFSR
- Risk Project: Evaluation and Management
Average number of nationalities per year: 6
Percentage of international students: 90%
Age Range: 21 - 35
Each enrolled student is allowed to use University of Pisa facilities
"This year we are having students from Brasil, India, Barbados, Pakistan, Germany, China, Turkey and Great Britain".
University degree: yes
Prior educational background: Bachelor degree essential
Languages proficiency: fluent in English (TOEFL, Cambridge, IELTS reccomended but not essential).
Years of work experience: Not essential
Application and Tuition fee: EUR 8000
No dorms available
Address: via C. Ridolfi, 10 – 56124 Pisa - Italy
Telephone: Fax: +39 050 2210603
Name of a specific person whom the candidates can contact:
Erica Cacciotti, Ph. D.
Master Programme Director: prof. Luca Spataro