Italy has high standards of education with world-class business schools and multinational companies, but it also has a wonderful student experience thanks to the beauty, history and culture of the country.
There are many master’s in management programs on offer in Italy, which we have listed below. Many of the courses have been designed with leading Italian companies, ensuring that the curriculum provides employment skills that can boost the career prospects of graduating students, which are bright indeed.
Many Italian schools also tap into the region’s historical expertise, offering courses in food and wine, among other specialisms such as tourism and hospitality, art and fashion, in addition to classic disciplines like finance, marketing or analytics.
Many also focus on technology, digital transformation and in some cases sustainability, so there is a wide variety of options for prospective MiM students in Italy.
Alongside these historic Italian schools, housed in some of the world’s oldest and most respected universities, are the satellite campuses of schools elsewhere in Europe and further afield in North America. These programs provide a truly global perspective on business, and underscore the globalization of management education.
But being a MiM student in Italy is about more than the academics and employment. Italy has a high quality of life, with an abundance of cultural riches, from delicious food to museums, and from theatres to beautiful, historic architecture.
POLIMI is the business school of Politecnico di Milano, one of the best scientific and technological universities in the world. As such, the school combines research and education from across the management, economics and industrial disciplines. The school runs a number of master’s programs in management, which enable students to specialize in fields such as industry 4.0, cybersecurity, digital transformation, innovation or entrepreneurship.View School Profile
SDA Bocconi School Of Management, based in Milan, is one of Europe’s top business schools. Indeed, it’s one of the few to hold the “triple crown” accreditation, which is awarded by three of the most prestigious accreditation associations worldwide. And Bocconi offers a wide variety of master’s programs in management, covering subjects such as corporate finance, healthcare, arts, and fashion.View School Profile
ESCP Europe has a campus in Turin in northern Italy, in addition to Berlin, London, Madrid and Paris. Students on the school’s highly ranked master’s in management program can study at these various locations in Europe, gaining a global perspective in business. The course is highly ranked by employers, with 97 percent of students finding a job within three months of graduating.View School Profile
Bologna, in the eponymous and historic city in northern Italy, puts on several business master’s degrees in fields such as tourism, data science, food and wine, and finance and fintech. The school focuses on international growth, digital transformation, and sustainability in its interdisciplinary and practice-orientated courses. The programs have been designed with leading Italian companies and the campus is based in a 16th century villa.View School Profile
Luiss – Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli — is a private business school in Rome. It prides itself on industry connections, with more than 200 companies collaborating with the business school as guest speakers or providing employment opportunities to students. Luiss runs business master’s degrees in such fields as economics, marketing, strategic management, innovation and sustainability.View School Profile
The Tobin College of Business, at St. John’s University, has a campus in Rome, in addition to its main base in New York City. It runs master’s programs in business administration, business analytics, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as finance and financial technology. Student on these degrees can chose to spend time on the campus in Rome, Italy’s capital city.View School Profile
MIB is an international School of Business and Management located in Trieste, established in 1998 by major corporations and the academic world. The school is highly international, with half the student body coming from outside Italy, representing 103 countries. MIB offers a number of master’s programs focused on finance, including degrees in corporate finance and risk management, insurance and risk management, as well as insurance and finance.View School Profile