Business administration

Bachelor's degree programme

General information

Disciplinary areaSocial Sciences and Humanities
Duration 3 years - 180 Credits
Admission Accesso Programmato Limited access, see call for applications
Language Taught in Italian
Teaching method Lectures
Regulation Main Teaching Regulations


The degree program in Business Administration is designed to meet the needs of various types of enterprises and prepare graduates for a wide range of career paths. Furthermore, local industries, which are continuously expanding their relations with foreign markets, are constantly seeking professionals who possess the skills required to operate in today’s rapidly-evolving economic and social environments. In order to provide program choices according to individual preferences, and in keeping with current labor trends, the University offers its students the opportunity to achieve diversified skills both for the management and the administrative-financial sectors. Depending on specific professional learning objectives and career pathways, students will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to outside activities through internships with public and private companies and organizations, both on a national and international level. These placements of approximately two months, are overseen by a university tutor and a company tutor, and once completed, students will prepare a report based on the internship as a degree requirement.

Course content

During the first year and the first part of second year, students will acquire a solid preparation in economics, law, mathematics-statistics, and business. The three remaining semesters are designed so as to develop more specific skills, In several studying areas, management and finance among them. Considering his/her own interests and attitudes, the student will deepen the knowledge on the main functions of companies, focusing particularly on principles of accounting (programming and control) and the organizational, legal, and fiscal aspects of management, especially referring to small and medium enterprises. Alternatively he/she can choose on the corporate finance aspects, the structure and the functioning of the financial markets and the credit system.

Career options

Inasmuch as the program provides a solid academic preparation, along with extensive practical experience, graduates in Business Administration are qualified to identify and solve the principal problems which arise in business management and to apply their knowledge to a wide variety of professions. Students will also develop interpersonal skills which will enable them to communicate and interact effectively with members of the business community. Graduates will be prepared for a wide range of employment opportunities in companies of different sizes, such as: corporate auditing companies, consulting companies, banking and financial institutions, commercial law offices, and public and non-profit institutions. Within these varied organizations, professional opportunities range from administrative and/or financial functions to those of organization, production, and marketing.

More information

Course Director
prof. Stefano Cosma
tel. 059 205 6822 - fax
dott.ssa Sonia Romanazzi
tel. 059 205 6916 & - fax fax.

The course is managed by the Marco Biagi Department of Economics