The master’s program in Cultural Heritage Policies is one of the two majors in the second year of the Master’s degree program in Policies and Governance in Europe (PAGE). Cultural heritage includes policies regarding the collection, exporting and exhibition of art, preserving historic buildings and natural heritage as well as promoting cultural tourism, heritage food and drink, and immaterial heritage such as languages.
The Master in Cultural Heritage Policies offers students the chance to focus on a growing field in a strategic city that offers a unique advantage.Cultural heritage refers to policies regarding collecting, exporting and exhibiting art, preserving historic buildings and natural heritage as well as promoting cultural tourism, heritage food and drink, and immaterial heritage such as languages. Italy – and Rome in particular – offer an ideal place to study these issues as the country has a long history of perseveration policies as well as the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. Cultural heritage is growing rapidly in Europe and around the world, accounting for a large percentage of economies and providing many jobs.
|Comparative Public Policy in Europe||6|
|EU Institutions and Decision Making||6|
|EU Law and Regulation||6|
|The Integration of Europe||6|
|The Economics of Europe||6|
|Policy Evaluation and Implementation||6|
|Data Analysis for Social Sciences||6|
|Demography, Society and Policy in Europe||6|
|The Politics of Cultural Heritage in Europe||6|
|Managing and Developing Heritage||6|
|Comparative and International Law of Heritage Protection||6|
|3 Electives courses||18|
The course is subject to approval from the Ministry of Education and the study plan could change.
The two specialized majors offer particular opportunities. The cultural heritage sector includes museums, governments, the third sector, associations and firms. Economic governance can lead to employment in regulatory, competition authorities and expert bodies, as well as the regulatory affairs departments of large firms and associations.
Luiss offers many internship opportunities thanks to agreements with public organizations and private firms, including those specifically interested in PAGE, allowing students to gain valuable experience on the job market. The program also provides students multiple opportunities to meet policy makers, firms and associations thanks to its rich calendar of speakers and visitors as well as the University’s strategic position in Rome.
PAGE is an internationalized degree. Students have several opportunities to go abroad through Double Degrees with Luiss partner institutions and exchange programs. Students are recruited from all over the world while staff have international experience in both Europe and the United States.
CFO Gruppo Leonardo - Finmeccanica
Graduated in Business & Management, 1996
Alessandra Genco is the CFO of Leonardo, the Italian aerospace and defense company. She was previously Vice President Group Finance, in charge of capital markets, treasury, investments and insurance activities.
Prior to joining Leonardo, she spent seven years in the US where she worked in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs as Vice President in their New York Office.
She covered clients across numerous industries, including financial sponsors. She holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a M.Sc. in Economics from Luiss Guido Carli University. She is on the board of various companies, in Europe and in the US. Strongly committed to the theme of diversity, she serves as mentor of talented young women.
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After a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management, I enrolled in the Master’s program in Finance and participated in QTEM, an amazing experience both at an academic level and at a personal level, which helped me develop useful skills for the future market.
I now live in Frankfurt, where I work as an analyst in the Finance Directorate of the European Central Bank, dealing with budgeting, strategic planning, project governance and management reporting. In the future I’d like to continue this career in large-scale international institutions.