Economics

Major of the Bachelor’s Degree in Economics & Business

The three-year bachelor’s degree program in Economics and Business trains open-minded graduates who are internationally focused. The course provides solid, basic, general preparation in the most important economic fields and offers an excellent introduction to the fields of business and finance.

Graduates are equipped to work for economic and financial institutions, businesses and public administrations, in positions commensurate with their three-year preparation. The program is entirely held in English.

Program Insights

The program is entirely held in English and students must choose a major in the III year

The three-year bachelor's degree program in Economics and Business trains open-minded graduates who are internationally focused. The course provides solid, basic, general preparation in the most important economic fields and offers an excellent introduction to the fields of business and finance.

The program offers an introduction to the functioning and policies of the main European institutions and regulatory requirements of various markets, with special attention given to areas such as competition and antitrust law.

In addition, students acquire solid methodological tools required to understand and analyze economic and financial phenomena, including the acquisition of basic legal concepts. The main objective is to contribute to the creation of a class of European leaders with a strong economic background and a real affinity for management and entrepreneurship. The program is only taught in English and students have the possibility of spending two full semesters studying in the Netherlands. Legal material in the areas of public, private and commercial law will be taught within an economic framework, in line with the course’s goal of maintaining the prevalence of national content in the principal legal areas.

The three areas of specialization in the third year are Management, Economics, and Finance (entirely held in English).

Admission procedure

Get information about taking the admission test and on the admission procedure for international students.

Study Plan

I year – 2020-2021

CourseCredits
Introduction to Business Economics8
Principles of Economics8
Mathematics 110
Microeconomics8
Accounting8
Statistics8
Principles of Civil Law6
At the end of the first year, students are required to choose a compulsory language.

II year – 2021-2022

CourseCredits
Macroeconomics8
Information Systems6
Mathematics 28
Applied Statistics and Econometrics8
Games and Strategies8
Corporate Finance8
Law and Economics (Corporate and Business Law: Antitrust and Regulation)10
At the end of their II year, students must choose a major (Management, Economics, Finance) and 2 elective courses from those offered by the Department.

III year – 2022-2023

CourseCredits
Money and Banking8
Financial Markets and Institutions8
IO and Competition Theory8
Economic Growth and Development8
International Economics8

Activities for all majors

ActivityCredits
2 Elective courses8+8
Compulsory language4
Other activities (internships, seminars)4
Final work4
Total Credits180
Job Opportunities

Graduates are equipped to work for economic and financial institutions, businesses and public administrations, in positions commensurate with their three-year preparation.

Double Degrees & other International Opportunities

The course gives students the opportunity to spend a year in the Netherlands at the University of Utrecht, ranked first in the Netherlands and 12th in Europe, according to the Shanghai Ranking of World Universities.Through a structured study plan and an academic program that combines the best of what the two universities have to offer, participants will acquire the fundamentals of the culture and traditions of continental Europe. Students can apply for this program during their first year and will be selected based on their performance and on an interview. Moreover, students enrolled in their third year may apply for the LUISS Double Degree Program at the graduate level. In addition to the Double Degree programs, LUISS University offers a broad selection of exchange opportunities with over 187 academic partnerships in 42 countries.

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Numbers
2.6

Months between graduation and first job

1:7

Luiss Professor/student ratio

28

Additional study abroad progams

44

Countries with active partner universities

223

Number of agreements

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