Academic year: 2022/2023

Level of qualification

Master's Degree Programme

Ministerial degree code

LM-56 (Economics Sciences)


Double/Joint Degree

Double Degree in Economy, Econometrics and Finance (MEEF) with the Université Aix-Marseille (France)
At the end of their studies and after the final examination students achieve both the academic qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Finance and Sustainability at Ca’ Foscari University;
  • Master Sciences Economiques (Parcours Econométrie Bancaire et Financière) from Université Aix-Marseille.

Access: selection process.

Joint Degree in Models and Methods in Economics and Management - Erasmus Mundus (QEM) in collaboration with Université Pantheon - Sorbonne - Paris 1 (France); Universität Bielefeld (Germany); Universitat Autònoma - Barcelona (Spain).
Access: call for applications.

Double Degree in Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière (MEF) Université Paris-Dauphine (France)
At the end of their studies and after the final examination students achieve both the academic qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Finance and Sustainability at Ca' Foscari University of Venice;
  • Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière at Université Paris-Dauphine (France).

Access: selection process.

Double Degree Stevens Institute of Technology (USA)
At the end of their studies and after the final examination students achieve both the academic qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Finance and Sustainability at Ca' Foscari University of Venice;
  • Master of Science in Financial Analytics (MFA) at the Stevens Institute of Technology (USA).

Access: selection process.


Department of Economics - San Giobbe Cannaregio 873 - 30121 Venezia
For further information please contact the Campus of Economics,

Head of studies

Head of studies: Prof. Monica Billio (Teaching Committe Coordinator,;

Prof. Monica Billio (Coordinator for the Sustainable Finance curriculum,;
Prof. Antonella Basso (Coordinator for the Quantitative Finance and Risk Management curriculum,;
Prof. Fabio Michelucci (Coordinator for the Economics-QEM curriculum,;



Access to the programme

Open admission, subject to the evaluation of minimum curricular requirements.

Quota reserved to non-EU students residing outside Italy: 40 seats, of which 15 are reserved for Chinese students living in China, under the Marco Polo Project.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to this Master's Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required.

Details about the assessment procedures are available in the webpage dedicated to admission requirements.

Admission with international qualification

Applicants with international qualification must have obtained a bachelor’s degree that is the result of at least 3 years of study. The preliminary evaluation of the qualification is mandatory. Procedures and deadlines are available on the dedicated online platform.
International qualification will be evaluated by the designated teaching committee after the pre-evaluation procedure carried out on the online platform.

Course overview

The Master's degree programme trains experts who possess:

  • a high command of mathematical-statistical tools and a solid theoretical-quantitative background;
  • high knowledge of economic and financial analysis and economic policy;
  • strong legal and market regulation skills;
  • solid methodological-theoretical and modelling skills in the field of economics, both in the context of research as well as in the professional context, to analyse the complexities of contemporary society and offer solutions to economic and social problems, in a dynamic perspective with a focus on innovations in the economic, financial and economic spheres, as well as adaptation to climate change.

It consists of three curricula, delivered in English:

  • Economics-QEM: it trains economists with a solid background in economics; this course is part of the Erasmus Mundus QEM programme and welcomes many foreign students;
  • Quantitative Finance and Risk Management: it provides financial expertise in line with international standards in terms of content and level of preparation. Particular attention is paid to the tools of mathematical and statistical analysis applied to financial markets and institutions and to the study of complex financial instruments;
  • Sustainable Finance: provides training in finance in line with international standards to integrate sustainability dimensions and seize opportunities arising from the increasing focus in finance on the impacts of climate change and the achievement of sustainable development goals.

Curricula available

  • Economics – QEM
  • Quantitative Finance and Risk Management
  • Sustainable Finance

Occupational profiles

Master's graduates will be able to take on responsible professional roles in: international organisations, public and private research institutes including universities; commercial banks, investment banks, insurance companies, or other financial institutions; competition and market regulators and protection authorities; large organisations and public and private companies with a relevant impact of sustainability dimensions for the definition of financing/investment strategies and management of related risks; non-profit organisations, public administrations, supervisory and regulatory bodies; economic press.



Examination assessment and graduation

The educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships (even abroad), in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work.
During the whole university career, the various skills and knowledge acquired by students will be assessed through written and oral examinations.
The degree exam consists in writing a thesis, which must possess the characters of originality, exhaustive documentation and scientific investigation and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts.

Access to further studies

Professional Master’s Programmes (1st level and 2nd level) and PhD programmes.

Last update: 22/06/2022