The master’s programme has a workload of 120 ECTS credits, with a taught part consisting of 90 credits, an internship of 10 credits and a dissertation of 20 credits.

The study programme is full-time and runs over 24 months. It is taught by staff of the eight partner institutions and by high-profile visiting scholars. During the 2-years students move to at least three different universities in three different countries.

First term at Xiamen University (China) or University of Bari (Italy)

Period: from September to December 2021 (30 Credits)

CoursesCredits
 •  Advanced Microeconomics
•  Advanced Macroeconomics  
•  Applied Econometrics I   
•  International Trade
•  European Law and Institutions   
•  Optional courses* [Mathematics for Economists / Chinese Language / Italian Language]

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Second term at Ghent University and CEPS (Belgium)

Period: examinations and classes from January to July 2022 (30 Credits)

CoursesCredits
•  Economics of European Integration  
• Open Economy Macroeconomics / Economic Policy and Governance          
•  Applied Econometrics II
•  Institutional Economics   
•  Optional courses*: [Academic writing / Principles of Entrepreneurship / Dutch Language]
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Third term. Student can choose among four specialisation tracks offered at the following partners’ Universities

Period: from September to December 2022

Track 1. Economics and Business of Globalisation (EBG) at the University of Bari Aldo Moro (Italy). (30 credits)
Courses:
• Economics and Business of Multinational Organisations
• Economics of Global Interactions
• International Trade Law
• International Development
• Optional courses
Track 2. Economics and Financial Issues in the EU (EFEU) at the University of Cantabria, Santander (Spain). (30 credits)
Courses:
• International banking and Finance
•  EU Economic Policy
•  EU Commercial Law
•  International Business: the EU perspective
•  Optional courses (5 credits)
Track 3. International Economic Policy (IEP) at Tartu University (Estonia). (30 credits)
Courses:
Trade Policy Analysis
International Management
Evaluation of Economic Policies
Selected Topics in Macroeconomics
Optional courses (5 credits)
Track 4. Globalisation and Emerging Market Economies (GEME) at Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Valparaiso (Chile) (30 credits)
Courses:
Projections of Macroeconomic Variables
Business Oriented Microeconomics
International Finance
International Trade Agreements
Optional courses (5 credits)

Fourth term. Individual mobility for professional specialisation

Period: from January to August 2023

•  Internship                                                             (10 credits)

•  Final dissertation                                                  (20 credits)