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Admission

Please apply following the instructions provided on the application procedure page.

 

The number of places available is limited. Up to 45 students may be admitted into this programme.

The formal requirement for admission to the Master's degree in European studies in investor relations and financial communication is a Bachelor's degree, in the fields of Economics, Communication Sciences or other relevant disciplines.

The undergraduate degree obtained after a minimum of 3 years of study (180 ECTS) must satisfy the requirements for access to second-level academic studies in the awarding country. The degree has to be issued by a higher education institution, which is regularly accredited or recognized in the awarding country. The undergraduate degree must be obtained before 31 December 2020.

Students who obtain a Bachelor Degree in Communication Science or in Economics at USI are automatically eligible to be admitted in the Master programme.

Language Requirements  

English 

International students and candidates with a Swiss Bachelor’s degree or enrolled in a Swiss University must demonstrate their competency in the use of the English language through one of the following certificates, issued starting from January 1, 2018: 

Recognized certificates

Minimum score required

Academic IELTS

6

TOEFL iBT

84

Cambridge English

B2 First Grade B

Cambridge English

C1 Advanced Grade C

Cambridge English

C2 Proficiency  Grade C

Business English Certificate

B2 Vantage and C1 Business Higher

Trinity College London

Integrated Skills in English (B2)

Pearson PTE Academic

65

Exemptions based on prior study 

The following applicants are not required to undertake English language tests. 

  1. Applicants who completed their university studies from one of the following national education systems: Australia, Canada (with the exception of Quebec), Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America. 
  2. Applicants who completed a degree program entirely taught in the English language: they will need to upload to the online application an official statement from their University indicating that English is the language of instruction. However, some Italian Representations (e.g. in Iran, Bangladesh, Pakistan) may require a language proficiency certificate. You will need to meet the Consulate/Embassy’s requirement to obtain your student visa. 

For any questions regarding the possibility to be admitted in the Master please contact Dr. Carlo Raimondo via email: carlo.raimondo@usi.ch