Master in Economic Policy

The MSc in Economic Policy (MEP) is an advanced program offered by the Faculty of Economics at the Università della Svizzera italiana.

The goal of the Master is to teach students how to analyze economic problems at the national as well as international level and how to identify the most appropriate policy instruments. In a cordial environment and in close interaction with the Faculty, the students will be equipped with the quantitative methods and the analytical tools necessary for a successful career as professional economist with a strong policy orientation. The master will also drive interested students into a Ph.D program.

Why MEP?

  • Program entirely taught in English, with a strong international orientation
  • International Faculty from USI and abroad
  • Guest lectures from leading practicioners
  • Opportunities for short-term research assistant positions for selected students
  • Excellent professor-to-student ratio


Awarded degree

After the successful completion of the programme, students will be awarded a Master of Science in Economics, Major in Economic Policy.