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Master in Environmental and Food Economics

Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods, University of Milan, Via Celoria 2 – 20133 Milan,

+39 02 50316475

Type of course

Language of tuition

Length of course
2 years

Date of commencement

Application deadline

Class size

Cost / fees
Enrolment fees vary from a minimum of 700 Euros to a maximum of 3.000 Euros per year, depending on family income.

Student grants / Financial assistance
The University of Milan and other donors award each year several scholarships and tax reductions

The University of Milan offers enrolled students about 1000 beds, in halls of residence and apartments situated close to the university buildings.

Exchange partner schools
University of Geneve, University of Wageningen, Goettingen University, University of Rennes, Politecnica Madrid

Student profile
1. 70% National / 30% Overseas students
2. 50% Men / 50% Women
3. 20-30

Major recruiters of graduates of our programmes
Small and medium enterprises, Multinational enterprisse international organizations, government agencies

Admission requirements

6 ECTS credits in Economics and agrifood economics
6 ECTS credits in Mathematics/Statistics
Good spoken/written English
Certifications like GRE/GMAT and IELTS7TOEFL will be taken in account

University of Milan

Master’s Degree in Environmental and Food Economics

With the Master degree in Environmental and Food Economics (EFE), the University of Milan aims at offering an exclusive and high-quality study program.

This internationally oriented Master degree is thought to provide students with an excellent academic background and practical sense, as well as with a promising outlook for a future career in today's challenging fields of the economics of sustainability and management of the agri-food system.

The aim is to provide advanced knowledge and instruments for sustainable economic development, natural resources management (water, soil, energy), innovation in the agri-food sector, internationalisation of agri-food companies, food security and rural development.

Applications are open (February-July 20th 2016)

About The University of Milan

The University of Milan is a public teaching and research university, which - with 8 faculties and 2 schools and a teaching staff of 2000 professors - is distinguished by its wide variety of disciplinary fields.

A leading institute in Italy and Europe for scientific productivity, the University of Milan is the largest university in the region, with approximately 64,000 students; it is also an important resource for the socio-economic context of which it is a part.

Milan is, in fact, the capital of Lombardy, one of the most dynamic and international regions in the European Union, a leader in the national economy that stands at the Italian forefront of research and development investments and commitment to technological innovation.

The University of Milan also possesses a remarkable artistic and cultural heritage that includes important historic buildings, inherited and acquired collections, archives, botanical gardens and the old Brera Observatory commissioned by Maria Teresa of Austria.

The University’s departments are housed in important historic edifices in the centre of Milan and in modern buildings in the area known as Cittą Studi (the City of Studies).