CLAMDA - International Management is a Laurea Magistrale - 2 yearMaster Degree programme. It is a graduate course that preparesstudents for a professional career, shaping professional figuresqualified to assume managerial positions in an internationalenvironment. Official language: English.

IM sets high academic and intellectual standards. Rather than concentrating on particular business areas, the program drives students to investigate issues relevant to the strategic management of organizations. IM is an international programme which means that foreign students are welcome. Exchange programmes like Erasmus, Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window and Overseas programmes are strongly encouraged and supported.

Moreover, the Programme provides students with a wide range of opportunities to improve their soft-skills by: laboratories of public speaking, coached activities, team work analysys, CV writing support, professional orientation etc.
The aim is to support students in their professional growth with a round shaped view.

Career Opportunities

IM graduates will be prepared to move to higher levels of their careers, across multiple industries and sectors. They will gain access to a wider range of managerial positions in management consultancy companies, ‘blue chip’ manufacturing and service companies, and major retail industries.

They may also join PhD programmes

In their first and second year, beside regular lessons, students participate in lectures, workshops, seminars, forums, group discussions, team and individual projects During the 2nd year, students prepare a dissertation.

At a glance, the learning areas of the Programme are organized in the following didactic blocks, including the option of an Internship, for 120 ECTS credits total.

Again, the Programme provides students with a wide range of opportunities to improve their soft-skills by: laboratories of public speaking, coached activities, team work analysys, CV writing support, professional orientation etc.

The aim is to support students in their professional growth with a round shaped view.

Course syllabus

Students taking this Second Level Degree will:

  • gain a thorough grounding in the disciplines which form the basis of management practice;
  • acquire skills of critical analysis in relation to management issues;
  • develop awareness of responsibilities for managers in an economic, social and environmental context;
  • develop basic quantitative skills and the ability to apply them in a problem solving context;
  • gain practical experience in managerial issues;
  • develop communication skills
International mobility

CLAMDA-IM is an international programme so foreign students are welcome, furthermore exchange programmes like Erasmus, Erasmus Mundus, Overseas are strongly encouraged and supported.

The Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window (EMECW) is a co-operation and mobility scheme in the area of higher education funded by the European Union for certain groups of countries. Citizens having obtained in an institution of these countries a university degree or equivalent can apply for scholarships for enrolling and studying at CLAMDA-IM.

The Overseas Program allows IM students to apply for an exchange period in an extra-European University in countries like USA (Universities of Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles and San Diego, among others), Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, China, Japan and Russia.

Within the Erasmus Exchange Program, IM students are eligible to apply for an exchange period among the many Erasmus exchange programs offered by the University of Bologna with its partners all over Europe.

Incoming foreign students

IM also hosts incoming students from foreign academic partners to spend a period of stay in Bologna and profit of the lively international environment of IM. General information for incoming students can be found at the International Relations Office at the University of Bologna. IM-enrolled students will profit from the possibility to spend a period of study in one out of many prestigious academic partners that will enrich their experience and extend their horizon.

With this respect, IM promotes and supports students mobility with several exchange programmes in Economics that are available at the University of Bologna with foreign institutions in Europe and the USA.


Program requirements

Profitable attendance of the programme is subject to the possession of prior knowledge of business and mathematics subjects.Access to the 2nd cycle degree programme in Business Administration is subject to the possession of a three year degree in any class, or a degree obtained under the previous four-year degree programme system, or other suitable qualification obtained abroad.The degree programme is open to a fixed number students in relation to the available resources. The number of admitted students and the selection methods are published annually in the relative call for applications.During the selection process, candidates will also be assessed on their personal academic preparation. For this purpose, they must obtain the minimum score laid down in the call for applications. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 80

The University of Bologna offers Unibo Action 2 study grants to deserving international students, who wish to register for Second Cycle Degree Programmes in A.Y. 2014/2015.

The grants, worth € 11,000 gross, are assigned on the basis of the GRE (Revised General Test) test scores. Read the full information on the requirements and the application procedure in the call for applications, available on the website of the University of Bologna.

The deadline to apply for these grants is March 31st, 2014.

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