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University of Pisa Scholarships for Master Risk Management (MRM) Program, 2016

University of Pisa is offering a limited number of masters programmes in the area of risk management. The total amount of the scholarships offered is about 8.000 euro. After six months of front classes, in which both academic faculty and professional managers will alternate, in the second term the students must elaborate a project work, either as a research work or as a report on an internship-based activity of at least three months. The application deadline is 25 September 2015.

Study Subject(s): The studentships are awarded in the area of risk management.
Course Level: 
The studentships are available to pursue masters degree program.
Programme Provider:
University of Pisa, Italy
Award can be taken at:

Eligibility: The applicant must have
-A university degree.
-Reference letters.
-Proficiency in English both spoken and written (TOEFL/IELTS is recommended, but may be substituted with a test administered by the University of Pisa), if English is not your first language.
In any case, the knowledge of English is verified as well during the motivational interview.

Open for International Students: University of PisaThese masters opportunities are available for both Italian and international students.

Description: The Master Risk Management (MRM) is an international, full time, Master course organized by the Department of Economics Management, University of Pisa, in collaboration with some prominent Italian and international financial institutions, banks and pension funds. After the successful I and II editions (job placement at 77% in the first edition), the call for the 2015-2016 edition is about to open. It is entirely taught in English and is meant to provide students with cutting edge theoretical and practical skills to manage the main sources of risk characterizing financial markets, insurance institutions, pension funds or business. The novelty of the MRM is that it is inspired by an interdisciplinary approach. This key feature is due to the evidence that globalization needs managers able to analyze risk under different points of view and suggest integrated solutions. The graduates will be endowed with strong analytic tools and advanced methodologies for risk management, which will be taught by both prominent international academic faculty and managers from financial, insurance and business institutions.

Number of award(s): A limited number of financial aid positions will be available for Master Risk Management program.

Duration of award(s): The studentships are awarded for 12 month master program.

What does it cover? The Master Risk Management offers an amount of about 8.000 euro for programmes .

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted via post or email.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 25 September 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application