International Programmes

Economics and Finance (Bachelor's Degree)

Available places: 230

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Financial managers, bank managers, insurance agents, exchange brokers, stockbrokers, securities brokers and similar professions.

Course outline During the first two common core years, students study economics, business administration, law, mathematics and statistics. The third year is divided into two curricular paths: “innovation economics” where students master areas regarding economic growth and innovation, and “finance” where studies are focused specifically on the financial aspects.

Business Administration (Bachelor's Degree)

Available places: 350

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Accountants; managers of production, organization, finance and marketing.

Course outline During the first two common core years, students study basic theoretical knowledge in the areas of business, economics, mathematics, statistics and law. The third year is divided into two curricular paths: “managerial”, in which students master the areas concerned with corporate governance decision making; and “professional”, which directs students towards the ‘professionalization’ disciplines: “territorial development” for territorial resource management.

European Heritage, Digital Media and the Information Society

(Master's Degree)

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub and Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce Career opportunities Web analysts and designers, Art experts, curators and Museum restorers.

Course outline Trains professionals to integrate their knowledge of European cultural heritage with current developments in I.T. and communications, enabling them to promote Cultural Heritage both in Italy and in Europe. Teaching in English language, in agreement with the following universities: Karl-Franzens Universität (Austria), University of Turku (Finland), and Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal), there will be periods of mobility and double degree entitlement.

Sociology and Social Research

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Sociologists.

Course outline The course provides theoretical skills in sociology and philosophy to analyse social issues, students develop empirical skills for research and analysis of local development (curriculum in “Territorial Development”), and the analysis and understanding of deviance (curriculum in “Social Deviance and Crime”). English is the prevalent language for this course.

Coastal and Marine Biology and Ecology

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monetroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Zoologi, ecologi

Course outline Graduates will be able to design, lead, support, carry on research projects in response to public calls and private companies interested in the development of human activies in different productive sectors addressing the management and valorization of coastal and marine environments; act as consultants in private firms or in public bodies, provide assessment and expert recommendation on different sectors in marine and coastal as defined above; design the content of books, articles, TV programs related to the marine environment, lead, support, carry out training programmes and dissemination events.

Aerospace Engineering

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Cittadella della Ricerca - Brindisi

Career opportunities Mechanical Engineers, Aeronautical and astronautical engineers

Course outline In the first year students are given a grounding in aerodynamics and gas dynamics, aeronautical and space propulsion, aeronautical construction and flight mechanics, as well as numeric methods for aeronautical engineering and computation and planning and designing machinery/cars. The second year has a strong bias towards issues concerning technology and materials.

Management Engineering

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Ingegneri industriali e gestionali

Course outline Integrates transversal strategic skills (such as integrated business management and entrepreneurial skills) and specialist skills such as communication and information technologies, production systems and technology and energy systems and technology. A new course in “Advanced Manufacturing and Operations Management” is also available from 2017.

Communication Engineering and Electronic Technologies

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Systems analysts, Network and Computer Communications Specialists, I.T. Security specialists, Electronic engineers, Telecommunication Engineers.

Course outline Trains in design, production, running and maintaining modern telecommunication systems, navigation and telesurvey and applications and services based on these systems.

Computer Engineering

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Analysts and software designers, Systems analysts, Web application designers and analysts, Computer network and communication specialists, Database designers and analysts, Specialist Computer Security Systems Administrators.

Course outline In-depth study of different fields of application of Computer Engineering (including computational networks, software applications and computer systems, computation, automation).

Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Materials Engineers

Course outline This course is extremely interdisciplinary, looking at the phenomenon at the basis of material behaviour and their transformation processes (chemical, physical, computational mechanical, transport phenomenon, physical chemistry). Students learn about technology for measuring the properties of materials and designing and fine-tuning transformation processes.