Undergraduate Programmes

Economics and Finance

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

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.

Law 

(5 yrs unique cycle master's degree)

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Lawyers, In-Company Legal experts; Legal advisors for Government bodies and Public Offices, Solicitors, Judges and Magistrates.

Course outline Over the first two years the course provides a solid grounding in the main sectors (private, constitutional, philosophical-legal/critical legal thinking, legal history) and also in particular fields (Commercial/Business, Criminal, EU, Administrative and International Law). From the third year you can choose between a traditional course programme, which looks at the more common aspects of jurisprudence; or alternatively you can choose a course programme which is linked to the environment and territory; or as a third option you can choose the International and European programme. From the first year your language skills will also be a priority; in the final two years there will be practical training courses to develop your skills for entering the workplace (internships, interactive labs for legal research and writing (including use of databases), etc.).

Cultural Heritage

Open access(non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Planners of exhibitions and cultural events; tour guides; broadcast/film/theatre managers and producers; museum technicians.

Course outline This Bachelor’s Degree has an interdisciplinary approach. It provides four different curricula: “archaeological”, “musical” , “historical-artistic” and “technological”. Every curriculum focuses on cataloguing, research and promotion of cultural heritage.

Philosophy

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities specialists in public relations; proof-readers; advertising technicians; planner of exhibitions and cultural events.

Course outline This Bachelor’s Degree is enriched by disciplines from the faculty of Education, Social and Political Science and it has four different fields of study: History of Philosophy ( History of Ancient Philosophy, History of Medieval Philosophy, History of Renaissance Philosophy, History of Contemporary Philosophy); Institutional Philosophy (Theoretical Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Aesthetics) ; Historical Sciences; Human Sciences (Psychology; Pedagogy and Sociology). Partnerships with famous European universities such as Paris-Sorbonne, Ecole Normale de Paris, University of Koln, Complutense University of Madrid give the opportunity to gain a Double Master’s Degree.

Humanities

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Polo urbano - Lecce

Career opportunities Archive or library assistants; planners of exhibitions and cultural events.

Course outline This Bachelor’s degree offers basic training in the humanistic field. The “classical”
curriculum provides theoretical and practical instruments in the linguistic, literary and historical field in order to obtain knowledge of classical civilization. Courses focus on Italian literature and another European literature at least. The “modern” curriculum provides basic knowledge of literary, linguistic, historical and geographical studies, focusing on European civilization from Middle Age to Contemporary.

Communication Sciences

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Managers of communication offices; multimedia specialists in editorial and advertising companies; planners of cultural events; managers of tourist communication.

Course outline This Bachelor’s Degree provides a wide cultural and professional knowledge about communicative and informative skills. It also improves students’ comprehension of the language of new media. Traditional lessons are integrated with workshops and seminars. There are also traineeships in collaboration with the new “Laboratory of Language and Communication Analysis” and other companies involved in cultural tourism.

Languages, Cultures and Foreign Literatures

Available places: 300

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Foreign Language Correspondents

Course outline This Bachelor’s Degree provides theoretical and technical skills in linguistics, culture and literature of two different European and non-European languages. The syllabus includes other disciplines such as philology, critics, comparative literature and semiotics, history, law and economics. The courses are focused on capabilities in interlingual communication. Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Albanian, Hebrew, Portuguese/Brazilian, and Turkish.

Applied Languages, Translation and Interpreting

Available places: 120

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Foreign language correspondents; technicians at welcome centres.

Course outline This Bachelor Degree trains specialists in the field of tourist mediation, business and technical communication. It provides a technical approach to the study of English translation and interpreting. Students will choose a second language from among French, German, Russian, Spanish, and a third language from among Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese/Brazilian and Turkish.

Educational Theory and Practice

Available places: 230

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Social integration and Educational policy.

Course outline Trains experts on Relational and Education dynamics, applies to all age-groups.

Psychological Sciences and Techniques

Available places: 180

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Reintegration and Social Integration

Course outline Provides a grounding in different sectors of psychological disciplines and the procedures and methodology for scientific research. The course trains in fundamental skills such as interviewing technique, psychometric testing, data retrieval and gathering, as well as operational skills in communication, planning, reporting back and managing documentation. These skills enable graduates to work under the supervision of trained psychologists in contexts such as personal services, groupwork, in organisations and in the community.

Social Service

Available places: 150

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Social workers

Course outline Trains social workers, who are in the field of Social Services, to act according to professional principles, using skills and specific methodology to prevent social unease. Working to support and reintegrate individuals, families, groups and communities in difficult or disadvantaged situations.

Political Science and International Relations

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Political and Diplomatic careers, careers in the Police Force and generally in the Law and Order sector, Public and Private Sector office jobs.

Course outline Extremely multi-disciplinary, this course provides training in subjects including History, Political History, Sociology, Philosophy, Law and Social Economics. English Language is a core course component (obligatory) and students can choose from Spanish, French or German as a second language to study.

Sociology

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Data-acquisition operators, interviewers and professional data-gatherers, marketing operators, publicity operators, PR operators, Food and Entertainment industry operators, event organisers, trainers, social workers, employment service operators.

Course outline Interdisciplinary training to prepare sociologists for employment in social research and planning and management of social policy (especially policy relating to social exclusion and marginalisation). Students can choose between “vocational” and “crime and deviance”, both with sociological disciplines, with social, historical, anthropological, legal and financial research methodology and statistics.

Math

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Mathematicians, I.T. technicians, Business consultants for market trends.

Course outline Over the first two years students gain a solid grounding in traditional mathematical disciplines (algebra, analysis, geometry) and basic training in Information Technology and Physics. Third year courses look at both theoretical and applied topics in greater depth.

Physics

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Physicists, Laboratory technicians for Physics labs and Medical labs such as those for radiotherapy and radiology.

Course outline The course provides a solid grounding, as well as methodological proficiency, in all the main areas of Physics, with experimental, theoretical and methodological skills in General Physics, Maths, Chemistry, I.T., Microphysics and Physics of Matter.

Biology

Available places: 180

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Biologists and associated careers such as: biochemists, botanists, zoologists, ecologists, executive/technical role in laboratories where analyses are carried out for various sectors such as: food and health, environment, research and pharmaceuticals.

Course outline Provides a thorough grounding in analytics, management and control in the bio-sanitary, industrial, food and agriculture and bio-technology areas, for both Public and Private research bodies and for services. Theoretical knowledge is flanked by training in the use of scientific and analytic instruments in the field of personal, group, organisational and community services.

Environmental Sciences and Technology

Available places: 90

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Housing technicians and similar careers, forestry officers, zoology workers, agricultural technicians/advisors.

Course outline Provides a strong background in environmental issues and good scientific methodology to analyse both natural and manmade components, processes, systems and problems connected to the environment.

Biotechnology

Available places: 90

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Biologists and similar careers

Course outline Provides the instruments and skills across biotechnological disciplines to produce goods and services.

Optometry and Vision Sciences

Available places: 60

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Opticians and Optometrists/Ophthalmic opticians

Course outline This strongly vocational course provides basic training in maths; I.T.; chemistry and Physics as well as training in subjects linked to opticianry and optometry/ophthalmology (anatomy, histology and human and ocular physio-pathology). There are also courses such as Techniques for Optometry and Contactology. Our laboratories are equipped with all the tools usually found in optometrist’s and optician’s surgeries.

Information Engineering

Available places: 150

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Software analysists and programmers, Web application analysts and programmers, systems administrators, electro technical and industrial automotive engineers, electronic engineers, engineers in telecommunications.

Course outline Provides a grounding in theory and operational skills to work in the programming industries, practice and production in systems of Information and Communication Technology, in I.T., electronic, electro mechanical, space, chemical, aeronautical, telecommunication, and spatial or earth telesurvey industries.

Industrial Engineering

Available places: 150

Campus: Cittadella della Ricerca - Brindisi

Career opportunities Mechanical engineers, Material engineers, industrial engineers, management engineers.

Course outline This course prepares its students for work in today’s materials, energy and mechanics industries, providing a solid grounding in both scientific and engineering ambits.

Civil Engineering

Available places: 150

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Work on housing and civil engineering projects and similar careers.

Course outline The first two years provide a solid grounding in mathematics, physics and chemistry, as well as engineering. In the third year more engineering subjects are added, which are central to civil engineering, with a focus on planning and projects.

Industrial Engineering

Available places: 150

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Mechanical engineers, Material engineers, industrial engineers, management engineers.

Course outline This course prepares its students for work in today’s materials, energy and mechanics industries, providing a solid grounding in both scientific and engineering ambits.