LMEF: Admission and Scholarships

Admission Requirements

Applicants must hold a three-year degree, a good command of the English language and a solid background in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics.  

Italian applicants, during their undergraduate studies, must have successfully obtained the following credits:

  • 20 credits in  SECS-P07,  either in SECS-P08,  SECS-P09,  SECS-P10, SECS-P11;
  • 30 credits in Economics (SECS-P01, SECS-P02, SECS-P03, SECS-P05, SECS-P06,  SECS-P12), of which at least 10 credits in Microeconomics (SECS-P01) and 10 credits in Macroeconomics (SECS-P01);
  • 25 credits in  Statistics (SECS-S01,   SECS-S02,   SECS-S03,   SECS-S04,   SECS-S05,  SECS-S06),  of which 10 credits in SECS-S01 and 10 credits in SECS-S06 (Mathematical Economics);
  • 20 credits in Law (IUS01, IUS04, IUS05, IUS07, IUS09, IUS10, IUS12), of which at least 5 in Private Law (IUS01).
  • 5 credits in English (L-LIN12)
Graduates who do not meet the criteria in the above credit list will be examined before admission in the subjects for which they do not hold the minimum number of credits.

For foreign applicants credits' fulfillment will be individually determined by the Master’s admission committee. Both EU nationals and non-EU national who reside in Italy with a regular work or study permit can apply for admission. For non-resident non-EU nationals, admission is subject to existing visa and immigration regulations.

Admission Procedure

The admission procedure requires applicants to file a preliminary application and a formal application (subject to admission at the preliminary stage).

1. Preliminary Application

Applications to the LMEF program are now open. Applicants must send to mef@unina.it, as soon as possible and no later than  10 September 2022, the following documents:

  • Official transcript of the undergraduate degree, displaying the overall grade (if applicable), the list of exams taken, their grades and related credits (which, if not written in Italian or English, must be accompanied by a sworn English translation);
  • Application form (to be downloaded below).
Application Form LMEF.pdf

2. Formal Application

The preliminary application is not the formal application. Candidates who are officially admitted at the preliminary stage (notified by the coordinator) must send by e-mail a formal application (enclosing all required documents) by 30 September 2022 to:

Segreteria Studenti Area Didattica di Economia

The  formal application has to be sent in due time with all documents indicated in the official call and represents the only way for being considered by the admission committee.


  • Grants for Foreign Students offered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation: further information on the application requirements can be found on the webpage MAECI Grants  and the platform“Study in Italy”.
  • COINOR - University of Naples Federico II scolarships  for  foreign students. Scholarships’ recipients must enrol at the first year of one of the international Degree Courses offered by UNINA for the a.y. 2021/2022. APPLICATION DEADLINE is JULY 15, 2021, at 24.00 (Italian/CET time):  Requirements and admission procedure . Further details on the application procedure can be found on the webpage  "Coinor Unina".
  • Scholarships for the academic year 2022-23 offered by the Department of Economics and Statistics (DISES) of the University of Naples Federico II (UNINA), to be awarded to graduate students who enrol in one of the following 2-year Master programmes offered by the Department: LMEF; LMEC; LM in Finance.  APPLICATION DEADLINE is JUNE 15, 2022, at 12.00 (Italian/CET time) : Requirements and admission procedure