Double Degree with the University of Twente (The Netherlands)
Duration: 2 years
Degree: Second Cycle Degree
Topic: Business Administration
The Double Degree with the University of Twente is a two-year programme in business administration, with a focus on human resource management.
After completing the programme, students will obtain two degrees:
§ 2nd cycle Degree in Business Administration, Economics and Finance (LM 77), issued by the University of L’Aquila;
§ Master of Science in Business Administration (English-taught), issued by the University of Twente.
The main benefit for students is earning two degrees in less time than what would be necessary to complete the two programmes separately. Furthermore, the Double Degree provides students with a unique learning experience in two different countries, within a diverse and multicultural environment.
The programme provides a challenging training in business administration in global contexts, with a focus on human resource management. Students develop specialist HR expertise, as well as broader business and interpersonal skills. The programme builds up an internationally open career path for academically trained managers with competences in HR analytics, strategy and innovation.
The programme is structured as follows:
- The first year is carried out at the University of L’Aquila (L’Aquila, Italy);
- The second year is carried out at the University of Twente (Enschede, The Netherlands).
The final thesis, written in English, will be one for both institutions and will be supervised jointly, by at least one supervisor from the University of Twente and at least one form the University of L’Aquila.
In order to earn the Double Degree, students will have to be in compliance with both their home and host universities' rules with regard to credits, attendance, deadlines etc.
The programme is open to students enrolled at the University of L’Aquila in the first year of the 2nd cycle Degree Programme in Business Administration, Economics and Finance, major in Management.
Each academic year, 15 students can take part in the Double Degree programme.
Details regarding the application procedure, the selection process, deadlines, and further information, will be contained in the call for application.
Academic Coordinator at the University of L’Aquila:
Prof. Alessia Sammarra alessia.sammarra(at)univaq.it