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Local Development

Tuition fee €2,642 per year

For more information please visit: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €204 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the admission fee is required. This fee is non-refundable.

More information

unipd.it/en/local-development 

en.didattica.unipd.it/../2023/LM/SU/SU2446 

Overview

The Master’s degree provides a thorough understanding of the specific social, organisational, economic, territorial and institutional forms and dynamics that characterise local development processes in different geographical contexts. It offers an in-depth knowledge of the different methodologies used for the formulation, implementation, monitoring and
evaluation of programmes for local development and promotes the implementation of sustainability
process. Its intrinsic multicultural and multilingual dimension is reinforced by international partnerships and mobility agreements.

Programme structure

The course is multidisciplinary and the curricular contents covers integrated knowledge in the fields of economic, sociological, statistical, historical-geographical, socio-pedagogical and anthropological areas.
During the second year, an internship will enable the students to carry out researches that could be the starting point for the Master’s degree final exam.

Career opportunities

Graduates work as professionals in local development and development cooperation within different social and territorial contexts, in governmental and non-governmental organizations at the local, national and international level, trade and citizenship associations, enterprises.

Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
This intake is not applicable

ONLY for EU applicants or EU-equated, i.e. applicants from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or non-EU applicants residing in Italy

Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
This intake is not applicable

ONLY for EU applicants or EU-equated, i.e. applicants from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or non-EU applicants residing in Italy

Studies commence
1 Oct 2024