LUISS Guido Carli

Departments and Schools

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Department of Economics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Finance brings together specialized academic expertise in the fields of economics and finance, and in the study of quantitative methods applied to the economic, social, financial and corporate sciences.

The Department manages the English bachelor's degree program in Economics and Business, and the Master's degree program in Economics and Finance (within which it is possible to pursue specific courses of study in both Italian and English).
Its research focuses on several issues related to the analysis of individual and collective behavior in the real, monetary, and financial economies.


Department of Business and Management

The Department of Business and Management is distinguished by its close scientific and educational relationship with industry.

The Department is a place where the needs and interests of the University, businesses and institutions are brought together and synthesized.
Synergies are generated between these three worlds in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment that is geared towards internationalization. Using a modern educational approach, the Department addresses corporate issues with methodological rigor.
It is a center of excellence for the managerial disciplines, for accounting, for corporate finance, for economics and the management of financial intermediaries, as well as for industrial economics and policies.


Department of Law

The Department of Law is charged with the task of organizing the degree program for the single-cycle, five-year degree course in Law. It also promotes and coordinates scientific research, develops PhD programs and writes research grants in the legal field.
The Department is made up of tenured professors and adjunct researchers.


Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science takes an interdisciplinary approach, both in the areas of education and research.
The Department's methodology is scientifically rigorous while remaining strongly rooted in the business world, thanks to the contributions of nationally and internationally esteemed professors. 
The post-graduate programs include first-level and second-level Master's degrees, PhD programs, and schools such as the School of Government and the "Massimo Baldini" School of Journalism.
The Department has always been dedicated to sociological, historical, methodological, legal, economic, and philosophical research. It is also committed to research in political science and the science of communication, which means it offers an ever more comprehensive understanding of the socio-political phenomena of our time.


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LUISS Business School

The LUISS Business School (LBS) is an internationally recognized center for postgraduate studies. One of the main characteristics of LBS is its long-lasting relationship with the Italian and global business community, which allows theory to inform practice and vice versa. 
LBS relies both on the experience of the university's professors, and on the know-how of practitioners working in the fields of finance, consulting, and accounting. It offers a managerial culture that encourages individual initiative, teamwork, and the production of knowledge as well as business. Interdisciplinarity, practice exercises, and business case analyses have helped LBS maintain its competitive edge in an ever-changing world.


LUISS School of Government

The LUISS School of Government (SoG) is an innovative research institution that offers an excellent education to those who are involved in the political processes of decision-making in the public and private sectors. A renowned center for postgraduate studies, it provides theoretical and practical tools to future leaders of national and international public organizations. Students receive input from well-known experts of industry, associations, non-profit organizations, political parties, consultancy firms and national and international think tanks.


LUISS School of European Political Economy

The School of European Political Economy (SEP) is a research and policy center dedicated entirely to European issues that takes an in-depth look at the growing importance of European institutions, whose functions and decisions now influence the lives of millions of citizens and the socio-economic as well as political future of many nations. In order to maintain the excellent academic quality of its programs, SEP attracts experts from all over the world by leveraging the university's distinguished and consolidated partnerships. Like the School of Government, the School of European Political Economy is part of the LUISS School of Governmental Studies.


Massimo Baldini School of Journalism

The Massimo Baldini School of Journalism, associated with the Department of Political Science, offers its students specialized training in the area of IT systems and new forms of multimedia communication along with solid theoretical knowledge and daily technical and practical exercises. The objective is to prepare students for a job market that is ever more selective and competitive, with an international outlook focused on the legal, economic and socio-political sectors. The school emphasizes the importance of new technologies, while also giving students a solid foundation in the basics of the profession: press, radio and television. The limited number allows students to register for the journalistic apprenticeship, in accordance with current legislation and agreements with the National Council of Journalists.


Specialized School for the Legal Professions

The Specialized School for the Legal Professions, created to give graduates in Law additional training to help prepare them for the competitive exams required to enter the legal professions (judges, lawyers and notaries), offers an innovative methodological approach that combines the need to strengthen the areas covered on the competitive exams with interactive educational tools, centered on the study of legal cases. The School accepts graduates of Italian universities with degrees in Law or those with the same degrees earned abroad and previously deemed equivalent by the academic authorities.