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LUISS Guido Carli


Double Degree at LUISS and Fordham

The Double Degree in Global Finance with the Fordham Gabelli School of Business is a challenging graduate program taught entirely in English, aimed at students currently enrolled in the LUISS master’s program in Economics and Finance, both first-year students and second-year students, with majors in Finance or in Banche e intermediari finanziari.

Students who complete the program will earn a Master’s degree in Economia e Finanza issued by LUISS University and a Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF) issued by Fordham GBA.

The program is structured as follows:

  • the Summer Term 2017 is carried out at Fordham (New York).

Students selected for this double degree will be registered at LUISS as well as at Fordham for the Summer Term 2017. The Fordham degree will be awarded after completing the LUISS program and defending the final thesis at LUISS.

The Double Degree in Global Finance with the Fordham Gabelli School of Business is a tuition-fee program. Fordham University will make financial aid available for the program and students are eligible to receive a scholarship grant from the Nasdaq/QMX Foundation. In addition to tuition fees at LUISS, tuition payable to Fordham University for Summer 2017, net of all financial aid, is $15,602.

Please note that tuition does not include living expenses. In addition to tuition, Fordham University also charges several student service fees, which in 2017 will be about $221 per semester. Books for courses should cost less than $150 per course, and temporary health insurance and travel expenses are not included. Living expenses in New York are not included in tuition and fees. The Fordham International Student Office requires that students budget about $4,000 for living expenses for their stay in New York.

Available slots

There are 20 available slots for the Summer Term 2017.

The number of slots may be increased, subject to the agreement of the partner university.


Details regarding prerequisites for participation, the application procedure, the selection process, deadlines and further information will be contained in the call for application.

Call for applications 2017

LUISS Call for Applications: Timing

Deadline to apply mid-February 2017
Selection results early March 2017
Confirmation of participation  within one working day
Admission/visa application and pre-departure orientation TBC
Studies at Fordham from June 12 to July 28, 2017

While every effort will be made to provide students with complete, accurate and timely information, LUISS reserves the right to change, amend, modify or revoke the aforementioned program.

LUISS is not responsible for any cancellation or modification due to events beyond its control. If the program is cancelled or modified for these reasons, LUISS will inform all interested students in a timely manner.