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Double Degree in Global Finance with 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, and students enrolled in the first year of the Master's Program in Corporate Finance.

Students who complete the program will earn a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance or in Corporate Finance issued by LUISS University and a Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF) issued by Fordham Gabelli School of Business.


This program, structured in a 7-week Summer Term in New York City, provides an in-depth look at global financial markets and risk, financing and capital-raising strategies, with intensive and challenging teaching methods and corporate visits to major corporates and institutions, such as Bloomberg, Citigroup, Ernst & Young, New York Exchange Stock, Federal Reserve Bank, among others. Selected students will have the chance to learn how to implement corporate objectives by using financial strategies, also practicing in small group sessions with top executives of industries such as HSBC, Moody's and Goldman Sachs. The School is located in the heart of Manhattan, a few steps from Wall Street. The program is structured as follows:

  • the Summer Term 2019 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 2019. 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-paying 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 2019 corresponds to $17,874 and reflects financial aid offered by Fordham.

Please note that tuition does not include living expenses. In addition to tuition, Fordham University also charges several student service fees, which for 2019 will be approximately $281 per semester (included in the final tuition fee to be paid to Fordham, as described above), in addition to the health insurance fee. Books, which should cost less than $200 per course, and travel 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. Students are encouraged to look for accommodation in Fordham dorms to avoid housing issues and fraud. As for Fordham on-campus housing, the dormitory fee for the 2019 7-weeks stay corresponds to $1,700.00 USD.


Who can apply

Students enrolled in the first or second year of the LUISS Master’s program in Economics and Finance, major in Finance and in Banche e Intermediari Finanziari, and students enrolled in the first or second year of the LUISS Master's program in Corporate Finance, can apply to this program.

Available slots

Every year 30 students can take part in the program.

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

LUISS call for applications: timing

Publication of the callDecember 10, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.
Apply for the program starting fromJanuary 7, 2019
Deadline to apply February 1, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Selection results TBD
Confirmation of participation  Within one working day
Admission/visa application and pre-departure orientation TBD
Studies at Fordham June 10, 2019 - July 26, 2019
OrientationJune 6, 2019

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.