The master’s program is divided into two terms. The first term focuses on providing essential analytical and macroeconomic tools, as well as an overview of the historical development and legal evolution of the EU and the EMU. In the second term, courses concentrate on the internal market of the EU and related key regulatory issues, such as the regulation of banking and capital markets, corporate governance, consumer protection, energy, and the environment.

Course organization

The 2020/2021 Master is organized in two terms as follows:

  • September 16, 2020 – September 23, 2020: 30 hours of preliminary courses (held by Professor Paolo Canofari and Professor Piero Esposito), of which there are 20 hours of economics, 4 hours of mathematics and 6 hours of statistics
  • Lessons will begin on October 5, 2020
  • October 2020 – December 2020: First term courses
  • January 2021: First term exams
  • February 2021 – April 2021: Second term courses
  • May 2021: Second term exams
  • June 2021 – November 2021: Possible internship (to be scheduled with the organization) and thesis (research paper)
  • Graduation: date to be decided

All courses will be offered according to a mixed mode, which includes lectures (held at the Luiss Campus in Via Parenzo, 11, 00198 Rome) and distant-learning classes on the Webex platform.


Pre-course calendar 2020/2021:

16/09, Mathematics 09-11, Economics 11-13,Statistics 14.30-17.30

17/09, Mathematics 9-11, Economics 14.30-16.30

18/09, Economics 9-13

21/09, Economics 14-18

22/09, Economics 14-18

23/09, Economics 09-13, Statistics 14.30-17.30




MEEG CALENDAR 2020/2021: Term 1 


MEEG CALENDAR 2020/2021: Term 2


Master MEEG 2020-2021 Exam Calendar (1st term)

  • December 7, Exam Prof. Rossi
  • December 19, Exam Prof. Reichlin
  • December 22, Exam Prof. Padoan
  • January 11, Exam Prof. Papadia, Prof. Messori
  • January 14 or 15, Exam Prof. Bruzzone (written part) 
  • January 18, Exam Prof. Passacantando
  • January 21, Exam Prof. Saraceno (written part)
  • January 26, Exam Prof. Bastasin
  • February 5, Exam Prof Bruzzone (written and oral) 
  • February 10, Exam Prof. Santucci

Master MEEG 2020-2021 Exam Rooms (1st term)





Term 1 (1st October – 20th December, exams in January): 12 weeks, 160 hrs (28+2 ECTS)

N.   Lecturer                                                                                                Topic 

1 Carlo Bastasin                                                           European Economic Governance

2 Salvatore Rossi                               Seminar series: The Political Economy of the Road towards                                                                                                        the European Union

3 Ginevra Bruzzone                                                     Internal Market and Competition

4 Paolo Santucci de Magistris                                              Math Lab with Stata

5 Pietro Reichlin                           European Macroeconomic Policies – Part I: Monetary Policies

6 Francesco Saraceno                        European Macroeconomic Policies – Part II: Fiscal Policies

7 Francesco Papadia, Marcello Messori                  Banking and financial regulation

8 Franco Passacantando                         The Architecture of the International Monetary System

9 Pier Carlo Padoan           Seminar series: The political economy of international governance.                                                                                             Global and European aspects.


Term 2  (15th February 2021– May 2021)

N.   Lecturer                                                                                          Topic

1      Gianni Toniolo                                              European Integration in a Historical Perspective

2     Pier Paolo Benigno                                                    The Economics of Monetary Union

3     Giovanni Di Bartolomeo                   The ECB, The European Payment System and Target2

4     Marco Buti, Lucio Pench                   The Stability and Growth Pact and the Fiscal Compact

5     Paolo Giordani                                                             Trade Policy and Custom Union

6     Emilios Avougleas                                                 Banking supervision and resolution

7     Raoul Minetti                                                Economics and regulation of European banking

8    Aitor Erce                                                                       Crises management and the ESM

9    Phedon Nicolaides                                                 The Law and Economics of State Aid

10   Roberto Viola                                                                   The digital single market

11    Arno Behrens                                                                  Energy and Environment

12   Andrea Zanghini                                                            Sustainable Finance

13   Stefano Micossi                            Governance issues in the Economic and Monetary Union 

14    Jean-Paul Fitoussi                                             Seminar series: The Challenges for Europe


                                                             4 Tracks (second term)

1. Policy                                                                                                   2. Internal market   

Benigno                                                                                                Nicolaides

(The Economics of Monetary Union)                                   (The Law and Economics of State Aid)

Di Bartolomeo                                                                                    Viola

(The ECB, The European Payment System and Target2)     (The digital single market)

Giordani                                                                                               Beherens

(Trade Policy and Custom Union)                                               (Energy and Environment)


3. Banking and finance                                                                   4. Governance

Avgouleas                                                                                            Toniolo

(Banking supervision and resolution)                   (Early Euro Integration in a Hist. Perspective)

Minetti                                                                                                  Buti-Pench

(Economics and regulation of Euro banking)     (Economics and regulation of Euro banking)

Zanghini                                                                                               Erce

(Sustainable Finance)                                                                (Crises management and the ESM)


Students have to take all the tracks but they can eliminate one out of the 12 courses.

See the complete Master Structure with ECTS in PDF.