master's degree in Coffee Economics and Science is a university
organized and proposed by a renowned group of leaders in the field
of education: the Ernesto Illy Foundation, the Università del
Caffè of illycaffè, the University of Trieste, University
of Udine, International Superior School of Advanced Studies of Trieste
(Sissa), the Association of Molecular Biomedicine and the District
of coffee (Trieste Coffee Cluster).
The 5-month master's degree - held once a year January to June, - is composed
lessons divided into
12 educational modules and 60 formative university
credits. The course work,
be given entirely
in English, is open to graduates worldwide in Economics, Engineering, Sciences,
Agriculture and similar disciplines. It embraces the entire productive cycle
of coffee and it is developed in three disciplinary areas: economical-administrative,
biological-agronomic, and technological.
objective is to offer an in-depth multidisciplinary preparation to graduates
interested in working in the world of coffee, and more generally, in the field
of agro-alimentary -- in every stage of the productive cycle -- from the cultivation
to the catering industry, including logistics and the industrial process.
program also aims to consolidate and develop relations between
the regional Universities and the world of business by transferring
the technological and cultural know-how of illycaffè,
the moral and scientific legacies of Dr. Illy and the role of
Trieste as the world’s most advanced city of coffee.
The enrollment fee is 15,000
Euros and the Ernesto
Illy Foundation offers several
scholarships to worthy graduates coming from coffee producing countries.
If you would like to apply for a scholarship,
please send your résumé (CV
with photo) of your studies and education along with a letter of motivation (max
2 pages) to
period to send scholarship candidature is April 1st until May
deadlines to send your candidature for admission:
- October 1st (NON EU citizens)
10th (EU citizens)
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