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Requirements: MA degree

Typology : second level master

Duration: one year

Starts: March 2017

Language: English /Italian

This Master Course  aims  to  train  specialized professionals able to operate in  traditional and renewable  energy sector with a high managerial skills. The same profile will be able to operate in Public Administration, in  programming  and control positions, and in public utilities by integrating the knowledge of the sector and by assessing the environmental impact of services and technologies. A focus on the importance of the energy sector in defining the policies of economic development and the preservation and enhancement of the environment  and how to make of  it an area of professional interest. Due to  the complexity of  the typical problems  of the sector, in addition to the  legislative changes and  the use of new technologies for energy and their impact, it is very important the presence  of a  managerial staff capable to understand, coordinate and optimize the management work and activities in the territories.

The Master in Joint Energy and Environment Management in Italy and the Mediterranean Area gives a special attention to cooperation and partnership development in the environmental and energy markets with North Africa and the neighbor orient.


The  objectives of this Master Course is to  develop a self-employment path through the study of:

  • The energy and environment sector in Italy and the Mediterranean : technological, economic and  legal aspects.
  • Characteristics of public service enterprises management; the public-private relationship, the liberalization process;   common property  and management efficiency, the management system and the internal managerial structure.
  • Pricing regulation in a structural context.
  • Corporate governance of energy and related environmental services.
  • Infrastructure  network  construction  and plants (hints on the design); safety aspects, environmental impact, optimizing.
  • The company’s business  management  of conventional energy and  renewable and non-renewable  energy sector  and   wastes.
  • Management of  users’ relationship:  from ‘”engineering  consent ” to demand monitoring.
  • International agreements, norms, European and National legislation – regulation commitments.
  • Quality system’s  Management.

Study programme

The hours of the various  activities are structured as follows:

  • 400 hours are dedicated to lectures;
  • 160 hours are dedicated to seminars and workshop;
  • 40 hours are dedicated to orientation module.

The programme is composed of:

  • 8 Units
  • Laboratories/ workshop/ seminars
  • Orientation module
  • Work project
  • Internship/ training
  • Placement



Unit -1 Introductory lines to theoretical  homogenization– Management of  energy and energetic  technology


  • Introduction to energy problems and energy cycle
  • Conventional natural resources : oil, natural gas and coal.
  • Renewable resources
  • Energy efficiency
  • Conversion and transformation systems
  • Power plants and electricity networks
  • Natural gas transportation

Unit-2  Legal and  framework  and regulation of the sector


  • Introduction to the environment law at International, European and National level
  • National and international regulations of the energy sector
  • Planning guidelines

Unit-3Management of the energy sector  boundaries


  • Market Network
  • Regulation and Policies
  • Policies, finance and contracts
  • Pricing regulation, economic analyzes, and projects authorization

Unit 4 Corporate Management and Trading


  • Micro and Macro Economy Elements
  • Principles of Company’s Economy
  • Business Management
  • Management and Trading

Unit -5 Environmental Management


  • Energy Activities and environmental protection
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Environmental Assessment of Energy Projects
  • Security and Environmental Protection


Unit- 6  Integrated cycle of waste and energy system in Italy and the Mediterranean


  • General principles
  • Connection with energy recovery
  • Administrative and regulatory aspects

Unit -7 Management of Changes


  • Unsustainability Factors
  • Causes of changes in the energy sector and  technological solutions
  • New policies made to market regulations
  • Security, Energy and Conflicts

Unit-8 Environmental Management System


  • Certification System
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)





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