Université Catholique de Lille

Université Catholique de Lille

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Applications open on February 19
Application deadline: March 11



Università Cattolica, through the Faculty of Business and Law, Master’s Degree Programme (Laurea Magistrale) in Global Business Management, offers its students the possibility of obtaining at the conclusion of their study path a double qualification of:

  • Laurea Magistrale in Global Business Management from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  • Master in International Management from Université Catholique de Lille

The programme covers two years of study, with the first year undertaken at Università Cattolica and the second year at the Université Catholique de Lille.

Departures are scheduled in September 2024 for the academic year 2024/2025.

To apply you need to register and pay the € 35 application fee (non-refundable).


Infosession: February 19th at 1.30pm, room F (Piacenza campus)

There are 4 places available.

Applications will be assessed and a ranking wil be compiled, based on the following:

  • 60% weighted avarage of results of exams passed by March 11, 2024
  • 40% total credits accumulated by March 11, 2024

To obtain a Master in International Management at the Université Catholique de Lille, students must complete the programme of exams set out in the agreement (see the Study plan below).

First year

Master of Science in Global Business Management

  • Strategy and International Business - 10 ECTS
    • Module Corporate Strategy
    • Module International Business
  • International Economics - 5 ECTS
  • Sustainability Management - 5 ECTS
  • Managerial Economics - 10 ECTS
    • Module Advanced Economic Scenarios Analysis
    • Module Competitive Behavior (micro)
  • International Affairs - 10 ECTS
    • Module Business Government Relations
    • Module International Corporate Taxation and Tax Planning
  • Performance measurement and controlling  - 10 ECTS
    • Module International Financial Reporting
    • Module Performance Measurement and Incentives
  • Corporate Finance - 5 ECTS
  • Internship - 6 ECTS


Second year
Master of Science in Global Business Management Master of Science in International Management
  • International Human Resource Management - 5 ECTS
  • Business Ethics - 5 ECTS
  • Business Analytics - 6 ECTS
  • Intercultural Marketing 10 ECTS
    • Module Sociology of Consumer Behavior
    • Module International marketing & customer experience management
  • 3 Elective courses - 15 ECTS
    • Global challenges and impacts
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • (Advanced International Business)
    • Sociology in digital disruption era
    • Data Science and Management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Supply chain management
    • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Thesis - 18 ECTS
  • International Human Resource Management - 3 ECTS
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior - 3 ECTS
  • Logistics Custom - 3 ECTS
  • Supply Chain Management 1 - 3 ECTS
  • Supply Chain Management 2 - 4 ECTS
  • International Purchasing - 3 ECTS
  • Law contracts - 4 ECTS
  • Trade Financing - 2 ECTS
  • Business Game - 3 ECTS
  • International Negotiation - 3 ECTS
  • First Foreign Language - 3 ECTS
  • Invited Lectures dedicated to business - 2 ECTS
  • Electives (choose 2)
    • Research Methods - 3 ECTS
    • Doing Business in France - 3 ECTS
    • Second Foreign Language - 3 ECTS
    • Topic in Business - 3 ECTS
  • Thesis + Training Period - 10 ECTS
  • Project Management - 3 ECTS
  • Strategic Partnership - 2 ECTS
  • International Business Development - 3 ECTS


Attendance to classes is compulsory. A part-time job/internship experience during the programme is allowed only if taken outside class contact hours.

Students must possess either:

  • A Language Certificate (DELF, or DALF with a minimum of B2) obtained between May 2022 and March 11, 2024, or
  • An ESABAC Diploma (which corresponds to a B2.2 level), or
  • The result of a Cattolica International language test (with a minimum level of B2) obtained by March 11, 2024.

After completing the application, you will receive a confirmation e-mail including the link to our language test. If two or more students hold the same ranking position, they will be further assessed by looking at the language level shown on the language certificate.

To be selected in the programme, students should have a B2 level of English. Global Business Management Master degree students have already been tested so they can enter in the selection automatically.

Students participating in the programme can write their Final Thesis either with a Cattolica or a UCL supervisor. If the students present their final Thesis at UCL, they will have nevertheless to follow the Cattolica procedure to register for a Cattolica official Graduation day (i.e. in terms of steps, deadlines and fees).

Please note that all students taking part in the Degree programme are required, in accordance with Cattolica regulations, to take the Theology exams present in their course plan.

  • Application fee: € 35
  • Tuition fee: free as this is a Double Degree programme in Exchange.
    Students must be officially enrolled at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore while they are abroad (keeping to deadlines for university fees, study plans, request for graduation etc).

Selected students will be responsible for the costs of their stay abroad (travel, accommodation, food and costs of material). 

Erasmus Exchange scholarships are available for the period  spent abroad: further information about the procedure to follow in order to apply for the Erasmus+ scholarship will be provided. The following documents could be requested:

  • ISEE Universitario
  • Receipts of payment (e.g. accommodation, transports, flights, ecc.)
  • Online Learning Agreement, duly filled in with courses attended
  • Statement Period of Study, duly filled in (instructions will be provided)

Scholarships will be confirmed during the month of July 2024.

Selected students will benefit from the health insurance provided by AXA in collaboration with Cattolica. In addition, the “Student Safety Package” will be activated, and the students will be able to download the Safety Check Students app for the geolocation and instant communications in case of emergency. More information about the activation procedure will be provided to the selected students.


Cattolica International
Tel. +39 0523 599 436
Tel. +39 0372 499 162

Faculty of Business and Law, LM in Global Business Management
Professor Emanuele Vendramini (@:
Professor Marcela Ciubotaru (@:

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