Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Primo semestre (lauree) Sep 19, 2022 Jan 13, 2023
Periodo generico Oct 1, 2022 May 31, 2023
Secondo semestre (lauree) Feb 20, 2023 May 31, 2023
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale (lauree) Jan 16, 2023 Feb 17, 2023
Sessione estiva (lauree) Jun 1, 2023 Jul 14, 2023
Sessione autunnale (lauree) Aug 28, 2023 Sep 22, 2023
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione autunnale Dec 5, 2022 Dec 7, 2022
Sessione invernale Apr 4, 2023 Apr 6, 2023
Sessione estiva Sep 5, 2023 Sep 7, 2023

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Economics Teaching and Student Services Unit.
To view all the exam sessions available, please use the Exam dashboard on ESSE3.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

B C D F M O P Q R S T

Brunetti Federico

symbol email federico.brunetti@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8494

Butturini Paolo

symbol email paolo.butturini@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 0458425390

Cantele Silvia

symbol email silvia.cantele@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8220 (VR) - 0444 393943 (VI)

Cassia Fabio

symbol email fabio.cassia@univr.it symbol phone-number 0458028689

Chesini Giuseppina

symbol email giusy.chesini@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8495 (VR) -- 0444/393938 (VI)

Cobelli Nicola

symbol email nicola.cobelli@univr.it symbol phone-number 0458028295

Cubico Serena

symbol email serena.cubico@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8132

Demo Edoardo

symbol email edoardo.demo@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8782 (VR) 0444.393930 (VI)

Fiorentini Riccardo

symbol email riccardo.fiorentini@univr.it symbol phone-number 0444 393934 (VI) - 045 802 8335(VR)

Florio Cristina

symbol email cristina.florio@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8296

Frattarolo Lorenzo

symbol email lorenzo.frattarolo@univr.it

Mion Giorgio

symbol email giorgio.mion@univr.it symbol phone-number 045.802 8172

Mola Lapo

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Ortoleva Maria Grazia

symbol email mariagrazia.ortoleva@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8052

Peretti Alberto

symbol email alberto.peretti@univr.it symbol phone-number 0444 393936 (VI) 045 802 8238 (VR)

Quercia Simone

symbol email simone.quercia@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8237

Roffia Paolo

symbol email paolo.roffia@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8012

Rossignoli Francesca

symbol email francesca.rossignoli@univr.it symbol phone-number 0444 393941 (Ufficio Vicenza) 0458028261 (Ufficio Verona)

Roveda Alberto

symbol email alberto.roveda@univr.it symbol phone-number Dip. Sc. Ec. 045 802 8096 C.I.D.E. 045 8028084

Signori Paola

symbol email paola.signori@univr.it symbol phone-number 0458028492

Stacchezzini Riccardo

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Tescaro Mauro

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University.
Please select your Study Plan based on your enrollment year.

1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
A
IUS/01
9
A
SECS-P/01
9
A
SECS-S/06
9
C
SECS-P/12
English B1
3
E
-

2° Year  activated in the A.Y. 2023/2024

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
B
IUS/04
9
B
SECS-P/01

3° Year  It will be activated in the A.Y. 2024/2025

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
1 module between the following
1 module between the following
6
C
ING-IND/35
6
C
SECS-P/08
Stage
6
F
-
Final exam
3
E
-
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
A
IUS/01
9
A
SECS-P/01
9
A
SECS-S/06
9
C
SECS-P/12
English B1
3
E
-
activated in the A.Y. 2023/2024
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
B
IUS/04
9
B
SECS-P/01
It will be activated in the A.Y. 2024/2025
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
1 module between the following
1 module between the following
6
C
ING-IND/35
6
C
SECS-P/08
Stage
6
F
-
Final exam
3
E
-
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°- 3°

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Type D and Type F activities

SOFT SKILLS  

Find out more about the Soft Skills courses for Univr students provided by the University's Teaching and Learning Centre: https://talc.univr.it/it/competenze-trasversali 

CONTAMINATION LAB 

The Contamination Lab Verona (CLab Verona) is an experiential course with modules on innovation and enterprise culture that offers the opportunity to work in teams with students from all areas to solve challenges set by companies and organisations.

Upon completion of a CLab, students will be entitled to receive 6 CFU (D- or F-type credits).

Find out more: https://www.univr.it/clabverona 

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be admitted to any teaching activities, including those of your choice, you must be enrolled in the academic year in which the activities in question are offered. Students who are about to graduate in the December and April sessions are therefore advised NOT to undertake extracurricular activities in the new academic year in which they are not enrolled, as these graduation sessions are valid for students enrolled in the previous academic year. Therefore, students who undertake an activity in an academic year in which they are not enrolled will not be granted CFU credits.

Primo semestre (lauree) From 9/19/22 To 1/13/23
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° Ciclo tematico di conferenze: “Conflitti. Riconoscere, prevenire, gestire” - 2022/2023 D Riccardo Stacchezzini (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Securitisation transactions - Focus on securitisations of OF NPL / NPE /UTP D Michele De Mari (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Soft Skills Coaching Days - 2022/2023 D Paola Signori (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° The Fashion Lab - 2022/23 D Caterina Fratea (Coordinator)
Periodo generico From 10/1/22 To 5/31/23
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° Economic Thinking and Thesis Writing D Marco Minozzo (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Job club D Paola Signori (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Data Analysis Laboratory with R (Vicenza) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Data Visualization Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Python Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Data Science Laboratory with SAP D Marco Minozzo (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Advanced Excel Laboratory (Vicenza) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Excel Laboratory (Vicenza) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Piano di marketing 2022/23 D Fabio Cassia (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Programming in Mathlab D Marco Minozzo (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Programming in SAS D Marco Minozzo (Coordinator)
Primo semestre (lauree magistrali) From 10/3/22 To 12/23/22
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° Business & predictive analytics for International Firms (with Excel Applications) - 2022/23 D Angelo Zago (Coordinator)
Secondo semestre (lauree magistrali) From 2/20/23 To 5/19/23
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° The Chartered Accountant as a business consultant D Riccardo Stacchezzini (Coordinator)
Secondo semestre (lauree) From 2/20/23 To 5/31/23
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° Project "B-EDUCATION: ideas that count" - 1 cfu D Roberto Bottiglia (Coordinator)
1° 2° 3° Project "B-EDUCATION: ideas that count" - 2 cfu D Roberto Bottiglia (Coordinator)

Teaching code

4S008934

Coordinator

Alberto Peretti

Credits

9

Language

Italian

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-S/06 - MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCES

Period

Primo semestre L dal Sep 23, 2024 al Jan 10, 2025.

Courses Single

Authorized

Learning objectives

The course aims to provide knowledge of classic mathematical models for the analysis and evaluation of the main financial operations, financing contracts and economic-financial investment projects. The models discussed also include the one for selecting an optimal investment portfolio in terms of return-risk, in the mean-variance approach.
At the end of the lessons, the student must be able to correctly set up a financial evaluation problem, taking into account the right hypotheses to be posed, the correct choice of mathematical expressions in the financial regime adopted and the correct mathematical methodology for solving the problem itself; therefore the teaching aims to develop the capacity for independent reasoning in the analysis and interpretation of concrete assessment and choice problems. In the lessons there will be a continuous alternation between the treatment of the general aspects of the models of financial mathematics, the illustration of examples of a real nature and the carrying out of exercises which equally propose the study of concrete situations. In exercises, especially in computationally heavy cases, scientific calculation software will be used. As the lessons progress, the students will find further learning exercises on the various topics covered in the course's E-learning pages.

Prerequisites and basic notions

The course only requires the knowledge of basic notions of mathematics (polynomial functions, exponential functions and their properties). More advanced notions (derivation, even in several variables, and use of the derivative to determine the maxima and minima of functions) will be recalled before their use.

Program

Basic financial operations: capitalization and actualization. Financial laws: amount, present value, interest, discount, interest rate and discount rate. Regime of simple interest, compound interest, commercial discount. Equivalence between different laws and between interest rates over periods other than the year. Strength of interest. Spot rates, forward rates. Nominal rates, inflation, real rates.
Compound financial operations and their classification. Present and final value of a financial annuity. Net present value (NPV). Case of constant annuities. Internal rate of return (IRR). Consumer credit, Annual nominal rate and annual percentage rate (APR).
Amortization plans and closing conditions. Various types of amortizations. The pre-amortization. A simple model for financial leasing.
Bonds. Valuation of the price of a bond. BOTs and BTPs and their valuation. Estimate of the interest rate term structure. Interest rate risk control / immunization: duration and convexity.
Criteria for choosing between financial projects: Discounted economic return / NPV / IRR / TRM.
Some reminder of mathematical analysis. A model for selecting the financial portfolio. Risk and return. Portfolios of two or more assets. Stochastic dominance. Diversification. Efficient frontier. Capital asset pricing model (CAPM). Systematic risk and diversifiable risk. Risk premium.

Bibliography

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Didactic methods

The course gives 9 credits, corresponding to 72 hours of lessons. On the various topics classical lessons of a general nature will alternate with hours of an application nature, with the carrying out of exercises, also through reference to the use of software (in particular Excel of MSOffice / Calc of LibreOffice). The lectures are in Italian.
On the teaching web page, students have access to supplementary notes written by the teacher and all the previous exam topics and solutions. In the e-learning pages they may also find the texts and the developments of the exercises carried out weekly in the classroom.
During the semester of lessons and before the exam sessions, a tutoring service is active, held by students of the Master's Degree Courses and coordinated by the teacher.

Learning assessment procedures

The final exam consists of a written test, possibly followed by an oral test only in cases of not serious insufficiency in the written test (marks between 16/30 and 17/30). The test includes 3-4 exercises, each divided into several questions.
Halfway through the course, there will be an intermediate written test on the topics already addressed in the course. The intermediate test, similar in structure to the written test of the ordinary sessions, is designed with the aim of stimulating students to systematically study the subject during the course, in order to improve the learning process.
The intermediate test is optional; participation in the test does not affect the right to refuse the grade obtained and therefore to take the entire exam at the end of the course.
The grade obtained in the intermediate test weighs half of the final grade, which is achieved by passing a similar second final written test. The exam is passed if and only if both partial tests are passed, possibly with the need to take the supplementary oral exam in cases of minor insufficiency.
The topics of the mid-term test will be specified in a specific notice on the e-learning page of the course, well in advance of the test date. The topics covered by the mid-term exam are excluded from the written completion test at the end of the semester, without prejudice to the inevitable correlations between the topics, typical of the discipline. Useful rounds for the completion of the exam are the ones in the session immediately following the end of the course, namely the two rounds of the winter session.

Students with disabilities or specific learning disorders (SLD), who intend to request the adaptation of the exam, must follow the instructions given HERE

Evaluation criteria

The score of each exercise or part of the exercise is proportionate to the difficulty of the same. The sum of the partial scores of the test is equal to 30 points.

Criteria for the composition of the final grade

The final mark of the written test is given by the sum of the partial scores. Students with sufficient results can always ask to take a supplementary oral test: in this case the mark of the written test is only a starting point, but neither the maintenance nor the increase of the mark itself is guaranteed, nor the passing of the exam. The same is true when the oral exam is compulsory.

Exam language

Italiano

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Modalità di erogazione della didattica

Le lezioni di tutti gli insegnamenti del corso di studio, così come le relative prove d’esame, si svolgono in presenza.
Peraltro, come ulteriore servizio agli studenti, è altresì previsto che tali lezioni siano registrate e che le registrazioni vengano messe a disposizione sui relativi moodle degli insegnamenti, salvo diversa comunicazione del singolo docente.