IT - University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Document date: 
Thursday, 23 July, 2015


Name of the Master programme

“Official Statistics”, curriculum of the Master of Science

“Statistical Methods and Applications"



University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Department of Statistics


Contact person

Agostino Di Ciaccio  or  Maria Brigida Ferraro


Contact email address

Agostino.diciaccio@uniroma1.it  or  mariabrigidaferraro@uniroma1.it


Short description of the Master programme

The Master of Science, curriculum "Official Statistics", offers an advanced training in methodological statistics supported by informatics and economics. Special attention is devoted to the analysis and management of official statistical data, data production methods and models in a national and European context. The curriculum includes a compulsory internship of 6-8 weeks in order to learn needs and methods of a statistical office and a thesis to be carried out in collaboration on a topic proposed by the Statistical Office.


Web page of the Master programme



Entrance criteria (note of Bachelor degree, language, other)

Entrance to the Master degree programme requires a Bachelor degree. For each candidate, a course board checks the curricular requirements, competences and skills necessary to attend the Master. It is expected that the candidates have a good quantitative background. The courses are in English.





Number of ECTS



Cooperation partner in Official


ISTAT and other institutions of SISTAN (national statistical system)


Start date

September 2015