Stage and other activities


Stage (3 ECTS):

To complete the study program, students have to attend a stage of 3 ECTS, which requires more or less 1 month or 100 hours to be accomplished.

Students can either select one of the available stages (option 1) or find a stage by themselves (options 2a and 2b ).

Option 1 – Select one of the available stages:

  • Check the available possibilities of stage at UNIMI – COSP website selecting the following choices from the drop down menus and apply:
    ANNOUNCE TYPE –> Internship
    INTERNSHIP TYPE –> Curriculare
    DEGREE SUBJECT –> Economics, statistics
  • When accepted, the company has to prepare a stage project (progetto formativo) which is a document stating the activities that you will carry out during your period of stage with the indication of the dates (starting/end date) and it can be downloaded from the COSP website. The stage project, duly stamped by the company and signed by the company tutor has to be uploaded through the COSP website.
    An e-mail will be sent to prof. Alessandro Barbiero, who will decide whether to activate the internship or not. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the student.
  • At the end of the stage, the company tutor and the student are both required to prepare and send by e-mail to prof. Barbiero (alessandro.barbiero@unimi.it) the end of stage report (it is composed by two forms to be filled in online then downloaded from COSP website).
  • Send to prof. Barbiero the filled in and signed Internship credit recognition Form.

As soon as the stage is verified, the 3 credits will be displayed in your online career.

Option 2 – Find a stage by yourself:

2a – In Italy

  • Select a company that can accept you as intern/trainee.
  • Ask the company’s contact person to register on COSP website and activate a stage position for you.
  • The company has to prepare a stage project (progetto formativo) which is a document stating the activities that you will carry out during your period of stage with the indication of the dates (starting/end date) and it can be downloaded from the COSP website. The stage project, duly stamped by the company and signed by the company tutor has to be uploaded through the COSP website.
    An e-mail will be sent to prof. Alessandro Barbiero, who will decide whether to activate the internship or not. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the student.
  • At the end of the stage, the company tutor and the student are both required to prepare and send by e-mail to prof. Barbiero (alessandro.barbiero@unimi.it) the end of stage report (it is composed by two forms to be filled in online then downloaded from COSP website).
  • Send to prof. Barbiero the filled in and signed Internship credit recognition Form

As soon as the stage is verified, the 3 credits will be displayed in your online career. 

2b – Abroad

As soon as the stage is verified, the 3 credits will be displayed in your online career.

Please take a look at the page where you can find international intership programmes opportunities.

Available internship programmesclick here!

MEF Stage partnersclick here!

Other useful forms:

Laboratory attendance form