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ORIGINI Italia Program 2024 EDITION (November 2024 – April 2025)

ITA (Italian Trade Agency) and MIB Trieste School of Management (Trieste, Italy) promote and organize ORIGINI ITALIA PROGRAM 2024, an intensive Export Management and Entrepreneurial Development Course aimed at the descendants of emigrants from Italy who are residents abroad, in particular in extra European countries.

The Course’s main objective is to promote a new and productive collaboration between those descendants and the Italian business system (please visit the Origini Italia website for more information:
The Course will last from November 4, 2024 to April 5, 2025 (five months). Classes will be held in English at MIB Trieste School of Management (Palazzo del Ferdinandeo, Largo Caduti di Nasiryia 1, Trieste, Italy) and at ITA (Italian Trade Agency, Via Liszt 24, Rome, Italy).

The Course has a maximum of 20 places available (7 places of those 20 places will be given to candidates whose family has origins from the Friuli-Venezia Giulia Italian region). Attendance to the Origini Italia Program is free of charge. Moreover, MIB Trieste School of Management guarantees successful applicants travel expenses (a return flight from their country of residence to Trieste) and accommodation expenses for the duration of the course (December Holidays included). Both during classroom lessons and the internship participants will also be guaranteed lunch on the premises. Attending classes and training initiatives is compulsory during the whole program.

The candidates have to meet the following requirements:
– To descend from a family emigrated from Italy.
– Age between 23 and 35 at May 31, 2024 (born between June 1, 1989 and May 31, 2001).
– Academic degree (or equivalent qualification) in any subject.
– Work experience, preferably in the field of entrepreneurship, management, business administration, marketing, sales, import-export, trade, engineering and similar fields.
– Good working knowledge of English (level B2).
– Preference is given to citizens of extra European countries.
– Not mandatory, but preferred, basic knowledge of Italian language.

To apply to the Origini Italia Program, candidates have to fill in and submit the Online Application Form by May 31, 2024 (forms are available at In the case of a first positive evaluation of the Application, applicants will receive a formal communication from the School and will be called to schedule the selection interview. The final results of the Admission Process and the list of the enrolled candidates will be notified by July 2024.