The Department of Economics embodies scientific-educational activities and competences, that are culturally homogenous, regarding the economy, business administration, law and mathematical statistical disciplines.

The main objectives of the institution are, on one hand, the coordination and promotion of research in these areas, thanks to the encouragement of national and international research programs, and on the other, the development of high level training opportunities relevant to issues of economic phenomena and organization of modern political, economic and civil society.

Scientific research substantiates and adds value to an intense teaching activity, via a first level 3-year degree course held in Perugia and one held in Terni, and three Master degree courses in Perugia and one in Terni. The Department is now working on a training project in the area of ​​tourism economics in Assisi.