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Master of Law (LL.M) in European Law and Policies (MELP): applications are now open!

Jointly organised by the School of Law and the School of Government, the Master of Law (LL.M) in European Law and Policies (MELP) is an advanced specialised program that prepares students to become law and policy specialists.

You will gain expertise both in EU institutional and substantive law and in the operation of the policy process in practice.

Provided that students with legal background complete a set of course requirements, they will be awarded the final title with the mention of Master of Law (LL.M) in European Law and Policies.

The academic program is organised in three parts. Firstly, there are common core courses that delve into the central aspects of the EU’s legal framework and major policies. These are: development of European integration, internal effect of EU law, judicial proceedings before national and EU courts, regulation and policy making, competition, internal market, economic governance, external action. Secondly, there are specialised options in both law and policy, covering crucial areas of the EU. Lastly, there are courses that provide students with all relevant knowledge and training for their professional development and employment, notably practical labs and clinics.

Upon completion of all academic requirements, students will be awarded a “Master Universitario di Secondo Livello in EU Law and Policies” leading to 60 ECTS. Still, participants will have the possibility of gaining the highly valuable mention of “Master of Law (LL.M)” as part of their final title if they comply with the following requirements:

  • Being in possess of a degree in Law
  • Completing all the Core courses, Specialised Specialised Master of Law courses, Labs, Law Clinics and the course “Policy Employment and Social Affairs” (Luisa Corazza & Stefano Sacchi)
  • Topic of the final thesis focused on Core Courses and Specialised Law Courses.

Academic Regulation 2024/2025