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Legal Studies - Call for application 2022/2023

The LEGS Admissions for A.Y. 2022/2023

The call for application is now published and the applications will be open from the 1st of February 2022 on Studenti Online portal.

The Program is taught entirely in English. Please note that the attendance at the LEGS courses is compulsory.

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Summary

1. Number of available places and deadlines

2. Requirements

3. Admission Procedure

4. How to apply

5. Information for International students

 

1. Number of available places and deadlines

  • In order to guarantee the quality of the educational environment, a selection process evaluating the applicants’ academic preparation, CV and language ability regulates admission to the LEGS Program.

For the a.y. 2021/22, the total number of students to be admitted is 100, as:
- n. 50 positions are reserved for Italian, EU students and equivalent non-EU students (A)
- n. 50 positions are reserved for Non-EU students living abroad (B)

 

Intakes

Italian, EU and equivalent non-EU citizens (A)

Non-EU citizens living abroad (B)

First

20

20

Second

20 + any remaning from the first intake

20 + any remaning from the first intake 

Third

10 + any remaining from the first and the second intake for a maximum of 50 positions

10 + any remaining from the first and the second intake for a maximum of 50 positions

2. Requirements  

The complete list of the required documents and the selection criteria is available on the Call for Application.
To be admitted to LEGS it is necessary to have:

  • at least a first level degree (Bachelor’s) or an equivalent degree in any discipline from an Italian or foreign university that has been deemed eligible;
  • English language knowledge is required. Candidates must possess a minimum B2 level or equivalent in order to be admitted to the selection procedure. Proof of their English language (minimum B2 level) is demonstrated by submitting any one of the following:
    - Certificates: TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge English Language Assessment, Trinity College London, issued no longer than 4 years prior to the deadline for application. To check the correspondence with the B2 level, please refer to the conversion table available at http://www.cla.unibo.it/idoneita-linguistica/equipollenza-dei-titoli-1.
    - Attended a first cycle degree held in English (to indicate on the CV form).
    - Passed a B2 level English exam in their previous academic study plan.
    - English is the student's mother tongue (to indicate on the CV form).
    - Attendance, within the academic career, of at least 2 English courses.

ATTENTION

Candidates without a B2 level knowledge of English, who had booked an exam session which was cancelled due to the health emergency will be exceptionally admitted to the selection attaching in the field dedicated to the English language requirement B2 on www.studenti.unibo.it the following documentation:

- Proof of reservation of the exam and/or communication received from the relevant body to the cancellation/postponement of the exam.

The commission will preliminarily assess the level of the English language during a special interview, prior to the merit interview (Phase 2); the latter will be accessed only after ascertaining the linguistic requirement (knowledge of English level B2).

Students who have not completed their first level degree (Bachelor's) may participate in the selection process, but they must graduate before December 30, 2022.

3. Admission Procedure

Admission to LEGS is regulated by an evaluation of the candidate’s preparation. The selection is composed of two parts:

  1. An evaluation of the CV and of the other documents submitted;
    + evaluation of English language certificate corresponding to or higher than B2 level
    + evaluation of the reference letter (optional)
  2. An interview, for those who pass the part 1), to evaluate the commitment, attitude and skills of the candidates and to ascertain the English level. Just the candidates who approved the first part (evaluation of the CV) will be admitted to the interview.

The detailed selection criteria and the related scoring system is available on the Call for Application.

4. How to apply

The application procedure is available online at STUDENTIONLINE (no paper applications will be accepted), according to the following steps:

  1. Connect to Studenti Online through studenti.unibo.it and sign up accessing to the section “Registration”;
  2. register by completing all the mandatory fields (foreign students without social security number/fiscal code must access to the section “International Students Registration” and follow the instructions for the creation of the credentials); after the first access the website requires a personal password.
  3. Click on “Entrance Exams”, choose “Second Cycle Degree Programme” and then “Legal Studies - LEGS”.

Please note that you must remember and storage personal credentials for the entire duration of the career, since they will be required at each access to in www.studenti.unibo.it;

To register to the application process a fee of 50,00€ is required.

By the deadline, candidates must upload (pdf format) the following required documents:

1) The Curriculum Vitae by filling the “CV Form” published on this page.

2) A copy of a valid identity document (ID card or passport);

3) For Non-EU students: a copy of the permit of stay, if you already own it;

4) A transcript of the First Cycle Degree (Bachelor’s), of any certification mentioned in the CV or of the exam list (provided of marks and ISCED field of study);

5) English language certificate;

5. Information for International students

If you are an international student (NON-EU), you must do the pre-enrolment at the Italian Embassy for your country in order to apply for entry Visa for reasons of study

EU and Non-EU students with a foreign degree, once admitted to LEGS, should contact the Italian Embassy-Consulate offices in the country in which the diploma was awarded to request the Declaration of Value.

Please note that the knowledge of the Italian language is NOT required since LEGS is an international program completely taught in English.

Please find all the informations here.

Tuition Fee Amounts

Tuition fees are calculated based on the 2022 ISEE value with special subsidies in relation to the right to higher education. First year students with an ISEE of up to €23,000 benefit from full exemption. Above this limit, tuition fees are calculated progressively.

The ISEE value must be submitted, even if you have not enrolled in the Degree Programme, by 2 November 2022, at 6:00pm (or by 15 November 2022, at 6:00pm, paying a €100 penalty) accessing ER-GO Online Services, alternatively you will have to pay the full amount.

Read all information about tuition fees and exemptions.

Matriculation

After you have checked that all the admission requirements have been met, you can enrol on  Studenti Online:

  1. fill in the application for matriculation with the required information and attach a passport photo in digital format;
  2. pay the first instalment of your tuition fees;
  3. follow the instructions to complete the procedure which you will find on Studenti Online according to your profile.

List of deadlines

First intake from 2022-02-01 08:00 to 2022-03-30 13:00
Second intake from 2022-04-15 08:00 to 2022-05-20 13:00
Third intake from 2022-06-09 08:00 to 2022-07-11 13:00