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  • Place of teaching Bologna
  • Language English
  • Type of access Restricted access - entrance exam
  • Learning activities Course structure diagram

LEGS – Legal Studies is a 2nd cycle degree – 2 year Master Programme – entirely taught in English, forming graduates with strong legal skills qualified for legal advisory positions in the international context (International Organizations, Non-governmental organizations, corporations) or with an international perspective (national organisations, undertakings). The programme provides students with the theoretical and practical skills to interpret, apply and modify the international, transnational and supranational legal instruments from a multilevel and comparative perspective
LEGS is an international programme for both Italian and foreign student. Exchange programmes such as Erasmus, Erasmus Mundus, Overseas are strongly encouraged and supported.

Build your own future. This is what you can do with this degree.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme

The first international master programme in law in Bologna, the seat of the far-famed Studium Iuris founded by Irnerio, the ‘lamp of the law’

Three different tracks: Global and transnational legal culture; Law, economics and finance; Human rights and social justice

A multidisciplinary approach to the study of law

International class and faculty and innovative teaching methods

Dedicated study period exchanges and internship abroad

The course in numbers

  • 90% International students and students not residing in the region

  • ND Graduates aligned to the exam schedule

  • ND Graduates with experience abroad

  • ND Graduates satisfied with their studies

  • ND Graduates who are working

  • ND Graduates who are not working but are studying or not looking for work

  • ND Graduates who are not working but looking for work