Objectives and main contents of the Master


The Master aims to provide participants with a high-level of legal knowledge about risk regulation in the fields of the protection of health, environment and food safety.  Participants will analyse the relevant legal frameworks and policies at the international, EU and national levels. They will be equipped with the necessary tools to cover professional roles of great responsibility in terms of political, decisional and operational duties in the afore-mentioned fields both for companies and for EU or international institutions, bodies or agencies working at the local, national or international levels.


The Master’s course is built upon three main components: lectures and workshops, practical activities, individual study.


During the first part of the Master, lectures for a total amount of approximately 365 hours will be given by professors coming from renowned Italian and foreign Universities, national and international officers, as well as professionals working in the relevant fields.


Classes will be mainly taught in English and will be structured to foster student interaction and active participation.


Lessons will be articulated around the following thematic modules (on which, see more under the “contents” section):


- Module A: Actors, sources and instruments of international and EU law. Basic principles


- Module B: Risk regulation. Science, law and politics


- Module C: Risk regulation in the fields of the environment, health and food


Module C.I   – Environment and risk regulation

Module C.II  – Health and risk regulation

Module C.III – Food and risk regulation


The Master has been organized in collaboration with: