Entrance Requiments


Applications for admission to the Master’s Degree are invited solely from those candidates that, at the date of the selection procedure, hold one of the following Italian qualifications (or equivalent foreign qualifications): “laurea quinquennale”, “specialistica”, “magistrale”, “vecchio ordinamento”.


Special preference will be accorded to those candidates holding a degree in one of the subsequent areas: law, political sciences and international relations, biology, chemistry, pharmaceutics, agriculture and food sciences, medicine, veterinary sciences, economics, engineering (limited to the environmental and management fields).


Candidates need to prove sufficient English language ability to actively participate and interact during classes and further activities.

Final admission is conditional upon the positive outcome of a selection procedure, which will involve the examination of the candidates’ qualifications and a face-to-face interview.

Admissible qualifications, to the extent they relate to the academic offer of the Master, are:


- post-degree education (such as other Master’s Degrees, Ph.D, post-doc scholarships);


- working experience;


- First level degree’s thesis and publications.


Period and venue


The course will take place over one year, from January 2017 to December 2017. Teaching activity (modules A, B, and C) will take place from Monday to Friday (as a rule, with a one-day or half-day break each week) at the Department of Law of the University of Parma, Via dell’Università 12 - 43121 Parma.




Attendance as a Master’ student


The Master is full time. The award of the final degree is subject to:


- attendance to at least 80% of the total hours of each module and the moot court;


- the successful undertaking of all assessment tests,


- the successful completion of the internship (or, alternatively, the analysis of a case-study related to one of the subject-matters examined in one of the sub-modules of module C);




- the submission and defence of the Master’s thesis.


Attendance as auditors


Auditors attending at least 80% of the lectures of the chosen module will obtain a certificate of attendance issued by the Department of Law of the University of Parma.