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Info 2023/2024

Degree type
Single-cycle master degree
Duration and credits
Free access
Teaching mode
Taxes and fees
From 0 to 3000 euros per year. Find out if you are entitled to scholarships and exemptions
International partnerships
Student exchange
Head of programme
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Course video

The course in brief


The course enables students to acquire the foundations of a solid legal culture through knowledge of fundamental legal fields and the techniques of reasoning, argumentation and interpretation in the legal field.

Students are provided with the technical and cultural tools essential for a lawyer to operate professionally in a competitive manner not only at the national level, but also at the European and international levels.

Learning by doing

Theoretical knowledge finds application during in-depth study and seminar activities organized as part of individual teachings, also with the involvement of qualified external professionals.

Through internships at private and public facilities, students can test their knowledge and acquire new practical-application skills.

Professional outlets

The master's degree prepares first and foremost for the practice of the professions of magistrate, lawyer, notary.

Other areas in which graduates can practice are:

  • In the private sector: legal and general affairs offices of companies, personnel offices, finance, banking and insurance sectors, commercial sector, maritime and aerospace sectors; legal activities supporting the development of information technology, biomedicine, robotics and renewable energy
  • .
  • in the public sector: diplomatic and consular careers, parliamentary, ministerial and European Union officials, administrative and law enforcement managers and officials, prefects, municipal secretaries, teachers in middle and high schools, university research.

What you will learn

  • the legal language

    Writing and speaking the language of professional lawyers

  • interpret and argue

    Develop the best arguments to support one's theses

  • law and process as instruments of justice

    Know your rights and defend them in court

  • functioning of the state and public institutions

    including European and international institutions

  • history of law

    Understanding the law of today and imagining the law of tomorrow

  • problem solving

    solve complex legal problems

  • know the rules

    To understand society

  • legal reasoning

    Interpreting provisions and producing law

  • legal comparison

    Study our right and the right of others


The didactic system of the Master of Science in Law degree program pays special attention to the methodological training, as well as the content, of the future jurist.

It is composed of the following scientific and educational fields: civil, comparative, commercial, labor, constitutional, administrative, economic-financial, international and communitarian, criminal, procedural, Romanistic, legal-historical, philosophical-legal, and social theory.

The primary objective is to provide graduates with:

  • solid ability to analyze and interpret legal norms and ability to set up in written and oral form the relevant lines of reasoning and argumentation
  • deep knowledge of the fundamental areas of the different legal systems and technical and cultural tools of comparison to operate at the community and international levels.


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The faculty members of the Imperia University Pole ensure commitment and dedication to all students willing to invest intelligence, passion and perseverance in their cultural growth, in the hope of contributing to the formation of knowledgeable citizens and successful future professionals.

Course Coordinator

Where we are

Lectures are held in the classrooms of the University Building, Via Balbi 5, and at the educational hub of the former Albergo dei Poveri, Piazzale Emanuele Brignole 2, Genoa.

Lectures are held at the Imperia University Campus, which includes in one location:

  • classroom
  • .
  • library
  • computer locations
  • student secretariat
  • university canteen

University of Imperia
Via Nizza 8
18100 Imperia
+39 0183 666 568

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Secretariat of the University Pole of Imperia
+39 0183 666 568

Educational Secretariat Master's Degree in Law - Genoa campus
Filippo Pessino

Social Sciences Single Student Desk
Piazza della Nunziata 9r, Genoa

Opening hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.