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PhD School in Legal Sciences

The Department includes a PhD School in Legal Sciences, which merged the previously existing specialized doctorates. The PhD School includes the following tracks:

  • Comparative law: area coordinator Professor Vittoria Barsotti
  • International and EU law: area coordinator Professor  Micaela Frulli
  • Public law, urban planning and environmental law: area coordinator Professor Leonardo Ferrara
  • Private law: area coordinator Professor Giuseppe Vettori
  • Criminal law and criminal procedure: area coordinator Professor Michele Papa
  • Legal theory and legal history – Theory and history of human rights: area coordinator Professor Paolo Cappellini


Admission to PhD courses takes place on the basis of competitive examinations. Special rules apply to candidates from non-EU countries.  For further information on admission see


The general coordinator of the PhD School in Legal Sciences is Professor Alessandro Simoni


The contact person for administrative matters at the PhD School is Dr. Antonella  Cini

last update: 10-Mar-2017
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