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Università degli Studi di Torino

Situated in the heart of midtown Turin, Italy, the Law Department of the University of Torino has an ancient history that can be traced back to the establishment of the University of Turin, in 1404. Università degli Studi di Torino

Recognized as one of Europe’s leading law faculties, it has clinched the Department of Excellence award twice, affirming its position as the “Premier Law Department” in Italy for the periods 2018-2022 and 2023-2027. Specializing in comparative law and private law, the Law Department coordinates the research efforts of over 120 esteemed law professors across various specialities.

The Department has enhanced its physical facilities with a state-of-the-art campus that annually accommodates approximately 300 exchange students from around the world.

Innovative and multidisciplinary degrees ….

The Law Department offers a number of innovative, globally oriented, and multidisciplinary degrees, starting with the 5-year postgraduate degree in Law, several undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and several specialized Master programs.

In addition, the Law Department offers 2 traditional research Ph.D. degree, aim to train doctoral candidates capable of conducting empirical legal research on interdisciplinary themes such as access to justice, gender, social sustainability, and climate change.

All of the UNITO Law degrees are fully comparable and transferrable across Europe, and graduates of the Law Department in fact practice in a number of leading jurisdictions across Europe.

….taught in English

Over the last years, the Law Department has widened its offer with an undergraduate and a postgraduate degree entirely taught in English.

Specifically, the undergraduate degree in “Global law and transnational Legal studies” aims to train students to be able to complete different professional tasks in the international context. The fields of expertise can go from business work in the legal divisions of large multinational organizations to an institutional career. Moreover, the Course foresees for careers in the world on NGOs and the third sector.

The postgraduate degree in “European Legal Studies” offers a broad, advanced education on a wide range of subjects related to European and international law, the protection of fundamental rights in the framework of multilevel constitutionalism, including substantive EU law, comparative and global administrative law, transnational private law and dispute settlement.

Globalisation, Erasmus agreements and double-degree programs

The Law Department has enhanced its global perspective by establishing international exchange programs with several of the world’s foremost research universities. Partnerships include collaborations with institutions such as the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in Great Britain, McGill University in Canada, and St. Gallen University in Switzerland. Additionally, the Department has forged over 78 Erasmus Agreements and has instituted four double-degree programs in collaboration with universities in France, Germany, and Switzerland.

Our Membership in the Law Schools Global League

For the Law Department of the University of Turin, being a part of the esteemed network that is the Law Schools Global League is a privilege. Through this network with renowned global universities, we have both the honor and responsibility to educate prospective legal professionals and citizens who, with a global perspective, actively contribute to building a future world grounded in Justice and the Rule of Law.

We look forward to welcoming you to Torino!