Single-cycle Master’s Degree in Law

  • Access granted to 200 students
  • To earn the degree students must pass 30 exams, and pass the thesis exam.The program offers:
  • in-depth and critical knowledge of law
  • French-Italian dual degree with Université d’Artois
  • international exchanges: Europe (Erasmus) and USA (Delaware Law School) 
  • laboratories, internships
  • School of Specialization for the Legal Professions; PhD Courses; Master’s degrees.Highly employability:
  • competitive exams in the public and private sectors
  • access to the free-lance profession
  • All the fundamental disciplines in a Law course in addition to economics and business disciplines:
  • Basic disciplines: Roman, Private, Constitutional Law; History of Law, Philosophy of Law;
  • Key disciplines: Labor Law, Commercial Law, Tax Law, Criminal Law, Ecclesiastical Law, Administrative Law, European Union Law, International Law; Civil and Criminal Procedures, etc.
  • Inherent or supplementary disciplines; (free choice; English; workshops, internships, e.g. with assoc. G.Carli; penitentiaries)

Students participate in a call for admission. Admission requirements are listed in the announcements:

  • early (deadline May 30th): recommended to secure a place; high school seniors may also participate, students are admitted through a selective test TOLC
  • standard (July/August)
  • postponed (September/October), if there are still places available

Only those admitted can enroll. Non-EU students can participate in a specific call (March / April), pre-registration on is required

Degree program class
LMG1 Law
200 Slots available
Language Italian
Duration 5 years

Course description

The single-cycle Master’s Degree in Law offers top-level education to access the professional activity and highly qualified professions. The study of law in its many applications, including its supranational aspects, interaction with economic and business disciplines, practical activities of legal laboratory, and internships; it provides the skills necessary to enter the professional world (lawyer, notary, magistrate), to face several competitive examinations for qualifications or further training (Master’s Programs, School of Higher Education and Specialization, PhD Courses).


The program is open to students with a high school diploma or other qualification obtained abroad, recognized as suitable by the current regulations. Sound general education, logical skills, passion for study, and interest in law are helpful prerequisites.


Provide the instruments to:

– learning about the structures and functioning of national, European, and international legal systems;

– learning about the origin, history, and philosophical concepts of law;

– critically interpret legal texts;

– draw up legal acts;

– interpret current affairs by understanding the connections between law and economics.


They are numerous:

lawyer; notary; magistrate; diplomat; and key roles in Italian, European, international public and private administrations;

legal expert in public and private companies and in the third sector;

labor consultant; and teacher (with an integration of 24 TCUs in psycho-pedagogical disciplines).


Fees, contributions and exemptions

Costs calculated based on family income (ISEE-University) and including:

  • fee for the equal access to university studies (from 130€ to 160€);
  • annual amount (from 0 (if ISEE-University <= € 22,000) to € 2,000);

Flat tax = €1,000 for international students (UE and non UE)

With a family income (ISEE-University < € 24,000) students are entitled to receive:

  • Scholarship consisting of total exemption from taxes, cash share, canteen and accommodation service (for off-site students)
  • Grants for international mobility
  • Reduced rates for the use of sports facilities and cultural services
  • Benefits for students completing their degrees within regulation time

Exclusively on grounds of merit, students can obtain:

  • International mobility grants (Erasmus)
  • Free accommodation and canteen services published in the call DUnicAL career program for student-athletes.

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Life on Campus

In the largest and best equipped campus in Italy students will experience the sense of a unique university community, sharing educational, recreational, sporting and cultural events with fellow colleagues and professors. The Campus is equipped with lecture rooms, a sports center, theaters, amphitheaters, cinemas, cafes, refreshment areas and other places for socialization, thus offering an extraordinary human and educational experience.

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Services to Students

Unical is organized as an independent town that provides the best possible solutions of accommodation for students and staff living on campus, because it offers multiple services for study activities and for individual and collective well-being: libraries, the Language Learning Center, counselling and inclusion services. The Campus also includes a health center, a post office, a bank counter and a mindfulness dedicated area.

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Residential Center

It complements and completes the services provided by the University of Calabria and has put into shape the idea of a British-American campus-style University. It encompasses 10 districts hosting the university residences, consisting of apartments with double and single rooms, living room, kitchen and toilets. In these districts there are common areas for study and recreational activities and sports, there are TV rooms, game rooms and gyms; launderettes and bike rental services are also available.

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