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LLM Educational Program with the University of Glasgow

The LLM Educational Program with the University of Glasgow is a challenging opportunity for LUISS students currently enrolled in the fourth year of the LUISS single-cycle Master’s program in Law - specific majors. After its completion, LUISS students will obtain the Master’s degree in Law issued by LUISS University and the LLM issued by University of Glasgow – College of Social Sciences, School of Law.

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. It is one of the top 100 of the world's universities and has been named Scottish University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

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Highlights

The program gives a solid and international preparation in several areas of Law, providing the following specializations (LLM):

  • Corporate & Financial Law
  • International Commercial Law
  • International Competition Law & Policy
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property & the Digital Economy
  • International Economic Law

Studying for an LLM at Glasgow equips students with the knowledge and skills needed in an ever-increasing competitive legal market.

It offers a solid preparation to work in environments such as international courts, the European Commission, international law firms, governments, the banking and finance sector, and academic institutions around the world.

The program is a tuition-paying program - in addition to tuition fees at LUISS University. 

Annual tuition fees for Sept 2020 are approximately £8,000 for EU students and £17,900 for non-EU/international students.

The University of Glasgow offers a scholarship discount:

  • 10% reduction in the annual tuition fee for all LUISS selected students
  • one competitive scholarship of 25% fee discount to the applicant with the highest academic performance

Please note that tuition does not include living expenses.

Admission

Who can apply

Students enrolled in the fourth year of the single-cycle Master’s degree in Law in the 2018-2019 academic year.According to their majors, students can apply for:

  • an LL.M. in Corporate & Financial Law, open to students majoring in Diritto Civile, Diritto ed Economia delle Imprese, Diritto Societario e Tributario;
  • an LL.M. in International Commercial Law, open to students majoring in Diritto Civile, Diritto ed Economia delle Imprese, Diritto Internazionale, Diritto Societario e Tributario, EU Law and Regulation;
  • an LL.M. in International Competition Law & Policy, open to students majoring in Diritto Amministrativo, Diritto Civile, Diritto ed Economia delle Imprese, Diritto Internazionale, Diritto Societario e Tributario, EU Law and Regulation;
  • an LL.M. in International Law, open to students majoring in Diritto Internazionale;
  • an LL.M. in Intellectual Property & the Digital Economy, open to students majoring in Diritto ed Economia delle Imprese;
  • an LL.M. in International Economic Law, open to students majoring in Diritto ed Economia delle Imprese and in Diritto Internazionale.

Available slots

Every year a total of 5 students can take part in the program.

How to apply

The call for applications is published on December 10, 2018 and applications can be submitted until January 31, 2020. Candidates are required to submit the following:

  • Application form
  • English language certificate
  • ID card
  • Motivation letter
  • Photo in JPG Format
  • Curriculum vitae / résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Most recent transcript of records

Requirements

Candidates for this program should have the following requirements:

  • Weighted average grade equal to or above 27/30;
  • Credits: at least 180 ECTS by the application deadline and 218 by the end of the second semester of the fourth year;
  • English language:  
  • IELTS Academic Module -  overall score of 6.5 with no sub-test less than 6.5; or
  • Equivalent scores in another recognized qualification, for example, TOEFL (93 with no sub test less than 23); Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (176 overall, with no sub-test less than 176); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (176 overall, with no sub-test less than 175); or Pearson Test of English (academic test) – 94 overall, with no sub-test less than 62).

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Selection procedure

LUISS University will select a short list of candidates based on a non-disputable evaluation of the academic profile and the motivation of the student.
Results will be communicated to University of Glasgow which reserves the right to make the final choice.

Additional rules

  • The participation to this program will provide additional points to the Final Grade of the Master’s Degree, according to LUISS rules.
  • Students will be able to participate only if they are in regular time frame and have no pending administrative issues with LUISS.
  • Exams passed at the University of Glasgow will be transferred to the LUISS career according to the study plan. Students may not renounce grades.

LUISS call for applications: timing

Publication of the callDecember 9, 2019
Apply for the program starting fromJanuary 7, 2020
Deadline to apply January 31, 2020
Selection InterviewsTBD
Selection results TBD
Confirmation of participation TBD

While every effort will be made to provide students with complete, accurate and timely information, Luiss reserves the right to change, amend, modify or revoke the aforementioned program.

Luiss is not responsible for any cancellation or modification due to events beyond its control. If the program is cancelled or modified for these reasons, Luiss will inform all interested students in a timely manner.