Studying Law at the University of Milan

Teaching organization

Educational activities in Law are organized into two semesters:

  • 28 September - 11 December 2020 - first semester
  • 1 March - 21 May 2021 - second semester.

Lessons for modules not included in the first semester timetable are automatically assigned to the second semester.

Exams schedule
  • 14 December 2020 - 21 February 2021, four sessions
  • 24 May - 30 July 2021, three sessions
  • 1 September - 23 september 2020, two sessions.
Guide for first-year students
Additional learning requirements (OFA)

Admission to Bachelor's and single-cycle Master's degree programmes is subject to an assessment of the student's educational background. Should the assessment reveal any gaps, the student will be assigned additional learning requirements (OFA), to be met through additional activities such as courses and seminars as set out in the call for applications or on the website for each study programme.

Internships and placements

Internships and placements in courts, professional offices, corporations, and other institutions are open to:

  • students in good standing who are registered for the Degree Programmes in Law and Legal Sciences 
  • graduates, up to 12 months from graduation.

Traineeship

Students enrolled in the last year of the Master's Degree in Law can simultaneously carry out the first 6 of the 18 months as a trainee required to enter the legal profession.

Erasmus

Law participates in the Erasmus+ Programme, including mobility of placement. Student Placement offers students the opportunity to carry a training internship in companies, research and training centres, and other organizations abroad.

Study awards

The University of Milan offers study awards for students or graduates, thanks to its own or external funding.

International agreements

The Faculty of Law favors collaboration and exchange with international organizations and institutions that operate in areas of legal interest.

International mobility calls

See the international mobility calls for students and graduates in Law

International mobility

Every year, thanks to special agreements beyond its participation in the Erasmus+ Programme, Law offers around 120 students the opportunity to study at European and extra-European partner universities, including  prestigious North American, South American and Asian universities.

Law offers a Double Degree Program in Law thanks to its agreement with the Faculty of Law the University of Toulouse and Cergy-Pointoise, and in collaboration with foreign universities periodically organizes Summer Schools abroad.

Law and Erasmus+

Information and contacts for students interested in a period of study at a European University.

Final theses

Admission to the final exam is subject to the acquisition of a certain number of credits (CFU) and the preparation of a thesis paper. The number of credits required and the ways in which the thesis work must be carried out are specific to each Degree Programme.

Moot Courts - Legal Competitions

The Moot Court Competition, in which the State University students of Law have repeatedly distinguished themselves, are competitions in a simulated arbitration process.

Teams from different universities challenge each other in the role of lawyers, discussing a case assigned to them in the presence of arbitration panels consisting of the most famous and distinguished academics and professionals in the sector.