Introduction to Legal Research

A.Y. 2021/2022
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
November 2021
Lead instructor: Luigi Crema
The course aims at providing the students with the necessary basic knowledge to understand a legal system, its functioning, and to carry out a legal research. At the end of the course students will be able to distinguish between law and advocacy, will know how to interpret the sources of a given legal system, and will be familiar with the most relevant resources and database
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • 27 December 2021 for courses starting in January 2022
  • 25 January 2022 for courses starting in February 2022
  • 25 February 2022 for courses starting in March 2022.

Deadlines for enrolment in other courses will be announced as soon as possible.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


For help please contact

Mondays 12:00-13:30, please book on
Until new updates, all the meetings will be held on line on Teams.
I receive students by appointment, e-mail luigi.crema@unimi
Stanza d'Angolo, Biblioteca di diritto internazionale, via Festa del Perdono 7, Milano
Wednesday at 17.00
Room at ground floor, Department of Public Law