Sustainable Development (Classe Lm-81)-enrolled from 2017/2018 academic year

area Giurisprudenza
Master programme
A.Y. 2017/2018
LM-81 - Scienze per la cooperazione allo sviluppo (EN)
Master programme
120
ECTS
Access
Open with entry requirements examination
2
Years
English
The LL.M. Programme offers an integrative curriculum to improve the synergies necessary to develop actions aimed at achieving a long-term improvement of the quality of life through the creation of sustainable legal strategies. The two year LL.M. Programme allows students to obtain advanced interdisciplinary training and knowledge of local, international and transnational trends and strategies for sustainable development.
The Programme's unusually rich course offering includes advanced courses in different areas, such as:
· International Law, European Union Law, Environmental Law, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights Law, International and European Criminal Law, Comparative Civil Procedure, Philosophy of Law, Private Law, Comparative Law, Corporate Law, Trade Law, Investment Law, Competition Law, Labour Law, Transport Law, Tax Law, Agriculture Law, Financial Law,
as well as courses in relevant economic and sociological disciplines, such as:
· Sociology, Economic Geography, Economics and Economy Policy, Economic History.
Transfer requirements
Degree Requirements:
Candidates applying for the LL.M. in Sustainable Development must hold:
- either an Italian first degree (Bachelor) pertaining to classes: L-14 (Scienze dei servizi giuridici), L-33 (Scienze economiche), L-36 (Scienze politiche e delle relazioni internazionali), L-37 (Scienze sociali per la cooperazione, lo sviluppo e la pace), L-16 (Scienze dell'amministrazione e dell'organizzazione), L-18 (Scienze dell'economia e della gestione aziendale)
- or a foreign Degree (180-300-360 ECTS) in Law, Economics, Political Science, International Relations.
Candidates holding Italian and foreign Degrees in other fields will be admitted on a case-by-case evaluation of their curriculum vitae et studiorum and motivation letter. If admitted, they will be mandatorily required to do the suggested preliminary readings, in order to integrate their basic knowledge in subjects taught before the beginning of the Programme.

Language ability:
Applicants whose native language is not English or who do not hold a Degree fully taught in English, must demonstrate English language proficiency by passing one of the following:
IELTS: we require a IELTS minimum overall score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the reading, writing, listening and speaking components.
TOEFL: If the IELTS is not available, students may take the TOEFL test. We require a minimum overall score of 100, with a minimum of 25 in each of the reading, writing, listening and speaking components.
Students part-time are admitted on a case-by-case evaluation.
The LL.M. in Sustainable Development aims at training legal experts, with a comprehensive background in the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. Our graduates acquire the necessary skills to elaborate, support and assess sustainable legal and economic policies and strategies both in the Public and Private Sectors.
With regard to the Public Sector, the Programme aims at training legal experts able to integrate social, economic and environmental concerns in the central and local Public Administration's policies in key areas such as: telecommunication, new technologies, water, sanitation, health, electric power and gas, transportation, infrastructure, agriculture, green public procurement.
As regards the Private Sector, the LL.M. Programme aims at training ethically oriented corporate legal experts and economic operators, able to play a key role in monitoring, tracking, aligning and integrating social and environmental impacts in the business sector, in order to help companies to meet their corporate responsibility and sustainability goals.
More specifically, the LL.M. Programme aims at training the following professionals:
- Environmental and sustainability managers
- Experts in: management and audit of Public Administration, management and audit of private companies, human resources, work organization, financial activities, market analysis, company law, state company law, economic systems.
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Direct entry
Labour and Management (Classe L-16)
Organisation and Human Resources (Classe L-16)
Social Sciences for Globalisation (Classe L-37)
International Studies and European Institutions (Classe L-36)
European Economics (Classe L-33)
Sciences of Legal Services (Classe L-14)

Courses list

year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Constitutionalism and sustainable development 9 63 English
Economics, economic policy and industrial economics 9 63 English
International law and international law on sustainable development 9 63 English
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Sociology 9 63 English
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Economic geography 9 63 English
The Role of Public Administration in Enhancing Equitable and Sustainable Development 9 63 English
World economic history from growth to sustainable development 6 42 English
be activated by the A.Y. 2018/2019
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Administrative justice 9 63 Italian
Administrative law (advanced) 9 60 Italian
Agriculture and Sustainable Development 6 42 Italian
Civil law execution 9 60 Italian
Civil procedural law 9 60 Italian
Comparative private law 9 63 Italian
Comparative public law 9 63 Italian
Criminal law 9 60 Italian
Gender justice 6 45 English
International law 9 63 Italian
International, European and Comparative Environmental Law 6 42 English
Political economics 9 63 Italian
Smart cities, IT infrastructures evolution, digital urban divide and internet legal framework in developing countries 6 42 English
Sociologia del diritto 9 60 Italian
Sociology of human rights and the ombudsman 6 42 English
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Administrative law 9 63 Italian
Advanced criminal procedure 9 63 Italian
Bankruptcy law 9 60 Italian
Climate change, energy policies and the green economy in an international and comparative law perspective 6 42 English
Criminal law (advanced) 9 63 Italian
Criminal procedural law 9 60 Italian
Current european union policies on sustainable development 6 42 Italian
Economic ethics and corporate social responsibility 6 42 English
EU Law on Business and Human Rights 6 42 English
European criminal law and human rights 6 42 English
European union law 9 63 Italian
History of medieval and moder law 9 60 Italian
Institutions of roman law 9 60 Italian
International Law on Democracy and Development 6 42 English
International refugee protection and sustainable development 6 42 English
Law, culture and development in a global world 6 42 English
Legal clinic on "Digitalization and public administration" 3 21 English
Legal clinic on "International Protection" 3 21 English
Legal clinic on "Recent international disputes on sustainable development in front of the international courts" 3 21 English
Legal clinic on "The energy service companies (ESCo) as instruments for sustainable development" 3 21 English
Legal Clinic: Democracy and Sustainable Development 3 21 English
Philosophy of law 9 63 Italian
Public and private partnership for sustainable development 6 42 English
Public health law and sustainable development 6 42 English
Sustainable development and international anti-corruption law 6 42 English
Tax law 9 60 Italian
Women empowerment and sustainable development 6 42 English
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Final Exam 21 English
Study plan rules
1a - Students of both streams are required to attend 4 electives chosen from either of the streams' rich course offerings.
1b - Internship (6 ECTS)
3 - One optional course (9 ECTS) chosen from the courses offered by the Faculty of Law of University of Milan, or 3 optional legal clinics or workshops offered in the first and second year of the LL.M
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Administrative justice 9 63 Italian First semester
Administrative law (advanced) 9 60 Italian First semester
Civil law execution 9 60 Italian First semester
Civil procedural law 9 60 Italian First semester
Comparative private law 9 63 Italian First semester
Comparative public law 9 63 Italian First semester
Criminal law 9 60 Italian First semester
International law 9 63 Italian First semester
Political economics 9 63 Italian First semester
Sociologia del diritto 9 60 Italian First semester
Administrative law 9 63 Italian Second semester
Advanced criminal procedure 9 63 Italian Second semester
Bankruptcy law 9 60 Italian Second semester
Criminal law (advanced) 9 63 Italian Second semester
Criminal procedural law 9 60 Italian Second semester
European union law 9 63 Italian Second semester
History of medieval and moder law 9 60 Italian Second semester
Institutions of roman law 9 60 Italian Second semester
Legal clinic on "Digitalization and public administration" 3 21 English Second semester
Philosophy of law 9 63 Italian Second semester
Public and private partnership for sustainable development 6 42 English Second semester
Tax law 9 60 Italian Second semester
3b - One optional course (9 ECTS) chosen from the courses offered by the Faculty of Law of University of Milan, or 3 optional legal clinics or workshops offered in the first and second year of the LL.M
In order to take the exams of the 2nd year, students must have passed all the exams of 1st year.
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Constitutionalism and sustainable development 9 63 English
Economics, economic policy and industrial economics 9 63 English
International law and international law on sustainable development 9 63 English
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Sociology 9 63 English
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Economic geography 9 63 English
The Role of Public Administration in Enhancing Equitable and Sustainable Development 9 63 English
World economic history from growth to sustainable development 6 42 English
be activated by the A.Y. 2018/2019
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Administrative justice 9 63 Italian
Administrative law (advanced) 9 60 Italian
Civil law execution 9 60 Italian
Civil procedural law 9 60 Italian
Comparative private law 9 63 Italian
Comparative public law 9 63 Italian
Competition law and sustainable development in EU policies 6 42 English
Corporate interest, corporate social responsibility and financial 6 42 English
Criminal law 9 60 Italian
Financial markets and institutions. Finance for development 6 42 Italian
International financial law and sustainable development 6 42 English
International investment law, dispute settlement and sustainable development 6 42 English
International law 9 63 Italian
Management Power and Control Mechanisms in Corporate Firm 6 42 English
Political economics 9 63 Italian
Principles of contract law 6 42 English
Sociologia del diritto 9 60 Italian
Theory and practice of international tax law 6 42 English
Workshop on "Project management for sustainable development" 3 21 Italian
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Administrative law 9 63 Italian
Advanced criminal procedure 9 63 Italian
Bankruptcy law 9 60 Italian
Criminal law (advanced) 9 63 Italian
Criminal procedural law 9 60 Italian
European Civil Procedure in a Comparative and Transnational Perspectives 6 40 English
European union law 9 63 Italian
Financial law, antitrust and sustainable development 6 42 English
Fundamental legal conceptions in a cross-cultural perspective 6 42 English
History of medieval and moder law 9 60 Italian
Institutions of roman law 9 60 Italian
International insolvency law and sustainable development 6 42 English
IP, innovation and sustainable development 6 42 English
Legal clinic on "Digitalization and public administration" 3 21 English
Negotiation, mediation and sustainable conflict resolution 6 42 English
Philosophy of law 9 63 Italian
Public and private partnership for sustainable development 6 42 English
Sustainable Development in Global Trade (WTO) Law 6 42 English
Sustainable transport: legal issues 6 42 English
Tax law 9 60 Italian
Trade liberalization and labour rights 6 42 English
Transnational Litigation: Jean Monnet Module on European civil procedure in a Comparative and Transnational Perpspective 6 40 English
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Final Exam 21 English
Study plan rules
2a - Students of both streams are required to attend 4 electives chosen from either of the streams' rich course offerings.
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Competition law and sustainable development in EU policies 6 42 English First semester
Corporate interest, corporate social responsibility and financial 6 42 English First semester
Financial markets and institutions. Finance for development 6 42 Italian First semester
International financial law and sustainable development 6 42 English First semester
International investment law, dispute settlement and sustainable development 6 42 English First semester
Management Power and Control Mechanisms in Corporate Firm 6 42 English First semester
Principles of contract law 6 42 English First semester
Theory and practice of international tax law 6 42 English First semester
Workshop on "Project management for sustainable development" 3 21 Italian First semester
European Civil Procedure in a Comparative and Transnational Perspectives 6 40 English Second semester
Financial law, antitrust and sustainable development 6 42 English Second semester
Fundamental legal conceptions in a cross-cultural perspective 6 42 English Second semester
International insolvency law and sustainable development 6 42 English Second semester
IP, innovation and sustainable development 6 42 English Second semester
Negotiation, mediation and sustainable conflict resolution 6 42 English Second semester
Sustainable Development in Global Trade (WTO) Law 6 42 English Second semester
Sustainable transport: legal issues 6 42 English Second semester
Trade liberalization and labour rights 6 42 English Second semester
1b - Internship (6 ECTS)
3 - One optional course (9 ECTS) chosen from the courses offered by the Faculty of Law of University of Milan, or 3 optional legal clinics or workshops offered in the first and second year of the LL.M
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Administrative justice 9 63 Italian First semester
Administrative law (advanced) 9 60 Italian First semester
Civil law execution 9 60 Italian First semester
Civil procedural law 9 60 Italian First semester
Comparative private law 9 63 Italian First semester
Comparative public law 9 63 Italian First semester
Criminal law 9 60 Italian First semester
International law 9 63 Italian First semester
Political economics 9 63 Italian First semester
Sociologia del diritto 9 60 Italian First semester
Administrative law 9 63 Italian Second semester
Advanced criminal procedure 9 63 Italian Second semester
Bankruptcy law 9 60 Italian Second semester
Criminal law (advanced) 9 63 Italian Second semester
Criminal procedural law 9 60 Italian Second semester
European union law 9 63 Italian Second semester
History of medieval and moder law 9 60 Italian Second semester
Institutions of roman law 9 60 Italian Second semester
Legal clinic on "Digitalization and public administration" 3 21 English Second semester
Philosophy of law 9 63 Italian Second semester
Public and private partnership for sustainable development 6 42 English Second semester
Tax law 9 60 Italian Second semester
3c - One optional course (9 ECTS) chosen from the courses offered by the Faculty of Law of University of Milan, or 3 optional legal clinics or workshops offered in the first and second year of the LL.M
In order to take the exams of the 2nd year, students must have passed all the exams of 1st year.