Faculty of Law of the University of Genoa and its “Giovanni Tarello” Department for Legal Culture are organising a Post Graduate Master Programme (one year, 60 ECTS) in

Global Rule of Law & Constitutional Democracy
Estado de Derecho Global y Democracia Constitucional

This semi residential programme requires a 4-week presence in Imperia (Italy) in January/February 2012 and is limited to a maximum of 25 students. The rest of the programme (from November 1, 2011 to Octobre 31, 2012) will be delivered on-line through a special distant learning platform. The programme offers up to ten scholarships and is addressed to:

  • students
    with (or in the process of finalising) a graduate degree and intending to start a doctoral study programme in the fields of jurisprudence or political philosophy for which a postgraduate degree is required;

  • lawyers (solicitors, judges, public officials)
    working on national or international levels in relation with the protection of human rights; 

  • academics  (teachers and researchers)
    who wish to broaden their understanding of constitutional democracy and global rule of law;

  • managers of NGOs or private companies
    who wish to acquire theoretical and practical means for improving their professional performance.

Organising Committee: Pierluigi Chiassoni (president), Paolo Comanducci, Riccardo Guastini, María Cristina Redondo, Giovanni Battista Ratti (University of Genoa), Pierre Brunet (University Paris Ouest-Nanterre), Rafael Escudero (University Carlos III de Madrid), Jordi Ferrer (University of Girona), José Juan Moreso (University Pompeu Fabra Barcelona)

The residential classes and the on-line (distant learning) classes will be delivered by professors of the University of Genoa as well as an international panel of professors from the following universities: Alicante, Brescia, Buenos Aires, Carlos III de Madrid, Commerciale Luigi Bocconi di Milano, Córdoba (Argentina), Girona, ITAM (Mexico), Palermo (Italy), Paris Ouest-Nanterre, Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), Roma III, Trieste, Torino, and Uppsala.

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Pierluigi Chiassoni
president of Master Programme

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