The Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Transnational Crime and Justice is designed for young professionals and university graduates wishing to specialize in the fields of comparative criminal law, humanitarian law, human rights law, transnational crimes and transitional justice.
Depending on each student’s background and interest, the programme is ideal for careers in the legal and political sectors both at a national and international level as well as further academic studies.
Through a combination of lectures, seminars and practical exercises selected students will acquire:
The academic curriculum of the Master programme is divided into two phases: a residential phase and a research paper/project elaboration phase. Upon successful conclusion of the course students will be awarded with a LL.M diploma.
The residential phase of the programme is held in an unparalleled setting at the United Nations Campus in Turin, Italy. The Campus is located on 10 hectares of riverside parkland and hosts other national and international organizations such as the ITC-ILO and UNSSC. It holds annually more than 450 programmes and projects involving approximately 11,000 people from over 180 countries and also offers leisure time, dining, and sports facilities to its guests.
UNICRI is one of the five training and research institutes of the UN System. It was established in 1965 and is mandated to support countries worldwide in preventing crime and promoting criminal justice. Over the years the Institute has developed a sound expertise in research and training, which is reflected in the organization of several capacity building activities and specialized post graduate courses.
Application Form for LL.M. 2016/2017: click here to download
General Deadlines 2016 - 2017
|Electronic copy of the application||by 30 Sept 2016|
|Results of the selection process||by 21 Oct 2016|
|Payment of fees||by 30 Oct 2016|
|For candidates with non-Italian University Degrees: Copy of receipt of request of DOV* from the competent Italian Diplomatic Authority||by 18 Nov 2016|
|Presentation of original DOV and attachments||First week of residential phase|
(*) For all procedures related to the DOV please read carefully the section on entry requirements
Academic Schedule 2016 - 2017
|Residential phase||Feb - June 2017|
|Research paper/Project elaboration phase||July - September 2017|
|The above academic schedule may be subject to minor changes.|
Tel.: (+39) 011 6537 156 -- (+39) 011 6537 157 -- (+39) 011 6537 111
LL.M. in International Crime and Justice
Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 - Torino ITALY