Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Transnational Crime and Justice

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold at least a 3-year university degree issued by an internationally recognised university in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Criminology, Social Sciences, Economics, or equivalent academic subjects;
  • Full proficiency in written and spoken English. Please note that a good command of English is essential. During the course students will be asked to actively engage in class activities, draft documents, analyse case files and legal documents, discuss practical scenarios and work in groups.

Although not required, proficiency score ranges are suggested to be equal to or above the following:

 International TOEFL
  • Paper-based: 575
  • Computer-based: 230
  • Internet-based: 90
IELTS (academic module):
  • Minimum score of 6.5
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English:
  • Grades A, B, C
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English:
  • Grades A, B

The programme’s coordination officers may arrange phone interviews to assess the competencies of candidates before the selection is finalized.

Important Requirements:

In order to enrol at the LLM, all students who are selected are required to provide:

  • an official copy of the bachelor's (or higher) diploma(s) in its original language issued by the competent university
  • a legalized/notarized/certified copy of the diploma translated into English
  • an official copy of the university transcript(s) of records of all the university studies completed or ongoing in the original language issued by the competent university
  • a legalized/notarized/certified the related transcript of records translated into English

The legalization of the university diploma and of the transcript of is carried out by the competent National Authority according to the laws and policies of the country where the candidate has completed his/her studies. Students are responsible to identify and contact the competent National Authority in charge of this procedure.

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