Scholarships for Italian Nationals at the European Law & Governance School

  • Master
  • 100% tuition fee i.e. 11800 €
  • 31 July 2017

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic offers 7 Scholarships for Italian Nationals for the European Law and Governance School Postgraduate Programs covering one-year tuition fees for the academic year 2017/18 (classes start on October 16, 2017). The scholarships are offered for the following programs:

1.LLM in EU Law: a one-year taught degree program that offers students an in-depth look at key issues of European Union law. Prospective students with a first degree in law or a relevant degree in the field of the social sciences may apply.2. MA in Governance: a one-year taught degree program that offers students an in-depth look at key issues of Governance, and enables students to choose from a variety of elective courses addressing the most pressing themes being discussed throughout Europe. Prospective students with a first degree in law or a relevant degree in the field of the social sciences may apply.3. Master of Studies (research degree) a 1-year degree program which enables students to conduct independent research in the fields of Legal Research, Governance Studies, or on an interdisciplinary topic. Successful applicants will be assigned a supervisor, based upon their academic interests, from the renown International Faculty Network of the ELGS. Full time residency is not a requirement for this degree, but students will be required to attend several training sessions throughout the program which will be held at the EPLO premises in Greece.

Prospective students should apply by July 31, 2017 through the website .The selection process will be conducted jointly with the Italian MFA. Detailed information about the scholarships, programs and how to apply can be acquired by sending a mail at announcement by the Italian MFA is found here


Academic requirements Students from all over the world are admitted following a rigorous application process. Prospective students for the LLM in EU Law or the MA in Governance should have a first degree in law, in accordance with the requirements of their host country, which grants them access to the legal profession or to the qualifying exams for admission to the bar in their country of studies. High caliber students with a background in governance studies or a particularly competitive profile with evidence of relevant professional experience and long-term dedication to the field will also be considered. Students for the MA in Governance should have a first or second class undergraduate degree in political sciences, law or a relevant field of studies, or another Master’s degree in a relevant field.Language requirements All courses of the program will be taught in the English language. As a result, students originating from non-English speaking countries must evidence their level of English language skills in accordance with the following: TOEFL Internet, Score of 90 or above, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency, Grade B or above, any other internationally recognized test with equivalent marks.All Candidates should be up to 35 years old and of Italian Origin.


Their studies  will be 100% tuition free. They will only have to pay for accommodation and living expenses.


At a glance, the application must include: Completed online Application Form in EnglishPhotograph (scanned and uploaded)Most Recent Academic Record (scanned and uploaded)Certificate of Proficiency of English (if non-native speaker, scanned and uploaded)Law Degree (if applicable, scanned and uploaded)Personal Statement (400-600 words)Scholarship Statement (400-600 words, if applicable)2 Reference Letters (Using supplied form and sent directly from Referee to Proposal (350 words)2 Academic Writing Samples (uploaded)Application fee of 50€ (non-refundable)

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