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LUISS Guido Carli


LLM Educational Program with Utrecht University

The LLM Educational Program with Utrecht University is a challenging opportunity for LUISS students currently enrolled in the fourth year of the LUISS single-cycle master’s degree program in Law.

After its completion, LUISS students will obtain the Single-cycle Master’s Degree in Law issued by LUISS University and the LLM Degree issued by Utrecht University - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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Program highlights

The program provides a solid and international preparation in the following areas of Law: 

  • Law and Economics
  • Global Criminology
  • European Law with two tracks:
    • European Criminal Law and Human Rights
    • European Law
  • Public International Law with two tracks:
    • Environment and Law of the Sea
    • Human Rights

It aims at recruiting ambitious and motivated students, offering them the chance to learn in a world-class academic environment in a top-ranking school of law, specialized in the fields of European and comparative law.

The program is a tuition-paying program. In addition to tuition fees at LUISS, tuition payable to Utrecht University for the academic year 2018-2019 is €2,060. Please note that tuition does not include living expenses.


Who can apply

Students enrolled in the fourth year of the Single-cycle Master’s Degree in Law in the 2017-2018 academic year who have chosen one of the following majors:

Utrecht LLMLUISS MajorSlots available
European Law with two tracks: European Criminal Law and Human Rights, European LawInternational Law
EU Law and Regulation
Public International Law with two distinctive tracks: Environment and Law of the Sea and Human RightsInternational Law3
Law and EconomicsLaw and Economics of Business
Company and Tax Law
Law and Social Security Law
EU Law and Regulation

Global Criminology (MA)Criminal Law3

Available slots

Every year a total of 12 students will take part in the program.

How to apply

Applications can be submitted until April 13, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. via email to

Candidates are required to submit the following documentation, in English:

  • Application form
  • English language certificate
  • ID card
  • Motivational letter
  • Photo in JPG format
  • Curriculum vitae or résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Most recent transcripts


Candidates for this program should meet the following requirements:

  • Grade point average equal to or higher than 27/30
  • Credits: at least 180 ECTS
  • English language:
    • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, at least a B grade
    • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, at least a C grade
    • IELTS Academic Module: Minimum score of 7 with at least 6.5 in writing
    • TOEFL Internet-based: Minimum score of 100 with at least 23 in writing

Selection Procedure

LUISS will selected a short list of candidates based on a non-disputable evaluation of the academic profile and the motivation of the student. Utrecht will then select the candidates form the short list and will communicate results to LUISS in due time in order for students to register to the program.

The selection results will be communicated by e-mail to the applicants by April 20, 2018.

Additional rules

  • The participation in this program will provide additional points to the Final Grade of the Master’s Degree, according to LUISS rules.
  • Students will be able to participate only if they are in regular time frame and have no pending administrative issues with LUISS.
  • Exams passed at Utrecht will be transferred to the LUISS career according to the study plan. It is not possible to request an official renounce of the grades registration.

Call for Applications: Timing

Deadline to apply April 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Selection results April 20, 2018
Confirmation of participation Within one working day

More information

Students can refer to the International Development Office ( – 06 85225511, by appointment)

While every effort will be made to provide students with complete, accurate and timely information, LUISS reserves the right to change, amend, modify or revoke the aforementioned program.

LUISS is not responsible for any cancellation or modification due to events beyond its control. If the program is cancelled or modified for these reasons, LUISS will inform all interested students in a timely manner.