Department of Legal Sciences (School of Law) | UNIVERSITY OF SALERNO

The University of Salerno offers research and educational programmes, developing links with the surrounding area. It is one of the largest universities in Southern Italy with approximately 40.000 students and 17 Departments, as well as one of the oldest in Europe together with Paris and Bologna. The campus comprises modern buildings with multimedia facilities, two big libraries, and green spaces, offering resourceful services for teaching, research, and student life in general. It is equipped with canteens and cafeterias, student housing, a medical facility, police station, post office and bank, theatre and radio, swimming pool and other sporting facilities.

The Department of Legal Sciences (School of Law) is distinguished for conducting activities in relation to EU studies.

A high level of competence is ensured by:

– The Observatory on the European Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice: a network of academics, legal professions, judicial institutions, and diplomacy, experts in the field of European Union law

–The  Observatory on Human Rights: Bioethics, Health, Environment: a network of academic experts who are strongly committed to and supportive of international cooperation in teaching and research in the fields of international and European law, human rights law, health and biomedical law, environmental law

– The Ph.D. course on “The European Area of Freedom, Security and Justice and judicial cooperation in criminal matters”, an autonomous division of the Legal Sciences Ph.D. (International, European, and Comparative Law curriculum)

– The School of Specialization for Legal Professions for future lawyers, judges, and notaries

– A Memorandum of Understanding with the Court of Appeal of Salerno to create an organic relationship in terms of scientific and educational cooperation

– The Summer Law School on International and European Human Rights Law

– The organization of several international cultural initiatives with the participation of professors, judges, and legal practitioners with great expertise in EU and International Law

Furthermore, the Departments of Legal Science has key academic staff with qualifications in the field of EU Law, International Law, and International Organization.