Nowadays, integration into the global economy is an inescapable imperative for countries, companies and other organizations. The approach of this reality is interdisciplinary, crossing the areas of Economics, Law, and Management. As a result of the highly multidimensional character of the globalization phenomenon, this master course aims to promote and disseminate specialized knowledge on Globalization, Economics, and Law, including Management elements.


Why choose this program

The MPhil Globalization, Economics and Law focuses on themes of high economic and social relevance. It is secured by a qualified faculty, formed and developed within the extant academic and scientific paradigms.

It is a consistent and innovative MPhil by its multidisciplinary character. It is taught in conjunction with the University of Maribor (Slovenia) and benefits from the research carried out in the IJP Portucalense Institute for Legal Research, through its group "Capital, Labour, Tax and Trade".

Objectives and Program Content

Students will develop knowledge and skills pertaining to the Level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning (EQF) to enable them:

  • To acquire a systematic and overall understanding of the implications of globalization on economics, law, and management, both in the theoretical and both in terms of public policies, institutions, and enterprises.
  • To master the methodology, methods, and techniques of the corresponding scientific areas.
  • To understand and critically analyze, evaluate and synthesize ideas and innovative and complex reasoning and conceive and design research projects in the realm of globalization.
  • To take place in international and multicultural professional contexts, reaching high standards of performance.

Admission requirements

Applicants have to meet the requirements set out in both the Decree 74/2006, in the writing of DL 115/2013, and in the approved 2nd cycle Regulation: graduates in Law, Economics, Management, International Relations and Political Science, or legal equivalent; holders of academic degrees obtained in the 1st cycle of studies in Law, Economics, Management, International Relations and Political Science, organized according to the principles of the Bologna Process by adherent State; holders of a foreign degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the Bachelor's degree by the statutorily competent body; holders of academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae that is recognized by the statutorily competent body. Candidates are ranked following the criteria defined in the Regulation of the course, taking into account the academic education, professional development, publications, communications, research and participation in research projects.

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