LUISS School of Government

Introduction

The School of Government is part of Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS) Guido Carli, a multidisciplinary University offering degrees at all academic levels. The focus is on business studies, economics, politics and law. The campus is located in the center of Rome and presents a modern study environment for 7000 students. The new premises, located inside a large semi-park area on Viale Romania, are a modern university complex equipped with the latest in advanced technology. The architecture features open, dynamic, transparent spaces that fully express the sense of community and the intensity of life at the University.

LUISS Guido Carli is an University committed to excellence in terms of considerable investment in education and research. Thanks to its affiliation with Confindustria, the Italian Industrialists' Confederation, the University has close ties to the country's industrial concerns, most of which operate internationally. The research and teaching excellence of LUISS has been recently confirmed through an independent evaluation by Il Sole 24 Ore, one of the Europe's leading dailies, and the Nationplacing the institution among the top in Italy. since its founding LUISS Guido Carli has played a key role in Italy's economic and cultural development. Not only has it trained world-class leaders sensitive to the values of market culture and the rules of a modern democracy, but it has also made important academic contributions in the fields of economics and finance, law and political science.

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Why Luiss Guido Carli

LUISS Guido Carli is a multidisciplinary University offering degrees at all academic levels. The focus is on business studies, economics, politics and law. The campus is located in the center of Rome and presents a modern study environment for 7000 students. The new premises, located inside a large semi-park area on Viale Romania, are a modern university complex equipped with the latest in advanced technology.

The architecture features open, dynamic, transparent spaces that fully express the sense of community and the intensity of life at the University. LUISS Guido Carli is an University committed to excellence that attracts the best talents (in terms of both students and professors) through considerable investment in education and research. Thanks to its affiliation with Confindustria, the Italian Industrialists’ Confederation, the University has close ties to the country’s industrial concerns, most of which operate internationally. In the more than fourty years since its founding in 1966, LUISS Guido Carli has played a key role in Italy’s economic and cultural development. Not only has it trained world-class leaders sensitive to the values of market culture and the rules of a modern democracy, but it has also made important academic contributions in the fields of economics and finance, law and political science.

Location and Services

Studying at the School of Government means be part of LUISS's dynamic and international community that shares academic endeavors, enthusiasm and experience. Students hold an active role in their education and can count on a close relationship with faculty members. LUISS has many opportunities for students to get involved in the fabric of the University and beyond, including its own radio and webTV, the most important in the Italian student community.

Eating

Students have access to the cafeteria at Viale Romania campus that has the following opening hours:

  • Lunch: from Monday to Friday, 12.00-14.30
  • Dinner: from Monday to Friday, 19.00-20.45
  • Saturday: 12.00-13.30

The cafeteria offers a take-away service is open for dinner and on Saturdays. It is necessary to reserve the service by 13.30. Changes to cafeteria opening hours will be posted on the notice board and on the LUISS website. In August, the cafeterias will be closed. More information are available here.

Emails and IT

The University's IT Services unit guarantees the operation and update of IT services at LUISS, providing students, faculty and staff members with enhanced software applications. It also guarantees system and platform interoperability applied in education, research and administrative services. The IT Services' main activities are:

  • network and security services
  • assistance to users
  • purchase of hardware and software
  • implementation of new technologies
  • maintenance and development of applications

As a student of the School of Government, you will be provided with an email account and access to several webbased services. LUISS campuses provide also wireless access.

Library

School of Government students can freely access LUISS library that provides a large set of offline and online research sources, books and periodicals. More information about Library are available here.

Sports

LUISS Sports Activity aims at making students participate and feel part of a Community through the valuable message of sports. As part of the School of Government, you can practice all kind of sports ranging including basketball, soccer, volleyball, rugby, athletics. All sport activities take place at the University sports center PALALUISS, at the Acqua Acetosa field, which is within 30 minutes from Viale Romania campus with public transportation. For more information see here.

Cultural Activities

Our students can also participate to the various cultural activities organised by LUISS students such as, photography and writing contests, theatre labs. The University also has agreements with a number of theatres in Rome, offering students cut price tickets or discount season tickets. More information will be provided when you arrive at the University.

On-campus health care

Students can access a cost-free health care service provided by LUISS and managed by the in-house doctor whose office hours are:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 15.30-16.30
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays:10.00-12.00

In August, the on-campus care service is closed. The doctor can also be contacted via email and by phone.

Emergency medical service

There is an emergency medical service for all LUISS students, which is available both on-campus and at the student's home. The service is offered by Medical Care and you can get in touch with them by calling the toll-free number 800 94 94 89.

Travel Agency

LUISS Guido Carli has signed an agreement with CTS travel agency (Centro Turistico Studentesco e Giovanile) where students can benefit from a number of services. Students of the School of Government can purchase a CTS membership card for €18, instead of €30. CTS members receive the CTS Membership Card and the International Student Identity Card, which gives access to discounts and cut prices on airline, train, ferry, movie and theatre tickets in Italy and abroad. You can also purchase vacation packages to any place of destination.Details information about these services please contact the Admission Staff of the School of Government at the following address:LUISS School of Government Via di Villa Emiliani 14 00197 Roma Italy Tel: 0039 06 85225052/5065 Fax: 0039 06 85225056 Email: sog@luiss.it.More information about LUISS services are available LUISS International Brochure

Accreditation

The School of Government is integral part of LUISS Guido Carli. The university is a fully recognized academic and research institution by Italy’s Ministry of Education, University and Research.

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Programs

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LLM in Law and Government of the European Union

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Rome

Promoted jointly by the LUISS School of Governmentand and LUISS School of Law, this second level advanced master focuses on European Union (EU) legal, institutional and policy issues. The process of Europeanization calls into question the separation between domestic and European legal and policies regimes. This advanced second-level master provides the necessary training to enable graduates in legal and policy affairs to operate in this new context within EU institutions; law firms and private companies; public and private organizations; NGOs and non-profit associations; regional and national institutions; regulatory and consultancy agencies; banks and financial institutions. [+]

Promoted jointly by the LUISS School of Governmentand and LUISS School of Law, this second level advanced master focuses on European Union (EU) legal, institutional and policy issues. The process of Europeanization calls into question the separation between domestic and European legal and policies regimes. This advanced second-level master provides the necessary training to enable graduates in legal and policy affairs to operate in this new context within EU institutions; law firms and private companies; public and private organizations; NGOs and non-profit associations; regional and national institutions; regulatory and consultancy agencies; banks and financial institutions. This program is jointly directed by Prof. Angela Del Vecchio, Full Professor of EU Law at LUISS Department of Law, and Prof. Sergio Fabbrini, Director of the LUISS School of Government and Full Professor of Political Science at the LUISS Department of Political Science. Prof. Daniele Gallo, qualified as Associate Professor of International and EU Law, and Dr. Mattia Guidi, post-doctoral fellow in Political Science, act as deputy directors. The two Directors of the Master programme will reccomend the best top 3 students of the programme for an internship of the length of 2-6 months as part of the staff of one of the Chambers of the European Court of Justice. Application deadline 29 September 2016. Program Structure The master consists of: 10 core courses (200 hours) 4 elective courses (at least 80 hours) Active participation to guest professional seminars organised by the LUISS Department of Law and LUISS School of Government and laboratories mainly... [-]

Master in European and Global Affairs

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Rome

This two-year programme is aimed at those students who retain a strong interest in international politics and global perspectives while focusing on EU institutions and policies in a global environment. [+]

This two-year programme is aimed at those students who retain a strong interest in international politics and global perspectives while focusing on EU institutions and policies in a global environment. This programme is the result of a joint partnership between School of Government of LUISS Guido Carli in Rome, Italy and the Department of Politics at University of Sheffield. The strategic objectives are: Advanced training on EU and international institutions Global perspective on EU public policies with a focus on East Asia and Mediterranean affairs Advanced seminar-style teaching An international student body Cultural experiences in Italy and the United Kingdom Unrivalled academic competency with an international faculty from both universities Strong professional and networking combining the strength of both LUISS School of Government in Rome e University of Sheffield Practical training on EPSO selection procedures and EU Project Management Cycle Access to the student services of both institutions irrespective of the period of study. The Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield has reaffirmed its position among the top four leading politics departments in the country with the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. In particular, it has been ranked as the third highest-performing research department in the UK. For more information on the Department, see here. The course is jointly lead by: Prof. Giovanni Orsina, Professor of Contemporary History and Deputy Director of LUISS School of Government Dr. Matt Sleat, University of Sheffield APPLICATION DEADLINE 15 APRIL 2017 Program Structure The master allows students to: be... [-]

Master in European Studies

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Rome

The MA in European Studies (MES) is a one-year interdisciplinary programme aimed at training future experts in European Union affairs and institutions. The master provides students holding at least a Bachelor’s Degree (or Italy’s Laurea Triennale) with broad yet specific proficiencies in EU institutions and policies. [+]

The MA in European Studies (MES) is a one-year interdisciplinary programme aimed at training future experts in European Union affairs and institutions. The master provides students holding at least a Bachelor’s Degree (or Italy’s Laurea Triennale) with broad yet specific proficiencies in EU institutions and policies. The programme, in particular, provides: Advanced training on EU institutions and European policies Multinational perspective on EU public policies and EU Mediterranean affairs Seminar-style teaching An international student body at a top class academic institutions Unrivalled academic competency with an international faculty Strong professional and networking with regular meeting with EU professional experts and practicioners Practical training on EPSO selection procedures and EU Project Management Cycle Access to national and international institutions based in Rome Eligible for the Master in European Studies are all candidates with a 3-years (BA) diploma in political and social sciences, history, international relations, law and economics. Candidates with a background in languages, humanities or communication studies will also be considered. The programme is led by Prof. Giovanni Orsina, Deputy Director of the LUISS School of Government. APPLICATION DEADLINE 15 APRIL 2017 Program Structure The master consists of: 4 Core courses and related Seminars/Workshops in the 1st semester, for a total of 28 ECTS; 6 Elective courses out of those offered, for a total of 18 ECTS; Participation in a Simulation Exercise on Negotiation and Decision-making in European Institutions, for 3 ECTS; Attendance of at least one between the Trainings (Learning Policy Advise / EPSO or European Project Management) for... [-]

Master in International Public Affairs

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Rome

This is a one-year multi-disciplinary course reflecting the need for international leaders who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to difficult complex public policy challenges. It is practical, responding directly to the demand for international experts with advanced skills in negotiation, management and public policy analysis to deliver successful results. During this master students learn how international public policies are made, implemented and evaluated by national governments, international institutions, multinationals and civil society as a whole. [+]

This is a one-year multi-disciplinary course reflecting the need for international leaders who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to difficult complex public policy challenges. It is practical, responding directly to the demand for international experts with advanced skills in negotiation, management and public policy analysis to deliver successful results. During this master students learn how international public policies are made, implemented and evaluated by national governments, international institutions, multinationals and civil society as a whole. This advanced master course prepares students with undergraduate degrees (or Italy’s laurea magistrale) to become international public affairs experts who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to difficult complex public policy challenges. The direct link between theory to practice is at the basis of this Master course. It is practical, responding directly to the rising demand of international experts with advanced skills in negotiation, management and public policy analysis to deliver successful results. During this master students learn how international public policies are made, implemented and evaluated by national governments, international institutions, multinationals and civil society as a whole. Students, therefore, will benefit from regular interactions with renowned global personalities through a set of parallel activities: Guest Lectures: practitioners are invited to share their experiences. Policy Debates: students are invited to exchange views in structured debates on current issues of public policy, moderated by public policy experts; Colloquia: faculty members are to team up with guest practitioners to examine and present case studies linking theory to... [-]

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Contact

LUISS School of Government

Address Viale Pola 12, 00198 Roma, Italia
00198 Rome, Italy
Website http://sog.luiss.it/
Phone +39 06 85225053