Master in European Law and Policies
Scientific coordinator: Prof. Pier Virgilio Dastoli (former Director of the European Commission Representation in Italy)
Prof Pier Virgilio Dastoli – Head of the Office of the European Commission Representation in Italy 2003-2009. President of European Movement (Italy) Principal Advisor of European Commission (Belgium)
Prof. Emilio De Capitani – Former Secretary of the European Parliamentary Commission on Citizens’ Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Internal Affairs (Belgium). Visiting Professor of History and Policy of the European Integration, Department of Human and Social Sciences, "L'Orientale", University of Naples (Italy). Secretary of the Fundamental Rights European Experts Group, FREE Group (Belgium). Member of the Institute DIRPOLIS, Scuola superiore S. Anna di Pisa (Italy).
Prof. Alessandro Fusacchia – Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (France)
Prof. Maria Amata Garito – Rector of the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO (Italy). Full Professor of Pyschotechnologies, Psychology Faculty, University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Italy).
Prof. Sandro Gozi – College of Europe (Belgium) and Sciences Po (France) Member of the Italian Parliament.
Prof. Eligio Resta – Full Professor of Philosophy of Law, Law Faculty, University of Roma Tre (Italy). Professor, Law Faculty, International Telematic University UNINETTUNO (Italy)
Prof. Luis Rodríguez-Roselló – Head of Unit, Network Technologies, European Commission (Belgium).
Prof. Antonella Valmorbida – Director of the Association of the Local Democracy Agencies, Council of Europe (France). Associate Professor in International Decentralized Cooperation, Faculty of Political Science, University of Padua (Italy)
The aim of this distance learning Master in European Law and Policies, run by the Law Faculty, is to train an interdisciplinary professional profile of an expert in European law and policies providing him operational and professional skills enabling him to participate in the various stages of the drafting and implementation of the European policies. The educational and training tools necessary to achieve this objective will be provided in a multi-disciplinary perspective.
This multi-disciplinary educational approach is strictly coherent with the aim of supplying students with skills suited to the trans-national dimension of these issues.
Wherever the student is, from Rome to Milan, from Bologna to Naples and even from abroad, the distance mobility envisaged by this Master’s Course will allow everybody to take part in it; they will only need an Internet connection.
The Master lasts one academic year corresponding to a total amount of 60 credits ECTS organized in video lessons, seminars, exercises, videoconferences, tutoring and research activities. The courses are delivered by video professors who are assisted by qualified tutors who will support online, in the Didactic Cyberspace, the students along their entire training path. Each course ends with a final evaluation test whose results contribute in establishing the admission grade to discuss the course-end thesis. The final thesis will deal with a subject previously agreed upon with the professor of the chosen subject.
This highly qualified teaching staff includes renowned university professors, European institutions’ officials, experts and other personalities of international prestige.
Enrolments in the Master’s Course in European Law and Policies is open all year round.
All Course of the Master in European Law and Policies by International Telematic University UNINETTUNO are organized in modules, which have variable duration according to ECTS acknowledged to each specific course. Course delivery is planned three times in a Academic Year.
Two specific professional figures will support you in your learning activities:
the Mentor, which is responsible for your welcome and will offer his support during the entire Master’s course, listening to your needs and ensuring the best conditions for a successful learning process;
the Teacher/Tutor, specific for each course, which has the task of facilitating your distance learning path, giving you the tools to be successful in studying a given subject.
During the course delivery cycle, the Teacher/Tutor will assist you in carrying out your training activities, proposing you especially-designed training materials, checking your learning progress asking control questions and through exercises and planning training interactive sessions through chats and forum that you will in in the Tutor’s Page in the Didactic Cyberspace.
For each course delivery cycle, the students will be able to select the courses they intend to follow, up to a maximum of three courses for each course delivery cycle. Since the start, the student can access all the didactic materials autonomously, for all the courses of the Master. In addition, in the course delivery cycle, student will be supported by a Teacher/Tutor, who will guide him in the study activities, who will plan the educational activities of the class, organize tutoring sessions through synchronous chats sessions and virtual classrooms and asynchronous one in the forums.
Students are advised to begin the path from the first three modules and then continue with the next ones in order to join other participants and form a group.
Ongoing and final evaluation
During the delivery of the course module, the Tutor performs qualitative and quantitative assessments of learning in order to constantly monitor the results of the learning process and provide personalized support to students in view of the assessment to be made at the end of the module.
The quantitative evaluation of the participation of the students is carried out by the tutor based on the statistics relating to the navigation of the student in the Cyberspace Area, in terms of: number of accesses and time of use of the Learning Environments and Online Tutoring tools, number of exercises carried out and average evaluation / self-evaluation results.
To complement this monitoring activity, the Tutor checks the students' learning performances during Virtual Classroom sessions, through questions and exercises related to the issues treated in videolessons included into the module and through discussions on the course forum. At the end of the course delivery cycle for each course, the Teacher/Tutor organizes final evaluation sessions through interviews in the Virtual Classroom and/or control exercises. Qualitative and quantitative assessment provides Professors and Tutors a feedback about students' learning activities, and forms the basis for the admission to the final examination of the Master.
The final exam consists in the preparation of a short dissertation on an topic related to the subjects treated during the Master’s Course lessons delivery.
In order to earn the Master's certificate, student must have obtained the credits envisaged by the course regulations, included the credits corresponding to the final exam.
Upon completion of the Master's advanced education activities, the most deserving students will access training periods in European and International institutions.
Requisites for admission to the Master
This Master is addressed to European and non-European students who have a university degree.
The training activities take place in the Internet, in the “Master” section of the portal: www.uninettunouniversity.net, the first portal worldwide were teaching is delivered in 5 languages: Italian, English, French, Arabic and Greek.
The psycho-pedagogic model, which is adopted also in the Master’s Course in “European Law and Policies” concretizes the shift:
From teacher’s central role to the student’s central role;
From knowledge transfer to knowledge creation;
From a passive and competitive learning to active and collaborative learning.
The students play an active role in their learning progress and can study whenever and wherever they wish to. During their learning path, the students are guided by an online tutoring system which is able to facilitate their learning and web-based communication process and to supply them with the tools to carry out their study of a specific subject successfully.
Online tutoring is organized in classes of students, through an advanced system of agenda that is able to recognize each individual user and obtain the tracking of training activities and a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the learning process of each single student.
How to study
The enrolled students must follow all the activities envisaged in the Didactic Cyberspace.
The Internet-based training activities take place in a web-based macro-area which is called the Didactic Cyberspace. In the Didactic Cyberspace the training and learning process takes place and accesses are diversified through customized login and password based on the role of the players of the educational path: professors, tutors and students. These three categories of users can access the same information regarding each subject. More specifically, the Professor and Tutor can modify or replace training materials and add new ones for the whole course duration, whereas the student can dispose of an area of his own where he can include data, information and personal notes.
The student can access to:
The Appointed Teaching Professor’s Page;
The Tutor’s Page.
On these pages there are the Learning Environments where is possible to access:
Training Materials which represent the course contents: digitized video lessons including bookmarks allowing for hypertextual and multimedia linking to books, selected bibliographical references, texts of the exercises, lists of selected websites. The system of dynamic bookmarks gives the Internet-based video lessons a hypertextual character allowing different levels of navigation: from one lesson to the other one, among subjects of a single lesson, between the materials referring to the same subject.
Distance Tutoring. The students enrolled in the Master’s course in Energy Management will be assisted in every step of their study path by Telematic Professors-Tutors. The Telematic Professor-Tutor, represents a guide as well as a constant presence along the Learning Process.
in a synchronic manner, by using chats, videochats, video and audio-conferencing, implemented in the Didactic Cyberspace, but also the three-dimensional classroom created on the UNINETTUNO Island of knowledge on Second Life.
in a diachronic manner, through tools such as e-mail and discussion forums on the Internet. The discussion forums, related to the topics of a given teaching subject, enable to enlarge dialogue and trigger a collaborative learning and give the opportunity for autonomous thinking on the issue being discussed and on the study activities carried on.
Virtual Classroom in UNINETTUNO Island of Knowledge on Second Life. On UNINETTUNO (International Telematic University) Island of Knowledge a 3D lecture hall was realized and it is devoted to this master’s courses. In this environment the students and professors/tutors’ avatars interact in the three-dimensional world of UNINETTUNO by their voice. Practice work, assessment tests and videoconferences with the protagonists of the Master’s Course, who will be attending through their avatars, are carried out, as well as real-time practice activities guided by the professors/tutors’ avatars
In the virtual classroom of Second Life in the UNINETTUNO Island of Knowledge the students and the professors/tutors teach and learn in a collaborative and cooperative way; they build and share knowledge with people belonging to different political, cultural and religious settings, they dialogue, cultural differences are confronted, socialization processes are implemented as well as the creation of new knowledge.
Target students and Requirements
The Master European Law and Policies is aimed at all students holding a university degree wishing to enhance their specific knowledge of the dynamics regulating the implementation of Community activities especially in a juridical and administrative perspective. In particular, thanks to the inclusion, in the new editions, of a module on Euro-Design, the Master can train new experts in this field and transfer the competences required to create a professional profile capable of identifying and obtaining European funds in the framework of the Commission’s official programs. The Master represents a very good opportunity for training and vocational re-training for operators working in NGOs, in private companies, consulting firms, Ministries and other public bodies at local and national level. A good knowledge of at least two foreign languages is required.
Regardless of the town of origin – which can be Rome, Milan, Bologna, Turin, Naples, Florence or even from abroad – the Master’s Course in European Law and Policies, run by UNINETTUNO Law Faculty, is targeted to all students earning ad degree wishing to enhance their specific knowledge of the dynamics regulating the implementation of Community activities especially in a juridical and administrative perspective. In particular, thanks to the inclusion, in the new editions, of a module on Euro-Design, the Master can train new experts in this field and transfer the competences required to create a professional profile capable of identifying and obtaining European funds in the framework of the Commission’s official programs. The Master represents a very good opportunity for training and vocational re-training for operators working in NGOs, in private companies, consulting firms, Ministries and other public bodies at local and national level. A good knowledge of at least two foreign languages is required.
How to enroll
You can enroll directly on the Internet site through the Administrative Secretariat filling in the specific online form and paying the relative fees by credit card or bank transfer. The online administrative form manages all administration activities related to the student’s career. The Secretariat will acknowledge enrolment sending an e-mail including matriculation number, User ID and Password.
The enrolment fees for the Master are 2500€ .