The international Master’s Programme European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) has been awarded for the fourth time the prestigious Erasmus Mundus: Erasmus+ grant for Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programmes. EMJMD are selected with the aim to foster excellence, innovation and internationalization in higher educational institutes and to boost the attractiveness of the European Higher Education Area. The EMLE Programme was included in the catalogue of sponsored programmes since the beginning of this funding action in 2004, which makes this decision of the European Commission unique.
The EMLE consortium is comprised of 10 academic partner institution, 8 European and 2 non-European partners. In addition to LUMSA University (Italy), the other partners are the Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands), the University of Hamburg (Germany), the University of Ghent (Belgium), Aix-Marseille University (France), the University of Vienna (Austria), the Warsaw School of Economics (Poland), the University Pompeu Fabra (Spain), the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (India) and the University of Haifa (Israel).
The European Master in Law and Economics is a 1-year, 60 ECTS master programme for students with educational background or working experience in the fields of law and/or economics. In small, international classes, students approach the economic analysis of law of different fields, gaining a profound basis in the first part of the programme. Starting from the second term, students may choose a specialization track to follow and specialize with a master thesis written during the last term of the programme. Specialization are:
- Economic Analysis of Public and International Law
- Economic Analysis of Markets, Corporations and Regulators
- Economic Analysis of Intellectual Property and Innovation.
Special part of the programme is also its mobility scheme: students will have to study at least at two different European Partner Universities, but may choose to add a term at one of the non-European partners in Mumbai or Haifa.