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LLM Programme in Comparative, European and International Laws

Programme Start Date





Villa Salviati

The call for applications for the 2025-26 academic year (start date: 1 September 2025) will open in November 2024. The deadline for the submission of the complete application will be 31 January 2025 at 14:00 (CET). 


The application for admission to the EUI LL.M. Programme does not automatically constitute an application for a grant. Admitted candidates will be requested to declare that they have sufficient resources to cover their living expenses in Florence for the entire duration of the programme and to pay the tuition fee of 15.000 EUR (if applicable – see below).

Candidates with funding from external private or public institutions are accepted as well as self-funding candidates.

Some candidates may be eligible for an ERASMUS+ Master Loan. Complete information is available on the European Commission website.

The EUI has been approved by the USA Department for Education as an eligible institution for the purpose of granting to eligible students an in-school deferment of repayment of USA Federal Family Education Program Loans and USA Federal Direct Student Loans.

Scholarships for Widening Countries

The EUI awards grants to candidates from the following Widening Countries: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia; Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Moldova, and Ukraine. Eligible candidates can apply for these scholarship by selecting the relevant option in the LLM online application form (Funding section).

EUI Financial Contributions

Financial contributions of 5,000 EUR each are offered by the EUI, on a competitive basis, to candidates who do not receive funding from another source. The Financial contributions are used to support the EUI’s Widening programme and to increase diversity within the Law Department. They are awarded by the decision of the Law selection committee, also taking into account the candidates’ academic merit. No separate application is required.

Tuition Fees

  • EUI Contracting States: There is no tuition fee for candidates from EU Member States adhering to the EUI Convention (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden).
  • EUI Associate Member States (Norway and Switzerland): Candidates must pay the tuition fee of 15.000 EUR.
  • Other EU Member States (not adhering to the EUI convention): Candidates must pay the tuition fee of 15.000 EUR.
  • Other Non-EU States: Candidates must pay the tuition fee of 15.000 EUR, except candidates receiving an EUI Scholarship for Widening Countries (see above).

The President of the European University Institute is authorised to reduce or waive tuition fees.

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