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Department of Law

We are European and international in character

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About the Department of Law

The Department of Law is European and international in character, comparative in its approach and contextual in its perspectives. It is committed to the study of law in its many facets. 

Our researchers study the challenges facing European law, private law, constitutional and administrative law, public and private international law, climate change law, environmental law, competition law and economic regulation, and algorithmic, computational and digital law with PhD opportunities across social, cultural, political and economic topics.

Our methods are diverse. The spectrum of research developed in the department spans doctrinal legal research, critical legal studies, empirical analysis, law and economics, law and technology, comparative law, and more.


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Julian Scholtes awarded 2023 Mauro Cappelletti Prize

The Department of Law is pleased to announce that Law alumnus Julian Scholtes has received the Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis in Comparative and European Law, including comparative approaches to protection of fundamental and human rights.

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Department of Law

Villa Salviati

Via Bolognese, 156
50139 Firenze (FI)

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