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Strategic Partnership for the Development of a Master’s Study Program LAW AND GENDER


New Quality in Education for Gender Equality - Strategic Partnership for the Development of a Master's Study Program LAW AND GENDER

The project pursues the dual objective of contributing to the creation of a European training system attentive to promoting social inclusion and improving the quality of legal knowledge and skills in the field of gender equality.

The elaboration of the project starts from the awareness that a legal training attentive to the conceptual categories suggested by the gender perspective constitutes an investment in a better formulation of the rules and in a more correct interpretation and implementation of the law, capable of realizing the essence of the law. contemporary: equal rights and protection of all individuals.

The objectives of the project are:

  • the development of a completely innovative curriculum of a Master in Law and Gender, which includes all relevant areas of legal training and legal practice, as well as the economic analysis of law, criminology, sociology and psychology;
  • the writing of a manual and innovative teaching materials;
  • the creation of a legal clinic on gender equality;
  • the creation of an online platform for continuing education (online platform for LLL) on gender issues, which consolidates the knowledge and practices necessary to combat gender-based forms of discrimination, violence and harassment.
  • The shared objective of the Universities participating in the consortium is the accreditation in each State of a Master in Law and Gender based on the same study programs and responding to the need of the labor market to create highly productive and socially inclusive working conditions. through the reduction of gender inequalities.

The project is in line with the Bologna requirements relating to internationalization and the improvement of mobility in the European education framework and with all international strategic and legal documents relating to the need to integrate the gender dimension in higher education, as well as with the Europe 2020 strategy to improve the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of the social market economy through the training of law students who will be future judges, lawyers and representatives of the political class.

The Master Law and Gender will last one year, will be divided into two semesters and will be accredited with 60 ECTS credits.

Universities participating in the Consortium:

  • Belgrade University
  • LUMSA University
  • Orebro University Sweden,
  • Universitat des Saarlandes
  • University of Cadiz

The project started on October 1, 2019 and will run for three years.

The LUMSA’s University research group is composed of:

  • Prof. Gabriele Carapezza Figlia
  • Prof. Giampaolo Frezza
  • Prof. Pietro Lo Iacono
  • Prof. Fabio Macioce
  • Prof. Sergio Paternostro
  • Prof. Anna Minà
  • Prof. Marco Cedro
  • Prof. Marco Evola (contact person for LUMSA)
  • Prof. Giuseppe Puma
  • Prof. Carlo Petta
  • Prof. Antonio Martuscelli

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