The DIRPOLIS Institute (Institute of Law, Politics and Development) is a research center devoted to interdisciplinary studies in the fields of law, economics and political sciences. Its core mission is to conduct innovative research by adopting a multidisciplinary approach to offer a comprehensive and multi-faceted representation of legal, social, economic and political phenomena. The Institute strives to provide scientifically sound and action-oriented bases to effective decision-making processes, at both private and public levels.
The Institute offers graduate and post-graduate courses built upon theoretical and applied research. It also organizes advanced-level training events aimed at professionals wishing to acquire new skills and knowledge in their respective fields of work.
The Institute offers consultancy services for a wide range of international, national and regional entities. It actively disseminates the results of its research by organizing conferences, seminars, workshops and training courses, both in Italy and abroad.
On the eightieth anniversary of the imposition of the racial laws in Italy, the University of Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna organized a series of events to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to emphasize the need for future generations to learn and remember the Holocaust and other genocides
The work “L'omogeneità costituzionale negli ordinamenti composti” (Napoli, Editoriale Scientifica, 2017) presented by Giacomo Delledonne was financially supported by Sant’Anna School. Delledonne transformed his PhD thesis into this book soon after he received the Spitali Prize in 2016
The MoU provided an opportunity to enhance cooperation on capacity building initiatives, including technical support to electoral management bodies through the implementation of quality management systems, disseminating knowledge and promoting democratic practices