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.
Fully funded scholarship scheme provides opportunity for 5 Ph.d students
The project titled "The Challenge of Interlegality" developed by Sant’Anna School professors Gianluigi Palombella, Gaetana Morgante and Alberto di Martino together with scholars from the Università di Milano Bicocca, LUISS - Roma and the Università della Tuscia –Viterbo, has got a PRIN grant to describe and explain the relations among legal regimes, the interweaving of jurisdictions, the relevant legal cases, and the future prospects of law in the intra- and supra- state settings