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.
The Dirpolis Institute (Law, Politics and Development) at Sant’Anna School and the Association for Juridical Studies on Immigration (ASGI) offer a new postgraduate course in immigration and asylum law on May 23-25, 2019. The application deadline is 16 May 2019
For the academic year 2019/2020, there are 60 positions for Ph.D. students covered with a corresponding number of scholarships, funded by the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, by the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca (MIUR), and by external public and private bodies
Andrea Bertolini, a researcher of Sant'Anna School, will present his study on liability rules for drones commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the JURI Committee on Monday, April 1st, 2019