THEMIS Law Network
Themis was created in 2006, with the goal to establish a new standard in business law as a response to an ever-increasing demand for law professionals with international know-how and expertise.
The main academic program developed by the network is a joint international certification offered at the graduate level
“The Joint Certificate in International and Business Law”.
- Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
- City University of Hong Kong, China
- ESADE, Ramon Lull University, Barcelona, Spain
- Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
- Maastricht University, Netherlands
- Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Université Paris Est Créteil Val de Marne, France
- Universität St.Gallen, Switzerland
- Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
- National Taiwan University, Taiwan
- Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
- WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Austria
See more in the Themis Brochure
When: only once, during the first semester of the 4th or the 5th year
Courses: specific Themis list
Mandatory attendance: 3 days at one of the Themis partner institutions, usually in Europe
Duration: min 6 weeks
After Bocconi degree (Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza) and upon fulfillment of the program requirements Themis students will obtain the Joint Certificate in International Business Law, issued in name of all the Themis institutions.
|Pandemics – Challenges for the Law||Freie Universität Berlin
|The Rule of Law in Europe today||UPEC, Paris
|Towards Cultural Standardization? The interplay between (inter)national and European economic law and culture: how much ‘culture’ is left?||Maastricht University, Faculty of Law||2021|
|Artificial Intelligence and the Law: Challenge or Opportunity?||ESADE Law School, Barcelona||2020|
|Competition Law and the Digital Economy||Nova Law School, Lisbon||2019|
|Law and Corruption||Universität St. Gallen||2018|
|Europe – A Union of the People||Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien||2017|
|Doing business and social/human rights||Bocconi University, Milan||2016|
|The Role of the ECJ in the European Integration||Freie Universität Berlin||2015|
|Financial Crisis||UPEC, Paris||2014|
|Law and Art||Maastricht University, Faculty of Law||2013|
|International Litigation||ESADE Law School, Barcelona||2012|
|International Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution||Bocconi University, Milan||2011|
|European Contract Law and Economic Law||Freie Universität Berlin||2009-2010|
|Intellectual Property||UPEC, Paris||2008|
|Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions||ESADE Law School, Barcelona||2007|
Information on application for Bocconi students enrolled in the 3rd and 4th year or the Master of Arts in Law are available in the Restricted Area.
The application is filled in at Punto Blu: students can choose their destinations (min. one up to all the available destinations) in order of preference
Application period: November/December
Selection results: early March
Students' confirmation: March (right after the Double Degree Law and before the Exchange Program rankings)
Additional information on the application procedure, timing, and deadlines are presented during the International Opportunities Presentation for Law students and available in the Restricted Area.
Please note that students can apply for Double Degree, Themis, and Exchange Program at the same time (check the application timeline for each program).
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