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.
Sant’Anna School will hold its first online Master Program in Electoral Policy and Administration in Arabic language this fall. This first level master’s program aims to provide advanced learning on electoral processes for current and aspiring election professionals by drawing on the expertise of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) through a network of field practitioners and world-leading academics and electoral experts
After the initial lockdowns of the Spring 2020, the large-scale adoption of contact-tracing apps was endorsed in many countries as a means to facilitate the tracking of transmission chains and the early detection of outbreaks, and thus to minimize the resurgence of Covid-19 contagions. However, centralized approaches, where data captured by the app are all sent to a nation-wide server, raised important concerns about citizens’ privacy and needlessly strong digital surveillance, alerting researchers and policy makers to the importance of limiting personal data collection and avoiding location tracking
The Delpa program offers 120 hours specialist modules supported by experts and tutors from January 14 to February 20, 2021, and 120 hours internship programs from March to September in a national and international work environment. The course is organized in partnership with Caritas Internationalis. The application deadline is December 1, 2020
Events and seminars
Between Trans- and Posthumanism
Webinar series is to explore the encounters and differences between Trans-humanism and Posthumanism
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, 33
The aim of this webinar series is to explore the encounters and differences between Trans-humanism and Posthumanism.
Workshop: Climate Change Litigation and Human Rights Arguments: Stocktaking and a Look at the Future
, Sede Centrale Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
06.05.2021 12:00 to 07.05.2021 18:00
Workshop on climate change litigation and human rights