Master in International Law and Compliance

The Rome Business School’s Master in International Law and Compliance in English, is structured to enable participants to acquire skills and training to respond to the needs of the current international business landscape, international law and work scenario.

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Formula: Specialized

Language: English

Enrollment: 91%

ROME: 9 Available seats

Intake: October Closed/ April open Scholarship up to 35% valid until October, 14th.

Master in International Law and Compliance’s Overview

The Specialized Master in International Law and Compliance of Rome Business School is designed to enable participants to acquire skills and training to respond to the needs of the current international business landscape, international law and work scenario. Participants will learn the importance and benefits of international law, especially when managing international business, as it is important to interpret law according to the country and its impact on commercial activities.

Rome Business School is a member of Planeta Formación y Universidades, an international network created in 2003 by the De Agostini and group Planeta that embodies a strong commitment from both companies, university education and vocational and lifelong training.

Shape your professional path through 4 pillars:

  • Real link with companies

An international network of companies partners to help young and senior professional in building their careers and RBS to create the better learning experience possible, thanks to Business Practice LAB, Company visits, in class exercises and exclusive lecturers

  • Internationality

Rome Business School is proudly the most international business school in Italy, being able to immerse our students in a stimulating environment, thanks to our international faculty, our exclusive Bootcamps in Silicon Valley, Barcellona, Paris, Rome and Tuscany and mixed ethnicity in our classes

  • Professional Impact

Our higher purpose is to build managers and leaders. For this reason we’ve built our Masters around our student’s professional and personal growth, providing different service and experiences, just like our Career Service, multiple company meetings, Company Shadowing, Individual Coaching sessions and a soft skills program.

  • Higher Purpose

Following our motto, Better Managers for a Better World, an entire section of our Masters is fully dedicated to higher purpose in business, Corporate Social Responsibility and creation of a sustainable approach and mindset to business.

Why choose our Specialized Master in International Law and Compliance?

  • Practice Lab

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Where students have the opportunity to put theory into practice and working on a real financial business case. All labs are run by managers from national and international companies, who teach participants how to prepare and present real company cases. 

*company partners are subject to change during the year. 


  • Salary Increase

    After the completition of the Master, our student get on average a +24% salary increase, thanks to:

    • Independence and decision making; 91% have increased both.
    • Responsibilities: 84% of students have gained more responsibilities in their current job.
  • Global Experience

    International Bootcamp in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Paris, Rome and Tuscany.

In 2022 RBS has decided to upgrade the Bootcamps offer, adding 3 more international experience, in which students will experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience, meeting international managers and developing new bonds with foreign students.


    Structured and divided in two main pillars


    Dare to think differently. Dare to act innovatively.

    A 5-step structure is built to help you discover how to organize, chose and bring to life your business idea

      • Career Accelerator Program

    Explore, Build, Engage, Act, Evolve

    An entire team of professionals provides our attendants with a personalized Career Path specifically designed to shape his or her own professional profile in order to become a competitive figure in nowadays’ job market.

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International Law and Compliance: The Master Program Structure

The Specialized Master in International Law and Compliance will strengthen the students’ competences and enable them to take on responsibilities in the Legal and Compliance areas of any company.

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Mind-Opening & Knowledge Management Setting 

25% Program 

Core Management Competences 

  • Marketing: Traditional & Digital   ​ 
  • Project & Operations Management ​ 
  • Managerial Economics​ 
  • Accounting and Budgeting ​ 
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning ​ 
  • Business Strategy​ 
  • Human Resources Management  


Focusing and specializing 

60% Program 

International Legal Frameworks and Systems

  • Business Internationalization and Law
  • Global Legal Frameworks and Systems
  • International Economy
  • International Capital Markets: Law and Institutions

 International Law

  • International Trade Law
  • Public International Law and EU Law
  • International Economics Law
  • Private International Law, Contracts and Employment Issues
  • Corporate Law and Markets
  • Law and Capital Markets
  • International Finance Law and Financial Regulation
  • International Investment Law
  • International Merger Control
  • Global Corporate Compliance
  • Compliance Industries
  • Environmental Compliance
  • International Trade Compliance, Antitrust and Completion Law


Being an innovative and responsible leader 

15% Program

Tech for Law

  • Developing Smart Contracts
  • Legal Tech and Legal

Better Managers for a Better World

  • Sustainable Development Law:
  • Practices and Prospects
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Leadership Program 

Soft skills are personal attributes that can affect relationships, communication, and interaction with others, which are crucial for business success and effective leadership in the high-tech world and digital transformation in which we live. None of the new technology and innovation can be applied without proper leadership. The Leadership Program is a path towards self-discovery, empowerment and reinvention, enabling participants to become leaders of the future. The program is practice-based, consisting of 5 interactive courses, including a self-assessment test, role plays and quizzes. 

  • Communication & Persuasion in the Digital Age.
  • High-Performance Collaboration 
  • Agile Leadership. 
  • Scenario & Forecasting 
  • Emotional Intelligence.

Business Practice 

Practice Lab | In partnership with 

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Rome Business School Practice Lab is the place where theoretical concepts are put in practice and participants learn through experience. The Lab is run by managers from leading national or international companies in the sector/industry, who will examine different specialist knowledge, work on exercises and network, while sharing their experience and expertise with the students. The Lab is entirely run by the School’s Partner Companies and the activities included are specific for each Master program and goal.  

The Practice Lab consists of 3 main phases:

Phase 1 | Manager Meet-Ups

Students meet two managers from the Partner Company, from different areas or divisions, such as finance and marketing, who share their experience of their day-to-day work and business, with a specific and relevant focus for the Master in International Law and Compliance.

Phase 2 | Hands-on Class

Students gain first-hand insight from the direct experience of company managers, enhancing the knowledge and skillset acquired on the Master. They will analyze, assess, create and develop, a certain plan or strategy given by the company in relation to what they have studied in class and the company’s business operations.

Phase 3 | Get on Task

The company managers present two in-class business scenarios (business cases), so that, by implementing the concepts learned, the students find solutions and create strategies. At the end of the class, they orally present the final results and ideas.

Capstone Project

At the end of your educational experience, you will have the chance to prove your abilities by tackling a real business challenge. Use your talent to identify opportunities and create a truly innovative strategy.

Work on one of two real Business Challenges of a specific company. Choose between a Business Plan, or a Big Data plan. 

The Structure

To create your final project, follow the Ready, Set, Go Structure

    • Ready

Stage 1: Team Creation

Stage 2: Capstone Project – Kick Off

    • Set

Stage 3: Project Proposal, followed by two Mentoring Sessions

    • Go

Stage 4: Knowledge in Action

Stage 5: Capstone Project Presentation

Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

During the full week you will experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience, facing challenges, dealing with managers, students and lecturers, and creating your own project that will be presented at the end of the Bootcamp Experience

  1. Silicon Valley – “Silicon Valley Bootcamp” to open your mind 360°
  2. Paris – ESLSCA | “Bootcamp: When Art meets Fashion and Luxury”
  3. Barcelona – EAE Business School | “Bootcamp on Entrepreneurship & Design Sprint”
  4. Rome – Rome Business School | “Bootcamp on International Business Leadership”
  5. Tuscany – Castle Volognano | “Bootcamp on Tourism, Food, Wine & Experiential Luxury”bootcamp destination. Graphic Image has a purpose: show the destination of our service

Your Mentors 

An International Leading Team | CAB 

The Corporate Advisory Board embodies the spirit of collaboration between the academic world and the real management sphere by becoming one of the key players in the Quality Assurance Process, the process of continuous improvement of the Rome Business School’s range of Management Training programs. 

Composed of 87 Leaders, Managers and Professionals from key areas of National and International Businesses, through the Corporate Advisory Board, Rome Business School activates a process of continuously updating its training programs, relying on numerous business interactions and inputs provided by the members of the committee in the annual meetings and discussions with the school. 




CEO and General Management


Marketing and Sales Communication


Rome Business School’s Master International Law and Compliance are held by highly selected international university professors, trainers, and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields. The teaching approach is aimed at the acquisition of know-how, in order to transfer truly useful competencies for the attendees’ professional development.

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Program Director


Giuseppe Ferrara is a lawyer admitted to practice law before all Italian courts up to the Supreme Court and is Head of Legal and Corporate Affairs Europe at the Enel Group. In his role, he is responsible for all legal and corporate matters in several European countries in which the Group is present, including Germany, the United Kingdom, Slovakia, Russia, Romania and Greece. Over the years he has held various positions within the Group and has been Head of Intellectual Property, Innovation, Labor and Legal Policies, Head of the ICT Legal Department, Head of Litigation, General Counsel of E-distribuzione SpA. He has been a member of several Compliance Bodies of Enel companies, has served on the Board of Directors of Enel Russia and is currently a Board member of Enel Romania. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Slovenske Elektrarne SA. He is the author of several publications in legal journals and has been the editorial coordinator of the Rassegna giuridica dell’energia elettrica (Ed. Cedam). 



He has spent his entire professional career developing and managing innovative and hightech projects in two main industries: Information Technology and Healthcare. Francesco has held several Sales Marketing management positions in multinational companies such as Microsoft, IBM and Baxter. As a Managing/Senior Director, he ran innovative entrepreneurial projects for startups and small enterprises (Net for Care, Privatassistenza, Telbios). He is now a Senior Partner at Arventia Capital, a firm specializing in private equity and venture capital investments. Francesco has a Master in Business Administration from Harvard University and a Bachelor Degree (cum laude) in Economics from LUISS University.


A native of Miami, Florida, Marshall received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has also done extensive graduate coursework in counselling psychology at New York University. Marshall enjoyed a 12-year career in diverse business and finance sectors in the US and Europe. He has worked on Wall Street in investment banking and risk arbitrage for firms like Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, as well as trading for BNP Paribas. He also worked in the areas of corporate management, marketing strategy, management consulting, and real estate. Marshall has also taught at New York University’s Stern School of Business, Fordham University, University of Connecticut, Luiss University, and The American University of Rome. Marshall is the author of the UN agency FAO Course guide “Fundamentals of International Business Management” (Rome, 2006) and co-author of “Leveraged Buyouts” (Rome, Kappa, 2012).


An International Relations expert with experience in the development and management of several projects related to transnational crime prevention and the fight against terrorism and drug trafficking with international organizations, in particular with the United Nations (UNODC and UNICRI) and the OECD. He has worked on Italian diplomatic missions abroad as a consultant/project manager for the development of social projects related to crime prevention in Latin America, as export manager for the public and private sector and as a university assistant. He previously worked as an Operational Support Officer at the MAOC (N), the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre Narcotics based in Lisbon. He was also Secretary General of the association (linked with the UN SDGs) and, at the same time, collaborated with various research institutes in Italy and abroad, as well as working as a reporter for the Colombian newspaper El Espectador. He is the author of several articles and scientific publications in Italy and abroad. He is a reporter for the Colombian Radio network Un Análisis (Universidad Nacional de Colombia), an export manager/consultant for Italian private companies and International development advisor for the International Academy for Security and Defense.


A Partner at Worth Street Group, he has extensive experience in advising companies and advertising on GRC and corporate crime matters, including AML / CFT, anti-corruption, data protection and antitrust matters.


Since October 2015, he has been working as an Evaluation Expert at ANVUR, the National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes. He is a CSR auditor (SA8000, SEDEX and social compliance standard


Consultant in Marketing and Digital Communication, Project Manager and Digital Strategist. She has worked for, Gecko Way SRL, Bee, Pop Up live Sessions, MMLine Production records, and Vikschoo.

Career and Entrepreneurship Services

Throughout your Master in International Law and Compliance, you will be accompanied and supported by our Career Services team. With over 10 years experience in education, we help young talents and managers to build their future, guiding them along the path that best suits their capabilities, desires and professional goals. 

In particular, according to the most recent statistics: 

  • 92% have received new employment offers 
  • 74% of our students manage to increase their salary after completing their Master 
  • 46% of our students are employed before completing their Master program 
  • 73% of our students get a job within 6 months of finishing their Master program 
  • 84% of our students increase their professional responsibilities after doing the Master 

To give our students the best support achieving their professional objectives, we’ve structured our Career Service into two core areas: 

  • Career Acceleration Program
    The Career Acceleration Program will help you develop the knowledge, market insights, and tools that you need to pursue a successful career in a specific industry. You will benefit from valuable connections with top companies and recruiters.  
  • RBS4Entrepreneurship
    We focus on your entrepreneurial side.  Are you planning to start up your own business or dreaming about becoming the fresh and innovative driving force within an organization? We will equip you with skills and knowledge to discover, test and improve your entrepreneurial skills, develop a business idea and finally launch your own business.

The Master in International Law and Compliance is particularly suitable for those who want to pursue a career in the following roles: 

  • Representatives of funding bodies
  • Legal Specialist
  • Policy Advisor/Consultant on International Law
  • Mediator
  • Consultancy and Auditing Firm Manager
  • Project Manager in the area of International Law/Corporate Law
  • Corporate Lawyers
  • Internal Auditing Officer
  • Risk Manager and Compliance Officer
  • Members of Control Bodies Consultancy
  • Diplomat


The Campus

Innovative technology

We use innovative technologies in our classrooms to enrich the overall educational experience and improve student learning outcomes on campus and online. The platforms and technologies in use have a profound impact on student learning.

All classrooms are networked and feature SMART Board technology:

  • Professional audio mixers and microphones in each class, required for the interaction of students in the classroom simultaneously with students online.
  • High-resolution webcam inside the classrooms connected to the platform and the big pad, so that online students see the teacher and them on campus colleagues remotely.
  • Wireless access that allows students to be connected wherever they are
  • Computers and laptops for students available in the school library.

A Historical Heritage

The building, designed by Achille Zinnari, was built for the 1911 Universal Exhibition.

In that occasion, an Exposition celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Unification of Italy was also organized in Rome, and a national architecture competition was launched for the construction of ten villas. Among these, the Villino Avenali, now the Rome Business School campus.

Networking and partners

Rome Business School has established solid partnerships with several world-renowned leading companies, such as Enel, Fendi, Bulgari, Eataly, IBM Italia, Land Rover, and many others. To ensure that our students can build a strong professional network, we constantly organize guest meetings, visits, events, and lectures with representatives of elite business ecosystems, encouraging interaction between leading professionals and students, and facilitating the process learning.

Multicultural classes

Thanks to the school’s purely international mold, students will have the opportunity to take part in classes with students from more than 150 countries. This will allow participants to increase their knowledge of other cultures other than their own.

Student Hub

Every year we welcome students from all over the world: from cities and small towns, of all cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Rome Business School enhances the experience of students, supporting them in obtaining visas and identifying accommodation, creating opportunities for learning, involvement, personal and cultural development that go well beyond the lessons.


Our students will be able to participate in various activities: visits out of town, Coffee Meetings with the CEOs of prestigious multinational companies, company visits or simple events designed to promote socialization and intercultural exchange which has always been the central point of our school.

Admission process

Rome Business School works hard to maintain the highest standard of quality in the programs we offer. That’s why, in order to ensure the eligibility of the candidates, all applicants must undergo and successfully pass a selection process structured as follows:

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The admission process is aimed to verify the candidate’s eligibility to attend the Master. The candidate’s academic history, previous experiences in the topics covered in the Master and motivation will be matters of the evaluation. Once it’s sent, the application will be evaluated by the Rome Business School’s academic committee. In order to ensure the application’s suitability, it is important to deliver all of the required documentation.

Master in International Law and Compliance:
Financial Aid and Scholarships


Payment of the participation fee of  € 7,200 can be made in the following ways:

  • In 6 interest-free installments
  • Single solution (this option guarantees a 10% discount on the total amount)


Based on their personal profile, experience and proven motivation, the candidate may be awarded a scholarship to partially cover the participation fee. In fact, Rome Business School offers the most deserving candidates the opportunity to benefit from 7 different types of scholarships. These partial economic hedges can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing. 

  1. Early Enrollment Incentive 
  2. Lifelong Learning Scholarship 
  3. Academic Excellence Scholarship 
  4. Executive Women Scholarship 
  5. Entrepreneurial Grant 
  6. Better Managers for a Better World Scholarship 
  7. Student Loan Assistance Grant 

Competition for scholarships increases as the starting date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to apply as soon as possible.


What does a Compliance Manager do?
He is an indispensable professional for companies because he maintains the legal integrity of the company and ensures that everything is carried out in accordance with national and supranational regulations.

Who should consider a Master's degree in Compliance?
Il Master in Compliance è perfetto per chi vuole operare nel mutevole panorama del diritto internazionale, diventando un punto di riferimento nel settore.

Can I attend the Master in International Law and Compliance online?
To enter the Master’s programme in International Law, it is sufficient to hold a three-year degree or equivalent, or failing that, to have relevant work experience.

What does the Master in Compliance programme include?
During the Master’s programme, there will be lectures with professors who are experts in the field and who will guide you in acquiring the necessary skills to work in the sector. In addition, the final Capstone project will give you the opportunity to put your acquired knowledge into practice by implementing a strategy for a company.  The International Bootcamp experience completes the Master’s experience, allowing you to interface with international guests and colleagues in a rich intensive programme.


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