The three-year degree in Criminology, investigative science and security allows graduates to become professionals able to deal in a scientific way what has been called the emergency of the Third Millennium: security.

The course is designed to prepare students, with an interdisciplinary approach, to the legal, security, investigative and social professions.

Students who finish the course after obtaining:

30 ECTS, or more, will receive an Undergraduate Certificate;

60 ECTS, or more, will receive an Undergraduate Diploma;

90 ECTS, or more, will achieve an Undergraduate Higher Diploma.

Innovative approach

  • Online
  • multidisciplinary
  • Practical training in addition to theoretical lessons
  • Orientation to the world of work and research
  • The course is activated upon reaching the minimum number of students.
  • Attendance is mandatory. Exemption for the obligation is required upon individual motivated request.

The graduate will be able to work as:

  • Criminologist
  • Crime and security analyst in national and international contexts
  • Safety officer
  • Professional in the psycho-legal field
  • Investigative consultant in the field of operations and research

The graduate will be in possession of a theoretical and operational background and will be prepared to create and propose appropriate initiatives and strategies in criminal investigations and in the security sciences.


Year 1

  • General psychology and personality
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Social pedagogy and deviance
  • Criminal sociology and deviance
  • Academic English for Criminology students
  • Criminal law I
  • Victimology
  • Criminology
  • Applied mathematical sciences
  • Theory and practice of defensive investigations

Year 2

  • Comparative Criminal Law
  • Criminal procedural law
  • Psychology of emergencies
  • Foundations of Psychiatry
  • Clinical-forensic diagnostics
  • Elements of forensic medicine
  • Elements of safety management I
  • Criminal law II
  • Philosophy of the mind and cognitive sciences

Year 3

  • Elements of safety management II
  • Criminalistics
  • Investigation sciences
  • Comparative administrative law and public security laws in the EU
  • Elements of Intelligence
  • General ethics and deontology
  • Elements of data protection and detective
  • thesis

To sign up

Register here for the course scheduled for spring 2018 .


Local reservation fee: € 120
Annual fee: € 2,750

Early bird: Annual fee for those who register by March 31st € 2,250

Registration will close April 15, 2018.

It is also possible to request the recognition of previous credits.

"Equivalence" can be requested by Italian students at Italian universities according to their conditions.

Program taught in:
  • Italian

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3 years
2,750 EUR
Annual fee € 6.500 (Standard Fee); Annual fee: € 5,500 (Associate Federpol)
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