One scholarship is available for WFO young farmers interested in advancing on food legal issues. 

For the sixth year in a row, the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO), in collaboration with LUISS University in Rome, is pleased to announce one scholarship for graduated young farmers interested in attending the 2023/2024 edition of the Master of Law (LL.M.) in Food Law that will run from mid-January to the end of July 2024 (dates to be confirmed).
It will take place in Rome at the LUISS School of Law on Fridays afternoon and Saturdays morning. Students will also have the possibility to choose whether to follow the lessons online. For more information about the modality of attendance, please click here. 

English is the language of the courseand all related activities.  

Younger generations play a critical role for an effective and sustainable transformation of food systems, by contributing to food security, being stewards of the environment, integrating innovative techniques, being part of the trading system, ensuring sustainability. 

WFO recognizes and promotes the importance of education and professional growth of young farmers and, within the partnership with the LUISS University in Rome, provides them with new learning opportunities, such as offering one exemption from the payment of the tuition fee for the LL.M. in Food Law. 

For the assignment of the scholarship, candidates need to fulfill the following criteria:  

  • To be graduated farmers. 
  • To be aged under 35. 
  • To come from developing countries. 
  • Eligible 4 years of a university degree. 
  • Knowledge of English with a minimum level of B2. 
  • Professional motivation for attending this course. 

Priority will be given to the Gymnasium Program participants. 

To ensure gender-balanced representation, in case of the same evaluation level, the scholarship will be assigned to a woman. 

Official professionals within WFO Member Organisations, who are interested in attending the course, can benefit from a 10% discount on the tuition fees.  

Participants in the Master will also have the opportunity to undertake an internship programme in WFO Secretariat, during the period of the Master. 

Candidates need to submit their applications no later than December 3, 2023. 

Learn more about the application procedure.