The LL.M. International and European Law is a full-time professional postgraduate program offering to all participants the opportunity to gain in-depth specialized knowledge of International and EU law.
After the successful completion of the course, students are awarded the degree ‘Master of Laws (LL.M.)’.
The programme normally includes one intensive year of regular on-site courses (from the end of September till the end of June) and a third term (from September to December of the subsequent year), which is dedicated to the completion of LL.M. final paper.
The tuition is held by experienced full-tenured academics as well as experts from partner universities and various international institutions.
Graduates (lawyers in training, Ph.D. candidates), who wish to expand their knowledge in international and European law and receive a sound legal training in these areas for an international career.
Professionals with practical legal experience wishing to extend their theoretical understanding of the international and European law.
Completed university degree (minimum Bachelor) from a recognized tertiary institution in law or similar field of study, e.g. international relations, European studies, economics, political science.
In order to receive the LL.M. degree, you will have to obtain 90 credits. 40 credits will be awarded for the completion of obligatory courses (each course is 10 credits), 20 credits can be obtained by completing 4 elective courses (each elective course is 5 credits). The remaining 30 credits have to be obtained by completing the final paper seminar (5 credits) and successful defense of the final paper (25 credits).
- Public International Law I.
- Public International Law II.
- Constitutional Law of the European Union
- EU Economic Law
- Final Paper Seminar
- History of EU Integration
- EU Institutions
- Transition to Democracy
- International and European Moot Court
- Law of Armed Conflict and Use of Force
- International Economic Law
- International Commercial Arbitration
- Private International Law
- EU External Relations Law
- Law of International Organizations
- International Human Rights Law
- International and European Environmental Law
- European Civil Procedure
Language of instruction
The language of instruction in this programme is English.
Applicants will have to demonstrate sufficient English language skills. Non-native speakers and applicants whose first law degree program was not taught in English are required to provide a proof of advanced English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate).
Participants will get awarded 90 credits for the whole programme (40 credits for obligatory courses, 20 credits for elective courses and 30 credits for final thesis).
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