International and European Law (LLM)

Lithuania

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The award
LLM

How long you will study
3 Semester

Domestic course fees
EUR 3000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 3000 per year

All study options

About International and European Law at Vilnius University

WHY INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN LAW STUDY PROGRAMME AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY?

  • Faculty of Law is the oldest and most prestigious law school in Lithuania.
  • Programme designed of most relevant and up-to-date courses in three different tracks (International and Human Rights; Tech Law; Business Law).
  • Students are entitled to participate at international conferences and other academic events.
  • Outstanding professors from all over Europe.

The purpose of the study programme is to train legal experts and legal service professionals with the comprehensive and profound knowledge about international, international-regional and European legal norms that influence the most important areas of national legal systems, as well as development, interpretation and application practice of these legal norms; abilities to identify, analyze and solve complex problems related to law-making and legal application in the contexts of international and European law; abilities to apply the acquired knowledge in professional practice in an innovative and integral way in order to settle disputes and legal conflicts that arise in an international environment; critical approach and skills to carry out independent research and provide suggestions based on scientific analysis.

The programme lasts three semesters (1.5 years, 90 ECTS). At the beginning of the studies, each student chooses the track he or she is interested in from three options:

  • International Law and Human Rights;
  • Tech Law;
  • Business Law.

Students study two general compulsory courses (20 ECTS) that represent the core of the programme, as well as four compulsory courses (20 ECTS) in the selected track of interest. The remaining credits (20 ECTS) are allocated for the student’s free choice. These optional courses (4 electives) provide an opportunity to design individual studies’ profile within the areas of student’s concerns and needs and to pursue personal education agenda. Each course includes lectures as well as practical instruction time (seminars, workshops, moot activities, etc.). Like all masters, this study programme is concluded by the preparation of Master Thesis (30 ECTS) on a scientifically and/or practically relevant topic.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardLLMHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 semester
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 3000 per yearInternational course feesEUR 3000 per year

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Laws or an equivalent qualification of a jurist from institutions of higher education.
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe), proof of proficiency in English: IELTS 5.5+, iBT TOEFL 65+; The requirement does not apply to those who have graduated from the studies delivered in English or if it is a native language of a candidate.

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