Master Program in Comparative Private Law

MASTER OF ARTS (M.A.) IN COMPARATIVE PRIVATE LAW

This program is a 60-ECTS, writing-intensive option, 12 of which are assigned to the design and completion of a thesis. Depending on progress with the thesis, the program lasts about two semesters or one academic year. In the first semester, students must register for and complete five courses, four of which are required and one of which is an elective. In the second semester, students must register for and complete three required courses, plus the thesis.

Courses: First Semester of First Year


Courses

Instructional Load
(lectures and tutorials)

ECTS

1. Private International Law

3L + 0T

6

2. European Private Law

3L + 0T

6

3. European Company Law

3L + 0T

6

4. Legal Research Methods

3L + 0T

6

5. Elective

3L + 0T

6

Total: 5 courses (4C+1E)

 

30

 Courses: Second Semester of First Year


Courses

Instructional Load
(lectures and tutorials)

ECTS

1. International Business Law

3L + 0T

6

2. International Intellectual Property Law

3L + 0T

6

3. Comparative Civil Procedure Law

3L + 0T

6

4. Master’s Thesis

6L + 0T

12

Total: 3 courses (3C+Master’s Thesis)

 

30

 Range of Possible Electives for the M.A. in Comparative Private Law Program


Courses

Instructional Load
(lectures and tutorials)

ECTS

1.  European Union Law

3L + 0T

6

2. International Arbitration Law

3L + 0T

6

3. Transitional Justice

3L + 0T

6

4. Internal Market Law of European Union

3L + 0T

6

5. Competition and Consumer Protection Law

3L + 0T

6

Requirements for Admission into the M.A. in Comparative Private Law

Candidates who earned a baccalaureate degree in law or related discipline, such as political sciences, economic sciences, criminal sciences, or criminology are eligible for admission into this program. Call for admission into the program complies with the Law, Statute and Rules of study at IUS. Successful application into the program mandates submission of documents enlisted in the call for admissions.

To complete the requirements for admission, applicants must submit evidence of proficiency in English necessary for successful completion of the program. This includes by successfully passing the Proficiency Exam with the English Language School of IUS, in accordance with the general acts of the University. Applicants may also be required to take a special test or be called for interview aimed at determining their proficiency in English.

 

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