Master programme in Comparative Public Law

Program Outline

Comparative Public Law master’s programme lasts two semesters, one academic year. It consists of courses and master thesis comprising in total 60 ECTS.

In the first semester, students are required to register five (5) courses, three of which are required courses, the other two are electives.

In the second semester, students are required to register three (3) courses, two of which are required courses, the remaining one is elective. Alongside the mentioned courses, students are required to register their master thesis in the second semester.

STUDY PROGRAMME:  COMPARATIVE PUBLIC LAW

I YEAR - I semester

 

Courses – Required/Elective

Lectures and tutorials

ECTS

1. Public International Law

3L + 0T

6

2. European Union Law

3L + 0T

6

3. Research Methods in legal sciences

3L + 0T

6

4. ELECTIVE COURSE

3L + 0T

6

5. ELECTIVE COURSE

3L + 0T

6

TOTAL: 5 courses (3C + 2E)                                                                                                               

30

 

I YEAR - II semester

 

Courses – Required

Lectures and tutorials

ECTS

1. Comparative Constitutional Law

3L + 0T

5

2. International Criminal Law

3L + 0T

5

3. ELECTIVE COURSE

3L + 0T

5

4. Master thesis

9L + 0T

15

TOTAL: 4 courses (2C + 1E + Master thesis)                                                           

30

 

Courses - Elective

Lectures and tutorials

ECTS

1. International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

3L + 0T

6

2. Diplomatic and Consular Law

3L + 0T

6

3. Transitional justice

3L + 0T

6

4. Comparative Administrative Law

3L + 0T

5

5. International Relations

3L + 0T

5

Admission Requirements

Candidates who obtained their Bachelor’s degrees by acquiring 240 ECTS credits from the legal field or like social sciences, such as political sciences, economic sciences, criminal sciences and criminology or other like social and humanistic sciences can apply for studying this program. Call for admissions is being open in accordance with the Law, Statute and Rules of study at IUS. With their application, candidates submit documents enlisted in accordance with the call for admissions.

In order to prove they fulfill the admission conditions, students are in obligation of proving their advanced level of knowledge in English language as well.

This is done by demonstrating one of the internationally recognized certificates, or by successfully passing the Proficiency Exam with the English Language School of IUS, in accordance with general acts of the University. Beside this, in order to prove scientific capability to continue the Second study cycle, it can be requested that a special test or interview be conducted.

 

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