European Union Law and Governance (Graduate)
Why this study programme?
The programme European Union Law and Governance (EULAWG) prepares students to work in a variety of legal practices within the field of European Law and policies. It is meant to develop the skills of future professionals of EU law and governance of conceptual thinking, identifying the problems of EU legal regulation as well as the tendencies for the development of EU law and policies and suggesting motivated solutions on various problems of implementation of EU law and of EU governance. Due to teachers’ mobility, this programme is offered in the full-time form only.
Executed jointly by Mykolas Romeris University (Vilnius, Lithuania) and University of Bordeaux (Bordeaux, France). The lectures are given by specialists from France, Lithuania and other countries by Lawyers and Economists, academics and professionals.
|Prof. dr. Regina Valutytė, Programme Director:
The EULAWG Master programme is a unique alliance between a University in an older member State and a University in a “new” member State, that provides a strong and thorough study programme of all areas of EU Law, both from a theoretical and a practical point of view. The lectures are given by specialists from France, Lithuania and other countries by Lawyers and Economists, academics and professionals. The programme is open to students from all countries and the lectures are all in English. It is also, and maybe most importantly, open to people who are already working, whether in the public or the private sector, and who wish to improve their knowledge of European legal developments. The work of the European Union is now is a part of every area of day-to-day life, in politics, public administration and business. It is therefore necessary to master this new legal environment and the skills acquired through the programme will, undoubtedly be a booster for most careers and businesses.
|Programme type||Master's studies
|Field of study||Law|
|Degree awarded||Master of Law|
|Accreditation||Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education|
|Starting date||September 1st
|Tuition fee EU students||2240 EUR/per year|
|Tuition fee Non-EU students||3120 EUR/per year|
- Bachelor's degree of law or an equivalent first university degree with a minimum 3-year study duration (Master 1 for french applicants).
- English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates.
International mobility possibilities
Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives a possibility to study at a university abroad for 1 or 2 semesters and do internship in another country.
Having completed the Master's Degree study programme, one can work in international law offices of governmental institutions, international organizations, European Union’s institutions, also as judges of courts (first instance courts, appeal courts, courts of final instance), also practice in private enterprises, lobbies and Bar.
|Simas Grigonis, Graduate, PhD student at Mykolas Romeris University:
There are really not that many people who can actually understand and explain EU phenomenon. At the current state of development EU is an extremely complex and dynamic system. To get a full picture of how and why EU works historical, economical, political, geopolitical, cultural and other factors must be taken into consideration. Legal factors stand at the very core of EU system holding it all together. Not only EULAWG programme offers the necessary tools to comprehend EU legal architecture, but also is considered as one of the leading EU law programmes in the Eastern Europe by the employees. The knowledge I have acquired were essential in obtaining various positions in law firms and private sector companies and, ultimately, encouraged me to pursue further EU law knowledge in PhD studies. Picking EULAWG was one of the best choices I have ever made.
Prof. dr. Regina Valutytė, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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