Viešojo administravimo teisinis reguliavimas ir žmogaus teisės (jungtinė studijų programa)

  • Kryptis - Teisė
  • Suteikiama kvalifikacija - Teisės magistras
  • Studijų trukmė: nuolatinės studijos (studijos paprastai vykdomos nuo 18 val.) - 1,5 m.
Public Administration Law Master’s degree program is of a theoretical and applied nature, oriented to the practical and professional results, to the new forms of the public administration in EU. Therefore, the program is applied in many fields, providing a wide range of scientific approach in the practice to the recent graduates. Also, the program gives an opportunity to develop new scientific ideas and contributes to prepare students for the master’s research work. Program Objectives – provide detailed, standard legal features of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills, which are essential trying to solve the problems of contemporary EU, Constitutional and Administrative Law in the lawmaking and judicial sectors, as well as in the level of public-private cooperation. Future professionals will gain a significant subject, professional knowledge and certain skills, necessary to develop and implement public administration legal policy in EU. They will understand social conventionality of the law, public and private sectors processes foresee the direction of solving problems in these sectors, know Administrative Law regulatory systems management peculiarities, gain legal qualification and abilities, in order to engage in a range of professional practice.

Public Administration Law Master’s Degree program is a new one and determined constructively and structurally. It reveals certain Administrative Law adaptation knowledge. It is a self-contained study program; however it combines knowledge of contiguous law branches, and different subjects of other branches of science, i.e. human rights, comparative law, legal philosophy and theory, energy law, informatics law, constitutional law, politics and administration sciences, policy of economics, methodology of scientific researches, political science, etc. This program is qualitatively different from other legal studies programs, yet it harmonizes with and adds to the other study programs executed by Mykolas Romeris University. Moreover, it is in line with the general Mykolas Romeris University priorities of training the professionals. Also, it meets the needs of the State of Lithuania and the European Union.

To the Public Administration Law courses can apply: - Persons with the university (undergraduate) degree or equivalent. - There is provided one year’s additional training before going to graduate studies at University for the persons who wish to join this program, but do not have a specific area of study at university undergraduate. - There are provided additional subjects established by Mykolas Romeris University for the persons who wish to join this program and have at least Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate studies. - Persons with Bachelor degree of relevant professional area of study and wish to join this program. In order to acquire a Master’s degree one must complete one year of supplementary education. Competitive score is the sum of two parts: - The final examination and (or) final grade arithmetic average of 0.8 times the weighted factor. - Arithmetic average of the rest grades and MRU leader diploma gives additional two points to the competitive score.

You will be given a possibility to combine studies in Lithuania and abroad – the programme is pursued with the partners – foreign university. Place of studies – Mykolas Romeris University and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

In order to become a specialist of Public Administration Law previous studies (formal or informal) are not recognized. The Master’s degree program may be joined after finishing the complementary studies.

Person, who is responsible for program and coordinates all staff, is professor dr. Eglė Bilevičiūtė.

  • Dr. Asta Jakutyte-Sungailiene has obtained her PhD degree in Law in 2010. Since 2006 she is working in the field of civil law and giving lectures in Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania. During the period of year 2008-2010 she was working in the Supreme Court of Lithuania, Civil cases department, as a judge’s assistant. She is the author of several articles published in reputed journals. In 2011 she was appointed the associated professor in Mykolas Romeris University. Since 2013 she is a visiting associated professor in Taras Schevchenko Univesity of Kiev (Ukraine). Asta Jakutyte-Sungailiene currently is also an attorney at law practicing in various fields of private law.
  • Azuolas Cekanavicius is lecturer at Institute of Civil Justice of Mykolas Romeris University, who teaches Civil Law, Copyright Law, Execution and Protection of Personal Non-property Rights. Azuolas Cekanavicius was researcher and Van Calker Scholarship grantee at Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (L’Institut suisse de droit compare) in the year 2010. In the field of copyright law and legal regulation of personal non-property rights he published number of articles and defended his doctoral thesis. Azuolas Cekanavicius constantly participates in professional discussions and is a member of work groups summoned for improvement of legal regulation in the mentioned fields in Lithuania. Azuolas is practicing attorney at law (advocate) as well. Therefore his academic knowledge is supplemented by his more than 10 years lasting practical legal experience in the field.
  • Anatolii Miroshnychenko is a Professor, a Vice-Dean and the Head of the Department of Land and Agricultural Law at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, teaching land and environmental law for 15 years. He has written several books on land law and conflicts of laws. Actively participates in drafting legislation. He served as an adviser at the State Agency for Land Resources and at the Parliament of Ukraine (Verkovna Rada), participated as an expert at UNDP and World Bank Projects. Personal web-site with major publications: www.amm.org.ua
  • Marusenko Roman has been working in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (dep. of Land and Agricultural Law) for more than 10 years. He has master degrees in Law and in Psychology. In 2006 he obtained Ph.D. R. Marusenko teaches number of courses in the field of Land Law, as well as Methodology and Organization of Legal Studies, Pedagogy of Higher School. Areas of scientific interests include drafting and legal analytics. He actively participates as an arbitrator in moot court competitions and mediation sessions. In addition to his teaching activity in university R. Marusenko works as psychologist and photojournalist.
  • Karolis Dieninis received his bachelor degree in European Union, International and Comparative Law at Concordia International University Estonia in 2002, and his LL.M. diploma in European Union and Comparative law at Maastricht University in 2003. He is the Deputy Director General at European Law Department under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania. Therefore, he specializes in implementation and application of EU law, and the representation of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania at the Court of Justice of the European Union. Besides, his duties include advising the Government on the communication with the European Commission concerning pre-infringement and infringement procedures.
  • Dr. Yevgen Gerasymenko is an Associate Professor at Administrative Law Chair, Faculty of Law, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. His fields of expertise include, in particular, Administrative Law and Process, Human Rights and Refugee Law. She is an author and co-author of over 40 scientific publications. She participated as an expert at UNDP, USAID Projects, actively participates in drafting legislation.
  • Algimantas Sindeikis is lecturer in Mykolas Romeris University, practicing advocate, specializing in media law. As attorney‘s at law key areas of expertise include hunting, real estate, private land and forest law. Algimantas Sindeikis as well is a Publisher of political news weekly magazine „veidas“  for 20 years.  Algimantas Sindeikis has been reading lectures on the subjects of media law for law and analytical journalism students. In 2013 Algimantas Sindeikis was appointed by the President of Lithuania to permanentaessessment of judges commission. Algimantas Sindeikis is a board member of Lithuania‘s private forest association representing this organization in Lithuania and abroad.
  • Olesia Otradnova (PhD Law) is an Associate professor at Civil law department of Faculty of law Taras Shevchenko national University of Kyiv. She specializes on different issues of private law. She teaches Civil law as a bachelor level course. She also gives lectures for master students on tort law, contract law and civil remedies in human rights law. Assoc. prof . O. Otradnova supervises  and reviews students’ master works. O. Otradnova works as an attorney at law – legal adviser. She also an expert of Scientific-Consulting Council of the Supreme Court of Ukraine.
  • Dr. Andrejus Novikovas is an associated professor at the Department of Administrative Law and Process, Faculty of Law, Mykolas Romeris University since 2006 (lecturer since 1998). His doctoral thesis entitled „Public Order Protection in Municipal Area“ was defended in 2003. He was one of participants in the national scientific research program “Tendencies, Prognosis and Control of Crime in Lithuania” from 2001 till 2004. Also as tutor and visitor he participated in CEPOL / AGIS Exchange Programme Nr. 2A-17 in 2007. The subject of scientific interests: administrative law, municipal law, public administration, police law.
  • Dr. Egle Bileviciute is currently Professor at the Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law of Mykolas Romeris University. She is teaching students of Mykolas Romeris University in such subjects: administrative justice, education law, administrative procedure, social changes and administrative law, environmental law, legal regulation of e-government. She defended her doctoral thesis “Lithuania criminalistic information system: modern state and new model” and received her PhD in Social Science (Law) in 2003. She was granted as associated professor in 2007. She has enough experience in implementation and preparation of national and international projects. She is experienced in processing of data and she knows statistical methods for social scientific researches. Her current research interest includes administrative law and procedure, education law and management, management of research, forensic science, legal informatics, implementation of IT in law. She published more than 100 scientific publications in Lithuania and abroad.Eglė Bilevičiūtė – Mykolas Romeris University, Faculty of Law, Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law, PhD, Professor, Ateities 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania, e-mail: eglek@mruni.eu
  • Ieva Deviatnikovaitė is an associate professor of the Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law (Mykolas Romeris University). She has published numerous articles and is an author of textbook on administrative law, public administration legal issues. She teaches Administrative Law course unit, European Administrative Law course unit, Comparative Administrative Law course unit, Legal Framework of Public Administration course unit, Legal Framework for Regulatory Authorities course unit. She has international teaching experience: she has lectured under the Erasmus exchange programme at Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic), Kingston University (London, the UK), La Rochelle University (France), University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), gives lectures for Erasmus students at Mykolas Romeris University. Besides dr. Ieva Deviatnikovaitė has defended her doctoral thesis in the field of administrative legal status of public administration institutions, namely independent regulatory authorities. I. Deviatnikovaitė was awarded the Fulbright grant and conducted her research in 2014-2015 at the University of Washington, (Seattle, WA).
  • Dr. Tomas Žilinskas is a lecturer at Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Mykolas Romeris University. He is an author and co-author of dozens of publications on administrative law, insurance law issues. Dr. T. Žilinskas regularly participates in various conferences and seminars, where he reads reports on administrative law, insurance law issues. Dr. T. Žilinskas did his internship at University of Groningen (Faculty of Law). Areas of scientific interests of dr. T. Žilinskas are administrative law and insurance law. Moreover, T. Žilinskas works as business lawyer.
  • Toma Birmontiene is a professor at Mykolas Romeris University teaching, constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, constitutional rights in new and old democracies, and other topics for many years. In i979 she graduated  cum laude ( Master of Law) from Faculty of Law, Vilnius university. In January1989 she acquired PhD in law in M. Lomonosov Moscow  State University. She is co-author of  many scientific studies and textbooks  and author of many articles on different subjects  of constitutional law,  human rights law and health law. Professor Birmontienė has held a number of visiting lectureships at various European universities, prepared different study programmes, extensively published on numerous issues of human rights, women’s rights, the guarantees of social rights, as well as on the issues of compatibility between international and national law.In 2005–2014 she ddelivered presentations in a number of international conferences on constitutional law organized by European Constitutional Courts (Tribunals). From 1997 till 2011 she was member of Editorial Board of the European Journal of Health Law. Since 2011 she is a chairperson of the Editorial Board of the bulletin of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania “Konstitucinė juriprudencija”. Professor Birmontienė possesses considerable judicial experience. She served a nine-year tenure as a justice of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania (03 2005–03 2014). In the position of a justice of the Constitutional Court, Professor Birmontienė dealt with complicated and high-profile cases, which included the questions related not only to constitutional rights but also international human rights, as in deciding on the formulation of the definition of the crime of genocide in the Criminal Code of the Republic of Lithuania, the constitutional concept of family, the protection of social rights, electoral rights, different aspects of other fields of law. Following the restoration of the statehood of the Republic of Lithuania, Professor Toma Birmontienė extensively dealt with the questions of human rights while working in different positions. In 1995–2004, as the Director of the Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights, she tackled the problems of human rights during the transitional period and the period of accession to the European Union.
    Professor Birmontienė participated in international conferences held in different states, among them in the People’s Republic of China. As a member of the delegation of the European Union, in 2004–2006, she participated in the conferences held to encourage the People’s Republic of China to ratify the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of the United Nations. In 2004, she was a member of the delegation of the European Union to the European Union-Iranian Forum for Human Rights, held in Teheran. She worked in projects for the specialists of child’s rights and police officers. The Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights, together with the specialists from the Danish Centre for Human Rights, participated in the training of the police officers of the Republic of Malawi.
    Toma Birmontienė held various positions at different organizations. From 2003 till 2004, she was  a member of the Lithuanian Science Awards Commission. In 1998–2003, working as a member of the International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania. In addition, she was a member of the working group formed for the analysis on lustration..
    Professor Birmontienė was engaged in drafting various Lithuanian legal acts concerning the right of access to information, the right to petition, referendum. She actively participated in establishing the legal framework of and a new approach to Lithuanian health law and contributed to consolidating the priority of the principle of human rights in the field of healthcare. She worked as a drafter of the national laws on the patients’ rights biomedical research, mental health care and other.


  • Laurynas Bieksa is an associate professor in Mykolas Romeris University, he is also a practicing advocate. Laurynas Bieksa has been reading lectures on the subjects of Refugee Law and International Human Rights Protection, in 2010-2014 he was one of the organizers of the interuniversity Asylum Moot Court competition. Representing the Lithuanian Red Cross, in 2002-2004 Laurynas Bieksa was the member of the Executive Board of European Council on Refugee and Exiles (ECRE), and he has participated in many international researches organised by ECRE, the Odysseus Academic Network of Asylum and Immigration Experts, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency and other organisations.
  • Yuriy Nosik teaches at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv since 2004. His major is intellectual property law and information law. In 2006 Dr. Nosik completed the PhD program in trade secrets law. Along with teaching at the University Dr. Nosik practices law as the attorney. Dr. Nosik was awarded the Fulbright grant and conducted his research in 2008-2009 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C. While in the US, Dr. Nosik performed series of lectures at the universities and colleges of the US and Canada (Georgetown University, John Marshall Law School McGill University William Mitchell College of Law and other). Dr. Nosik is the author to more than 70 published works, including books and articles, and a regular participant and contributor at the national and international scholarly forums and conferences. In 2012-2014 Dr. Nosik worked as the Dean of the Faculty for international students of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
  • Tomas Butvilas, M.Ed., Ph.D. Holds a Ph.D. of Educational sciences (minor in Educational Psychology) and M.Ed. in Educational Psychology. Works at the Institute of Educational Sciences and Social Work at Mykolas Romeris University. Tomas has courses on Social Education with Erasmus and International students for 6 yrs. already. There are over 50 scientific papers published in various peer-reviewed journals in Lithuania and abroad. Main scientific areas of interest are bereaving phenomenon in the childhood, socialization processes, adoption, migration and other social issues in a contemporary society, especially – families. Tomas is also a member of few international networks, such as ENMCR (Berlin), CREAN (Berlin), and a former member of AERA (USA) with a main focus on Children Rights.
  • Dr. Yuliya Vashchenko is an Associate Professor at Administrative Law Chair, International Educational Program Coordinator, Faculty of Law, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Her fields of expertise include, in particular, Administrative and Regulatory Law, Energy Law, and Human Rights Law. She is an author and co-author of over 70 scientific publications. She participates as an expert at USAID Projects, actively participates in drafting legislation.