European Union Law and Governance (Graduate)


According to the “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019” Mykolas Romeris University is ranked 251-300 worldwide in the area of law and is the only Lithuanian university ranked in this field


The double degree master programme European Union Law and Governance (EULAWG), run in Vilnius by Mykolas Romeris School of Law (Lithuania) and University of Bordeaux (France) offers a challenging and rewarding professional and practical training on EU law in the ever-changing European legal landscape. The programme presents a blend of traditional and innovative teaching and learning techniques which combine the transfer of knowledge with the transfer of practical know-how and experience to apply. Unique learning experience in small group tutorials, moot courts, field trip visits and the use of other innovative methods ensure the development of a solid legal expertise in EU litigation, EU external action, Internal market law, all four dimensions of the Economic and Monetary Union, EU economic, social and territorial cohesion policy, Environmental law, EU area of justice, freedom and security and other areas of EU law.

The programme lasts 1.5 years and takes place in Vilnius, Lithuania. Due to French professors’ mobility, this Programme is implemented in thematic modules. Discipline-specific knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values are enhanced during mandatory professional practice.

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For more information, visit programme webpage.




Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme during the 3rd semester and write a master thesis at any partner university abroad (including University of Bordeaux) and (or) do an internship in another EU country.

The programme demonstrates excellent employment possibilities after graduation. Our graduates share(d) acquired expertise and frequently take/took leading positions in national institutions, such as European Law Department under the Ministry of Justice, Supreme Court (Lithuania), Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality (Spain), EU bodies, e.g. European Central Bank, international organizations and their agencies, for example, UNRWA,  Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, private international companies and organizations, e.g. Eurochambres, national companies, for instance, Lietuvos energija, law firms, and universities.

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.

Basics of EU law and strong motivation to study EU law.


Programme type
Master's studies
Field of studyLaw
Study area Law
Degree awarded Master of Law
Duration1,5 years
AccreditationCentre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education
Course languageEnglish
Starting dateSeptember 1st
Tuition fee EU students? EUR/per year
Tuition fee Non-EU students3120 EUR/per year


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.

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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.

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