Law, Technology and Business - MRU

Law, Technology and Business

Field of study Law
National Code 6281KX001
Degree awarded Master of Law
Duration 1,5 years
Language English
Tuition fee €3286 per one academic year (2024-2025)

Law Studies No. 1 in Lithuania.

MRU is #1 in the area of Law among all Lithuania’s universities according to “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023”.

Looking for the most cutting-edge master degree? Do you want to narrow down your law specialization? Are you aiming to go through your studies and raise your career prospects? Do you want to study not just theory, but practice too?  

If any or all of the above questions came back with a positive answer, seriously consider taking your master degree in Law, Technology and Business. It is the most cutting-edge law degree available from universities in Vilnius.  

Study in Lithuania, a country that IT companies choose as their main talent pool. Study close to your potential employers and gain world-class university education. Become a master of law in contemporary and futuristic topics of cybersecurity, GDPR IP, Fintech, Regtech, cybercrime, robotics and so much more.  

Learn practical applications of law, business and technology. Participate in hackathons, meetups, workshops and international competitions, where you will get a chance to build your own legaltech startup.  

Conduct your law studies in English, to further strengthen your competence as an international tech and legal expert. To take full advantage of this course, you will be required to know English at B2 level. 

Learn from our partners that contribute to our study programmes and help us deliver the best experts in the field. Study with our partners at Eversheds Saladzius – a legal firm, with Blockchain Centre Vilnius, Tech SuperHeroes, Startup Lithuania, other IT companies, start-ups and more. Don’t be boggled down just by theory. Learn multidisciplinary practice and become the best expert you can be.  

Get your diploma in Master of Law in Europe, in one of the best universities in Lithuania. After 1,5 years of studies, you will receive your master degree in the field of law. You will also be awarded 90 ECTS credits for your future studies. Upon completion of your studies, you will be able to work with the newest legal technologies and AI, advise on legaltech issues, legal services development strategies and tactics, develop, implement and commercialize innovations in public and private legal sectors, conduct further research in legaltech field. 

At MRU, you will also find a low tuition fee, making this master degree even more enticing. We also have scholarships for master studies available at our university. You can find more information on scholarships available here 

Check out more information on Law, Technology and Business content below and decide if this program is best for you. Contact us if you have more questions. If not, hit that Apply now button and get your degree started!

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Study Content

STUDY PROGRAMME PLAN

Course units

ECTS credits

1st YEAR

60

1 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

24

Law and Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities

6

Regulation of Fintech Industry

6

Legal Semantic Technologies

6

Games and Gamification methods for Law

6

Alternatively elective course units 1

6

Cyber Crime and Forensics

6

Privacytech: Privacy, Security and Technology

6

2 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

30

Research methodology and new technologies

6

Intellectual Property and Modern Technologies

6

Internship

9

Artificial Intelligence for Law and Law for Artificial Intelligence

6

Robotic Governance

3

2nd YEAR

30

3 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

30

Start-ups and Venture Capital

6

Master Thesis Project

6

Master Thesis

15

Law, Technology and Business Conferences

3

Learning Outcomes

General competences and learning outcomes

  1. Personal and social abilities
  • Ability to think critically and creatively and to identify problems, analyse them and to assess them comprehensively, to provide the proposals to solve the identified problems, to choose the appropriate solutions and methods and make reasoned conclusions;
  • Ability to demonstrate well-developed skills of self-learning, which provide for adequately targeted and independent continuation of studies;
  • Ability to organise and control the team-work and time by effective cooperation with colleagues and coordination of contrasting interests;
  • Ability to convey logical, knowledge-based conclusions clearly and unambiguously for specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Subject specific competences and learning outcomes

  1. Knowledge and its application
  • Ability to understand and explain new technologies in the field of law, to understand their destructive and sustainable effects, to know ethical principles applicable to technologies, to solve independently complex legal issues;
  • Ability independently analyse, synthesize and evaluate legal facts and related data, integrate legal knowledge, apply the methodology of scientific knowledge, clearly and unambiguously formulate logical conclusions based on legal knowledge, focused on the improvement of professional activities and to convey them in the English language for both specialists and non-specialists in a global market environment.
  1. Research skills
  • Ability to conduct research: on the topic of international and national law and globally operating technologies;
  • Ability to search for, select the necessary, examine and analyse information on law and technology as well as in related or necessary topics, to raise reasonable hypotheses, research tasks and goals, and to implement them.
  1. Special abilities
  • Ability critically analyse, interpret, compare and evaluate the legal relations regulating technologies, the legal acts regulating them, to make reasonable proposals for the improvement of these legal acts;
  • Ability independently initiate and develop a business in the field of legal technologies, understand the startup ecosystem, to know financing options, to know how to protect intellectual property, to trade secrets by legal, organizational and technical means;
  • Ability professionally provide interdisciplinary services in the field of law and technology both independently and in a team;
  • Ability to create, use, analyse and explain legal technologies, innovations such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics, chain technologies, semantic and emotional technologies, the use of open data in the legal services sector.
Study Organization
Studies for the academic year 2023-2024 will start from September 1st and will be held physically on campus. Full-time studies on Campus are organized on a modular basis, where students study one subject consistently and intensively. Lectures are held on weekdays from 4:15 PM to 9:00 PM, three to four times a week.
 
Students have access to a video archive of all lectures.
 
If some students will not be able to arrive on time due to serious reasons (ex. prolonged visa application procedure), they will be able to join the courses online for the first semester.
 
Admission Steps
  1. Choose a study programme
  2. Fill in the application form at apply.mruni.eu
  3. Pay the non-refundable application fee (for non-EU citizens – 100 euros, for EU-citizens and MRU alumni – 50 euros)
  4. Receive your application evaluation results
  5. Confirm your acceptance by paying the first-year tuition fee and 50 euros registration fee (non-refundable)
  6. Sign the study contract
  7. Start Temporary Residence Permit application procedure
  8. Register to studies
Admission Requirements

Required documents:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent first university degree diploma in Law (3-year study duration minimum)
  • Academic transcripts of each study year
  • Document proving English language level
  • Motivational letter
  • Passport copy

Additional educational documents might be required depending on the country of residence.

Provided documents must be in color, have no cut corners (high quality scan).

By submitting the documents applicant agrees for one’s information to be shared with other institutions that the University might refer to while processing the academic verification.

Applicants might be asked to participate in additional knowledge evaluation.

English Language Requirements

Required level – B2

Assessments of English language proficiency certificates equivalent to level B2:

  • TOEFL IBT 65-78
  • IELTS 5.0-6.5
  • DUOLINGO 100-125

If you do not have a certificate proving your English language proficiency level, you can take the University Online English language level test. You will be able to choose this option while filling in the application. The test is free of charge.

Certificate is not required if your native language is English or if your previous studies were conducted fully in English language.

Documents Legalization
  • If the original educational documents/transcripts are in English, Lithuanian or Russian with an apostille (if required) on the scanned original, no translation needed.
  • If original educational documents/transcripts are not in English, Lithuanian or Russian languages, then they have to be supplemented with an official translation.
  • The official translation has to be confirmed with the sworn translator’s signature or official notarization.
  • Accepted students shall present their original educational documents/transcripts to the International Office upon arrival to begin their studies.​
Country Specific Requirements

Detailed information here.

Country

Documentation requirements

Cameroon

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Diploma
  2. Official Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy) scanned and e-mailed from official university registrar’s email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to the Mykolas Romeris University (International Admissions, Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania) in a sealed and stamped envelope.

China

Higher Education

  1. Degree Certificate (original or certified true copy)
  2. Graduation Certificate (original or certified true copy)
  3. Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy)
  4. Verification reports in English for the degree certificate issued by the China Academic Degrees & Graduate Education Development Centre (http://cqv.chinadegrees.cn/ )

Please refer to General Documentation Requirements for more information.Please note that all documents issued in Chinese should be supplemented with an official translation into English, Russian, or Lithuanian. A translation is considered to be official when it is bound to a certified true copy of the document in the original language and is attested by the translator’s signature.

Congo (Democratic Republic of)

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Diploma
  2. Official Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy) scanned and e-mailed from official university registrar’s email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to the Mykolas Romeris University (International Admissions, Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania) in a sealed and stamped envelope.

Ghana

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Diploma
  2. Official Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy) scanned and e-mailed from official university registrar’s email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to the Mykolas Romeris University (International Admissions, Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania) in a sealed and stamped envelope.

India

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Apostilled original degree certificate of 4 years minimum
  2. Apostilled original consolidated mark sheet of 4 years minimum

Nigeria

Higher Education Qualifications

 

  1. Diploma
  2. Official Academic Transcript (original or certified true copy) scanned and e-mailed from official university registrar’s email address to recognition@mruni.eu or posted directly to the Mykolas Romeris University (International Admissions, Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania) in a sealed and stamped envelope.

Pakistan

Higher Education Qualifications:

  1. Diploma attested by the Higher Education Commission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  2. Full Academic Transcript attested by the Higher Education Commission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

South Korea

Higher Education

  1. Certificate of Graduation and Transcript posted directly to our office by the higher education institution in a sealed and stamped envelope.

United States

Higher Education

  1. Diploma;
  2. Official academic transcript submitted in a sealed and stamped envelope;
Qualification Recognition

Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

  • The evaluation and recognition of prior qualifications is a part of Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) admissions process.
  • By submitting the online application you confirm that the documents are legitimate and that MRU can verify the authenticity of the documents by contacting its issuing authority and national ENIC/NARIC centre.
  • Documents uploaded must be in good condition and in full colour. Documents issued in languages other than English, Russian, or Lithuanian must be accompanied with an official translation into English or Lithuanian. 
  • Before you apply make sure that you have a complete documentation package and that your qualifications are giving access to higher education according to the study programme level you are applying for at the MRU.  

Recognition Criteria

  • The purpose of an assessment is to compare a foreign qualification with a similar level qualification awarded in Lithuania according to quality, profile, content, workloads and learning outcomes.
  • Your qualification will be assessed according to specific requirements for the programme you are applying for and whether your academic results are sufficient for studies at the MRU.

Right to Appeal

Recognition decisions can be appealed against to the Academic Recognition of Foreign Qualifications Concerning Higher Education Appeal Committee under the Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science.

All appeals with supporting documents must be submitted to:
Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education
Ph.: +37052104778
Email: recognition@skvc.lt 
Address: SKVC, A. Goštauto st. 12, LT-01108, Vilnius, Lithuania

The procedure of evaluation and recognition of academic qualifications

Fees

Application fee (non-refundable):

  • for Non-EU citizens – €100
  • for EU citizens and MRU Alumni – €50

Registration fee (non-refundable):

  • €50

Tuition fee (EU/Non-EU citizens) per 1 academic year: €3286 (academic year 2024-2025).

Payment information will be provided in the invoices issued in your online application form.

Student continues to pay the same tuition fee which was implied at the time of the admission.

 

Contact Us
International Admissions Office
Didlaukio str. 55, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania

E-mail: study@mruni.eu
Phone: +370 5 271 4700
WhatsApp: +370  6 564 6682
Office: L-305