Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human Rights (joint programme) - MRU

Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human Rights (Joint programme)

Field of study Law
National Code 6281KX004
Degree awarded Master of Law
Duration 2 years
Language English

Open for public law studies abroad? Concerned about public administration issues and passionated about human rights? Looking for interesting specialization expanding career possibilities? Willing to learn from the best legal experts with practical experience in the field? Interested to gain both national and international knowledge in the field and gain two diplomas in two years?

If any of the above questions are appealing to you, join international master degree program on Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human Rights. This program presents a unique opportunity to gain competencies delivered by two renowned and well ranked nationally and abroad universities – Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania) and National Taras Shevchenko University of Kiev (Ukraine). Start your 1st semester in Kyiv, spend two more semesters in Lithuania and complete your two-diploma journey back in Ukraine. Make use of all advantages of EU student through students’ mobility and practical internships through MRU wide Erasmus+ and Nordplus+ mobility network.

Work with eminent and devoted lecturers, legal practitioners, former judges in European Human Rights Court and Lithuanian Constitutional Court and public servants in this program. Learn from the best to become the best in your field. Practice in MRU Human Rights Lab getting first work experience. After 2 years of studies, you will receive your master degree in the field of law with knowledge and skills in two different legal systems. Expand your network as part of international group and your international career opportunities across European borders.

Public administration and human rights are the sectors, where you can make changes happen! Knowing the modern standards of public administration and human rights, being able to adapt good foreign practices will enhance your competitiveness in the market. Modern study methods, based on experiential learning, will allow you to gain more soft skills and self-confidence, build strong social network and consistently plan your future professional career.

Conduct your studies in English. To take full advantage of this program, completed bachelor studies in law and English at B2 level are required. Invest into your future career today. In the context of European Union market MRU offers attractive tuition fees. Scholarships are also available. More information on scholarships here.

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Study Content
  • 1st and 4th semester at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 2nd and 3rd semester at Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania

Course units

ECTS credits

1st YEAR




Compulsory course units


International Protection of Human Rights


Topical Issues of Public Law


Topical Issues of Procedural Law


Topical Issues of Private Law


Alternative Dispute Resolution




Compulsory course units


Legal Framework of Public Administration


Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights


Comparative Constitutional Law


Master Thesis


European Union Institutional Law


2nd YEAR




Compulsory course units


Administrative Justice


Constitutional Justice


European Administrative Law


Research Internship




Compulsory course units


Master Thesis




Learning Outcomes

General competences and learning outcomes

1. Personal and Social abilities

  • Ability to take timely decisions, to develop strategies and to critically analyse and reflect on the results of his/her or others professional activities seeking continuous improvement in professional performance;
  • Ability to learn independently, has work organization and planning skills, that allow to purposefully and independently continue studies, to improve in professional activity and to adapt to the changing multicultural work environment;
  • Ability to express thoughts and arguments fluently, justify the conclusions reached and present them properly, both orally and in writing, to an audience of specialists and non-specialists, using legal terminology;
  • Ability to work individually or in a team in order to identify, raise or solve complex problems of legal regulation, interpretation of legal norms or practical application of law.

Subject specific competences and learning outcomes

2. Knowledge and its application

  • Ability to qualify violations of law or disputes qualitatively that arise in the public or private sectors and, based on the practice of international and national courts, propose measures of responsibility or methods of dispute settlement;
  • Ability to demonstrate detailed knowledge of the latest theories of legal regulation of public administration and human rights science, individual institutes of administrative law, their functioning mechanism, purpose and development trends, overview of development perspectives and comparisons with legal policy trends of foreign countries and ability to to apply knowledge in new and unknown situations.

3. Research skills

  • Ability to independently analyse and interpret different legal and practical concepts and creatively use the results of the newest scientific research in issues of public law, ability to formulate well-grounded conclusions oriented towards improvement of public law regulation.

4. Special abilities

  • Ability to effectively represent the interests of public and private legal and natural persons in the processes of legal violations and disputes arising in the public or private sectors;
  • Ability to apply the knowledge and skills of EU constitutional and administrative law about the methods of solving current legal problems of the public sector and the social, political, economic development processes influencing these problems;
  • Ability to identify, analyse and competently evaluate the practical activities of administrative law subjects, the problems arising in their activities;
  • Ability to determine the reasons and circumstances leading to the emergence of those problems and to offer effective, rational suggestions for solving these problems;
  • Ability to qualitatively qualify violations of law or disputes arising in the public or private sectors and, based on the practice of international and national courts, propose measures of responsibility or methods of dispute settlement.
Study Organization

Information is being prepared.

Admission Steps

Application via Taras Shevchenko National University website.

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
  • Passport Copy

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.

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

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.
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
Address: SKVC, A. Goštauto st. 12, LT-01108, Vilnius, Lithuania

The procedure of evaluation and recognition of academic qualifications


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

Phone: +370 5 271 4700
WhatsApp: +370  6 564 6682
Office: L-305

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