Master of Laws in Athens Greece

Top LLM Programs in Athens Greece 2017

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An LL.M. is the first step towards academics in many countries. It presents many opportunity to specialize in a particular field or to undertake thorough research. It can also prove beneficial in obtaining a doctoral level degree in law.

An LLM is a postgraduate program for law students who want advanced training and knowledge in a particular area. Specialization areas may include commercial law, finance, human rights law, tax law, and international business law.

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, or Hellas as called from ancient times, is a country in Southeast Europe. According to the 2011 census, Greece's population is around 11 million.

Athens is renowned for being one of the oldest cities in the world and Greece. It is the largest in regards to population and size making it the country’s capital and hosts numerous higher learning institutions and universities.

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Master Of Law (llm)

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Greece Athens

The program allows for specialization in the subject of the Law on the theoretical and practical level. A postgraduate education at degree holders legal or related qualification and individuals who aim to work on subjects related to the legal science (Law profession, judiciary, solicitors, companies and private organizations, Public Service, Semi-Government Organisations, Local Government ( Municipalities and Communities), Public Organizations and Agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations, diplomatic corps). The aim is to further develop and increase the level of knowledge, skills and abilities of people who will attend this program. [+]

Law Studies 2017 in Athens Greece. Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Law (LLM, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Masters') Language of Instruction: Greek / English Mode of Study: Full / part-time attendance Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: General goals: The program allows for specialization in the subject of the Law on the theoretical and practical level. A postgraduate education at degree holders legal or related qualification and individuals who aim to work on subjects related to the legal science (Law profession, judiciary, solicitors, companies and private organizations, Public Service, Semi-Government Organisations, Local Government ( Municipalities and Communities), Public Organizations and Agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations, diplomatic corps). The aim is to further develop and increase the level of knowledge, skills and abilities of people who will attend this program. Emphasis is given to deepening in specialized areas of legal science who have important theoretical and practical significance and understanding of legal in a competitive European environment as it has developed in the European Union. This demonstrates the nature and function of the state of law through the admixture and the alliloepireasmo with European law, details the way in which the law is interpreted and applied in practice, particularly study both the theoretical aspects and disputes, and the production practical and applied knowledge in dealing with the current problems and challenges. Specific Objectives: Special aim of the Postgraduate Program in Law arises to improve the ability of understanding and application of specialized legal aspects of the practitioners of law in any industry if they are two basic parameters that contribute to the development of competitiveness in this area. Specific objective of the Programme is also the understanding of the challenges presented by the involvement of a Member State in the EU and in European law, as well as the challenges in the existing legislation at European and international perivaallon or in the field of trade and entrepreneurship, either on human rights and social justice. The Program prepares lawyers to address these challenges effectively. Students will have the opportunity to not elaborate on research and modeling and practice of law at both general and specific level. The program is structured in such a way that enables students to specialize in areas of particular interest, having a background knowledge and experience in legal science. Career Prospects: The program is aimed at graduates existing legal or related degree who seek to acquire additional qualifications that will help them in employment or better performance in a law office, a company, the public, banking, private or semi tomea.I development of knowledge Field of Law at postgraduate level and university level research will provide new opportunities for people who serve in this area and will improve the level of knowledge and management issues related to the sector Access to Further Studies: Graduates of this program will be able to pursue further studies in the field of knowledge of the Law at the doctoral level. [-]

Master of Philosophy in Legal Research or Governance Studies

European Law and Governance School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Greece Athens

The ELGS Master of Philosophy is a 2-year degree program which enables students to conduct independent research in the fields of Legal Research, Governance Studies, or on an interdisciplinary topic. It is supported by the expansive ELGS International Faculty network of over 100 legal and governance scholars and practitioners worldwide, the ELGS’ Partner Universities across Europe and the world, and the EPLO. [+]

The ELGS Master of Philosophy is a 2-year degree program which enables students to conduct independent research in the fields of Legal Research, Governance Studies, or on an interdisciplinary topic. It is supported by the expansive ELGS International Faculty network of over 100 legal and governance scholars and practitioners worldwide, the ELGS’ Partner Universities across Europe and the world, and the EPLO. Importantly, students of the program will be granted access to attend EPLO events on key themes in EU law and governance and to interact with renown EU leaders and decision-makers. Students graduate with a clear understanding and awareness of the most up-to-date scholarly research, as well as a solid network to support them in their career after the ELGS. Successful applicants will be assigned a supervisor, based upon their academic interests, from the renowned International Faculty Network of the ELGS. Full time residency is not a requirement for this degree, but students may be required to attend several training sessions throughout the program which will be held at the EPLO premises in Greece. The first training session will introduce students to advanced research methods, while consecutive sessions focus on tutoring and teaching skills. Students are also expected attend classes, seminars, and lectures, as designated by their supervisors, and to be actively involved in presenting their research findings at conferences throughout Europe and the greater world . Upon completion of the program students will deliver up to a 50,000 word thesis and must successfully defend their thesis in front of an international jury to attain their MPhil. While this program encourages mobility and flexibility, students are expected to be devoted full time to their MPhil studies. Candidate students that are employed should be able to balance work and study and deliver their thesis within the reasonable time limits. Program Benefits The ELGS MPhil program is a modern program of the highest academic standard, which has been designed with flexibility and mobility in mind. The International Faculty Network is comprised of professors and practitioners from throughout the world, which enables students to conduct research on a wide-range of topics, in many countries and in roughly 10 languages.* *Pending the availability of a suitable supervisor. Program Content The structure and content of the program can be found below: Year 1 Attend 2 week orientation program in mid October at Sounion (25 hours of classes in research methods, statistical methods, presentation preparation, public speaking) Assign Supervisor and Devise Work Program Attend classes and conferences as determined by supervisor Meetings with supervisor Qualifying Test (10,000 word paper on research proposal, Title, Draft Outline) Year 2 Assist in undergraduate tutorials of the ELGS (for resident students) Attend classes and conferences as determined by supervisor Delivery of Thesis Thesis Defense Faculty The faculty for the MPhil in Legal Studies and/or MPhil in Governance is comprised of scholars and practitioners with notable international experience in their fields of research. Students will be matched with an appropriate supervisor by the ELGS from the list of members of the International Faculty Network and from the resident faculty of the school. Academic Requirements Students from all over the world are admitted following a rigorous application process. Prospective students for the MPhil should have a first or second class undergraduate degree in law, political sciences, or in a relevant field of the social sciences. High caliber students with a background in a different field of studies or a particularly competitive profile with evidence of relevant professional experience and long-term dedication to the field will also be considered. Due to the international nature of the program, degree equivalencies will be determined by the Faculty Board. Please note that students that are interested in pursuing a PhD but that do not have a postgraduate degree should apply for the MSt or MPhil program. Language Requirements All courses of the program will be taught in the English language. As a result, students originating from non-English speaking countries must evidence their level of English language skills in accordance with the following: TOEFL Internet based, Score of 90 or above Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency, Grade B or above Any other internationally recognized test with equivalent marks Students intending to conduct their research in a language other than English must demonstrate their level of the relevant language skills. [-]

Master of Studies (MSt) in Legal Research or Governance Studies

European Law and Governance School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Greece Athens

The ELGS Master of Studies is a 1-year degree program which enables students to conduct independent research in the fields of Legal Research, Governance Studies, or on an interdisciplinary topic. [+]

Law Studies 2017 in Athens Greece. The ELGS Master of Studies is a 1-year degree program which enables students to conduct independent research in the fields of Legal Research, Governance Studies, or on an interdisciplinary topic. It is supported by the expansive ELGS International Faculty network of over 100 legal and governance scholars and practitioners worldwide, the ELGS’ Partner Universities across Europe and the world, and the EPLO. Importantly, students of the program will be granted access to attend EPLO events on key themes in EU law and governance and to interact with renown EU leaders and decision-makers. Students graduate with a clear understanding and awareness of the most up-to-date scholarly research, as well as a solid network to support them in their career after the ELGS. Successful applicants will be assigned a supervisor, based upon their academic interests, from the renown International Faculty Network of the ELGS. Full time residency is not a requirement for this degree, but students will be required to attend several training sessions throughout the program which will be held at the EPLO premises in Greece. The first training session will introduce students to advanced research methods, while consecutive sessions focus on tutoring and teaching skills. Students are also expected attend classes, seminars, and lectures, as designated by their supervisors. Upon completion of the program students will deliver a 30,000 word thesis and must successfully defend their thesis in front of an international jury to attain their MSt. While this program encourages mobility and flexibility, students are expected to be devoted full time to their MSt studies. Students that are employed must be able to balance work and study and be able to deliver their thesis within the established time period. Program Benefits The ELGS MSt program is a modern program of the highest academic standard, which has been designed with flexibility and mobility in mind .The International Faculty Network is comprised of professors and practitioners from throughout the world, which enables students to conduct research on a wide range of topics, in many countries and in roughly 10 languages.* *Pending the availability of an appropriate supervisor Program Content Attend 2 week orientation program in mid October at Sounion (25 hours of classes in research methods, statistical methods, presentation preparation, public speaking) Assigned a Supervisor and Devise Work Program Attend classes and conferences as determined by supervisor and meet with supervisor Delivery of Thesis Thesis Defense Faculty The faculty for the MSt in Legal Studies and/or MSt in Governance is comprised of scholars and practitioners with notable international experience in their fields of research. Students will be matched with an appropriate supervisor by the ELGS from the list of members of the International Faculty Network and from the resident faculty of the school. Academic Requirements Students from all over the world are admitted following a rigorous application process. Prospective students for the MSt should have a first or second class undergraduate degree in law, political sciences, or in a relevant field of the social sciences. High caliber students with a background in a different field of studies or a particularly competitive profile with evidence of relevant professional experience and long-term dedication to the field will also be considered. Due to the international nature of the program, degree equivalencies will be determined by the Faculty Board. Please note that students that are interested in pursuing a PhD but that do not have a postgraduate degree should apply for the MSt or MPhil program. Language Requirements All courses of the program will be taught in the English language. As a result, students originating from non-English speaking countries must evidence their level of English language skills in accordance with the following: TOEFL Internet based, Score of 90 or above Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency, Grade B or above Any other internationally recognized test with equivalent marks Students intending to conduct their research in a language other than English must demonstrate their level of the relevant language skills. [-]

LLM in EU Law

European Law and Governance School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Greece Athens

This one year taught degree program offers students an in-depth look at key issues of European Union law, and enables students to choose from a variety of elective courses addressing the most pressing themes being discussed throughout Europe. [+]

This one year taught degree program offers students an in-depth look at key issues of European Union law, and enables students to choose from a variety of elective courses addressing the most pressing themes being discussed throughout Europe. The objective of the program is to offer a) a solid institutional /constitutional understanding of the manner the EU works and the ways it may evolve in the future, b) a comprehensive and horizontal vision of the main EU policy areas combined with c) a spot-on analysis of some of the most dynamic policy areas. The approach followed will be essentially legal, but the political and other contextual dynamics will also be put into perspective. Students having followed the program shall be in a position to discuss any major EU legal issue, as they will be acquainted with the relevant legislation, case law and scholarly literature. They shall be in a position to offer oral and/or written advice on core questions of EU law and will be able to draft basic court submissions on EU law matters, as well as to write a publishable academic paper. To whom it is addressed It is ideal for students with first degrees in legal sciences or in the field of governance, which desire or require in depth knowledge in key themes in EU law for their professional advancement. The program is also offered in a format convenient for professionals. Options One year taught program in Athens at the ELGS on EU Law One Semester in Athens at ELGS and One Semester study abroad at one of the ELGS’ partner universities: Qualified students will have the opportunity to study abroad during the second semester of their studies at one of the ELGS’ partner universities. Double degree program with Temple University: one year at ELGS (EU Law) and one year at Temple (US Law). Before applying, students should also carefully consider this double degree program with Temple University, a two year program, where students will take the LLM at the ELGS and followed by one year at Temple University as part of their LLM for Foreign Lawyers. Upon successful completion of the double degree program, students will be eligible to register for the American Bar Exam. Additionally, this LLM program can be a student’s first steps towards a research degree (MPhil or PhD) in EU Law. Program Benefits The LLM in EU Law is created and supported by the expansive ELGS International Faculty network of over 100 legal and governance scholars and practitioners worldwide, the ELGS’ Partner Universities across Europe and the world, and the EPLO. Importantly, students of the program will be granted access to attend EPLO events on key themes in EU law and governance and to interact with renown EU leaders and decision-makers. Students graduate with a clear understanding and awareness of the most up-to-date scholarly research and best industry practices, as well as a solid professional network to support them in their career after the ELGS. Program Content The LLM in EU law is a one year taught degree program with a thesis requirement, earning a total of 60 ECTS credits. Courses are led by key theorists and practitioners in their fields, and delivered through classic lectures and interactive tutorials. Some courses will also integrate other teaching methodologies where appropriate, such as moot courts, site visits to various public and private offices, as well as group presentations. Students must successfully complete 6 compulsory modules and 2 optional modules, followed by a 15,000 word thesis. Compulsory Modules The Constitution of the EU and EU External Relations Law Judicial Protection Competition Law European EMU Law EU Environment and Energy Law From Market Freedoms to Citizens Optional Modules* EU Capital Markets Law The EU Area of Freedom, Security and Justice EU Consumer Protection Law Fundamental Rights EU Banking Law *Course availability is subject to adequate enrollment Academic requirements Students from all over the world are admitted following a rigorous application process. Prospective students for the LLM in EU Law should have a first degree in law, in accordance with the requirements of their host country, which grants them access to the legal profession or to the qualifying exams for admission to the bar in their country of studies. High caliber students with a background in governance studies or a particularly competitive profile with evidence of relevant professional experience and long-term dedication to the field will also be considered. Due to the international nature of the program, degree equivalencies will be determined by the Faculty Board. Language requirements All courses of the program will be taught in the English language. As a result, students originating from non-English speaking countries must evidence their level of English language skills in accordance with the following: TOEFL Internet, Score of 90 or above Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency, Grade B or above Any other internationally recognized test with equivalent marks Students intending to study at a partner institution for their second semester must clearly demonstrate their ability to attend courses in the relevant language of instruction at the host university they are interested in attending. [-]