In carrying out its programme of instruction in the area of law of the European Union and international business law, the ECPD applies the basic teaching methods, such as:
- Traditional lectures;
- Case studies;
- Work on individual projects;
- Teamwork on projects;
- Autonomous learning and the study of broader literature. The ECPD International Postgraduate Studies in Law of the European Union and International Business Law employs all these forms, although traditional teaching and individual work are still dominant as a part of culture and tradition in the region of South-East Europe. In the coming period, an attempt will be made to include case studies from domestic and foreign practice, work on projects and teamwork into teaching methods.
Duration of Studies
Postgraduate studies at master’s levels last four semesters. The total length of time to be devoted to lectures, exercises and other forms of didactic work has been determined in accordance with the Charter and Statute of the United Nations University for Peace, as well as the ECPD Statute.
Specialist’s studies are organized in the function of user requests. The subjects are conceived in accordance with the field of study and offer specialized knowledge necessary for professional work. Tailor-made seminars cover special areas or the areas requested by students.
Specialized lectures are conducted in accordance with the programme of the ECPD forum devoted to a global view on the development of the world.
Postgraduate studies can be attended by the candidates having a degree in legal, economic, political, organizational, sociological and philosophical sciences. The candidates will be selected on the basis of the results of their previous studies and personal interviews. The studies are also open to the graduate students of other faculties if they pass the exams in the subjects that will be determined on the basis of the programmes of undergraduate studies, in accordance with the Statutes of the ECPD and United Nations University for Peace. The candidates must be fluent in English, which has to be confirmed by a certificate from a competent school. The candidates may produce such a certificate by the end of the second semester.
Schedule of Lectures
The schedule of lectures is determined in such a way to suit the students' need. Lectures on Master's Studies are held every second weekend Friday afternoon and Saturday, or Saturday and Sunday morning. Lectures on Specialist's Studies and Seminars are organized in accordance with the agreement with beneficiaries.
Final Paper and a Diploma
Prior to defending a specialist or master’s thesis, the candidate must pass the exams in all anticipated subjects.
The procedure of application, assessment, carrying out and defense of specialist's or master's thesis are regulated by the Rules on the ECPD International Postgraduate Studies.
The final papers are submitted to the administrative body of the School upon approval of the mentor. The oral defense will be organized within two months upon submission of the final paper at the latest.
After meeting all other obligations, the student will receive the diploma of the European Center for Peace and Development (ECPD) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT).
The core of the teaching staff of the ECPD International Postgraduate Studies of Law of the European Union and International Business Law is consisted of permanently engaged renown legal experts, professors at worldwide known universities of Europe and USA and officials of international organizations, as well as Serbia and Montenegro's professors of universities and recognized legal experts in the European Union and International Business Law3, selected in accordance with the academic standards and the Charter and Statute of the United Nations University for Peace.
ECPD System of Education- Guarantee of High-Quality Knowledge and Skills
In view of increasingly radical social and economic changes, the volume and quality of knowledge and skills are the basic criteria used by successful companies in the world when selecting their jurists.
Proceeding from the key role of personnel training for a successful market transformation, the ECPD put the quality of teaching at the top of its priority list.
The motto of the European Center for Peace and Development (ECPD) is that its postgraduate studies should become and remain the real schools of excellence.
The tuition fee for specialist's and master's studies are fixed in euros and payable in foreign currency (USD, EUR) or in its dinar equivalent on the day of payment at the market exchange rate. The tuition fee for one semester is EUR 1,950 and has to be paid at the beginning of the semester. The money will not be given back if the student interrupts his/her studies.
The application of the master's thesis and topic evaluation amount to EUR 850, and evaluation of the paper and the defense of a master's thesis amount to EUR 1,250.
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Last updated February 8, 2018