Master in International and European Law

Palacky University

Program Description

Master in International and European Law

Palacky University

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Key features

  • 2 years programme (3 semesters full-time/in-class courses + 1 semester of dissertation preparation)
  • state-accredited Master´s degree programme
  • possibility to spend part of the study at one of our 40 Erasmus+ Partner institutions
  • close contact with professors and stimulating environment
  • scholarship opportunities for outstanding students

The programme is:

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modern and unique …

  • it prepares students to reflect and critically analyse current legal and political trends of international and European law
  • it provides a challenging and innovative focus on both International and European law and their mutual interaction

comprehensive …

  • it addresses a whole range of general as well as specific topics and profoundly examines their interaction
  • it offers students an inclusive knowledge of crucial subjects, fosters their critical thinking and enhances practical legal skills

tailored and specialised …

  • it enables students to choose from a broad range of elective and optional courses
  • it allows students to develop new levels of creativity in cross-cutting areas of the law (e.g. human rights protection; environmental law, institutional law)

student-oriented …

  • it is a medium sized programme with convenient study groups that stimulate interaction among students and Faculty
  • it offers a number of scholarships for qualifying students (read more)
  • it provides the guidance of an advisor who to assist with organization of academic and other activities
  • it includes a wide variety of support services (read more) and extracurricular activities (read more)

internationally oriented …

  • it offers a unique, rewarding and stimulating international climate as it welcomes students from various countries around the world
  • it presents the opportunity to spend a part of the studies within a very special network of Erasmus+ partner institutions across Europe and other institutions around the world
  • the Faculty and academic staff have extensive international teaching and research experience with a deep appreciation for cultural diversity
  • selected courses are taught by additional international experts from academia and practice in cutting-edge areas of the law

International, National And Regional Career Opportunities For The Future

Diverse, challenging opportunities are available for graduates ready to achieve their professional goals and this includes practice at all levels, work with government agencies and positions in international organizations as well as in administration, business, development, finance, investment, industry, technology, trade and new areas of growth in the twenty-first century. The door to stimulating employment opens cutting-edge opportunities.

List of courses

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First year of studies

Core

Winter semester

  • Public International Law I.
  • Introduction to Scientific Methods
  • Constitutional Law of the European Union
  • History of EU Integration

Summer semester

  • Public International Law II.
  • EU Economic Law
  • Private International Law

Elective *

Winter semester

  • Transition to Democracy

Summer semester

  • Law of International Organizations
  • EU Human Rights Protection
  • International Human Rights Law
  • EU External Relations Law

Optional *

Winter semester

  • International and European Moot Court I
  • EU Recht – der Binnenmarkt und die Rechtsprechung des EuGH
  • French in EU Law I.

Summer semester

  • French in EU Law II.
  • EU Competition Law
  • Comparative Law

Second year of studies

Core

Winter semester

  • Multi-level Constitutional dimension of the EU
  • Diploma Thesis I.
  • EU Institutions

Summer semester

  • Diploma Thesis II.

Elective *

Winter semester

  • Law of Armed Conflict and Use of Force

Optional *

Winter semester

  • International Economic Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Constitutional Systems of European Countries

Summer semester

  • International and European Environmental Law
  • European Civil Procedure
  • Current Economic Issues
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How to apply

Application deadline: 15 July

  • Complete the online Application Form at: admission.upol.cz
  • After filling in the online application form, upload and submit the following documents:
    • Structured Curriculum Vitae (signed)
    • Certified copy of Bachelor´s degree diploma in law or similar field of study. You are also eligible to apply during the last year of your current study programme, provided you obtain your final degree and submit a certified copy before 30 September of the respective year.
    • Official academic transcripts and certificates from the University (or a certified copy)
    • Letter of Motivation
    • Letter of Recommendation – from a professor or an academic who can assess applicant’s ability and motivation to enrol in the program
    • Proof of English language competence (CEFR level B2) – to be proven by English language certificates (TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, CPE) or documents about previous university studies in English language
    • Passport Copy of valid passport or European ID card – a photocopy of the page with a photograph and personal data
    All the documents stated above (accompanied by a certified translation to Czech or English, if not originally in one of these languages) must be submitted by the deadline also as officially authenticated hard copies by regular mail, express mail or registered mail to the International Relations Office of the Faculty of Law.
  • Pay the application fee of CZK 580 (equivalent in EUR) online or by a bank transfer.

The decision on admission is based primarily on documents submitted by applicants; if necessary a video call/skype interview with the applicant may be required.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 18, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
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2 years
Full time
Price
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2,500 EUR
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Czech Republic - Olomouc
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