- 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:
modern and unique …
- it prepares students to reflect and critically analyze 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
- 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 specialized…
- 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)
- 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
First year of studies
- Public International Law I.
- Introduction to Scientific Methods
- Constitutional Law of the European Union
- History of EU Integration
- Public International Law II.
- EU Economic Law
- Private International Law
- Transition to Democracy
- Law of International Organizations
- EU Human Rights Protection
- International Human Rights Law
- EU External Relations Law
- International and European Moot Court I
- EU Recht – der Binnenmarkt und die Rechtsprechung des EuGH
- French in EU Law I.
- French in EU Law II.
- EU Competition Law
- Comparative Law
Second year of studies
- Multi-level Constitutional dimension of the EU
- Diploma Thesis I.
- EU Institutions
- Diploma Thesis II.
- Law of Armed Conflict and Use of Force
- International Economic Law
- International Criminal Law
- International Commercial Arbitration
- Constitutional Systems of European Countries
- International and European Environmental Law
- European Civil Procedure
- Current Economic Issues
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 enroll 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 the English language
- Passport Copy of valid passport or European ID card – a photocopy of the page with a photograph and personal data
- 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.
About the School
It is the university, together with a number of other educational institutions that makes Olomouc the top student city in the Czech Republic – where every fifth person in the city is a student!