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LLB in European Law
This degree is ideal for students that:
- seek positions in EU institutions and bodies,
- desire to be lawyers in large legal firms operating at an EU level, are from outside of the EU but must interact with the EU,
- desire to be legal advisors working at cross-border levels within the EU,
- aim to be national public administrators that work on an EU level
- aspiring to engage in legal research
The legal track of the ELGS Undergraduate studies aims to shape the European lawyer of the new era, focusing on the European perspective of the legal profession, while highlighting the common legal traditions of European states and the principles that underpin the discipline on a global scale.
- enables students to better understand the current context, framework and long-term objectives of the EU in its mission for the full integration of Member States
- enables students a great degree of flexibility, mobility and personalization of their studies.
- students can further on specialize in a national law of their choice either by following the Master 1,2 path of the ELGS or by studying abroad at the many partner universities and institutions throughout Europe and the world.
- students will need to serve as interns in return for course credits, thus gaining invaluable on-the-job experience and building a professional network to support them after graduation.
- students will be able to understand the origins of EU legal integration, its systems and framework, where the challenges lie, and where more work needs to be done.
Are invited to apply:
All courses of the program will be taught in the English language, with the exception of specialized optional modules. As a result, students originating from non-English speaking countries must evidence their level of English language skills in accordance with the following -unless they have attended an English high school or have a degree from an English taught program:
- TOEFL Internet based, 80
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency, C
- Other internationally recognized tests with equivalent marks may be accepted, upon decision of the Faculty Board.
The LLB in European law is a degree program, earning a total of 180 ECTS credits. Courses are led by key theorists and practitioners in their fields, and delivered through:
Other teaching methodologies
All ELGS academic programs will be conducted in a HYBRID format both online and on-premise.
Students must successfully complete 18 compulsory modules and select from a list of optional modules, which include skills courses and an internship. The list of available courses is as follows. Elective modules are subsequent to adequate enrolment:
1. Skills Course: Research, Writing and Presentations
2. General Principles of Civil Law
3. Introduction to Legal Systems and Legal Reasoning
4. General Principles of Public Law
5. EU law I: Institutions, Governance and Basic Principles
6. Constitutionalism and Comparative Constitutional Law
7. Public International Law
8. Introduction to Comparative Law
1. EU law II: Internal Market and Competition Law
2. Rights Framework: EU; ECHR; National Constitutions
3. Public Law, New Technologies and E-Democracy
4. EU Law III: The EU Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
5. International Criminal Law
6. Skills Course: Rhetoric & Mock Trials
1. International Economic Law
2. EU and Global Administrative Law
3. EU and Comparative Commercial Law
4. EU State Aid & State Regulation Law
1. Western Political Thought2. Introduction to Economics (micro and macro) 3. Comparative federalism 4. Introduction to Public Administration 5. Comparative Law of Contracts (England, France, Italy and Germany) 6. Comparative Law of Torts (England, France, Italy and Germany) 7. European Labor and Social Security Law 8. European and Global Intellectual and Industrial Property Law 9. Cultural Diversity and the Law 10. Legal Theory and Legal Philosophy 11. Behavioral Sciences in Law and Politics 12. International and EU Environmental Law 13. EU and International Taxation Law 14. IT and the Law 15. EU and Global Banking and Finance Law 16. International Investment and Investment Arbitration 17. Essentials of Corporate Finance 18. EMU Law 19. EU Procedural Law: Commission and Courts 20. Law and Economics
Scholarships available - Full and Partial up to 70% of tuition fees
Tuition for both EU and International students for the LLB program is 9,900 € per academic year. Please be advised that there are other direct and indirect costs related to accommodation, books and living expenses which must be taken into consideration by students when applying.
There are Full and Partial Scholarships available for students from all over the world and especially from Italy, and specific countries of the Balkan peninsula, Central Asia, Caucasus and Black Sea, or Africa that take into consideration merit. If you are interested in receiving a scholarship, the appropriate box should be selected on the application form and a 400-600 word personal statement must be submitted, outlining the ways in which you satisfy the criteria. For more information on Scholarships please visit the relevant page under Admissions tab.
Students from all over the world are admitted following a rigorous application process which consists of two-phases.
- Students must first submit their application.
- Once they have done so, candidates considered for admissions may -if considered necessary- be invited to an interview.
To apply for a program, students must first review the application form and its requirements to ensure the collection of appropriate material. By the time they have gathered all documentation they should proceed with payment of the onetime application fee either at the relevant online portal or at via a bank transfer. Students should always add their surname, initial letter of their first name and Degree title in the deposit description. They can then proceed with their application which can only be conducted online and submit it along with the supporting documentation, listed below. All support documents must be in electronic format and uploaded to be sent with the application, except for the 2 reference letters, which should be emailed directly from the Referees to LLB admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org. Students may be invited to be interviewed.