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European Law
& Governance School

BA in European Law
& Governance Studies

Undergraduate Program

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Starts on

October 2022


3 years

Program Fees


Participant profile

This degree is ideal for students that:

  • seek positions in European and international institutions and bodies
  • aim to be national public administrators that work on an EU and international level
  • aim to pursue a career in the areas of public policy, public affairs, civil society organizations, and related sectors
  • are interested in further studies and specialization in governance, public policy, politics, and international relations
  • desire to be legal advisors working at cross-border levels within the EU

3-year taught degree program, earning a total of 180 ECTS credits

Key benefits

  • Provides an in-depth and interdisciplinary look at key issues of law and governance in the European Union
  • Enables students a great degree of flexibility and personalization of their studies as it allows them to choose to follow the first two years the discipline of their choice for example LLB in European law and the last year the BA in European Governance program, or vice versa. This grants students the option of personalizing their studies as much as possible, depending upon what they hope to do in their future careers.
  • students can further specialize in any of the specific subject areas of the program. 
  • 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 have a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and of contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union.

Program Content

The BA in European law & Governance Studies 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:

Classic lectures

Interactive tutorials

Other teaching methodologies

All ELGS academic programs will be conducted in a HYBRID format both online and on-premise.

Program Modules

The students according to their choice of specialization can select available courses from the curricula of the LLB in European Law and the BA in European Governance.

Academic Requirements

Are invited to apply:

Language requirements

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:

  • 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


Students from all over the world are admitted following a rigorous application process which consists of two-phases.

  1. Students must first submit their application. 
  2. Once they have done so, candidates considered for admissions will 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 Referees to LLB admissions at BAelgs@elgs.eu . Students may be invited to be interviewed. 

At a glance, the application must include:


We are currently accepting applications for Session 2022/2023
and the process will remain open until June 30.

Tuition fees

Scholarships available - Full and Partial up to 70% of tuition fees

Tuition for both EU and International students for the BA in European Law and Governance Studies program per academic year 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 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.

Recognition of Degrees of the ELGS/EPLO

Art. 76 of Law 4310/2014 par. 8 (amending Art. 4 of Law 3328/2005), states that higher education degrees issued by International Organizations to which the Greek Republic is a party are equivalent to the degrees delivered by the Greek public higher education institutions.

The degree programs offered by the ELGS are acknowledged by the network of Universities that have signed agreements with the ELGS.