Programme Structure

All students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 120 ECTS in two academic years including a master thesis and a state examination. Mandatory courses of the programme comprise 64 ECTS. Minimum of 40 ECTS shall be chosen from the mandatory-elective courses including participation in one of the moot courts. The remaining 16 ECTS shall be selected by the student form the list of elective courses. Some electives may be offered on a temporary basis.

Mandatory courses

Year/semester

ECTS

Public International Law 1

1W

5

EU LAW 1

1W

5

Private International Law 1

1W

4

Legal Skills (Interpretation and Argumentation in Legal Practice)

1W

3

Human Rights

1W

4

International and European Labour Law and Social Security Law

1W

4

Public International Law 2 and International Criminal Law

1S

5

EU LAW 2

1S

5

Private International Law 2

1S

5

EU Competition Law and State Aid

2W

6

Legal Ethics

2S

3

Master's Thesis

2S

10

State Examination

(either State Examination – public law or State Examination – private law)

2S

5

Total

 

64

Detailed description of all mandatory courses is available here.

Detailed description of all mandatory courses is available here (in Slovak).

The applicant is not admitted to any specific legal concentration, however during his studies, the student can select among the mandatory-elective courses according to his individual interests. One elective concentration offered is Law of International Trade focusing primarily on the private law elements of International and European Business Law. Another elective concentration is Law of International Organizations dealing with public law elements of International and European Law.

Mandatory-elective courses

Year/semester

Concentration

ECTS

Company Law

1W

LIT

3

International Relations

1W

LIO

3

History of Private Law

1W

LIT

2

History of Public Law

1W

LIO

2

Private Comparative Law

1S

LIT

3

Public Comparative Law

1S

LIO

3

Corporate Governance

1S

LIT

3

Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law

1S

LIO

3

Negotiation

1S

LIT

3

International Negotiation

1S

LIO

3

Alternative Dispute Resolution

2W

LIT

3

International Treaty Law

2W

LIO

3

Law of International Trade

2W

LIT

4

Economic and Monetary Union

2W

LIO

4

Mergers and Acquisitions

2W

LIT

3

Immigration and Asylum Law

2W

LIO

3

Intellectual Property Law

2S

LIT

3

WTO Law and Practice

2S

LIO

3

International Taxation and Private Sphere

2S

LIT

3

International Taxation and Incomes of State Budget

2S

LIO

3

* LIT = Law of International Trade; LIO = Law of International Organizations

Detailed description of all mandatory-elective courses is available here.

Detailed description of all mandatory-elective courses is available here (in Slovak).

 

Detailed description of all elective courses is available here (in Slovak).