Rigorous Procedure

Rigorous Examination

The rigorous examination and defence of rigorous thesis are conducted at the Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava in accordance with the respective provisions of Section 53(8) and (9), Section 63 and Section 109(4) of Act No. 131/2002 Coll. on Universities and on Amendments and Supplements to Certain Acts (hereinafter only referred to as the “Act”) and the Directive of the Rector of Comenius University (Internal Regulation No. 13/2013) and the Directive of the Dean of the Faculty of Law of Comenius University (Internal Regulation No. 19/2015).

Principles of Rigorous Procedure at Comenius University in Bratislava

The study programme graduate as well as the university graduate who has obtained the Master's Degree may take the rigorous examination which also includes the defence of rigorous thesis within the branch of study in which the graduate obtained the university education or in the related branch of study. Upon its successful completion, the applicant is awarded the academic degree in law – Doctor of Juridical Science (sometimes also referred to as Doctor of Laws) (abbr. J.D. or JUDr. in Slovak). Principles applicable to the organisation of rigorous examination and defence of rigorous thesis as well as the application for examination are accessible at www.flaw.uniba.sk (section: Study/Rigorous Procedure). These are continually updated and edited.