Faculty of LawComenius University Bratislava

Programme Overview

Master’s degree programme – Master in Law is a programme offered by the Faculty of Law, Comenius University in Bratislava. As one of the few Faculties of Law in the Central and Eastern Europe, it offers a complete two-year programme in English. Unlike other Faculties of Law in the region our programme is neither only certified postgraduate programme or life-long education, nor Master degree programme in the non-legal field of study e.g. legal specifics. The graduate of the programme will acquire a full Master degree in Laws that allows him to enrol to any of the professional chambers in Slovakia or to practice any of the legal professions.

The philosophy of the Master’s degree programme – the goal of the Master in Law programme is to offer students a broad platform on which to design their own course of study within the parameters set by the Faculty of Law, Comenius University in Bratislava. The Master’s degree programme offers an innovative legal education in accordance with foreign, mainly Western European, models. It was implemented as a result of the Foreign Language Master Degree Programme project "Law of European Integration and Globalization", which was co-financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund within the operational programme Education.

Since the inception of the Master of Law programme, the Faculty of Law has introduced and taught a considerable number of new courses. Along with introducing new content, the Faculty has embraced the most modern, innovative teaching methods, with an emphasis on gaining practical skills through clinical education and moot courts.