For English speaking international students Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University (hereinafter – NLU) offers Bachelor’s Programme in International Law (in English) (Specialty 293 “International Law”).
The Programme encompasses studies of both public and private international law. As far as public law is concerned, the Programme includes various courses addressing the law of international organizations, treaties law, environmental law, diplomatic and consular law etc. Special attention is paid to general provisions of public international law and its history. Students are encouraged to consider the law as the cross-border phenomenon and to scrutinize the interdependence between the law, international relations and global economy. Therefore, courses in economics are also included. Within the realm of private law students have an opportunity to study numerous courses each dedicated to particular issue, such as contracts, torts, intellectual property etc. Human rights protection constitute an important part of the tuition. In this respect the emphasis is put on European Convention on Human Rights and case law of European Court of Human rights.
The aim of the Programme is not only to gain theoretical knowledge, but also to foster practical skills that enable students to interpret and apply relevant international and trans-national instruments, case-law and doctrine in order to resolve various legal issues arising in the modern globalized world. The tuition is designed to train skills enabling students to work for international governmental and non-governmental organisations. Thus, students learn how to draft numerous legal documents (contracts, complaints, claims etc.), how to conduct correspondence and represent physical persons, companies and states in courts, tribunals and other bodies. Having completed the Programme students will be able to deal with the complicated tasks that demand conducting legal research and implementing innovations.
Duration of the Programme: 4 years; 240 credits ECTS
Tuition fee: 39 500 UAH per year
Step 1. Receive an “Invitation to Study”
All international applicants coming to Ukraine intending to study must obtain a student visa, which is only possible upon receiving an “Invitation to study” from the university they are applying to. The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine defines the standard of the invitation letter.
In order to obtain an “Invitation to study” you should submit the following documents:
Nota Bene. The “Invitation to study” does not guarantee your enrollment.
Step 2. Submit documents
From 12 July until 1 November submit the following documents to University:
Step 3. Undergo the interview
The primary aim of the interview is to check whether the applicant’s command of English is good enough to allow he or she to study law in English. Secondly, during the interview the admission board assesses the applicant’s general knowledge of the world history. Basing on the interview results and submitted documents the admission board decides whether the applicant is enrolled or not.
Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University has 16 dormitories with a total area of 113 790 square meters. Therefore, all international students can be accommodated for a fair price (approximately 1200 UAH per month). Check out our premises on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3fGnZkfKq4.
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