Master in International Law

Mykolas Romeris University

Program Description

Master in International Law

Mykolas Romeris University

The purpose of study programme specialization is to prepare international law specialists who will be able to conceptualize, identify, understand, analyse and resolve problems arising in international legal regulation, develop motivated, logical and legally grounded arguments and solutions to these problems and the ways to prevent them, which would ensure effective application of international law, improve the work of states and international organisations. Specialisation responds to the need to have professional, high skills specialists, able to develop and implement the strategies and foreign policy objectives of any country, represent and protect the interests of states or companies in international fora, ensure effective international cooperation among the states and international organisations and coherence between international and national law. The study programme also addresses the challenges of globalisation whereby the line between international and national is slowly disappearing and international issues become more and more relevant in traditional fields.

The studies begin at Mykolas Romeris University and include 1 compulsory study abroad semester through the Erasmus scheme. Students are free to choose from partner universities that offer corresponding subjects. This programme combines all the essential aspects of International Public and Private Law, as well as the European Union Law. So far it is the only international law programme which offers international internships to practice the knowledge and skills acquired.

International Mobility Possibilities

The international mobility is required. Study programme includes one compulsory study abroad semester (III semester). The IV semester is devoted to internship (recommended abroad). For the semesters abroad and the internship, students can apply for Erasmus+ scholarship.

Career Prospects

Having graduated from International Law study programme, individuals can work as advocates, diplomats, international business leaders, policymakers, in international law divisions of government institutions, in international arbitration and judicial bodies as lawyers or judges, international organizations, European Union institutions, legal departments of internationally operating law firms and enterprises, international research agencies and non-governmental sector.

Entry Requirements

Bachelor's degree of law or an equivalent first university degree with a minimum 3-year study duration.

English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not have IELTS or TOEFL certificates.

Application Procedure and Required Documents

Follow 4 steps:

  1. Fill out the online application form at apply.mruni.eu
  2. Upload required documents
  3. Secure your registration by paying the application fee
  4. Submit your application

Required Documents:

  1. Educational documents
    1. For Bachelor degree-seeking students: Certified true copies of secondary education diploma or high education diploma with the transcript of academic records. Documents must be officially translated into the Lithuanian or the English language.
    2. Note: Additional educational documents (such as the results of state examinations or pre-University education) might be required according to the applicant's country of residence.
    3. For Masters degree-seeking students: Certified true copies of university transcript and diploma (a candidate must have a University Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent first university degree with a minimum 3-year study duration). Documents must be officially translated into the Lithuanian or the English language.
  2. Document proving results of the English language proficiency.
    1. For Bachelor degree-seeking students: at least level B1; assessments of English language proficiency certificates equivalent to level B1: TOEFL Paper 477-510, TOEFL IBT 53-64, IELTS 4.5-5.0, PTE level
    2. For Master degree-seeking students: at least level B2, assessments of English language proficiency certificates equivalent to level B2: TOEFL Paper 513-547, TOEFL IBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0.
    3. Note: in case you do not have IELTS or TOEFL, there is a possibility to take the online English language level test organized by the University. You should choose this option when filling the application. There is no additional fee for this test.
  3. Passport copy
  4. Passport type photo
  5. Notarized letter of sponsorship from parents/sponsors and the letter from a bank about their financial abilities (showing incomes from the last 3 months).
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Mykolas Romeris University

Last updated December 4, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 1, 2019
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
2,240 EUR
- EU sudents (per year); 3120 EUR - Non-EU students (per year)
Information
Deadline
June 30, 2019
Additional admission for the citizens of EU Member States and the countries of the visa-free travel regime for entry into the Republic of Lithuania, as well as citizens of the countries requiring visas for entry into the Republic of Lithuania where there are Embassies of the Republic of Lithuania will be organized from 8th of July until 2nd of August.
Locations
Lithuania - Vilnius, Vilnius County
Start date : Sept. 1, 2019
Application deadline June 30, 2019
Additional admission for the citizens of EU Member States and the countries of the visa-free travel regime for entry into the Republic of Lithuania, as well as citizens of the countries requiring visas for entry into the Republic of Lithuania where there are Embassies of the Republic of Lithuania will be organized from 8th of July until 2nd of August.
End date Request Info
Dates
Sept. 1, 2019
Lithuania - Vilnius, Vilnius County
Application deadline June 30, 2019
Additional admission for the citizens of EU Member States and the countries of the visa-free travel regime for entry into the Republic of Lithuania, as well as citizens of the countries requiring visas for entry into the Republic of Lithuania where there are Embassies of the Republic of Lithuania will be organized from 8th of July until 2nd of August.
End date Request Info