Master of Arts in Law

John Naisbitt University

Program Description

Master of Arts in Law

John Naisbitt University

This study program represents the continuation of the education of students from accredited study programs of undergraduate studies Law and Security, and Public Administration.

Degree (academic title)

Master of Arts in Law


Candidates eligible to apply to the master studies have received a bachelor’s degree at the Faculty of Law and the former Faculty of Public Administration, as well as students who have received bachelor’s degree from:

  • Faculties of Law, public administration, politics-law and law-business studies,
  • Faculties of Security,
  • Faculties of Political science,
  • Faculty of Safety at Work,
  • Military Academy,
  • Police Academy

or other similar faculties with studies for four years(240 ECTS) from Serbia and abroad, including students who have graduated from specialized professional studies at similar faculties of socio-humanistic sciences, as there is a need of exams recognition.

Students should confirm the knowledge of business English by submitting a valid certificate or to take the exam before the Committee. The Committee is composed of three English languages teaches employed at John Naisbitt University. The Committee may on the basis of Certificate of passed exams in English allow the student not to take the test.

Students must also submit a short resume.

The number of students who enroll in this program is aligned with teaching staff, physical, technical and technological capabilities of the Graduate School.

*The program requires a Serbian language pre-course, which is organized by the Center for career development, counseling and life-long learning within the University. The course lasts for two months from end August until October, and it costs 350EUR.

Courses and modules

The teaching process at master academic studies is organized according to the program that includes three compulsory courses, three elective courses from one of the three elective modules (Law, Public Administration, and Security), each by 6 ECTS and final master thesis evaluated with 12 ECTS.

Students are obliged to attend lectures (held in the afternoon), take exams in compulsory and elective courses within the selected module and do the master thesis.

Compulsory courses:

  • Methodology of Social Sciences
  • Public Administration
  • Major Legal Systems

Elective courses
Elective courses are classified into three elective modules – Law, Public Administration and Security. The elective module Law consists of four sub-modules dealing with narrower legal fields – Public Law, Criminal Law, Civil Law and International Law. The elective module-Public Administration and Security does not have sub-modules.

Elective module- Law
Within the elective module Law, students can choose three out of four offered courses from the specific scientific field related to the master thesis.

Specific scientific field – Public Law

  • Specific Administrative Law
  • EU Administrative Law
  • Employment and Civil Service Law
  • Environmental Law

Specific scientific field – Criminal Law

Criminal Law (Substantive and Procedural)

  • Crime Prevention Policy
  • Criminology
  • Judicial Law

Specific scientific field – Civil Law

  • Civil Law (Substantive and Procedural)
  • Family and Inheritance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Intellectual and Industrial Property Law

Specific scientific field – International Law

  • Contemporary International Law
  • EU Law
  • National Minority Protection
  • EU Common Foreign and Security Policy
  • Geopolitics

Elective module – Public Administration
Within the elective module – Public Administration students can choose three out of five offered courses from the specific scientific field related to the master thesis.

  • EU Law
  • Local Government Management
  • Regional Economic Development
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Geopolitics

Elective module – Security
Within the elective module Security students can choose three out of six offered courses from the specific scientific field related to master thesis.

  • Contemporary Security Systems
  • EU Common Foreign and Security Policy
  • Contemporary Crime Theories
  • Crisis Management
  • Environmental Security
  • Security Phenomena Analysis

Master studies are finished by writing and presenting master thesis of 70 to 100 pages. A student chooses a master thesis topic from the master theses list for the current academic year in cooperation with a course professor.

This school offers programs in:
  • Serbian

Last updated January 26, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2019
1 year
Full time
4,500 EUR
Serbia - Belgrade, City of Belgrade
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Oct. 2019
Serbia - Belgrade, City of Belgrade
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