The Faculty of Law of the West University of Timisoara has earned a reputation as one of the most important law faculties in Romania. Its curriculum is compatible with those of the other prestigious law faculties in Europe. On an international level, the faculty has on-going collaborations with peers from France (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Montpellier), Italy (Bologna, Padova, Udine), Hungary (Pécs, Szeged), Serbia (Belgrade, Novi Sad), but also outside Europe, such as China (East China University of Political Science and Law). Its professors of International and European Law have contributed to many notable results in international students’ competitions in international law, European Law, and human rights.
The main objective of the program is that the students acquire the competencies allowing them to understand the European Union law in its relationship with the domestic systems of the Member States. Specific competences cover most of the essential aspects of European Union Law, from its general concepts and the mechanism of the European judicial control to the specifics of enforcement, recognition, consumer law, company law, tax law, and internet law. Foreign professors are invited each year for a series of lectures. The duration of study is 1 (one) year, and full attendance is required.
Main course titles
- Principles of EU Law
- EU Institutions and Procedures
- Human Rights in the EU
- Conflicts of Laws and of Jurisdiction in the EU
- Competition and Consumer Protection EU Law
- EU Fiscal Law
- EU Law of Financial Institutions
- EU Company Law
- EU Internet Law
- EU Social Law
Potential labor market positions following graduation
The current difficult legal problems of the European Union and of EU member states makes for specializations in the field of EU law to be very sought after. Graduates in complementary fields such as the economy, finance, corporate may also benefit substantially from a specialization in EU law.
Optional disciplines are grouped in packages, which complete the student’s specialization path. The student is responsible for choosing this path before the beginning of the university year during which the optional package is available. The period for writing the master’s thesis (dissertation paper) starts in the last semester of study.
West University of Timisoara is one of the accredited universities in Romania to organize the Preparatory Year of Romanian Language. This language course is mandatory for students who wish to study in Romanian language and don’t have a language certificate in this sense. During the Preparatory Year students acquire the requisite knowledge of Romanian language as well and specific knowledge correlated with future training profile (anatomy, physics, chemistry, drawing technical etc.) if the curriculum is organized in Romanian.
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Last updated December 13, 2017