Study program of Law

In the study program: Law, consisting of two modules, namely, General and Commercial Law, there is a variety of courses focusing on judicial and commercial subject matter. Hence, in this study program, students can learn about various legal mechanisms, problems and ways in which they can be resolved, enabling them to cope with different situations and understand the role of top-level professionals in this field for the whole society. This study program provides students with the most comprehensive and advanced knowledge and skills needed for the current legal practice both in our country and abroad. In the Commercial Law module, the emphasis is on courses which expand students’ knowledge in the field of commerce, while the General Law module encompasses knowledge from several legal disciplines. By mastering the content of this study program, students become prepared for doing jobs in different organizations, institutions, as well as state and private companies and firms.

Undergraduate academic studies last four years and carry the total number of 240 ECTS points. After finishing the study program: Law, students are awarded the academic title of a BACHELOR OF LAW, no matter which module they had chosen and completed.

After graduation, students can continue their education in the form of master’s studies which last one academic year or they can decide to start their own careers and sit for a bar examination.

The teaching process is organized in small groups and based on mentoring students, which enables direct contact between a student and a professor. The emphasis is on the individual development of students, development of their creativity, critical thinking, team work, functional knowledge and usage of the latest technology. Occasional visits by experts from different fields contribute to the quality of teaching.

  • The Law Module offers students the possibility of getting a job and starting their career in different parts of the judicial system (e.g. courts of law, law firms, prosecutor's offices, public attorney’s offices etc.), working in various types of administrative institutions as well as in the commercial/economic sector.

    Curriculum for the study program of Law

    The General Law Module - Undergraduate academic studies

    Course name Semester ECTS points
    First year
    1. Introduction to Law I 10
    2. Roman Law and the History of Judicial Institutions I 8
    3. The Fundamentals of Economics I 6
    4. Sociology I 6
    5. Constitutional Law II 14
    Elective list 1:
    6. Elective course 1 II 8
    7. Elective course 2 II 8
    * Legal Ethics
    * Russian language - general language course
    * German language - general language course
    * English language - general language course
    * Law of the European Union
      Total number of ECTS points   60
    Second year
    1. Introduction to Civil Law III 8
    2. Family Law III 8
    3. Criminal Law - general course III 9
    4. Misdemeanor Law III 6
    5. Property Law IV 7
    6. Labor Law IV 9
    7. Inheritance Law IV 7
    8. Criminal Law – specialized course IV 6
      Total number of ECTS points   60
    Third year
    1. Administrative Law - general course V 7
    2. Law of Contracts and Torts V 8
    3. Criminal Procedure Law - general course V 8
    4. Public International Law V 7
    5. International Protection of Human Rights VI 8
    6. Criminal Procedure Law – specialized course VI 6
    Elective list 2:
    7. Elective course 3 VI 8
    8. Elective course 4 VI 8
    * Basics of informatics
    * Business Russian course
    * Business German course
    * Business English course
    * The Fundamentals of Environmental Law
    * Law of Local Self-Government
      Total number of ECTS points   60
    Fourth year
    1. Administrative Law – specialized course VII 5
    2. Financial Law VII 7
    3. Organized Crime VII 8
    4. Civil Procedure Law VII 9
    5. Commercial Law VIII 8
    6. Private International Law VIII 7
    Elective list 3:
    7. Elective course 5 VIII 8
    8. Elective course 6 VIII 8
    * Criminology with Legal Psychology
    * Criminalistics
    * Business Informatics
    * International Commercial Law
      Total number of ECTS points   60
  • The Commercial Law Module is focused on commercial and legal subject matter, with selected courses which give students a possibility to develop careers primarily in the field of commercial law within the judicial system and/or commercial sector.

    Curriculum for the study program of Law

    The Commercial Law Module - Undergraduate academic studies

    Course name Semester ECTS points
    First year
    1. Introduction to Law I 10
    2. Roman Law and the History of Judicial Institutions I 8
    3. The Fundamentals of Economics I 6
    4. Sociology I 6
    5. Constitutional law II 14
    Elective list 1:
    6. Elective course 1 II 8
    7. Elective course 2 II 8
    * Legal Ethics
    * Russian language - general course
    * German language - general course
    * English language - general course
      Total number of ECTS points   60
    Second year
    1. Introduction to Civil Law III 8
    2. Family Law III 8
    3. Criminal Law - general course III 9
    4. Misdemeanor Law III 6
    5. Property Law IV 7
    6. Labor Law IV 9
    7. Inheritance Law IV 7
    8. Criminal Law - specialized course IV 6
      Total number of ECTS points   60
    Third year
    1. Law of Contracts and Torts V 8
    2. Criminal Procedure Law - general course V 8
    3. Law of the European Union V 6
    4. Traffic Law V 8
    5. Criminal Procedure Law – specialized course VI 6
    6. Administrative Law VI 8
    Elective list 2:
    7. Elective course 3 VI 8
    8. Elective course 4 VI 8
    A student is supposed to choose two out of five offered courses:
    * Banking Law and Securities
    * The Fundamentals of Environmental Law
    * Business German course
    * Business English course
    * Business Russian course/td>
      Total number of ECTS points   60
    Fourth year
    1. Financial Law VII 7
    2. Civil Procedure Law VII 9
    3. International Commercial Law VII 6
    4. Industrial Property Law VII 7
    5. Commercial Law VIII 7
    6. Private International Law VIII 7
    Elective list 3:
    7. Elective course 5 VIII 8
    8. Elective course 6 VIII 8
    A student is supposed to choose two out of four offered courses:
    * Insurance Law
    * Diplomatic and Consular Law
    * Basics of Informatics
    * Law on Local Self-Government
      Total number of ECTS points   60
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