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Master of Law

Full-time studies
Study form – On-campus
Duration – 1,5 years (90 ECTS)
Language – English
Location – Vilnius
Tuition fee per year – 3500 Eur (EEA ); 3500 Eur (non-EEA)
Studies commence – September 1st, 2022
Admission steps

Degree require Bachelor in Law

About the programme

The programme offers students an introduction into the legal infrastructure of global transactions which significance increased dramatically over the recent decades around the globe. The objective of the International Commerce and Business Law programme is to educate legal practitioners who desire to specialize in international trade and international business law. The programme is designed to equip students with both practical and academic tools to provide legal services in a globalized knowledge-based economy.

The programme is composed of 2 core modules, which are taught in English in two semesters and thus is designed to provide students with a systematic learning process.

FOR PERSON WHO:

  • is seeking justice;
  • has analytical thinking skills and a strong sense of responsibility;
  • is already able to solve a variety of legal issues;
  • can think conceptually,
  • aims to become a top-level legal professional in international trade and business law.

WANTS TO BECOME:

  • sought-after specialist, expert or manager not only in local, but also in international organisations (law firms, international companies, etc.);
  • legal professional in the public sector, local and international governmental and non-governmental institutions (the European Commission, the EU institutions, international NGOs, etc.).

WANTS TO BE ABLE TO:

  • understand the trade and law development trends, processes and legal decisions;
  • apply legal norms governing different business areas and use scientific research methods for legal regulation analysis in different fields;
  • make independent effective legal decisions;
  • solve various problems in international business, perform legal analysis, initiate and implement ideas and projects;
  • integrate international business law information into comprehensive commercial and economic decisions;
  • apply legal knowledge socially responsibly and ethically, and asess the consequences.

STUDY SUBJECTS:

International Contract Law / International Investment Law / International Transport Law and Insurance / International and Comparative Company Law / Alternative Dispute Resolution / Law of WTO / Payments and Finance in International Commerce / International Banking Law and Practice / International Tax Law / Industrial Property Protection: Patents, Trademarks and Industrial Design / Master Thesis.

KSU Community speaks

Olegas Beriozovas

Vice-Dean of KSU Law Faculty

KSU Law studies is a great opportunity to have a universal education that provides a variety of professional opportunities to work in the public and private sectors. The programme is focused on contemporary legal issues, students learn to analyse legal situations, to solve problems analytically, not to get lost in the abundance of legal acts and to be able to use them, to find the answer. These studies are useful not only in professional or daily life, but also provide an opportunity to apply your knowledge in specific practical tasks during lectures.

Academic staff

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PROF. DR. RYŠARDAS BURDA

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PROF. DR. RAMŪNAS JUCEVIČIUS

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PROF. DR. DALIA PERKUMIENĖ

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LECT. KAROLIS KAKLYS

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PROF. DR. RAIMUNDAS KALESNYKAS

Why study in Lithuania?

Lithuania is one of the most bilingual and educated nation in Europe, which makes studying here an excellent opportunity to develop your prospects for an interesting career.

The telecommunications, digital media, biotech, aviation, and aeronautical engineering industries are distinctly strong in Lithuanian.

Another big reason why students choose to come to Lithuania is personal safety. Studying abroad can be obscure, especially if you’re leaving your friends and family behind.

Lithuania is an affordable option, Tuition fee and living cost compared to other countries is fairly low-priced.

You can earn while you learn, international students can work during their semesters, you would not require work permit as your study permit is enough to help you find a part time job.

According to surveys, 94.2% of foreign students would recommend studying in Lithuania to their friends. Currently there are students from 95 different countries of the world studying in Lithuania.

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Living in Vilnius!

Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and most international city in the Baltic region. Lithuania is a member of European union and Students enjoy all the benefits of it: euros as a currency, Visa free travel – Vilnius Airport offers direct flights to many European capitals.

The inhabitants of Vilnius are the most satisfied to live in their city of all 28 European Union capital cities, according to the latest Eurostat study.

The New York Times Ranks Vilnius as one of the best places to live.

      Fun facts About Lithuania!

 

  • Basketball is the most popular sport and said to be the second religion of Lithuanians.  Several Lithuanian basketball players have gone up to the NBA’s Hall of Fame. The Lithuanian players who are currently in the NBA include: Jonas Valanciunas, Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Domas Sabonis. Ignas Brazdeikis.
  • Lithuanians Are Super aeronautical and love being in the air. Vilnius is the only capital in the world that you can fly a hot air balloon over.
  • Two famous Pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girėnas attempted a cross Atlantic flight from NYC to Kaunas, Lithuania.
  • Aerobatic flying is another specialty; Jurgis Kairys, the world championship even has a maneuver named after him: the Kairys Wheel.
  • Lithuania is a geographical centre of Europe. Jean-George Affholder, a scientist from the French National Geographic Institute determined that the geographic centre of Europe is located at 54°54′N 25°19′E, near a Lithuanian village named Purnuškės.
  • Lithuania has one of the fastest Internet connections in the World. Lithuania is the first country in Europe which has introduced the Local Breakout (LBO) technology, offering cheap mobile internet for travellers and allowing them to avoid big data roaming charges.
  • Lithuanian Language is one of the most ancient language of all time. The longest Lithuanian word is: “nebeprisikiškiakopūsteliaujantiesiems” which has 37 letters.
  • Lithuania is famous for being the only country in the World with its own official scent, called “The Scent of Lithuania”.
  • The Easter eggs are not brought here by some cute and fluffy bunnies, it is the Easter Granny (“Velykų Bobute”) who does that job in Lithuania.
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