Post qualification training for lawyers

In 2016 KSU has launched two international LL.M degree programmes, which are also open to the legal practitioners who wish to attend just several courses and obtain the post qualification training certificate.

Post qualification training certificate can be obtained within the framework of these Master programmes:KSU-master-of-laws-programmes-mob
The courses in both LL.M programmes are practice-oriented and cover latest developments, main actual problems and proposed solutions in certain field, and are taught by legal expertise from prestigious European universities such as:

  • Brunel Law School (Great Britain),
  • University of Hamburg (Germany),
  • Ghent university (Belgium),
  • College of Europe (Belgium),
  • University of Geneva (Switzerland),
  • Business School Lausanne (Switzerland),
  • Central European University (Hungary).

Each course in the programme is taught 4 hours/day and consists of 20 hours (6 ECTS). KSU Law faculty organizes post qualification courses using the module system meaning that each course is taught within one week.

The participant who is interested in obtaining a post qualification certificate can choose to attend one or more courses and is free to choose whether or not he/she will participate in the final exam. In the case the participant chooses to take the final exam, he will be provided with final certificate, which includes the number of earned ECTS (6 ECTS/course) that are recognized at the university level.

Meanwhile if the participant chooses just to attend the course(s)– he/she will be provided with final attendance certificate without ECTS, which is also recognized as post qualification training.

400 EUR per course (attendance of the course and post qualification training certificate).
300 EUR final exam (exam and post qualification training certificate with 6 ECTS).



Fall semester 2016

Courses LL.M programme Professor
International trade law





Prof. dr. Makane Mbengue, University of Geneva, Switzerland
International investment law


International contract law


Prof. dr. Leonila Guglya, Business school Lausanne, Switzerland
Alternative dispute resolution


Competition Law of the EU  


Prof. dr. Jacques Bourgeois Gent university/College of Europe, Belgium
Legal aspects of Europe’s Integration into the Global Economy Prof. dr. Thomas Bruha, University of Hamburg, Germany
Legal reasoning in the EU law Dr. Gerard Conway, Brunel law school, Brunel University London, UK

Prof. dr. Makane Moïse Mbengue is Associate Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva. Prof. Mbengue is also a Visiting Professor at Sciences Po Paris (School of Law). He holds a Ph.D. in Public International Law from the University. He acts as a professor for courses in international law organized by the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) and by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Prof. Mbengue acts as counsel in disputes before international courts and tribunals.

Dr. Guglya holds SJD degree, in International Business Law from Central European University (CEU), as well as three graduate level degrees in law, all – with a certain extent of concentration on international commercial law and international dispute settlement issues – from (chronologically) the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (Ukraine); Central European University (Hungary) and University of Geneva Law School and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Switzerland). Dr. Guglya has worked with several international law firms in Ukraine, Belgium and France and carried out a major interdisciplinary international investment arbitration research project at the University of Geneva Law School. Being currently in charge of law and dispute settlement in several academic institutions in Switzerland, Dr. Guglya is an author of a number of publications on international law and dispute settlement topics.

Prof. Dr. Jacques Bourgeois is a counsel in the law firm WilmerHale where he advises on all aspects European Union law, specifically in relation to EU competition matters and international trade law. Mr. Bourgeois has been appointed Chairman of the Competition Commission advising the Belgian government. Mr. Bourgeois is Professor of the College of Europe (Bruges), guest professor at the University of Gent.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Bruha is Emeritus professor for European law at the University of Hamburg and the Director of European Integration Foundation of Europa-Kolleg Hamburg. He is one of the leading German legal experts  of economic and legal aspects of Europe’s Integration into the world economy.

Prof. Dr. Gerard Conway lectures at  Brunel law school and specializes in European constitutional law (European Union and comparative), especially the role and legal reasoning of the European Court of Justice and held a number of visiting positions, most recently iCourts Centre in the Law Faculty of the University of Copenhagen (2015), University of Buckingham, as leader for the course Systems Analysis in International Law (in 2009), and the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal law, Freiburg, Germany (2011).
For more information, please contact:
Dr. AidaKišūnaitė
Vice-Dean for Research and Studies,
Law faculty, Kazimieras Simonavičius university
Tel./fax +370 5 213 5172,
E-mail: aida.kisunaite@ksu.lt