Admission to the Joint Master Degree Programme "Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human Rights"

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Faculty of Law


To the attention of the full-time firth year master level students

of the Faculty of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv!





The Faculty of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in cooperation with Mykolas Romeris University (Vilnius, Lithuania) is pleased to announce the admission for the joint master degree programme “Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human Rigths” for the 2014/2015 academic year.

Students who have successfully completed the Programme will receive two diplomas:

-  a Ukrainian Master of law, awarded by Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, once they have satisfied the Ukrainian criteria to receive this diploma;

-  a Lithuanian Master of law in Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human rights, awarded by the Mykolas Romeris University, once they have satisfied the graduation requirements of the Programme to receive this diploma.

The first cohort of students of this Programme is currently studying at Mykolas Romeris University. The more information regarding their experience can be found at the Faculty of Law web-site: Ця електронна адреса захищена від спам-ботів. Вам потрібно увімкнути JavaScript, щоб побачити її.

About Mykolas Romeris University:

Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), a public institution, is an international university located in Northern Europe (Vilnius, Lithuania). Each year the University admits a large number of creative and talented young people.

Receptive to change, promoting intellectually stimulating studies and focused on consistent research activities, Mykolas Romeris University contributes to the development of a well-rounded personality: a mature, enterprising and independent future leader and a responsible citizen.

The University has over 20,000 students who stand out as highly-motivated and enthusiastic about their chosen field of studies. The study programmes are continuously renewed and updated, responding to the needs of society and providing young people with knowledge and skills necessary to build a successful career.

Mykolas Romeris University promotes international activities and is proud of its participation in research on European and international levels. The University actively cooperates with international organizations, encourages students’ and lecturers’ mobility, takes part in international research projects, as well as implements and creates joint study programmes, enabling students to acquire double or triple degrees. University students, lecturers and research staff have become part of a uniform international studies and research system, where all partners strive to deliver success.

For more information about Mykolas Romeris University please visit: http://www.mruni.eu.


Programme’s description:

The Programme’s aim is to prepare master level graduates with deep knowledge of the EU Legislation on encouragement of realization and protection of human rights in public administration area, good practices of the EU Member States and neighboring countries in this area.

The duration of the Programme is two academic years and it comprises:

-         60 ECTS credits distributed in 2 semesters at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv; and

-         60 ECTS credits distributed in 2 semesters at Mykolas Romeris University.

The teaching of courses within the Programme will be conducted jointly by the teaching staff of both Universities.

The rules and regulations governing the studies, the rights and obligations of a student are determined by the University where the studies take place.

Language of the Programme is English. Lectures, seminars, tutorials etc. will be carried out in English. Examinations will be carried out in English. Master thesis and internship report must be submitted and defended in English. Students will prepare a master thesis under a double supervision of teachers of both Universities and shall defend it before a state examination commission at Taras Shevchenko National Univerity of Kyiv which will include the representatives of both Universities.

Student mobility is an essential and integrated part of the Programme. Students are expected to follow courses at both Universities. 60 ECTS credits (during the first and the forth semesters) must be earned at Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, 60 ECTC credits (during the second and the third semesters) – at Mykolas Romeris University.

Courses within the Programme:

Intellectual Property Rights

Pedagogy of Higher Education

Actual Issues of Public Law

Actual Issues of Private Law

Actual Issues of Procedural Law

Legal framework of Public Administration

International protection of human rights

Constitutional rights in old and new democracies

Refugee law

Philosophy of human rights

EU institutional law

Legal framework for regulatory authorities

Administrative Justice

Constitutional Justice

Legal framework for electronic government

Legal protection of personal data

Energy Law

Administrative regulation of business

The Universities fully recognize the courses offered within the Programme, evaluations of the learning outcomes and the credits awarded by each of the Partner Universities.


Registration and tuition fees:

The students pay the registration and tuition fees to the University where the studies take place.

During the compulsory mobility programme the students of the Programme are responsible for financing their travel, accommodation and daily expenses, visa (temporary residence permit) costs, international insurance coverage relevant to their stay in the country of the University where the studies take place, books, stationary, student unions fees and any other general services charges that are applicable to all students of the University where the studies take place.

Who can apply for the Programme:

The Programme is proposed for the full-time first year master level students of the Faculty of Law of Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv who were admitted in the year of 2014.


Selection procedure:

Applicants must have very good knowledge and skills of English (at least B2 proficiency level under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

In order to apply for the Programme please send a scan copy of signed application form (appendix 1) to the email: Ця електронна адреса захищена від спам-ботів. Вам потрібно увімкнути JavaScript, щоб побачити її. (please indicate the topic of the letter as “MA application 2014) and submit an application (appendix 2) to the Dean’s office.

The deadline for applications is 12th of September 2014 (inclusively).

In case of necessity an interview may be appointed. In this case the applicants will be notified via e-mail.

The successful applicants will be informed by email.

The successful applicants are required to submit documents necessary for the bachelor diploma recognition by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC, Lithuania) and enrolment of students to Mykolas Romeris University. Enrolment of a student to Mykolas Romeris University may be rejected in case of non-recognition of the diploma by SKVC.

In case of additional questions please contact the Administrative Law Department (room # 324).


Application Sample Documents