To the attention of the full-time first 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 2015/2016 academic years for the following joint master degree programmes:
Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human Rights (has been implementing since 2013 academic year)
Intellectual Property Law
Healthcare Law and Policy
Students who have successfully completed the Programme will receivetwo diplomas:
- a UkrainianMaster of law, awarded byTaras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, once they have satisfied the Ukrainian criteria to receive this diploma;
- a LithuanianMaster of law, awarded by theMykolas Romeris University, once they have satisfied the graduation requirements of the Programme to receive this diploma.
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.
The duration of the Programmes 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 Programmes 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 isEnglish. 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 University 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.
There is the following mobility schedule for the programmes:
- For MA programme in Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human Rights:
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.
- For other MA Programmes:
60 ECTS credits (during the first and the second semesters) must be earned at Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, 60 ECTC credits (during the third and the forth semesters) – at Mykolas Romeris University.
For the MA Programme in Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human Rights the master thesis defense and the state exam will be held at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
For other MA Programmes the master thesis defense will be organized at Mykolas Romeris University and the state exam – at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Courses within the Programmes:
Courses common for all MA Programmes:
Topical Issues of Public Law
Topical Issues of Procedural Law
Topical Issues of Private Law
Professional and Corporate Ethics
Courses within the MA in Legal Regulation of Public Administration and Human Rights:
EU Institutional Law
Legal Framework of Public Administration
Comparative Constitutional Law
International Protection of Human Rights
Legal Framework for Independent Regulatory Authorities
Courses within the MA in Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property in the Internet
Enforcement of Intellectual Property
Law of Trade Marks and Design
EU Intellectual Property Law
Protection of Other Objects of Industrial Property
Courses within the MA in Private Law
Civil Rights Protection in International Courts
Property Law and Trust Law
Problems of International Private law
European and International Contract Law
Comparative Tort law
Family Law Unification
Courses within the MA in Healthcare Law and Policy
Legal Framework for Healthcare Governance
Liability in Healthcare
Human Rights in Healthcare
Legal protection of personal data in the healthcare
EU Health Law
International Healthcare Regulation
Bioethics and biopolitics
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.
At Mykolas Romeris University the students of the Programmes shall pay the tuition fee set for EU-nationals students.
The students are not subject to the registration fee at Mykolas Romeris University.
During the compulsory mobility programme, the students of the Programmes 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 Partner where the studies take place, books, stationary, student unions fees and any other general services charges that are applicable to all students of the Partner where the studies take place.
Who can apply for the Programme:
The Programme is available to 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 2015.
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 submit an application to the Dean’s office.
The deadline for applications is 4thof September 2015.
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.