|Qualification awarded||Master in Law|
|Field of study||Law|
|Faculty||Faculty of Law|
|Length of the programme (years)||1 year (2 semesters)|
|Scope of programme (ECTS)||60 ECTS|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Starting date||1st September|
|Click here to apply|
* this programme is under accreditation. Expected start date is Sep 1, 2020
WHY STUDY TECHNOLOGIES LAW AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY?
The aim of the programme is to prepare legal professionals with a thorough knowledge of the legal framework and social-economic impact of new technologies (in particular information and communication technologies, but also financial, legal, medical and biotechnological technologies). The graduates of the programme will be able legally interpret, critically evaluate and create and apply legal rules in professional practice.
KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Programme designed of most relevant and up-to-date courses
- Triangulation: technological, regulatory, economic implications
- Ethical background: social vs personal interest
- Practical application (e.g. drafting patent claim, intellectual property licence, etc.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
- Bachelor of Laws or an equivalent qualification of a jurist from institutions of higher education;
- Language proficiency depending on the group:
English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe), proof of proficiency in English: IELTS 5.5+, iBT TOEFL 65+;
The requirement does not apply to those who have graduated from the studies delivered in English or if it is a native language of a candidate.
Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme or use VU’s Bilateral cooperation agreements which gives an opportunity to study at VU’s Partner Universities or do internship abroad.
As innovation and technology is disrupting every industry, and the legal world is no exception. Master in Technologies Law will give broad opportunities to work in different areas, including public and private sector, to adapt to the challenges of changing nature of work.