The postgraduate program EUROPEAN UNION LAW focuses on scientific research and training in the field of European Union Law. Particular emphasis is given on the most important legislative and jurisprudential developments concerning the key areas of this law, such as the four basic freedoms of the Internal Market, judicial and extra-judicial protection, human rights, free competition, state aid, public procurement, copyright etc.
WHY CHOOSE TO ATTEND?
The MA in the European Union Law combines academic knowledge with the requisite of practical experience and familiarity with the major issues of the European Union legal order. Graduates can be employed in the private and public sectors where EU law knowledge is required, as well as in a variety of professions (such as public school teachers, business executives, lawyers, public officials, judges, etc.) where knowledge of the European Union law is considered necessary.
The Open University of Cyprus (OUC), through its participation in the European project "Liaison Offices with the Labour Market", offers to students of all its programmes of study, the optional and free of charge Thematic Unit (i.e. Module) entitled "Industry Placement". This module provides students opportunities for a placement to gain professional experience in their particular field of study, and the hosting institution can be any public or private organisation operating in the Republic of Cyprus.
Each student has the right to participate in this offering once or twice during his / her studies, provided that s/he meets the required conditions.
Request more information by contacting the OUC Liaison Office here.
European Credit Units - ECTS: 120
Teaching Language: Greek
Level of Studies: Postgraduate
Title to be Awarded: Magister Artium (MA)
The minimum requirement for admission to a postgraduate programme is an undergraduate degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution.
It is also advisable that candidates possess the following:
- Very good English language skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)
The total cost of the fees for this postgraduate program is 7,200 Euro.
The tuition fees for each module are 900€.
Applications can be submitted exclusively online:
Application dates for the Academic year 2022-2023 : June 27 - July 20, 2022.
For the successful completion of the Master programme in European Union Law, students must successfully undertake:
eight (8) modules each lasting six months,
six (6) compulsory modules of research, theoretical and practical nature and
two (2) out of four (4) elective modules chosen from a list of 2 academic directions (European Competition Law and European Business Law).
Students, under the supervision of their instructors, are required to submit two (2) written assignments per module. After successful completion of the assignments, they are entitled to take part in the final written examinations.
DEE111: European Institutional Law
DEE112: Internal Market Law
DEE121: Jurisdictional Protection
DEE122: Human Rights Protection
DEE211: Environmental Protection Law
DEE212: Consumer Protection Law
DEE221: State Aid Law
DEE222: Partnerships, Abuse of Power, Control of Concentration between Undertakings
DEE225: Public Procurement Law
DEE226: Intellectual Property Law
DEE695: Industry Placement (1st)
DEE696: Industry Placement (2nd)
If you would like to request more information about the "Industry Placement" Thematic Unit / Module DEE695 and DEE696, please contact the OUC Liaison Office here.