LAW

Objective of the Study program is to prepare a highly skilled lawyer with the knowledge of national legal system, legal processes, regulations, capable to evaluate and to apply them responsibly, analyse and solve legal problems; and to develop a creative, socially educated, responsible personality able to adapt to the changes in the working environment of law professionals, today’s labour market requirements and able to work successfully in a competitive market.

Upon completion of this program students are awarded the professional bachelor’s degree in Law.


State code: 653M90005 Granted qualification degree / professional qualification Professional Bachelor of Law
Study area: Social sciences The program is registered:
Study field: Law
Duration of studies: NL – 3 years, I – 4 years
Extent of the program in credits: 180

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITIES

Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Latvia, Spain, Czech Republic, Germany, South Africa.

Students also have the opportunity to practice in various global Kolping network organizations.


DESCRIPTION OF PRACTICE

The Law study program includes four professional practices and the final practice. Objective of the practices is to consolidate theoretical knowledge of the subject and to gain practical knowledge in studying the work of employees of legal departments or personnel departments of small and medium enterprises, bailiffs, court secretaries, court clerks, notaries, solicitors, and functions, opportunities, job prospects for lawyers, etc.


FURTHER STUDY AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates can continue their studies in the second cycle of studies, according to the procedures of the higher education institution.
Upon completion of the study program, graduates are able to work as a pre-trial investigation officer, customs officer, personnel manager and specialist; bailiff or notary assistant; official at the county/municipal departments, local authorities, law enforcement agencies, law firms, etc.

When studying at the Law study program, in the 3rd year, you can deepen your knowledge in one of the chosen specializations – Enforcement Proceedings/ Public Administration/ Social Security/ Legal Servicing of Small and Medium-Sized Business.


Students who chose the Legal Servicing of Small and Medium-Sized Business specialization, will additionally study the following accredited subjects: Commercial Law, Finance Law, Financial Accounting and Auditing.

Students who chose the Social Security specialization, will additionally study the following accredited subjects: Social Security Law, Social Support and its Planning, Legal Regulation of Care and Welfare.

Students who chose the Public Administration specialization, will additionally study the following accredited subjects: Public Administration, Fundamentals of Administration of Municipalities, Activities of Non-Governmental Organizations.

Students who chose the Enforcement Proceedings specialization, will additionally study the following accredited subjects: Enforcement Proceedings, Legal Regulation of the Bailiff’s Work, Financial Accounting and Auditing.

Study field subjects – Information Technology, Logic, Legal Theory, Legal History, Basics of Latin language, Legal Psychology, Constitutional Law, Civil Law, Administrative Law, Criminal law, Labour Law, International Law, Civil Procedure Law, Criminal Procedure Law, etc.

General subjects – two foreign languages, Philosophy, Language Culture, Christian Social Teaching.

COMPETITIVE SCORE
Maturity examinations History (0,4), Lithuanian Language and Literature (0,2)
Maturity examinations OR annual grade Mathematics (0.2)
Annual grade (only one of these subjects that do not match the previously selected subjects) Geography/Biology / Foreign Language / Arts/ Information Technologies (0,2)

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • collect, analyse and organize regulatory legislation;
  • interpret data relevant to the law;
  • select and evaluate the rules of law regulating people’s behaviour;
  • analyse the rules of law and evaluate behaviour and activities of people and social institutions;
  • apply principles of individual branches of law of the Republic of Lithuania, contents of the most important legal institutes;
  • analyse the content of the European Union’s regulatory legislation.
  • argue legal decisions by applying specific legislation;
  • use legal information databases, systematize legislation, and based on them, prepare projects of law application acts;
  • execute decisions of the judge and (or) other law applying officer in respect of implementation of law application acts;
  • organize a court hearing, record its progress, manage files.
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