Curriculum Structure

The LLB program lasts for four years and is divided into semesters, eight semester during duration of the programme.

The first year is dedicated to subjects which aim at providing a general knowledges and the context where there legal professional takes place. The second year introduces the student to different substantive areas of laws while the third is dedicated to procedural aspects of various areas of law. The traditional subjects are also combined with important subjects that are useful for the Kosovo context and contemporary developments in legal studies namely the international, European, commercial and technological aspects of law. The curriculum also contains various electives in each semester (4 ECTS).

Practice is an important feature of the curriculum and it is mainstreamed into the courses – a significant percentage of workload and assessment is dedicated to practical education. A legal clinic and dissertation are designated in the last semester.

YEAR ONE: 60 ECTS

SEMESTER  1:30 ECTS
Hours per week
NoType

Subject

LPECTS

Lecturer

1CTheory of State and Law7
2CHistory of State and Law5
3CHuman Rights and Ethics of Law5
4

C

Legal Sociology

4
5

C

Legal English I

5
6

C

Elective 1:

§  Legal Statistics

§  Legal Writing

§  Legal Information Technology

4
 SEMESTER  2 :  30 ECTS
8

C

Roman Law

4
9

Kosovo Law

6
10CEconomics and Law6
11CAcademic Writing5
12CLegal English II5
13CElective 2:

§  Theory and Practice of Parliamentarism

§  Basics of Judicial System

§  Intercultural Competence

4
YEAR TWO: 60 ECTS
Semester 3
NoTypeSubjectLUECTSLecturer
14CCriminal Law I [General]4
15

C

Civil Law I [General]4
16CConstitutional Law6

17

C

Administrative Law6

18

C

International Public Law6

19

O

Elective 3:

§  Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

§  Legal Reasoning

§  Leadership and Negotiation

4
SEMESTER 4

No

Type

SubjectLUECTSLecturer

20

C

Civil Law II5

21

C

Criminal Law II5

22

C

Private International Law5

23

C

Commercial Law7

24

C

Family and Inheritance Law4

25

O

Elective 4:

§  Criminology and Penology

§  Criminalistics

§  The Law of International Organisations

4
YEAR 3 THREE
 

SEMESTER 5

26

CLaw of Obligations6

27

CCivil Procedure Law5

28

CCriminal Procedure Law5

29

CAdministrative Procedure Law5

30

CEU Law I [Institutional]5

31

OElective 5:

§  Management of Judicial Institutions

§  Legal Psychology

§  Project Management

4
SEMESTER 6

32

CEmployment and Social Security Law5

33

CComparative Constitutional Law4

34

CEnvironmental Law5

35

CEU Law II [Substantive]6

36

CFiscal Law6

37

CElective 6:

§  Banking and Financial Law

§  International Trade Law

§  Consular and Diplomatic Law

4
SEMESTER 7

38

CIT Law5

39

CIntellectual Property Law4

40

CConsumer Protection Law5

41

CCompany Law6

42

OElective 7:

§  Insurance Law

§  Media Law

§  International Relations

6
SEMESTER 8

43

CLegal Clinic10

44

CLegal Research Methods5

45

CDissertation15