European Law

What is European Law?

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A European Law is a complex system, consisting of European integration law, legal norms ensuring functioning of the European system for the protection of human rights, as well as other legal norms of European international treaties.

Concept of European Law can be understood either as Legal regulation of relations in Europe (as a continent), including all international organizations activity, or, which is more specific, as a law which exist only in the countries of the European Union - this law is laid down in the Treaties.

European Law program structure

A degree in European Law is the best option for non-EU students wishing to receive education in Law area which can be applied to law systems in a lot of countries. A European Law study program doesn’t varies a lot from country to country; a regular Law degree depends on the legislation of the country in which you study. That is why many prospective students choose an European Law degree instead of a regular Law degree. But of course, if you are interested in the law-enforcement system of a specific country, you wish to work in this country and to deal only with its internal affairs, then you should definitely apply for a Law study program in one of the universities of this country. However, a degree in European Law will be useful too.

An undergraduate study program in European Law usually consists of lectures and seminars. Many study programs in European Law also include a year abroad in one of the European countries.

Entry requirements for European Law applicants

Applicants for undergraduate degree in Law need to have high grades in History and Social Sciences. All study programs in European Laws you can find on our website are taught in English, language proficiency is always required. All universities accept the results of IELTS, TOEFL or other equivalent test.

Note that usually application process for Law study programs in foreign universities is highly competitive. For example, only 7 percents of all applications in Yale University are accepted.

Best Universities

According to QS Top Universities Ranking by Subject, the best university in the world specializing on Law curriculum, is Harvard University in USA. Some information about Harvard University, application procedure and entry requirements, as well as all study programs hosted by Harvard University, can be found in the university’s profile on our website.

The list of other worlds leading universities hosting Law study programs, include: University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Yale University, Stanford University, New York University, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, University of Chicago, University of Melbourne and many others. Most of the top universities hosting Law study programs are located in USA or UK. Specific requirements for international applicants from these countries can be found on our website.

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