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The postgraduate degree (Master) Programme is divided in two specializations:
* International Law
* European Law.
To obtain the degree, students must successfully complete the programme requirements and undertake the writing of a Master Thesis.
The programme is organised in two stages.
For the first semester, all studentsmust attend the common "core" courses. In the second semester, students select an International law or European law
Each candidate must attend seven courses:
* the three compulsory "core" courses
* at least three of the specialization courses of the candidate´s chosen specialization.
During the second and third semesters of their studies, postgraduate students attend two courses in their specialization and begin working on their Master Thesis, which is completed during the fourth semester of their studies.
Duration: The minimum period of study for full-time students is three (3) academic semesters and the maximum period of study is eight (8) academic semesters.
All of the Department´s postgraduate courses equal 10 ECTS. They are divided into compulsory core courses and specialized courses. They can also be grouped, in terms of their subject, into three fields: Public International Law (NOM520-529), European
Union Law and Comparative Public Law (NOM 530-539) and Private International Law and Comparative/European Private Law (NOM 540-549.
List of Courses
Compulsory (Core) Courses
NOM 520 Public International Law
NOM 530 European Union Law
NOM 540 Private International Law: Civil Litigation
Specialty (Elective) Courses
Specialization A: «International Law»
NOM 522 International Human Rights Law
NOM 523 International Criminal Law
NOM 524 United Nations Law
NOM 525 Special Issues in International Law
NOM 544 International Trade Law: International Commercial Arbitration
Specialization B: «European Law»
NOM 532 European Public Law
NOM 533 EU Constitutional Law
NOM 534 Comparative Constitutional Law
NOM 535 European Constitution and the Draft Constitution Treaty
NOM 536 European Criminal Law
NOM 542 Private International Law: Contractual Obligations
NOM 543 Private International Law: Non-contractual Obligations
The LL.M. thesis is 20.000 - 25.000 words long, in Greek. Exceptionally, upon a positive recommendation of their academic advisor, candidates may be permitted to write their thesis in another European language.