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MA Program in Law



Master's law program aims to:

• To acquire in-depth and systematic knowledge within the chosen concentration in the field of private, criminal or public law, by generalizing best practices and / or using comparative legal methodology;

• Develop innovative approaches to correctly interpreting the norm, comprehensively assessing complex legal problems, and ultimately solving a legal task;

• To acquire the ability to get acquainted with the latest achievements in the relevant field and to carry out scientific-theoretical and practical research independently;

• Develop the ability to formulate their own complex and original legal conclusions in the field of private, criminal or public law;

• Develop the ability to present the results of their research and legal conclusions in a written and oral form in Georgian and foreign languages in compliance with the standards of academic ethics to the academic and professional community;

• Develop the ability to act in accordance with the norms of professional ethics and democratic values in practical activities in the field of law.


Upon completion of the education program of the Master's Degree of Law, the graduate can:

Knowledge and understanding:

Georgian National University Graduate Program in SEU Law:

•  Has deep and systematic theoretical knowledge to form a new vision for solving complex and / or interdisciplinary problems in the field of private, criminal and / or public law;

•  Describes the achievements of national and foreign law, the development perspectives and key trends in the practice and precedents of national and / or international courts, the problems of the interrelationship of international and national law;

•  Explains aspects of the impact of international law and / or EU national law, defines the importance of using the comparative method.

•  Describes the rules of ethics and the peculiarities of disciplinary proceedings.

•  Possesses modern field methods of scientific research, rules of academic honesty and issues of academic ethics, basic rules and principles of creating professional scientific texts.


Georgian National University Graduate Program in SEU Law:

•  Recognizes and comprehensively evaluates complex problems in private, criminal or public law and the factual circumstances of a legal case, carries out innovative synthesis of complex and incomplete information, uses critical analysis and comparative legal methods to develop new, original ways to solve problems.

• Using the method of explanation, on the perfection of legislation, develops its own original legal vision and determines the positive and negative consequences of its own decisions;

•  Communicate the results of its research and legal conclusions, in accordance with the standards of academic ethics, to the academic and professional community in written and oral form in native and foreign languages;

• Conducts the research process independently using the latest methods and approaches in accordance with the principle of academic integrity. Expands knowledge using up-to-date methods through primary sources, scholarly articles, and general analysis of court decisions.

Responsibility and autonomy:

Georgian National University Graduate Program in SEU Law:

•  Respects and recognizes professional and democratic values, standards of ethics and academic honesty, ethical results of scientific research;

•  Manages a complex, unpredictable or multidisciplinary learning and / or work environment and adapts freely through new strategic approaches to diverse groups of people with different views. Has a high level of personal autonomy and accountability, can take responsibility for the activities of others and their further professional development;

• Carries out the synthesis of theoretical components and practical experience, expands knowledge through general analysis of primary sources, scientific articles and court decisions, based on the latest methods in the relevant field.


Prerequisites and procedures for admission to the Master of Laws educational program are in accordance with the current legislation, laid out in the regulatory framework for the study process, posted on the website, and are available to all interested parties.

A person with a bachelor's degree in law or an equivalent academic degree is eligible to study in the Master of Laws program of Georgian National University SEU, who will be admitted on the basis of the results of the Unified Master's Exams, the specialty, and foreign language (English, German, French) established by SEU.  Subsequent to passing the entrance exam, the applicant will gain the right to study in the Master of Laws program.

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MA Program in Law