The LL.M. is an intensive course of one full year duration structured in three different parts as follows:
Part I - DISTANCE LEARNING - 10 European Credits
During this first part participants will be provided with preliminary and essential material in order to acquire the pre-requisite entry level knowledge in the disciplines of Part II.
In this phase of preparation students will be assisted on the following topics:
- introduction to trade economics, including evolution and features of the world’s current trading system
- introduction to contract law in major legal systems
- international trade and other regulatory issues
- preferential trade agreements and regional trade agreements
During this phase of distance learning, participants will have access to an on-line platform, through which they will be given access to the material, while receiving advisory support from a dedicated tutor.
Part II - FACE TO FACE LEARNING (18 weeks’ duration)
Module I - 10 European Credits
Institutions Specialized in the Field of International Trade Law and English Legal Drafting Techniques
Module II - 20 European Credits
Contracts: General Principles, Contract Types, Corporate/Investment, IPR, Competition and Taxation Laws
Types of international contracts
Corporate and company laws
Intellectual Property Rights
Taxation - Investments
Module III - 10 European Credits
Moot Court & Arbitration
During each module participants will be requested to sit for writing exams:
|Distance Learning:||Written Test|
|Module I:||Written Test|
|Module II:||A) Written Test
B) Written test and case study
C) Written test and case study
|Module III:||Written Test|
The third part consists of the submission of the final thesis/dissertation by the end of November 2015 supervised by an advisor or by a Module coordinator.
The Master Thesis will deal with an issue raised in general terms in the taught course, whereby the student will further analyse the topic in its specific context presenting his/her own arguments and findings.
The Master Thesis has to be written in English.