09 LAW, CRIMINOLOGY
Study programmes include topics such as Law | International Law | EU Law | Constitutional Law | Criminal law | Civil Law
About the programmes
The Faculty of Law offers high quality programs for 1st and 2nd cycles of studies. Rich academic programs are supplemented by its many legal clinics and public interest programs. Housed in beautiful, historic building, the Faculty also features modern facilities.
Law programmes start with compulsory core courses, and more opportunities to choose law topics tailored to a particular career path later on. Teaching is through a combination of lectures, seminars, group work, presentations, class debates and practical law training in a courtroom setting to help students master important legal skills such as research and analysis, public speaking and argument formation.
Lectures are given in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian. For exchange students it is possible to organize special consultations in English regarding their work, research, exams, paper work or mentorship. You have to check with the Faculty’s coordinator before applying for this institution.
Assessment is by courseware, classroom tests and examinations. Group learning, teamwork, individual work and communication skills are assessed through design group studies and reports as well as presentations. Practical work is also a part of the examinations.
Degree and qualifications
The first cycle lasts 4 years of study (total of 240 ECTS) in order to obtain the degree of Bachelor.
The second cycle lasts 1 years of study (total of 60 ECTS) and leads to a Master degree.
The third cycle lasts 3 years of study (total of 180 ECTS) and leads to a PhD degree.
Students majoring in legal studies focus their learning on law and legal institutions. The major can lay the foundation for a career in business, government and law enforcement, as well as master’s or doctorate degree programs in Law or related areas. Studying Law develops many skills which will be equally valuable outside the legal profession, in particular the following: communication, both written and verbal, analyzing and problem solving, using information from different sources, time management, researching, presentation, negotiation, attention to details, logical reasoning. Job opportunities: paralegal, probation officer, social worker, lawyers.
Programmes are taught at:
FACULTY OF LAW
Address: Obala Kulina Bana 7, 71000 Sarajevo
Phone: +387 33 206 350
Fax: +387 33 206 355