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Turiba University implements a new international doctoral study program in law (0)

In the 2018/2019 study year Turiba launches an international doctoral study program "Legal Science". The program is implemented in English in cooperation with Kazimieras Simonavicius University in Vilnius, Lithuania. 

During the 3-year study program  graduates of this program will receive a Doctor's degree in legal sciences (Dr. iur.). Studies take place in the following areas: theory and history of law, civil law, criminal law, national law, international law.

"The advantage is the acquisition of the study program in English. This means not only the knowledge of law at the highest level, but also the ability to improve your legal English language skills. The aspect of international co-operation also means wider experience, which brings more perspectives for graduates,"  Aivars Endzins- the director of the program highlights the benefits of the program. 

During studies it is possible to improve skills to analyze law theory and history, knowledge to pay attention to terminology and development of scientific research in foreign languages, as well as ability to pay attention to topical issues of substantive and procedural rights in the field of constitutional, administrative, criminal and civil law at the national and international level.

Prof. dr. Arūnas Augustinaitis, Rector Kazimieras Simonavicius University in Vilnius, Lithuania

"We are very glad to offer a Joint Degree Law Doctoral Study Program for our students in Lithuania. We believe that this PhD study program will provide excellent opportunities for acquiring international experience, broadening academic and practical knowledge and fully preparing for career opportunities".

Prof. dr. Raimundas Kalesnykas, manager of Law joint degree doctoral study program at Kazimieras Simonavicius University in Vilnius, Lithuania

Value of cooperation with Turiba:

"New Joint Degree Law Doctoral Study Program - it is an aspiration to the quality of studies at the universities of Latvia and Lithuania. We are fully believe and frankly sure that cooperation with Turība University realizing Law joint degree doctoral study program will allow to attract doctoral students not only from Lithuania or Latvia, but also from other foreign countries, to gain international experience, expand academic and practical knowledge, will open up better job and career opportunities for doctoral students; for scientists, academic staff and lecturers - to share their professional experience, the latest research oriented results and ideas of legal science development. On the other hand, it will be a modern and competitive study program not only in the Baltic States, but also in the Nordic and Eastern European countries.”

12.06.2018

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