Bachelor in Law

Mission

The Department’s of Law mission is to enable the qualified individuals in the field of Law to contribute in both local and international public, private and business institutions. Aiming to realize projects that serve to individuals and the society in general, our philosophy is based on the universal values of law, professional ethics, and the development of practical skills. 

Vision

Relying on the basis of professional ethics, students are introduced to programs including the necessary knowledge for a more comprehensive academic and professional development of the students in law, for developing the critical thinking of students and to make the students realize the importance of their role in society.

First cycle program, Bachelor in Law, objectives’ includes:

1.The basic law concepts’ acquisition and their efficient use;

2.Familiarization with the law institutes in Albania and Europe;

3.The acquisition of legal skills;

4. Knowing, development and differences among Common Law and Civil Law

5.Familiarize the student with professional and ethical responsibility;

6.Knowing social, economic, historical, political and philosophical conditions that have influenced the legal system in Albania, and knowing the factors and values that have influenced the shaping of law;

7.Recognizing that law is based upon different value systems which are in a continuous evolvement;

8.The integration of theory, practice and different politics so that students may understand how the law functions;

9.Introducing the students to the fact that law is only one part of the system of knowledge and providing the possibilities to absorb knowledge from different disciplines in order to be able to adapt with the labor market;

10.Providing a suitable environment for proper professional training of students; 

11.Understanding and acknowledging of studying throughout life in order to adapt with labor market;

12.Reinforcing collaboration with all the institutions that are connected to the functioning of the legal system of the country including both state authorities and other law departments in the country;

13.Monitoring the trends in science and practice of jurisprudence

The Outcomes of Bachelor Program in Law

Graduates of the first cycle of studies, Bachelor in Law can perform the following tasks:

1.To understand the fundamental principles of law systems and the differences among them;

2.To understand the legal concepts and terminology in the field of substantive and procedural law;

3.To analyze, justify and speak using correct legal terminology;

4.To do scientific research on different fields of law;

5.To engage in legal analysis through various legal cases;

6.To understand the history, purpose, structure, rules and responsibilities of legal and physical entities;

7. To develop critical thinking through reading and analysis of legal materials;

8.To understand the difference between the procedural and substantive law;

9.To demonstrate solid skills in the principles of law and enforcement of the law;

10.To implement the law while respecting ethical professionalism and personal integrity;

11.To understand the law as a public profession and the importance of providing services to the community;

12.To understand the classification of crimes and their danger;

13.To compare civil and criminal law of Albania to that of European countries;

14.To understand the role and function of the main actors in civil and criminal process;

15.To adapt with the labor market as a result of globalization and European Union membership.

Employment Opportunities

The student may work as:

·   specialist in public administration institutions (central/local)

·   specialist in international institutions

·   specialist/legal consultant in private sector

·   lawyer assistant/attorney assistant and qualification to participate in Bar Exam

·  research/teaching assistant in HEI

 

Semester

1

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 LAW 101 Philosophy of Law Albanian A 48 78 3.00 5
2 LAW 103 History of Institutions Albanian A 48 82 3.00 5
3 LAW 113 Roman Law Albanian B 48 73 3.00 5
4 LAW 111 Public Law Albanian B 48 77 3.00 5
5 ALB 101 Albanian Language I Albanian C 64 64 4.00 5
6 EFL 101 English I English E 80 45 5.00 5
Total 336 419 21 30

Semester

2

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 LAW 102 History of Albanian State and Law Albanian A 48 77 3.00 5
2 LAW 104 Legal Writing and Reading Albanian A 48 77 3.00 5
3 LAW 112 Constitutional Law Albanian B 48 77 3.00 5
4 LAW 122 Civil Law I Albanian B 64 61 3.50 5
5 ECO 104 Political Economy Albanian C 48 78 3.00 5
6 ALB 102 Albanian Language II Albanian C 64 62 4.00 5
Total 320 432 19.5 30

Semester

3

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 LAW 205 Legal English English E 48 77 3.00 5
2 LAW 221 Labor Law and Social Security Law Albanian B 80 70 4.00 6
3 LAW 223 Civil Law II Albanian B 64 63 3.50 5
4 LAW 225 Family Law Albanian B 48 68 3.00 5
5 LAW 231 Criminal Law, General Part Albanian B 64 65 3.50 5
6 Albanian Elective Albanian D 0 0 3.00 4
Total 304 343 20 30

Semester

4

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 LAW 212 Human Rights English A 48 52 3.00 4
2 LAW 214 International Public Law English B 48 77 3.00 5
3 LAW 216 Administrative Law Albanian B 80 72 4.00 6
4 LAW 222 Obligations Law Albanian B 80 72 4.00 6
5 LAW 232 Criminal Law, Specific Part Albanian B 64 63 3.50 5
6 Albanian Elective Albanian D 0 0 3.00 4
Total 320 336 20.5 30

Semester

5

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 LAW 311 European Union Law English B 48 77 3.00 5
2 LAW 321 Commercial Law Albanian B 80 72 4.00 6
3 LAW 331 Criminal Procedure Albanian B 80 72 4.00 6
4 LAW 333 Criminology/Penalogy Albanian B 48 77 3.00 5
5 LAW 303 Law and Psychology Albanian, English A 48 52 3.00 4
6 English Elective English D 0 0 3.00 4
Total 304 350 20 30

Semester

6

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 LAW 322 Civil Procedure Albanian B 80 71 4.00 6
2 LAW 324 International Private Law English B 48 77 3.00 5
3 LAW 302 Bachelor Thesis Albanian, English F 32 53 1.00 7
4 LAW 320 Financial Law Albanian B 48 56 3.00 4
5 Albanian Elective Albanian D 0 0 3.00 4
6 English Elective English D 0 0 3.00 4
Total 208 257 17 30

Elective Courses

Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
LAW 204 Sociology of Law English D 48 53 3.00 4
LAW 206 Law and Politics English D 48 53 3.00 4
LAW 224 Land Law Albanian D 48 52 3.00 4
LAW 228 Intellectual Property Law Albanian D 48 53 3.00 4
LAW 338 Forensic Sciences Albanian D 48 53 3.00 4
LAW 301 Comparative Legal System English D 48 53 3.00 4
LAW 306 Albanian Law and EU English D 48 53 3.00 4
LAW 313 Comparative Constitutional Law English D 48 53 3.00 4
LAW 323 Banking Law Albanian D 48 63 3.00 4
LAW 326 Comparative Private Law English D 32 72 2.00 4
LAW 328 Consumer Protection Law Albanian D 48 52 3.00 4
LAW 332 International Criminal Law English D 48 58 3.00 4
LAW 334 European Criminal Law Albanian D 48 53 3.00 4
LAW 336 Comparative Criminal Law English D 48 53 3.00 4
LAW 202 Gender Equality and Law Albanian D 48 52 3.00 4
LAW 325 Insolvency Law Albanian B 48 52 3.00 4
EFL 103 Advanced English I English E 80 51 5.00 5
PLS 101 Introduction to Political Sciences Albanian C 48 77 3.00 5