NEWS

Available enrolment places

Available enrolment places

Faculty of Law University of Maribor decide to offer the remaining available enrolment places for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia and other EU Member States in an additional application period for still-available enrolment places that will be open from 22 September until 23 September 2021 at 12 p.m. (noon) CET. In this additional application period, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign nationals – citizens of non-EU Member States may also apply; however, as per priority order, enrolment places will be first filled by citizens of the Republic of Slovenia and other EU Member States, followed by Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and citizens of non-EU Member States – foreigners.

Information on enrolment places offered in the additional application period and whether these places are also available to Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and citizens of non-EU Member States – foreigners will be posted on the my.UM website on 20 September 2021. More about the additional application period for still-available enrolment places is available in the Call for Enrolment.

STUDY PROGRAMMES:

The Second Cycle master's study programme "European Legal Studies"

The Third Cycle doctoral study programme "Law"

The Jessup Moot Court Competition 2021 has come to an end

The Jessup Moot Court Competition 2021 has come to an end

Our faculty was represented by Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, Živa Šuta, and Eva Žagar, under the mentorship of Leon Brulec, Admir Muratović, doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D. and prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D.

The team of the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, achieved 84th place (Preliminary and Advanced Rounds) in the world part of the competition (Global Rounds) among 571 teams, which represents 15% of the best. Živa Šuta was ranked among the 250 best speakers (oralists), and Nina Berglez reached 296th place as a speaker (White & Case Advanced Rounds all oralists).

As part of the competition, the team also recorded a presentation video, which you can watch below.

Congratulations!

The Students' Civil Litigation Moot at Faculty of Law, University of Maribor

The Students' Civil Litigation Moot at Faculty of Law, University of Maribor

The Students Civil Litigation Moot was first organized as an in-house moot for students from the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor and is getting bigger every year, with students from the Ljubljana Faculty of Law having started participating in 2016 and other universities in the following years.

The competition is based on a civil litigation procedure. Students need to study the procedural background to successfully file a lawsuit and afterward also the facts of the given case, to successfully argue their case in front of the made-up tribunal.

Double victory of our students: Živa Šuta, Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, and Eva Žagar, who received awards from intercontinental contests for the best-written documents of both parties at the JESSUP 2021 competition

Double victory of our students: Živa Šuta, Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, and Eva Žagar, who received awards from intercontinental contests for the best-written documents of both parties at the JESSUP 2021 competition

On March 1, 2021, the largest law competition, the Jessup Moot Court Competition 2021, began, a simulation of the proceedings before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. About 1000 faculties from all over the world take part in this competition every year!

The groups represented the 'Applicant' and the 'Respondent' and represented their solutions to 4 fundamental issues before recognized lawyers, judges, lawyers, and professors:

  • Border closures during a pandemic
  • Diplomatic asylum
  • The jurisdiction of the ICTY and the responsibility of the Countries to shoot down an aircraft.

At the intercontinental battles, the Faculty of Law of UM was represented by: Živa Šuta, Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, and Eva Žagar under the mentorship of Leon Brulec, Admir Muratović, doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D. and prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D.

They received two awards, namely the Best Memorial for the Applicant and the Best Memorial for the Respondent, awards for the best-written documents of both parties.

INTERNATIONAL STUDY

Subjects offered for International students in 2021/2022

 

The First Cycle University Study Programme "LAW"

(BOLOGNA 1):

  1. English Legal Terminology (U014, 5 ECTS, summer semester)
  2. EU Legal System and Institutions (U007, 5 ECTS, summer semester)
  3. Private International Law (U021, 5 CTS, winter semester)
  4. Family and Succession Law (U010, 7 ECTS, summer semester)
  5. Public International Law (U020, 6 ECTS, summer semester)
  6. International Trade Law (U032, 6 ECTS, summer semester)

 

The Second Cycle University Study Programme "LAW"

(BOLOGNA 2):

  1. Philosophy and Theory of Law (MP02, 7 ECTS, summer semester)
  2. European Company Law - Freedom of Establishment (MP20, 7 ECTS, winter semester)

 

The Second Cycle University Study Programme "EUROPEAN LEGAL STUDIES"

(BOLOGNA 2):

  1. EU Constitutional and Administrative Law (MEPŠ1, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  2. European Judicial Protection (MEPŠ2, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  3. Legal Principles and Economic Policy of the EU Internal Market (MEPŠ3, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  4. Citizenship and Protection of Fundamental Rights in the EU ( MEPŠ7, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  5. EU Foreign Policy (MEPŠ8, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  6. Arbitration Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (MEPŠ9, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  7. European Labour Law (MEPŠ5, 8 ECTS, summer semester)
  8. EU Competition Law (MEPŠ6, 8 ECTS, summer semester)
  9. Cross-border Cooperation in Civil Matters (MEPŠ4, 8 ECTS, summer semester)

Link to more detailed descriptions of study programmes and study units of University of Maribor.

The majority of chosen subjects in your LA has to be from the faculty that covers study areas, specified in the Erasmus+ Interinstitutional Agreement between your home university and the University of Maribor.

INFO FOR STUDENTS

Additional application period - MASTER'S STUDY PROGRAMME LAW and EUROPEAN LEGAL STUDIES

Additional application period - MASTER'S STUDY PROGRAMME LAW and EUROPEAN LEGAL STUDIES

The enrolment for the 2nd cycle Master's study programme "Law" and "European Legal Studies" at the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor will be open from 22 September until 23 September 2021 at 12 p.m. (noon) CET.

The enrolment is possiblevia the portal eVŠ.

The study programme European Legal Studies will be performed in a hybrid form, with a majority of lectures taking place in web-platform MS Teams.


>>> 8 reasons to choose Master's study programme "European Legal Studies" at Faculty of Law Maribor <<<


We remain available for any additional questions at referat.pf@um.si.

Call for Enrolment in Postgraduate Study Programmes of the Faculty of Law University of Maribor

Call for Enrolment in Postgraduate Study Programmes of the Faculty of Law University of Maribor

We are announcing the Call for Enrolment in Postgraduate Study Programmes of the Faculty of Law University of Maribor in the 2021/2022 Academic Year. There are 2 master's programe - EUROPEAN LEGAL STUDIES and LAW) and 1 doctoral programme LAWavailable for enrolment. Please consult the Call documents (guidelines for applicants, tables with the number of enrolment places and entry requirements), available HERE.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In the 2021/2022 academic year, candidates may enrol in master's (second-cycle) and doctoral (third- cycle) study programmes offered by Faculty of Law University of Maribor. Detailed information on master's and doctoral study programmes can be found in the display of study programmes implemented by our faculty  Information concerning postgraduate programmes, enrolment, admission requirements, and tuition fees can also be obtained from student affairs offices and at the website of the University of Maribor (my.UM).


The first application period for Slovenian citizens and citizens of EU Member States will remain open untill 8 September 2021 and the first application period for Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreigners – citizens of non-EU Member states untill 31 May 2021.


Master's study programme - EUROPEAN LEGAL STUDIES

Master's study programme - EUROPEAN LEGAL STUDIES

The enrolment for the 2nd cycle Master's study programme "Law" and "European Legal Studies" at the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, will be soon open.

We remain available for any additional questions at referat.pf@um.si.

>>> 8 reasons to choose Master's study programme "European Legal Studies" at Faculty of Law Maribor <<<


  • The Faculty of Law provides a wealth of research facilities empowered by educational technologies, academic services, well-equipped modern libraries and reading rooms with access to international legal databases.
  • It offers the opportunity to participate in the Erasmus programme, other cooperation programmes and networks encouraging the interchange of ideas between students, academic staff and the frequent visiting lecturers.
  • Our lecturers are internationally renowned legal experts. They are specialised in various disciplines of EU law and many of them hold important positions in judiciary and other legal institutions.
  • The programme offers in-depth studies of the classic branches of European law and those aspects of European integration that influence its relations with the international community.
  • The programme deals with the multifaceted aspects of European integration linked with the political, social, economic, business, security, defence, energy, environmental and similar interests of the Member States and the Union as a whole. It will provide professional training that will superbly prepare the student to become a lawyer that will be empowered to perform the most demanding jobs in legal, economic and non-economic positions in the EU and in the international environment, which requires specific legal skills and additional professional qualifications.

You are invited to watch the video content.