LLM in Law and Governance


Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

Type and name of degree

LLM in Law and Governance

Duration of studies

2 semesters – Part time programme



Introduction of the programme

Law. Governance. Leadership. Széchenyi István University is the first to offer LLM program in Law and Governance in Europe. The program offers a unique experience and knowledge in the field of leadership, decision-making and governance. Participants will gain theoretical and practical knowledge in public law pertaining to governance; models of government; legislatives studies; international and supranational aspects of governance; case law of national and international courts; public management, NGOs and media-governance.

The primary aim is to enable legal experts to participate efficiently in different levels of legislation, decision-making processes, in both the public and private sector. The program provides additional insight into governmental decision-making and will also include communication activities, networking and cultural events in various Central European cities – to enhance leadership skills in a domestic or international environment.  Each opportunity is designed to prepare students for careers at the intersection of law and public management.



Structure of studies

The total number of credits needed to complete the programme is 60 credits. The programme is divided into five modules: Public Law Module (12 credits); Law and Government Module (12 credits); Law and Legislation (Parliaments) Module (8 credits); International and Supranational Governance Module (8 credits); Communication and Skills Module (12 credits); Thesis course (8 credits). 1 credit equals one ECTS credit, and 1 credit is defined as 25 student working hours


Language requirements

One of the following must be presented to show English-language proficiency: (a) TOEFL IBT test score of 66, or PBT score 513, (b) Cambridge First Certificate "B", (c) IELTS score of 5.5, (d) any official certificate equal to the above mentioned

Academic requirements

An authorized copy of a Master degree in Law from any higher education institution already completed that is relevant to your application

Tuition fee

3.000 EUR/semester

Application fee

100 EUR/ application

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Tuesday  10:00-12:00 12:30-14:00
Wednesday  10:00-12:00 12:30-14:00
Thursday  10:00-12:00 12:30-14:00
Friday  10:00-11:00 12:30-14:00