The Comparative Legal Systems Master's program (without thesis) conducted by the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Law in collaboration with the L'Alma Mater Studiorum Bologna University (UniBo) Law School is accepting students for the 2017 – 2018 Academic Year Fall Semester. According to the statement released by the EMU Institute of Graduate Studies and Research joint law programs are applied in numerous regions such as USA and Europe. In this regard, The Comparative Legal Systems Master's program is the first of its kind in Turkey and the TRNC. For the joint program, EMU is the sole authority in administrative and financial affairs. The running of the program is overseen by an academic committee comprising of EMU and Bologna University academic staff members.
In addition to Faculty of Law graduates, students with undergraduate degrees from other faculties will also be accepted for the program, on condition that they complete preliminary courses. Further information about application requirements can be obtained from the website http://grad.emu.edu.tr/en/admission/english-language-requirement. As the Comparative Legal Systems Master's program is a non-thesis program, the Council of Higher Education does not require nationals of Turkey to present Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam (ALES) certificates.
Upon successfully completing ten courses and one term project at the end of a year, students will receive a Joint-Double Degree certified by both universities. Free Movement in EU, Human Rights, EU Law, Comparative Constitutional Justice and Comparative Private Law are some of the courses of the postgraduate program. As the course language is English, the English efficiency requirements available at http://grad.emu.edu.tr/en/admission/english-language-requirement must be met by prospective students.
Two More New Postgraduate Programs
In addition to the non-thesis Comparative Legal Systems postgraduate program, two new postgraduate programs will be available in the 2017-2018 Academic Year Fall Semester. These programs are the Turkish Tourism Management Postgraduate Program (without thesis) and the Energy Economics and Finance Master's Program (with Thesis). Further information about both programs can be obtained from the website http://grad.emu.edu.tr/ or via the telephone number 630 1157.
EMU is accepting applications for 19 doctorate, 35 postgraduate (with thesis) and 27 postgraduate (non-thesis) Council of Higher Education and Higher Education Planning, Accreditation and Coordination Council approved programs. According to the statement from EMU Institute of Graduate Studies and Research applications must be completed by the 15th of September 2017, from the website http://www.emu.edu.tr/applyonline.