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Intensive European Law Programme

The Law program is to be held in Pecs in Hungary, where 12 second year law students will spend a week studying a series of topics in European Law.

Outline of Activity

Topics include serious crime, people trafficking, free movement, citizenship and surveillance. This is held in conjunction with 5 other universities from the Netherlands, England, Lithuania, Hungary and Croatia. Students will be placed in international groups provided by lecturers from the above universities. Students are required to research and compile a report on the topic that each group is assigned plus a presentation of their topic to an international audience. Each national group also provides a cultural event from their respective country. The programme seeks to develop research skills, leadership, communication, organisation, presentation and other life skills thereby enhancing employability.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge and understanding of aspects of European Law.
  • Gain cultural awareness and personal development.
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral form.
  • Manage time effectively.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Work independently in a sustained manner.

Assessment Details

Each student will provide a research paper of approx 3,000 words and a group presentation which is marked by the international panel. On completion students receive a certificate of study.

Level of Commitment

One-week long programme in Pecs plus preparation study prior to the trip. Total effort hours approx 60.

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