Expert in Law and Governance

Szechenyi Istvan University

12 months
4600 EUR/year
4600 EUR/year
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The Expert in Law and Governance program at the Szechenyi Istvan University 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; international and supranational aspects of governance; public management, NGOs and media-governance.


The primary goal of the program is to enable legal experts to participate efficiently in different levels of decision-making processes, in both the public and private sector. 

The program in Expert in Law and Governance at the Szechenyi Istvan University 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.

Programme Structure

  • 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); Project course (8 credits).
  • 1 credit equals one ECTS credit, and 1 credit is defined as 25 student working hours.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An authorized copy of a BSc/BA degree from any higher education institution already completed that is relevant to your application
  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2300 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2300 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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Expert in Law and Governance
Szechenyi Istvan University