Are terms such as Legal Technology, Procedural Justice, Digital Government foreign concepts to you? Become a legal expert for a new generation with the new Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program in Law at the JKU.
Do you enjoy debating, diving into topics and creating solutions to problems? Do you dream of becoming an attorney, judge or legal expert at an artificial intelligence (AI) company? This undergraduate pilot degree program at the JKU gives you a new, modern way to reach your dreams.
As part of this unique Bachelor's and Master's degree program, we will be by your side as we guide you through the program in a group of a maximum of 60 students. We will focus on your methodological skills, your interdisciplinary reasoning (psychology, legal technology, AI, etc.), and your high problem-solving skills so we can face our society’s future challenges.
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
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The core of new Bachelor's degree program in Law aims to introduce you to the law and basic legal structures while also focusing on legal methods. In addition, however, the program offers much more by combining interdisciplinary aspects, a real-world education, and digital skills.
In addition to your professional expertise, during your studies you will acquire the following core and social skills:
Did you know...?
... artificial intelligence is already a part of the legal profession, such as analyzing contracts? In the future, legal experts will need key skills to deal with legal technicalities.
After completing the Bachelor's degree program, you can immediately enroll in the Master's degree program in Law. After completing a Master's degree, you can pursue any legal profession, in particular
However, the Bachelor's degree in law also allows you to begin a professional career after only three years of study. As a graduate of the Bachelor's degree program, you can pursue a career in business, in a social field, or a government position in the area of:
In particular, the Bachelor's degree in law qualifies you to pursue new legal professions such as positions at software and AI companies, at social media companies, or in digital government.
The Bachelor's degree program in Law is comprised as follows:
In order to be admitted to the Bachelor's degree program, you must fulfill the following requirements:
Here is a step-by-step guide to the admissions procedure beginning with entering your personal information to paying tuition fees! We have also summarized all of the important information about the admissions procedure for you.
After completing your undergraduate degree, you can continue your education by pursuing an advanced degree:
What is the difference between the Diploma degree program
and the Bachelor's/Master's degree in Law?
The Diploma degree program is a proven, top quality academic degree program with many choices and options as well as a certain degree of freedom to put your curriculum together. You have more flexibility in terms of time and there is no admissions procedure. The multi-media option even gives you the opportunity to earn a law degree without time and location constraints. Duration: 4 years plus an internship year in a court year or administrative position if you want to become a judge, lawyer, notary etc.
The Bachelor's and Master's degree programs are trial degree programs. The new concept focuses strongly on procedures (procedural justice), interdisciplinary aspects, and digitalization. You study in a small group of no more than 60 students and in accordance with an outlined academic concept that includes attending mandatory, on-site courses on campus. You focus entirely on your studies as completing the program within the minimum period of time is not only your goal and objective, but ours as well. Students wishing to enroll in the Bachelor’s degree program will have to complete an admissions procedure. Duration: Bachelor's degree is 3 years + the 2-year Master's degree that includes your court or administrative internship.
What is the difference between this program and the Bachelor's
degree program in Business Law?
The Bachelor’s degree program in Business Law gives you an introduction to the law and business. The program does not, however, enable you to pursue a legal career such as a judge, lawyer, notary, etc. The Bachelor's degree program in Business Law is ideal to acquire additional academic qualifications to supplement the Diploma degree program in Law, the Bachelor's degree program in Business & Economics, or the Bachelor’s program in Business Administration.
After completing the Bachelor’s & Master’s degree program,
can I also become a public prosecutor, attorney, notary?
Yes, and very quickly too, because the Master's degree program includes the court internship or administrative internship. After completing your Master's degree, you can start your career as a legal expert, or a candidate for a judgeship, or pursue one of the many professional positions in public administration.
I am already enrolled in the Diploma degree program in Law,
can I transfer to the Bachelor's program?
We do not recommend changing as you cannot transfer academic credit for the classes you have already taken.
I have a job. Can I study part-time to earn a
Bachelor's degree in Law?
The Bachelor's degree program has been designed as a full-time program for students who can and want to devote their full attention to their studies. For those who have jobs, we recommend the Diploma degree program in Law or the multi-media program in Law, both of which can be pursued on a part-time basis.
These academic degree programs may also be of interest: