Legal norms and parameters govern our co-existence, competition in business, and provide safety and security. Communities of people need rules and laws, and we need legal experts to define the laws that apply to all areas of life.
Legal education at the JKU does not mean primarily learning the law by heart. Communicating legal methods is in the foreground. It's a modern approach that allows students to master the challenges of the rapidly changing legal system and situation - whether in private law, public law, criminal law, corporate law, European law or in one of the other areas of specializations we offer in law studies.
The JKU is the first university in Europe to offer the Multimedia Diploma Degree Program in Law. First introduced at the JKU in 2004, the program boasts over 850 online students a year.
In addition to pursuing well-known legal professions such as becoming an attorney or judge, JKU graduates can also pursue a career in business or public administration.
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Laws are important to our society, which is why we need legal experts in all areas of life. The JKU has an outstanding law degree program. Watch the video below to learn more about what it's like to study law and how everyone in society benefits.
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As part of an Austrian Research Promotion Agency Comet project, the JKU’s LIT Law Lab is conducting research with corporate partners that include Porsche, Audi, Mercedes, and others.
It was just a year ago when a cyberattack kept the Austrian foreign ministry on tenterhooks. The military now wants to be better prepared for these kinds of attacks and is turning to JKU expertise.
Career Prospects for Legal Experts in Public Service