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The Faculty of Laws has an average of 50 students attending every semester. It has taken students hailing from different EU countries which include Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Students can follow an Erasmus+ Programme either in one semester or a full year. Students can opt for study-units offered in the LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws) and/or LL.D. (Doctor of Laws). The study-units cover areas from the following Departments:

Civil Law 
Commercial Law 
Criminal Law 
Environmental and Resources Law
European and Comparative Law
International Law 
Legal History and Methodology
Media, Communications and Technology Law
Public Law

In the selection of study-units, students are expected to:

  • refer to the semester timetables so as to avoid clashes, given that attendance for all lectures is compulsory
  • check the method of assessment for every study-unit as no special arrangements can be made. The method of assessment is the same for both full-time Law students and Erasmus+/Visiting students
  • opt for study-units which will be offered only during the period of their stay in Malta.

Students will be able to use the Faculty of Law Library.  A wide range of books related to Law subjects which students can exploit in their own researches. For further details, please visit Law Library.

Within the Faculty, lectures are taught in English although some exceptions apply.  Students who are interested in following an Intensive English Course prior to the start of the semester, may contact the International School of Languages within the University of Malta. Course fees are at the student's expense.  For further details please visit here.

It is highly recommended that students opt to stay at the University Residence where they can integrate with other Erasmus/Visiting students.  For further details please visit here.

It is important that before students arrive for the Erasmus+ Programme in Malta they send all the necessary documentation to the Erasmus Office in Malta. For further details please visit here.


Erasmus+ Incoming Students' Liaison: Mr Brandon Lee Caruana

Last Updated: 6 June 2018

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