Tuition fee €3,300 per year

You can see available scholarship options here: www.taltech.ee/scholarships

Application fee €100 one-time

The application fee is 100 EUR per applicant, which enables to apply for 2 programmes. The application fee is non-refundable!

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Overview

  • The Programme gives you a thorough understanding of the connections between law, business and technology. You will learn to discuss the issues of the EU digital market, regulating artificial intelligence and cyber security.
  • After graduating from business law specialisation, you can work as a business lawyer or an in-house counsel who helps companies to design and build organizations that are prepared for the future, or as a public official dealing with the digital market.
  • After graduating from law and technology specialisation, you will be able to master the legal challenges of a rapidly changing and increasingly technologically sophisticated society.
  • Learning in a multi-cultural environment is guided by high-qualified academics with PhDs and experienced professionals from all around the world.

Programme structure

We are offering a law programme that enables you to specialise either in business law or law and technology. Business law covers the main areas of law related to business and the economy with a focus on digital market issues and regulations such as Fintech, Global Trade and Transnational Law, Online Commercial Law, Competition Law and Labour Law.

The Law and Technology specialisation covers the key areas of law related to artificial intelligence, data protection, cyber security and intellectual property. This specialisation will enable graduates to navigate the legal framework surrounding new technologies in their careers.

LAW AND TECHNOLOGY (120 ECT):
General Courses (18 ECT credits) – covers compulsory courses such as Human Rights, Ethics and Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Law, Entrepreneurship and Business Planning.
Legal Theory, EU and International Law (24 ECT) – covers compulsory courses such as Legal Research Methodology, Selected Actual Topics from European Union Personal Data Protection Law, Case Studies of EU Internal Market and Competition Law, Technology Law.
Special Studies Compulsory Courses (18 ECT) – covers courses such as Cyber Security and Law, Legal Protection of Information Technology Products, Software and Database, Digital Intellectual Property and Law.
Internship (6 ECT) – can be either a legal internship or participation in moot court competition or taking the Team-work Project course.
Special studies oprtional courses (18 ECT) – covers courses such as Legal Framework of e-Governance, Estonian Language and Culture, Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Medical Law, Rights, Obligations and Liability of Actors on the Internet, Biotechnology and Intellectual Property, Legal Aspects of Cyber Investigations.
Free choice courses (6 ECT) – students can choose from a wide variety of courses offered at the university.
Graduation thesis (30 ECT) – individual legal research on a topic chosen by the student.

BUSINESS LAW (180 ECT):
General Courses (18 ECT credits) – covers compulsory courses such as Human Rights, Ethics and Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Law, Entrepreneurship and Business Planning.
Legal Theory, EU and International Law (24 ECT) – covers compulsory courses such as Legal Research Methodology, selected actual topics from European Union Personal Data Protection Law, case studies of EU Internal Market and Competition Law, Technology Law.
Special Studies Compulsory Courses (18 ECT) – covers courses such as Global Trade and Transnational Law, Online Commercial Law, Legal Aspects of Fintech.
Internship (6 ECT) – can be either a legal internship or participation in a moot court competition or taking the Team-work Project course.
Special Studies Optional Courses (18 ECT) – covers courses such as Cyber Security and Law, Estonian Language and Culture, International Business, Development Trends in Business Environment, Procurement Law, Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Case Studies of International Tax Law, International Labour Law.
Free choice courses (6 ECT) – students can choose from a wide variety of courses offered at the university.
Graduation thesis (30 ECT) – individual legal research on the topic chosen by a student.

Career opportunities

The demand for lawyers specialising in technology law is on the rise. The digital world is developing at a rapid pace and the regulation of information technology and intellectual property or digital market is becoming increasingly more important. Consequently, seize the opportunity to become a modern, technologically savvy lawyer to whom technological change brings new opportunities by choosing our law programme. After graduating, your knowledge will enable you to contribute to the discussion on the development of the legal frameworks surrounding new technologies. Do not be a bystander. Be a part of the change!

Our graduates can work in EU and international organisations and institutions, international companies and different law offices.

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application start
Jan 1, 2022
Application deadline
1 May 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Studies commence
Aug 29, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application start
Jan 1, 2022
Application deadline
1 May 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Studies commence
Aug 29, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States