Why International and Business Law?
The mission of the AUCA International and Business Law Department is to educate lawyers through a program emphasizing the acquisition of independent, analytical learning skills and practical skills within a liberal arts framework in order to prepare them to practice law in the countries of Central Asia and internationally and to be active citizens committed to the construction of a civil society in Central Asia.
What is taught?
Students will study general subjects necessary for any specialist with higher education in humanities and special legal subjects. Knowledge of English and other foreign languages will give our graduates an opportunity to work with foreign companies, to use international documents and other sources of information in original. The system of required and elective (on students’ choice) courses will contribute to students’ independence and will provide students with a wide range of various subjects. In order for preparing practicing lawyers our curriculum includes skills courses and specialization start from second year of studying. The style of teaching more interactive, problem oriented, skills encouraging.
What are the learning outcomes?
The IBL Department is designed to enable graduates to meet the following outcomes: be able to analyze and asses the law; have a comparative view of different legal systems and comprehensive understanding of legal sources; conduct thorough legal research, find applicable law, correctly interpret and apply the law to different practical situations; be able to develop, structure and organize legal arguments in writing together with drafting various legal documents; have an ability to effectively communicate with, interview, consult and serve clients.
Where do graduates work and study?
Our graduates went to study for LLM degree and doctoral programs in International and European Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and other fields at such universities as Indiana, CEU, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, Leiden, Moscow State University, MSIIR (MGIMO), to name a few, in the US, Europe and Asia. Graduates work in international and local organizations, private legal firms and governmental institutions, higher education and market.
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