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  • Faculty of Law


    • the Faculty puts significant emphasis on high-quality interdisciplinary teaching and research

    • its staff combines academic excellence with experience in legal practice, and offers its cooperation to students in achieving their individual goals

    • the Faculty is among the top law schools in Hungary, and has been receiving high marks in national student satisfaction surveys (www.felvi.hu)

    • the Faculty was re-opened in 1996 after a 47 year intermission following the suspension of legal education in Debrecen by the communist regime

    • today the Faculty of Law is a fully accredited law school offering Hungarian J.D. and paralegal programs, a 3-year research degree (Ph.D.) in law and public administration in both Hungarian and English, and a 1-year-long fully English language LLM program in European and International Business Law

    • the Faculty has around 2500 undergraduate and postgraduate students including foreign students from Europe, Asia and Africa

    • undergraduates may join two degree courses, a paralegal BA (3 years) or a master level (J.D.) university degree in law (5 years)

    • BA students having obtained their first degree may wish to continue their studies in a 3-year conversion course in law to obtain a full law degree

    • ​the Law School also offers a 1 year fully English language postgraduate LLM program in European and International Business Law for Hungarian and foreign students as well (admission requirement is a Bachelor degree of law)
    • students interested in obtaining a higher degree by research may join our Ph.D. program available in Hungarian and English language as well

    • the Law School is also engaged in professional legal education offering postgraduate professional degrees in specialized areas of Hungarian law and in European Union law

    • the law Curriculum, as in case of any law faculty of Hungary, covers modules in

      • history of law
      • Roman law
      • constitutional law
      • civil law
      • criminal law
      • administrative law
      • jurisprudence
      • politics
      • civil and criminal procedural law
      • European Union law
      • public international law
      • labor law
      • agricultural law
      • environmental law
      • financial law
      • commercial and business law
      • criminology, etc.
    • the European and International Business Law LLM program covers courses on ​
      • international sale of goods
      • European company law
      • comparative contract law
      • private international law
      • European and international labor and social law
      • legal writing in English
      • international business transactions
      • institutions of the European Union
      • harmonization of laws in the EU
      • internal market law
      • international commercial arbitration, etc.
      • studies are concluded with a defense of the thesis and a final exam


    • the Faculty has 12 departments and an international legal language department
    • teaching and research activities of the faculty cover almost all areas of jurisprudence and state administration sciences, and are well-known and recognized on a national and international level
    • an important objective of the PhD program is to contribute to the education of the next generation of academics
    • research activities are supported by the impressive collection of the Law Library

    General Contact Information

    Address: H-4028 Debrecen, Kassai út 26.
    Phone: +36 (52) 512-701, fax: +36 (52) 512-706 (Dean’s Office)
    Email: info@law.unideb.hu

    Dean: Dr. Veronika Tünde Szikora associate professor
    Vice deans:
    Vice Dean for financial and international affairs: Dr. Mátyás Bencze associate professor
    Vice dean for academic affairs, applications and innovation: Dr. Tamás Fézer associate professor
    Educational affairs: Dr. Zsuzsanna Árva associate professor
    Head of the Dean’s office: Dr. Tímea Tóth dr. Kissné

    Student's Office Information

    Registrar’s Office
    Address: H-4028 Debrecen, Kassai út 26.
    Phone: +36 (52) 512-707, +36 (52) 512-700 /75811 /75812, fax: +36 (52) 512-706
    Business hours: Monday, Wednesday 13.00–16.00, Tuesday, Thursday 8.00-12.00, Friday 8.00-12.00, 12.30-13.30.

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