Program Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)
Semester 1: Introduction to Criminal Law and Procedure
- Introduction to criminal law and its key principles.
- The process of arrest, investigation and preliminary inquiry.
- Rights of accused and suspects: constitutional aspects.
- Fundamentals of evidence and its admissibility in court.
Semester 2: Criminal Procedure Law
- The trial process: from preliminary hearing to verdict.
- Forensic evidence: collection, analysis and presentation.
- Appeal and appeal procedures.
- Conciliation and alternative ways of resolving criminal cases.
Semester 3: Specialized aspects of criminal law
- Criminal law in the area of corporate and financial crime.
- Criminal law in the area of cybersecurity and cybercrime.
- Criminal law in the area of drugs and disorderly conduct.
- Legal aspects in criminal cases involving violence.
Semester 4: Practical skills and training
- Preparation for court hearings: case analysis, defense strategy, witness preparation.
- Researching and preparing evidence: expert reports, analyzing data, interviewing witnesses.
- Drafting procedural documents: complaints, appeals, memoranda.
- Ethics and professional standards for attorneys in criminal cases.
- Guest lectures and seminars from practicing attorneys, judges and experts in criminal law.
- Hands-on training sessions utilizing trial simulations.
- Internships with experienced attorneys and law firms specializing in criminal cases.
- Mentorship support and individualized career counseling.
In addition, you can take any of the above trainings on your own or choose several trainings of your choice.