Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

Goals and working perspectives

The Faculty of Law of the French University in Armenia prepares future lawyers in the fields of business, judicial, administrative and international law.

Decisively directed towards the professional world, specializations of the Faculty of Law enable future specialists to quickly start their practical work:

  • in the field of international business, being able to solve and manage legal problems related to various aspects (taxation, financial, accounting, etc.) of company management,
  • in the field of judicial and administrative law, being able to specialize further as attorneys, bailiffs.

UFAR Faculty of Law Undergraduate graduates can work as:

  • Barristers,
  • Attorneys,
  • Legal advisers,
  • Assistants to the judge,
  • Diplomats,
  • Legal issue experts,
  • Notaries,
  • Prosecutors, etc. 

Dean of the Faculty of Law is Garine Hovsepian

Co-dean of the Faculty of Law is Guillaume Rousset

Diplomas

 

The Faculty of Law offers two Degrees of education –Licence/Bachelor and Master/Master.

  • Licence of Law /corresponding Bachelor
  • International, International Private and Comparative Law Master /corresponding Master

 

Curriculum

 

Semester A1

Credit

Hours

 

Introduction to Law

 

6

 

51 hours

Legal and Administrative Institutions

6

27 hours

History of Armenian Law

6

28.5 hours

French

5

80 hours

English

3

42 hours

French or English for beginners

-

21 hours

Russian

2

42 hours

2 chosen subjects – Logics, Armenian Civilization, PE and Sport, Armenian or 1 chosen subject – Spanish, German

1+1

or

2

According to the subjects chosen

 

 

 

Semester A2

Credit

Hours

 

Introduction to Law

 

6

 

51 hours

Constitutional Law

5

30 hours

History of Civil and Legal Doctrines

5

33 hours

French

5

80 hours

English

3

42 hours

French or English for beginners

-

21 hours

Russian

2

42 hours

Informatics

2

15 hours

2 chosen subjects – Philosophy, Civil Defense and First Aid, PE and Sport, Armenian or 1 chosen subject – Spanish, German

1+1

or

2

According to the subjects chosen

 

 

UndergraduateCourse, year 1

Semester 1

Credit

Hours

Civil Law (general provisions, material rights)

 

5

 

36 hours

Constitutional Law

5

33 hours

Criminal Law (general part)

5

39 hours

Administrative Law

4

33 hours

French

5

80 hours

English

3

42 hours

Informatics

2

22.5 hours

1chosen subject – Russian, Rhetoric, Spanish, German,PEand Sport

1

According to the subjects chosen

 

 

 

 

Semester 2

Credit

Hours

 

Civil Law (general provisions, material rights)

 

5

 

36 hours

Constitutional Law

4

33 hours

Criminal Law (general part)

4

39 hours

Administrative Law

4

33 hours

Legal Procedure

4

39 hours

French

5

80 hours

English

3

42 hours

1chosen subject – Russian, Ethics, Spanish, German,PE and Sport

1

According to the subjects chosen

 

 

Undergraduate Course, year 2

Semester 3

Credit

Hours

 

***Civil Law (property law)

 

4

 

16.5 hours

Civil Law (liability law)

3

28.5 hours

Criminal Law (special part)

3

34.5 hours

Civil Procedure

3

24 hours

Legal Procedure

3

34.5 hours

Legal writing and judicial skills

2

22.5 hours

Business Law

2

24 hours

*** History of French Law

4

16.5 hours

Natural Resources and Environment Protection Law

2

30 hours

Methodology

1

12 hours

French

2

80 hours

English

1

42 hours

 

 

 

Semester 4

Credit

Hours

 

Civil Law (liability law, non-contract liabilities)

3

21 hours

 

Criminal Law (special part)

 

3

 

34.5 hours

Civil Procedure

3

24 hours

Criminal Procedure

3

34.5 hours

*** Business Law

4

16.5 hours

Labour Law

2

24 hours

Legal Writing and Judicial Skills

2

28.5 hours

Financial Law

2

24 hours

Individual and Professional Project

1

21 hours

*** Environmental Law

4

16.5 hours

French

2

80 hours

English

1

42 hours

 

 

*** the subject is taught by a French lecturer

                                                                                                     

 

Undergraduate Course, year 3

Semester 5

Credit

Hours

 

Corporate Law

 

2

 

24 hours

***Civil Procedure

2

16.5 hours

Civil Law (special contracts)

3

40.5 hours

Civil Procedure

2

37.5 hours

***Law of the European Union

4

16.5 hours

Banking Law

2

27 hours

Administrative Procedure

2

34.5 hours

***Fundamental Freedoms

4

16.5 hours

Fiscal Law

2

24 hours

Intellectual Property Law

2

28.5 hours

International Public Law

2

24 hours

French

2

80 hours

English

1

42 hours

 

 

 

Semester 6

Credit

Hours

 

***Civil Law (special contracts) SWE

 

4

 

16.5 hours

Civil Law (special contracts + liabilities) SWE

4

3 hours

*** Civil Procedure SOE

4

-

Civil Procedure SOE

4

1.5 hours

Civil Law (family law)

2

21 hours

Banking Law

2

18 hours

Writing and Presentation of Internship Report

3

4.5 hours

*** Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

3

16.5 hours

International Public Law

1

13.5 hours

French - B2 Diploma

2

42 hours

English

1

21 hours

*** the subject is taught by a French lecturer

 

Graduate Course, year 1

Semester 7

Credit

Hours

 ***Civil Law: matrimonial contracts

5

16.5 hours

***Patent Law and Personalization Tools

5

16.5 hours

Liability Fulfillment Assurance Law

3

16.5 hours

Corporate Finance Law

3

21 hours

*** Methodology of Diploma Thesis

-

6 hours

*** International Private Law

5

16.5 hours

International Private Law

4

22.5 hours

Crimes against Economic Activity

3

21 hours

French

2

21 hours

 

 

 

Semester 8

Credit

Hours

Civil Law: Inheritance

3

19.5 hours

Competition Law

3

19.5 hours

Regulation of Bankruptcy Legal Relations

3

21 hours

*** Contemporary Legal Systems

4

16.5 hours

Introduction to Accounting

2

16.5 hours

Taxation of Companies

3

21 hours

French

2

21 hours

Concluding Work/(written)

4

16.5 hours

Concluding WorkDefence(oral)

4

-

International Business Criminal Law

2

16.5 hours

***the subject is taught by a French lecturer

 

Graduate Course, year 2

Semester 9

Credit

Hours

***International Transport Law SWE

6

16.5 hours

International Trade Contracts

3

28.5 hours

International Trade ContractsSOE

4

-

Techniques of Drawing up Contracts

1

13.5 hours

Case Law (English)

2

16.5 hours

***Case Economic Law

5

16.5 hours

***International Taxation Law

5

16.5 hours

***Methodology of Diploma Thesis

-

3 hours

Customs Law

2

16.5 hours

French

2

21 hours

 

 

 

 

Semester 10

Credit

Hours

***European Union Business Law

3

16.5 hours

International and European Ecomoic Law

2

16.5 hours

Insurance Law

3

19.5 hours

International Trade and Economics

2

16.5 hours

International Arbitration

2

16.5 hours

Negotiation Skills and Techniques

1

9 hours

French

2

21 hours

*** European Union Business LawSOE

5

-

Diploma Thesis (written)

5

-

Diploma ThesisDefence

5

-

 

***the subject is taught by a French lecturer