COMBATING CYBERCRIME, CORRUPTION AND MONEY LAUNDERING POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
The aim of the Postgraduate Program is to provide lawyers extensive legal knowledge which is indispensible in view of the criminal challenges posed in the 21st century. The Postgraduate Program is interdisciplinary: in other words, in addition to imparting knowledge on substantive and procedural criminal law, criminal forensics and criminology, the training program gives an introduction to EU public law and EU policies, the main global judicial regimes and into different structural models of the prosecution service.
- degree in law,
- high-level proficiency in English.
STRUCTURE OF THE TRAINING
The part-time programme is intended for individuals already holding a law degree. The duration of the correspondent training is 2 semesters with a total of 16 courses. Students will prepare their theses and take the final exam in the second semester of the training.
Each semester consists of a term-time during which students attend to the lessons and an examination period during which students take their exams. The lectures take place on the same weekday each week, usually 2-3 times per month. A typical day consists of 6 lectures (6 × 45 min.) organized into 3 × 1.5 hours. Each course includes an exam during the examination period which can be either oral or written and provides the mark for that course (marks 1–5, where 1 means ”fails” and 5 means “excellent”).
The training is based on the common EU higher education framework and is credit-based, meaning that the LL.M. outcome is recognized worldwide.
Fee: 250,000 HUF/semester.
The training is scheduled to start in September 2020.
Leading lecturer assigned with the course: Prof. Dr. Barabás Tünde CsC.
Students successsfully completing the postgraduate course (subject to passing the final exam and defending their thesis successfully) will be entitled to obtain a certificate of specialist qualification and hold the title of:
Lawyer against Cybercrimes, Corruption and Money Laundering.
Certificates granted in event of a successful completion of the Postgraduate Program:
- Certificate issued by the University;
- Certificate issued only for Vietnamese participants to prove that they have successfully completed the special training organized by the National Institute of Criminology for them.
The diploma is recognized as an LL.M level certificate.
LIST OF SUBJECTS
- Introduction to the Hungarian and European Justice Systems
- Introduction to Criminal Law and Criminology
- Introduction to Criminal Procedure Law and Forensic Sciences
- Introduction to the Enforcement of Criminal Punishments
- Theoretical Issues of Corruption Crimes
- Practical Issues of Corruption Crimes
- Integrity Testing
- International Criminal Cooperation
- Domestic and International Methods of Combatting
- Detecting and Proving the Crime of Money-Laundering
- Asset Recovery
- International Cooperation Regarding Cybercrimes
- Victims of Cybercrimes
- Cybercrimes in Online Trading
TRAINING LOCATION / INFORMATION FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
The programme is offered by the Deák Ferenc Postgraduate School at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University and takes place in central Budapest.
For foreign students accomodations can be booked in advance in the student’s hostel Szent Lujza. The hostel is located in the renowned university campus of PPCU in the town Piliscsaba and can be reached with a 50 minutes train ride from central Budapest. Prices vary from 30,000 HUF to 40,000 HUF per person per month depending on the rooms selected (1 to 3 persons per room).
All student administrations regarding the course (including registration for the semesters, choosing courses and exams, accepting or refusing marks, receiving official messages etc.) can be handled in the Neptun online system, which is available for each student after enrolling. Further and detailed help will be available in English.
The Deák Ferenc Institute reserves the right to any alterations concerning the above.