One ECTS unit corresponds to 25 hours of workload.
Πτυχίο Νομικής (Ptychio Nomikis) (Degree in Law)
Upper secondary degree (6 years of studies). National level examination.
For the completion of studies in the Faculty of Law, 240 credits (ECTS) are required from fifty (50) courses. Of these, 188 credits correspond to the thirty-seven (37) compulsory courses and 52 credits correspond to thirteen (13) elective courses, which are distinguished into Limited Elective courses [of six (6) different thematic fields], courses of General Education (1), Free Elective Courses (6) . The duration of the typical program of study is eight (8) semesters. Each semester is divided into 13 weeks of teaching.
Graduates of the Faculty of Law should undergo an apprenticeship and give an examination that will grant them the status of attorney.
Τhe qualification is a terminal award and allows access to postgraduate studies.
A scale of 1 to 10 applies to the marks of each subject in the Hellenic Higher Education.:
Άριστα (Arista) Excellent: 8.50-10.00
Λίαν Καλώς (Lian Kalos) Very Good : 6.50-8.49
Καλώς (Kalos) Good : 5.00-6.49
Ανεπιτυχώς(Anepitychos) Fail: 0-4.99
Minimum passing grade : 5
8 SEMESTERS, 240 ECTS.
A full academic year is equivalent to 60 ECTS units and each semester to 30 ECTS (EuropeanCredit Transfer System) (1 ECTS= 25-30 student work load hours).Compliance with the ECTS (EuropeanCredit Transfer and Accumulation System) regulations started in 2007, when the Greek Legislation was harmonized with the relevant European one (Ministerial Decision no Φ5/89656/β3, art. 1-3, Hellenic Government Gazette no 1466/2007/B). Each course is credited with a number of ECTS(>=2) according to the studentworkload (contact hours, laboratory work, examination etc) and accumulation of credits (ECTS) is accomplished after successful completion of course.