Study Program
Master in Law

1. Compulsory Course Curriculum

  1. Legal Theory
  2. Law and Politics
  3. Law of Sociology
  4. Legal Research and Writing Methodology
  5. Research Proposal Seminar
  6. Thesis 

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2. Concentration Compulsory Course Curriculum

Courses for Each Cluster

A. Civil Law Cluster

  1. Contemporary Family Law
  2. Employment Contract Law
  3. Financing Law
  4. Insurance Law
  5. Comparison of Banking Law 
  6. Comparison of Capital Market Law

B. Constitutional Law Cluster

  1. Constitutional Law & Theory
  2. Financial Legislation
  3. Central and Regional Relations
  4. Law of Procurement of Goods and Services
  5. Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement
  6. Transfer Pricing

C. Criminal Law Cluster

  1. Constitutional Law and Theory
  2. Victimology
  3. Correctional Penology
  4. Criminal Justice System (General, Special, and International)
  5. Comparison of Criminal Law
  6. Transnational Crime

D. International Law Cluster

  1. Contemporary International Law
  2. Contemporary International Treaty Law
  3. Law of State Delegation and International Organizations
  4. International Law of the Sea
  5. Contemporary International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
  6. Legal Aspects in International Economic Relations

E. Natural Resources Law and Environmental Law Courses

  1. Natural Resource Conflict Resolution
  2. Politics of Agrarian Law and Environment
  3. Right of Control over Agrarian Resources (SDA)
  4. Globalization and the Environment
  5. Economic Law on Natural Resources and the Environment
  6. Agrarian in Human Rights Perspective

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3. Elective Course Curriculum

4. Study Period

The curriculum is implemented in minimum 3 (three) semesters and a maximum of 6 (six) semesters with a study load of 40 (forty) Semester Credit Units (SKS) consisting of 20 (twenty) credits of mandatory courses, 12 (twenty) credits of compulsory cluster courses, and 8 (eight) credits of elective courses taken from other clusters (Cross-Cluster Courses).

5. Re-registration

Students of the Master in Law Study Program, Faculty of Law, UGM are required to re-register (herregister) to be able to attend lectures in the following semester. The rules and procedures for herregistration are determined by the Directorate of Education and Teaching, Universitas Gadjah Mada. Her-registration in order to attend lectures in even semesters is usually carried out at the end of January, while her-registration to attend lectures in odd semesters is usually carried out at the end of August. 

Further information and information regarding the herregistration process can be accessed through the website of the Directorate of Education and Teaching, Universitas Gadjah Mada (

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