Practical Training

Professional Experience Placement

  • 6 ECTS
  • 156 Hours spent completing practical training at the training host.
  • Only open to enroll in the fifth semester of studies (first semester of the third year studies).
    • However, it is possible, and students are encouraged to complete practical training in the summer between he second and third year of studies.

Practical Training Host

  • The practical training base shall be selected by the student, subject to approval of the practical training coordinator.
  • examples of such are: Courts, Law offices, Legislative bodies, Legal departments of NGOs, Legal departments of a business, Legal departments of a governmental agency.

The process

  • Attending one of the Practical Training Informational Sessions and workshops is a mandatory requirement to begin the practical training.
    • The workshops are scheduled each semester.
  • The assessment period for the practical training is in January.
    • Students have 8.5 moths to complete practical training, from June until mid-January.
  • The required documents are available in the practical training Moodle course site and Tallinn University website.
  • Students must first submit a signed and properly completed Practical Training Registration Form and Practical Training Agreement for approval to the university based supervisor two weeks before beginning practical training.
  • Upon completion of practical training, students must submit a Practical Training Report that is written and formatted according to the writing guidelines of the law study area.
  • At the conclusion of the practical training experience, the host-based supervisor shall provide an assessment of the student’s performance of the placement and fill the assessment form.
  • To conclude the practical training, the student must submit three documents together to the Moodle course site which are:
    • The Host Supervisor’s Assessment.
    • The Student’s Self Assessment.
    • The Practical Training Report.

NOTICE: if student wants to start practical training: 

  • In the months of June, July, August, or September, then the registration form and agreement must be submitted at the latest on the 15th of May.
  • In October, then the registration form and agreement must be submitted at the latest on the 15th of September. 
  • In November, then the registration form and agreement must be submitted at the latest on the 15th of October. 
  • In December, then the registration form and agreement must be submitted at the latest on the 15th of November. 
  • In January, then the registration form and agreement must be submitted at the latest on the 15th of December.

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