AAU’s John H. Carey II School of Law is expecting an increase in student enrolments for its UK accredited law degrees as a consequence of the UK leaving the European Union.

Brexit may be a staggering experience for a lot of educational institutions in the UK. According to a report[1], there were almost 147,000 EU students studying a higher education qualification in the UK at the beginning of 2018. Now, Great Britain has less than a year to find a solution to handle the expected exodus of EU students from universities across the country.

University of London is ahead of the curve when it comes to designing solutions as their model of establishing partnerships and Recognised Teaching Centres outside of the UK has been in place for years already. University of London can deliver its world class education to students who are unable to travel to the UK without the risk of compromising the quality of the delivered programmes.

Anglo-American University (AAU) has been operating as a Recognised Teaching Centre for University of London’s distance and flexible learning programmes since 2013. Located in Prague, AAU is the oldest private university in Czech Republic offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with Czech and American accreditation to students from more than 80 countries. On top of that students can choose to study an Undergraduate Laws (LLB) or Master of Laws (LLM) degree at AAU’s John H. Carey II School of Law and receive their diploma from the University of London, effectively receiving a UK Common Law Education without ever leaving the EU and for the fraction of the cost of studying in the UK.

Since Common Law is one of the most widespread and influential legal traditions in the world with as much as a third of the world’s legal systems being common law systems, or mixed systems with a common law element[2], it is no surprise that a large number of law students from Europe decide to pursue an educational path in this legal tradition. AAU has been proud to be a home to these students since 2013.

As Programme Chair, Carollann Braum from AAU’s John H. Carey II School of Law points out, AAU’s graduates have the option of continuing their education and careers in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and many other countries that have common law traditions. Many graduates have also gone on to practice at international firms and companies across Europe.



Publication date: February 14, 2020