LLMs in Switzerland

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Switzerland is a country of stunning scenery, plenty of outdoor adventures, and vibrant cities. There are also world-class universities in Switzerland with excellent academic programs, including opportunities to earn a graduate law degree.  There is so much to experience in Switzerland and there will never be a dull day for international students eager to explore this beautiful county. An LLM in Switzerland can prove to be a truly enjoyable experience that fosters professional development as well as intellectual and cultural growth.

Programs offering an LLM in Switzerland are designed to teach students specialized areas of law in order to develop a level of expertise for those who want to advance their careers. Through case studies and case simulations, students earning an LLM in Switzerland will participate in hands-on learning, examining real world issues. Some of the specialization areas for an LLM in Switzerland may include international law, European law, human rights, environmental law, economics, and dispute resolution.

Browse the options below to learn more about an LLM in Switzerland. This could be the next step in your career!

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Master's Programme in International Law

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months February 2017 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Masters degree in International Law (MIL) is an innovative degree course blending an education in international law with essential aspects of business and politics, and with a strong practical emphasis. [+]

The MIL curriculum provides students with the legal skills, the management abilities, and the interdisciplinary understanding required for a professional career in the international corporate world, in government, diplomacy, international organizations, compliance and regulatory affairs and other public and private sector institutions. Blending law, management and politics MIL courses allow for a great diversity of subjects, among them international and European business law, financial and capital markets law, dispute resolution, international organizations and politics and legal profession. Students may also elect courses from related areas such as management studies and political science. They are invited to take part in international Moots and similar practical work. They benefit from numerous exchange schemes and partnership programmes. Variety of academic backgrounds Some MIL students will have earned their first degree in law or law and economics, others in fields such as international affairs, management, and economics. They all have a basic legal education. Given its specialized focus, the MIL differs from standard legal programmes intended for students that want to take the bar exam and work as attorneys in their national jurisdictions. Some law graduates might think about pursuing an international career after graduating with the MLaw or MLE. They may find that the MIL is just the right programme for them.... [-]


Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months Open Enrollment Switzerland Zurich

– Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law – Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia – Continue working throughout the entire program – Truly international – In English – For lawyers and non-lawyers - 20 years of experience – Academic title of “Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG” [+]

- Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law - Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia - Continue working throughout the entire program - Truly international - In English - For lawyers and non-lawyers - Academic title ‹Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG› The Executive M.B.L.-HSG - recently listed among the most innovative law programs by the Financial Times - is built upon the concept of a flying classroom and a global faculty. In nine attendance modules, leading experts from three continents will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge directly applicable in your professional working life. Module 1 - St.Gallen Introduction to European & International Business Law Module 2 - Zurich Finance Module 3 – Frankfurt a. M. Mergers & Acquisitions Module 4 - Luxembourg Litigation & Lobbying Module 5 - Brussels Competition Law Module 6 - New York International Taxation Module 7 - Shanghai Law & Business in China Module 8 - Tokyo Law & Business in Japan Module 9 - Austin Energy & IT Law Supplementary Module - Harvard Negotiation For their master theses, candidates analyze a current problem in European or international business law. Topics are proposed by the faculty, or students may choose their own. More information and online application at www.mbl.unisg.ch Program start date Next year's course starts on 12 June 2017. However, as flexibility is one of our advantages, it is possible to start the course with whichever module suits your needs. It is also possible to join in a course which is already in progress. Application deadline The deadline for applications is 31 May 2017. Tuition The fee for tuition is CHF 38.500.–. If your application is submitted by 28 February 2017, you will receive a tuition fee discount of CHF 1.500.–. [-]

Master of Laws LL.M. International / European Economic and Commerical Law

University of Lausanne, Faculty of Law , Criminal Justice and Public Administration
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Lausanne + 1 more

The University of Lausanne offers a unique postgraduate programme leading to the award of an LL.M. in International and European Economic and Commercial Law (Master of Advanced Studies). [+]

MAS - LL.M. in International and European Economic and Commercial Law

 

The University of Lausanne situated a short distance from Geneva and its international organizations, offers a unique postgraduate programme leading to the award of an LL.M. in International and European Economic and Commercial Law (Master of Advanced Studies).

 

The programme is entirely in English as per the following specializations: International and European Economic Law and International and European Commercial Law

The programme can be taken either in one-year of full time studies (starting in September or February) or in two years of part-time studies since it is made up of specialized modules (1-4 days) which can easily be planned in advance.... [-]


Master in Children's Rights

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Children's Rights is built around an innovative and interdisciplinary curriculum that relies upon the theoretical and practical knowledge that has been developed in the area of children’s rights, and active student participation is a key aspect of the programme. Classes are held from Monday to Thursday midday. The multidisciplinary profiles of the faculty members (law, psychology, sociology, education sciences), their active involvement in various academic and professional networks, and the programme’s close ties with the International Institute for Children’s Rights (IDE) in Sion all contribute to the dynamism of this Master’s programme. [+]

Master in Children's Rights The Master in Children's Rights is built around an innovative and interdisciplinary curriculum that relies upon the theoretical and practical knowledge that has been developed in the area of children’s rights, and active student participation is a key aspect of the programme. Classes are held from Monday to Thursday midday. The multidisciplinary profiles of the faculty members (law, psychology, sociology, education sciences), their active involvement in various academic and professional networks, and the programme’s close ties with the International Institute for Children’s Rights (IDE) in Sion all contribute to the dynamism of this Master’s programme. THE INTERFACULTY CENTRE FOR CHILDREN’S RIGHTS With the creation of the new Interfaculty Centre for Children’s Rights (CIDE), based in Sion in the Canton of Valais, the University of Geneva has made an important contribution to the visibility and prestige of interdisciplinary training in children’s rights, both in Switzerland and abroad. Building upon the activities of its professors and researchers, who come from diverse disciplinary backgrounds, and mobilising the competencies of its partner faculties (Law, Psychology and Education Sciences, Sciences of Society, Medicine), the CIDE analyses the major transformations that have affected the status of children over time, and in particular the social and legal changes which followed the 1989 Convention on children’s rights, the most widely ratified international treaty. Almost every nation now recognises the child as a subject of rights – and no longer just an object of measures of protection – and therefore as an actor in society, capable of exercising the fundamental rights which belong to every human being. With this new understanding of the status of the child, new professional and institutional practices have developed. Better implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (for example, the situation of the child within the family or the school, the status of children in civil and criminal courts, North- South relations, development cooperation, etc.) involves numerous theoretical, conceptual and practical challenges. In order to prepare students for careers in the various professional sectors which have been transformed by these changes, the CIDE offers a flagship training programme which has been a resounding success since it was launched in 2008: the Interdisciplinary Master in Children’s Rights. Foundation courses (1st semester) (30Credits) : Introduction Theoretical foundations of the discipline and interdisciplinarity Specialised courses according to subject area (2nd semester) (30Credits) : Interdisciplinary seminars Group project Specialisation (3rd semester) (30Credits) : Dissertation Work placement or research orientation Mobility Students may study abroad or in another Swiss university during the third semester. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities The MIDE responds to the needs of a wide range of students interested in children’s rights. Many institutions and organisations are having to adapt to the new status of the child as a subject of rights. With the knowledge acquired during the MIDE programme, graduates are prepared for diverse professional tracks, and many have found careers in international organisations, NGOs, child protection and child welfare services, universities of teacher education, offices for the advancement of youth, youth counseling services, courts, residential and/or foster care institutions, etc. Some graduates have opted for an academic career by pursuing research activities or a doctorate, while others have returned to their professional functions or previous fields of study with certified, comprehensive knowledge of children’s rights. Admission Criteria A Bachelor or Master from a Swiss university in law, curative education, psychology, education sciences, humanities, social and political science. Other diplomas from a Swiss university, HES or HEP may be recognized if equivalencies are established and/ or if certain conditions are met. Foreign students with a Bachelor degree of 180 ECTS or an equivalent degree from a university that is officially recognised by the authorities of the country where the degree was completed may also be admitted. Applications Deadline: 30 April 2017 (28 February 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) www.unige.ch/immat admissions.unige.ch [-]

Bilingual Master of Laws

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 3 months February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

Bilingual Master of Laws is a joint programme with the Law Faculty of the University of Basel. It combines language skills and legal knowledge and enables students to obtain a degree from two Swiss universities. Students enrol either in Geneva or Basel and take courses at both universities (min. 30 ECTS credits from each). [+]

Law Degrees in Switzerland 2017. Bilingual Master of Laws Bilingual Master of Laws is a joint programme with the Law Faculty of the University of Basel. It combines language skills and legal knowledge and enables students to obtain a degree from two Swiss universities. Students enrol either in Geneva or Basel and take courses at both universities (min. 30 ECTS credits from each). Bilingual curriculum is available in the following programmes: MASTER OF LAW (FREIES MASTERSTUDIUM) THEMATIC PROGRAMMES International and European law (Transnationales Recht) Public right of action (Verwaltungsrecht) Civil and criminal law (Generalis) Economic law (Wirtschaftsrecht) http://www.unige.ch/droit/mabil Curriculum Bilingual Master of Laws (90Credits) : In each of the two law faculties (at least 30 credits) Dissertation and seminars (22 credits) Bilingual Thematic Master of Laws (90Credits) : In each of the two law faculties (at least 30 credits) Courses relating to the chosen theme (at least 30 credits) Dissertation and seminar (22 credits) The dissertation is written as part of a seminar; however, students may write their dissertation outside the seminar (16 credits) and supplement it with an additional elective (6 credits). Mobility Students may earn up to 30 of the 90 ECTS credits from a university approved by the Law Faculty. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities Private or public sector jurist, lawyer, solicitor, judge, legal advisor in government or non-governmental organisations, etc. Admission Criteria A Bachelor of Law from a Swiss university or an equivalent foreign law degree. Applications Deadline for the Autumn Semester: 30 April 2017 (28 February 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) Deadline for the Spring Semester: 30 November 2017 (30 September 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) www.unige.ch/enrolment admissions.unige.ch [-]

Master in International and European law

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Law follows the Bachelor programme to complete students’ basic legal training. Graduates can therefore enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students may have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields. [+]

Master in International and European law The Master in Law follows the Bachelor programme to complete students’ basic legal training. Graduates can therefore enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students may have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields. THEMATIC MASTER'S PROGRAMME1: International and European law: focuses on topics relating to peace and cooperation, international organisations, the European Union, trade and individuals within the international community. 1 This programme is available in a bilingual format (Geneva/Basel). Curriculum 6 core courses (36Credits) 6 electives (36Credits) Dissertation and seminar (36Credits) : The dissertation is written as part of a seminar; however, students may write their dissertation outside the seminar (12 credits) and supplement it with an additional elective (6 credits). Mobility Students may earn up to 54 of the 90 ECTS credits from a university approved by the Law Faculty. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities Private or public sector jurist, lawyer, solicitor, judge, legal advisor in government or non-governmental organisations, etc. Admission Criteria A Bachelor of Law from a Swiss university or an equivalent foreign law degree. Applications Deadline for the Autumn Semester: 30 April 2017 (28 February 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) Deadline for the Spring Semester: 30 November 2017 (30 September 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) www.unige.ch/enrolment admissions.unige.ch [-]

Master of Laws - Economic law - Right of public action - Civil and criminal law

University of Geneva
Campus or Online Full time 3 months February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Law follows the Bachelor programme to complete students’ basic legal training. Graduates can therefore enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students may have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields. [+]

Law Degrees in Switzerland 2017. Master of Laws - Economic law - Right of public action - Civil and criminal law The Master in Law follows the Bachelor programme to complete students’ basic legal training. Graduates can therefore enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students may have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields. THEMATIC MASTER'S PROGRAMMES1: Economic law: focuses on topics relating to business, finance, taxation and competition Civil and criminal law: focuses on topics relating to family law, inheritance, legal responsibility, offences and criminal justice Right of public action: focuses on topics relating to the public interest, public services, the social sector and the environment 1 This programme is available in a bilingual format (Geneva/Basel). Curriculum 6 core courses (36Credits) 6 electives (36Credits) Dissertation and seminar (36Credits) : The dissertation is written as part of a seminar; however, students may write their dissertation outside the seminar (12 credits) and supplement it with an additional elective (6 credits). Mobility Students may earn up to 54 of the 90 ECTS credits from a university approved by the Law Faculty. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities Private or public sector jurist, lawyer, solicitor, judge, legal advisor in government or non-governmental organisations, etc. Admission Criteria A Bachelor of Law from a Swiss university or an equivalent foreign law degree. Applications Deadline for the Autumn Semester: 30 April 2017 (28 February 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) Deadline for the Spring Semester: 30 November 2017 (30 September 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) www.unige.ch/enrolment admissions.unige.ch [-]

SiLS / Bond LL.M. Dual Award Program

Swiss International Law School
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time February 2017 Switzerland Switzerland Online

SiLS and Bond University, Gold Coast/Australia are offering a Dual Award Program by considering that SiLS and Bond LL.M. are broadly equivalent. [+]

What is the SiLS/Bond LL.M. Dual Award Program about? SiLS and Bond University, Gold Coast/Australia are offering a Dual Award Program by considering that SiLS and Bond LL.M. are broadly equivalent. By successfully completing half of the respective Modules/Subjects required under each of the two LL.M. programs students will receive both LL.M. degrees. Where and how is the program taught? Whereas the SiLS LL.M. Modules are taught entirely online, the Bond LL.M. will be delivered in Australia at the Bond University Gold Coast Campus. Who is eligible for the program? Any student who is enrolled in the SiLS LL.M. can apply to enroll in the Bond LL.M. and vice versa. Because of Australian visa requirements, the SiLS Student must have completed at least two SiLS Modules before they commence the Bond LL.M. However, application to the Bond LL.M. may occur while still undertaking the SiLS Modules. The Bond Student need not have completed any Bond Subjects before they commence the SiLS LL.M., and Bond Subjects and SiLS Modules may be undertaken contemporaneously. How will the academic year and transition be organized? Whereas SiLS semesters commence in August and February, Bond semesters commence in January, May and September. SiLS students completing the necessary two SiLS Modules in December can usually commence the Bond LL.M. in May or later, and those completing in June can usually commence the Bond LL.M. in September or later. How is the tuition arrangement? Students will pay the relevant fees to the institution at which they undertake the subjects and/or modules, the tuition fees of both institutions being roughly equivalent. What can you benefit from the program? Combine your online studies at SiLS with a half-year on site experience at the Bond University Gold Coast Campus. Additionally to your SiLS LL.M. degree a LL.M. degree earn a LL.M. from the well renowned and respected Bond University, Gold Coast/Australia. Enhance your network while keeping all the benefits the SiLS LL.M. offers to you. How can you apply? If you have not yet applied for your LL.M. at either of the institutions: Follow the normal application procedure for the SiLS LL.M. program and select ‘SiLS LL.M. (Bond Dual Award Program)’ as your choice of program to start your LL.M. online at SiLS and carry on your studies in the second half of your LL.M. on site at Bond University. If you want to go the other way around and start your studies on site at Bond University and carry on your studies in the second half of your LL.M. online at SiLS please follow the application procedure for the LL.M. program at Bond University. [-]

SiLS Online LL.M. in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution

Swiss International Law School
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Basel + 1 more

The entirely web-based SiLS Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution prepares students from different cultural and legal backgrounds for confident and ethical legal practice in an international commercial environment. [+]

Law Degrees in Switzerland 2017. The Program The SiLS Master of Laws LL.M. in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution prepares students from different cultural and legal backgrounds for confident and ethical legal practice in an international commercial environment. The skills and competences developed and honed by the SiLS program incorporate an outcomes-based approach to higher education. The program is taught entirely web-based on an advanced learning platform and aims to prepare students to become truly global lawyers. The SiLS LL.M. is awarded upon the satisfactory completion of four modules and four extra-modular tutorials. Dual Award Programs allow that courses taken at SiLS are credited towards LL.M. degrees of other well-known and highly respected institutions and, vice versa, courses taken at other institions are credited towards the SiLS LL.M. Modules Each of the four modules is led by an eminent global scholar in the respective field: Sales and Transport Law: Module leader Professor Dr. Ingeborg SCHWENZER, LL.M. Intellectual Property Law: Module leader Professor Dr. William VAN CAENEGEM, LL.M. Dispute Resolution: Module leader Professor Louise BARRINGTON Corporate Law: Module leader Professor Dr. Katharina PISTOR, LL.M. Each module can also be taken individually. Upon completion of a module a certificate will be issued. Tutorials Additionally, four extra-modular tutorials covering important aspects of legal work are offered for individual study and practice: Legal Research and Writing: Dr. Benjamin LEISINGER, LL.M. Presentation Techniques: Dr. Christopher KEE Legal Professional Responsibility and Ethics: Professor Catherine ROGERS Features of Common Law and Civil Law Systems: Professor Dr. Thomas LUNDMARK, LL.M. Management of Legal and Compliance Risk: Dr. Peter KURER, LL.M. Our Features Web-based: The web as a Worldwide Classroom The SiLS Master of Laws LL.M. is taught completely web-based. Our approach ensures that the program is accessible to students from all over the world and all from the comfort of your own PC or mobile device. There are no travel and accommodation costs involved. Our learning environment is especially designed to improve your ability to work in a team and provide you with skills for professional, international legal practice. Supported: It is not only Distance Learning, we Bring the World Close to you! Your subjects will be highly interactive and taught in small classes of 16-20 students, supervised by two course leaders who are experienced professors and senior lecturers. You are not alone on your LL.M. journey: You will have plenty of possibility to work together with your fellow students and your course leaders will be there to support you in weekly class conference sessions and are approachable beyond this for you questions. Leading Scholars: Top for Top At SiLS law is taught by top people in the field of law. Unlike at other law schools, the internet allows us to bring together the best people from all over the world – may it be as teachers or as students. You will have the opportunity to benefit from worldwide leading scholars from every part of the world and from inter-cultural interaction with your fellow students from all over the globe making your LL.M. a truly global experience. Advanced Concept: A Teaching Method Which Opens the Whole World to you The Modules and Tutorials at SiLS are taught on a truly comparative basis. This enables graduates of the SiLS LL.M. not to be bound in their legal understanding to the boundaries of a single jurisdiction but rather to become successful lawyers anywhere. To ensure this approach each class will be taught by a course leader of a common law background as well as a course leader from a civil law background. An outcomes-based learning course design helps that the students get out the most of their LL.M. and reach their goals. Read more about outcomes-based learning at SiLS. Flexible: Study Full Time or Part Time The whole LL.M. program is offered full time or part time to accommodate your personal circumstances: full time: one year with two modules per semester part time: two years with one module per semester Each module lasts one semester (20 weeks) and corresponds to 15 ECTS, which is equivalent to about 20 hours of student effort per week. Connected: Benefit from our Network and Create Your own Network SiLS has an excellent network, including contacts to international institutions such as UNCITRAL, UNIDROIT, the Willem C. Vis Moot, and the CISG Advisory Council, leading global law firms, legal departments of multi-national companies and innumerable practitioners and scholars in international commercial law and dispute resolution. A LL.M. is not just about law. It is especially also about people and the students of the program. In the SiLS LL.M. you will have plenty of opportunities to interact with and get to know your fellow students from all around the globe. Unlike other law schools SiLS aims to have people from really everywhere. This gives you the unique possibility to build up your own contacts and friendships for your future as a global lawyer. [-]

LL.M. International Banking and Finance Law

University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Zurich + 1 more

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Since 20 years the LL.M. International Banking, Finance and Insurance Law offers a unique and valuable further education for lawyers taking into account the complex legal needs of the global economy wishing to pursue advanced studies. With over 200 years of experience the Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is known worldwide for the excellence of its faculty and its legal education programs. The school’s location, Zurich is the economic capital and most vibrant city of Switzerland and is situated in the heart of Europe allowing students to easily discover the European countries and explore Switzerland’s stunning nature. The ongoing demand and positive feedback from program graduates reflect the attractiveness and practical applicability of this graduate program. The specially designed LL.M. program will entail a highly challenging, practice-related work study program. An international team of lecturers ensures that course subject matter is not limited to national issues, but encompasses a growing body of international business law. Academic modules conducted in the USA, as well as in China and Geneva, contribute to the international nature of the program. The program Among the strength that graduate students find at the University of Zurich are the opportunity to pursue a broad course of study, and the possibility to explore their areas of interest in the Specialization Courses. Students will profit from our LL.M. program specially designed and developed for lawyers working in an international field. The LL.M. is conducted either on a Part-Time or Full-Time basis. The program includes a General Course and a Specialization Courses, comprising approximately 420 lectures. The program is completed with the submission of a thesis. The General Course lectures build the foundation for the subsequent Specialization Course. After an introduction to the economic and legal foundations of the international economy and important foreign areas of law, the emphasis shifts to European and international business (e.g., EU Common Market, Competition Law, WTO, Corporate Law, Tax and Corporate Criminal Law). In the Specialization Course you will focus on International Banking and Finance Law: Module 1: Institutional framework for banking, investment services and insurance Module 2: Market participants, products and marketing Module 1 incorporates the Swiss, European and international financial market framework for banking, investment services and insurance. This module also focuses on international organizations and their regulations, the basis for regulation, and the characteristics of the most important financial markets. Module 2 consists of an in-depth study of the regulation of market participants, financial services, and the marketing of financial products as well as the relevant treaties. Students who are interested in only taking the Specialization Course can be awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS). Summary of key points: Course duration/Language: Part-Time: 4 Semester in German (and partly English), classes take part Friday in the afternoons and Saturday in the morning Full-Time: 1 year on a full-time base, classes are held in English (7month presence time) Degree: LL.M. International Banking and Finance Law Application form: www.LLM.uzh.ch Application deadline: Please check our website Application and Eligibility The following requirements must be met for admission to the program of study: Degree in Law at a Master’s level (exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis) Professional experience Good verbal and written knowledge of the teaching language (English) Costs CHF 32,800.– Included in tuition costs are the costs for course materials, examination fees as well as all intensive weekends and certain additional events. Not included are costs for excursions, additional literature and living costs. [-]

LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law

University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Campus Part time 4 semesters August 2017 Switzerland Zurich

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Law Degrees in Switzerland 2017. LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law Since 20 years the LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law offers a unique and valuable further education for lawyers taking into account the complex legal needs of the global economy wishing to pursue advanced studies. With over 200 years of experience the Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is known worldwide for the excellence of its faculty and its legal education programs. The school’s location, Zurich is the economic capital and most vibrant city of Switzerland and is situated in the heart of Europe allowing students to easily discover the European countries and explore Switzerland’s stunning nature. The ongoing demand and positive feedback from program graduates reflect the attractiveness and practical applicability of this graduate program. The specially designed LL.M. program will entail a highly challenging, practice-related work study program. An international team of lecturers ensures that course subject matter is not limited to national issues, but encompasses a growing body of international business law. Academic modules conducted in the USA, as well as in China and Geneva, contribute to the international nature of the program. The program Among the strength that graduate students find at the University of Zurich are the opportunity to pursue a broad course of study, and the possibility to explore their areas of interest in the Specialization Courses. Students will profit from our LL.M. program specially designed and developed for lawyers working in an international field. The program includes a General Course and a Specialization Courses, comprising approximately 420 lectures. The program is completed with the submission of a thesis. The General Course lectures build the foundation for the subsequent Specialization Course. After an introduction to the economic and legal foundations of the international economy and important foreign areas of law, the emphasis shifts to European and international business (e.g., EU Common Market, Competition Law, WTO, Corporate Law, Tax and Corporate Criminal Law). The aim of this specialization is to acquire the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to carry out M & A processes successfully. Students should be able to analyze and deal with the challenging legal, economic and fiscal problems of M & A transactions. The first module focuses on the basics of M & A transactions, the possible strategies and the management of the deal. Company valuations and accounting are also in the center of this module. The second module deals with the legal aspects of M & A processes. In addition to stock exchange issues, Corporate Acquisition Law, the Law of Takeovers and the Financing of Acquisitions are in focus. Module 1: Basics of M&A Processes Module 2: Legal Issues of M&A Transactions Students who are interested in only taking the Specialization Course can be awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS). Summary of key points: 4 Semester in German (and English), classes take part Friday in the afternoons and Saturday in the mornings Degree: LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law Application form: www.LLM.uzh.ch Application deadline: Please check our website Application and Eligibility The following requirements must be met for admission to the program of study: Degree in Law at a Master’s level (exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis) Professional experience Good verbal and written knowledge of the teaching languages (German and English). Costs CHF 32,800.– Included in tuition costs are the costs for course materials, examination fees as well as all intensive weekends and certain additional events. Not included are costs for excursions, additional literature and living costs. [-]

LL.M. International Sports Law

University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Zurich + 1 more

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LL.M. International Sports Law Since 20 years the LL.M. International Sports Law offers a unique and valuable further education for lawyers taking into account the complex legal needs of the global economy wishing to pursue advanced studies. With over 200 years of experience the Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is known worldwide for the excellence of its faculty and its legal education programs. The school’s location, Zurich is the economic capital and most vibrant city of Switzerland and is situated in the heart of Europe allowing students to easily discover the European countries and explore Switzerland’s stunning nature. The ongoing demand and positive feedback from program graduates reflect the attractiveness and practical applicability of this graduate program. The specially designed LL.M. program will entail a highly challenging, practice-related work study program. An international team of lecturers ensures that course subject matter is not limited to national issues, but encompasses a growing body of international business law. Academic modules conducted in the USA, as well as in China and Geneva, contribute to the international nature of the program. The program Among the strength that graduate students find at the University of Zurich are the opportunity to pursue a broad course of study, and the possibility to explore their areas of interest in the Specialization Courses. Students will profit from our LL.M. program specially designed and developed for lawyers working in an international field. The LL.M. is conducted either on a Part-Time or Full-Time basis. The program includes a General Course and a Specialization Courses, comprising approximately 420 lectures. The program is completed with the submission of a thesis. The General Course lectures build the foundation for the subsequent Specialization Course. After an introduction to the economic and legal foundations of the international economy and important foreign areas of law, the emphasis shifts to European and international business (e.g., EU Common Market, Competition Law, WTO, Corporate Law, Tax and Corporate Criminal Law). The Specialization Course comprises of two modules: Module 1: Organization and Governance Module 2: Dispute Resolution: General and Specific Areas Module 1 provides an economic and legal insight into sports organizations. It analyzes how sport organizations operate and integrate on a national and international level. Participants will also focus on topics such as sport events, sport contract law and the resolution of sports related disputes and arbitration. Module 2 addresses the question of how sporting organizations tackle the current challenges of doping, illegal betting, gaming manipulation and corruption, that are endangering the fundamental principles of sporting competition, such as, doping, illegal betting, e.g., gaming manipulation, and corruption in the sport. Students who are interested in only taking the Specialization Course can be awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS). Summary of key points: Course duration/Language: Part-Time: 4 Semester in German, classes take part Friday in the afternoons and Saturday in the morning Full-Time: 1 year on a full-time base, classes are held in English (7month presence time) Degree: LL.M. International Sports Law Application form: www.LLM.uzh.ch Application deadline: Please check our website Application and Eligibility The following requirements must be met for admission to the program of study: Degree in Law at a Master’s level (exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis) Professional experience Good verbal and written knowledge of the teaching language (English) Costs CHF 32,800.– Included in tuition costs are the costs for course materials, examination fees as well as all intensive weekends and certain additional events. Not included are costs for excursions, additional literature and living costs. [-]

LL.M. International Litigation and Arbitration

University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Campus Part time 4 semesters August 2017 Switzerland Zurich

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Law Degrees in Switzerland 2017. LL.M. International Litigation and Arbitration Since 20 years the LL.M. International Litigation and Arbitration offers a unique and valuable further education for lawyers taking into account the complex legal needs of the global economy wishing to pursue advanced studies. With over 200 years of experience the Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is known worldwide for the excellence of its faculty and its legal education programs. The school’s location, Zurich is the economic capital and most vibrant city of Switzerland and is situated in the heart of Europe allowing students to easily discover the European countries and explore Switzerland’s stunning nature. The ongoing demand and positive feedback from program graduates reflect the attractiveness and practical applicability of this graduate program. The specially designed LL.M. program will entail a highly challenging, practice-related work study program. An international team of lecturers ensures that course subject matter is not limited to national issues, but encompasses a growing body of international business law. Academic modules conducted in the USA, as well as in China and Geneva, contribute to the international nature of the program. The program Among the strength that graduate students find at the University of Zurich are the opportunity to pursue a broad course of study, and the possibility to explore their areas of interest in the Specialization Courses. Students will profit from our LL.M. program specially designed and developed for lawyers working in an international field. The program includes a General Course and a Specialization Courses, comprising approximately 420 lectures. The program is completed with the submission of a thesis. The General Course lectures build the foundation for the subsequent Specialization Course. After an introduction to the economic and legal foundations of the international economy and important foreign areas of law, the emphasis shifts to European and international business (e.g., EU Common Market, Competition Law, WTO, Corporate Law, Tax and Corporate Criminal Law). The International Litigation and Arbitration Course treats procedural issues in international economic affairs. The first part focuses on the international jurisdiction of state courts, recognition and enforcement cover foreign decisions and intergovernmental legal assistance. It is also about aspects of process management and extrajudicial settlement of disputes, including cooperation with law firms abroad. The Arbitration module focuses on the key aspects of international arbitration. Besides the question of whether and which arbitration courts are to be agreed, are writing arbitration clauses, the implementation of arbitration, the possible review of arbitral awards and the recognition and enforcement of award in the foreground. The module rounds up with a Moot Court. Module 1: International Litigation Module 2: International Arbitration Students who are interested in only taking the Specialization Course can be awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS). Summary of key points: 4 Semester in German (and English), classes take part Friday in the afternoons and Saturday in the mornings Degree: LL.M. International Litigation and Arbitration Application form: www.LLM.uzh.ch Application deadline: Please check our website Application and Eligibility The following requirements must be met for admission to the program of study: Degree in Law at a Master’s level (exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis) Professional experience Good verbal and written knowledge of the teaching languages (German and English) Costs CHF 32,800.– Included in tuition costs are the costs for course materials, examination fees as well as all intensive weekends and certain additional events. Not included are costs for excursions, additional literature and living costs. [-]

LL.M. Business Transactions and Technology Transfer

University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Campus Part time 4 semesters August 2017 Switzerland Zurich

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LL.M. Business Transactions and Technology Transfer Since 20 years the LL.M. Business Transactions and Technology Transfer offers a unique and valuable further education for lawyers taking into account the complex legal needs of the global economy wishing to pursue advanced studies. With over 200 years of experience the Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is known worldwide for the excellence of its faculty and its legal education programs. The school’s location, Zurich is the economic capital and most vibrant city of Switzerland and is situated in the heart of Europe allowing students to easily discover the European countries and explore Switzerland’s stunning nature. The ongoing demand and positive feedback from program graduates reflect the attractiveness and practical applicability of this graduate program. The specially designed LL.M. program will entail a highly challenging, practice-related work study program. An international team of lecturers ensures that course subject matter is not limited to national issues, but encompasses a growing body of international business law. Academic modules conducted in the USA, as well as in China and Geneva, contribute to the international nature of the program. The program Among the strength that graduate students find at the University of Zurich are the opportunity to pursue a broad course of study, and the possibility to explore their areas of interest in the Specialization Courses. Students will profit from our LL.M. program specially designed and developed for lawyers working in an international field. The program includes a General Course and a Specialization Courses, comprising approximately 420 lectures. The program is completed with the submission of a thesis. The General Course lectures build the foundation for the subsequent Specialization Course. After an introduction to the economic and legal foundations of the international economy and important foreign areas of law, the emphasis shifts to European and international business (e.g., EU Common Market, Competition Law, WTO, Corporate Law, Tax and Corporate Criminal Law). The first part of the specialization course focuses on the design of international contracts. The basics include international private law issues such as choice of law, CISG and alternative forms of dispute resolution. In addition, the course addresses the hedging performance from the customer's perspective, the assurance of payment entitlements and contract enforceability in different international contexts. An overview of the measures that enable companies of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) obligations are also essential. The module Technology Transfer first explains how technology is protected by patent, copyright, design, trademark and know-how protection. In the second part of this module the focus is on the commercialization of technology through licensing agreements. The LL.M. International Business Transactions and Technology Transfer focuses on the aspects of Swiss, European, American, and International Law. The student should be able to solve the problems independently that arise in international contract practice and technology transfer. Module 1: International Business Transactions Module 2: International Technology Transfer Students who are interested in only taking the Specialization Course can be awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS). Summary of key points: 4 Semester in German, classes take part Friday in the afternoons and Saturday in the morning Degree: LL.M. Business Transactions and Technology Transfer Application form: www.LLM.uzh.ch Application deadline: Please check our website Application and Eligibility The following requirements must be met for admission to the program of study: Degree in Law at a Master’s level (exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis) Professional experience Good verbal and written knowledge of the teaching language (English) Costs CHF 32,800.– Included in tuition costs are the costs for course materials, examination fees as well as all intensive weekends and certain additional events. Not included are costs for excursions, additional literature and living costs. [-]

LL.M. International Business Law

University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Zurich + 1 more

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Law Degrees in Switzerland 2017. LL.M. International Business Law For almost 20 years the LL.M. International Business Law offers a unique and valuable further education for lawyers taking into account the complex legal needs of the global economy wishing to pursue advanced studies. With over 200 years of experience the Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is known worldwide for the excellence of its faculty and its legal education programs. The school’s location, Zurich is the economic capital and most vibrant city of Switzerland and is situated in the heart of Europe allowing students to easily discover the European countries and explore Switzerland’s stunning nature. The ongoing demand and positive feedback from program graduates reflect the attractiveness and practical applicability of this graduate program. The specially designed LL.M. program will entail a highly challenging, practice-related work study program. An international team of lecturers ensures that course subject matter is not limited to national issues, but encompasses a growing body of international business law. Academic modules conducted in the USA, as well as in China and Geneva, contribute to the international nature of the program. The program Students who are interested to do an LL.M. at the University of Zurich but who cannot decide which specialization to choose or who seek a specialized LL.M. Title receive the general title “LL.M. International Economic and Business Law”. The LL.M. International Business Law is conducted either on a Part-Time or Full-Time basis. The program includes a General Course and a Specialization Course, comprising approximately 420 lectures. The program is completed with the submission of a thesis. The General Course lectures build the foundation for the subsequent Specialization Courses. After an introduction to the economic and legal foundations of the international economy and important foreign areas of law, the emphasis shifts to European and international business (e.g., EU Common Market, Competition Law, WTO, Corporate Law, Tax and Corporate Criminal Law). After the successful completion of the General Course students can choose one of the following specializations: International Banking and Finance Law International Business Transactions and Technology Transfer (only offered in German) International Litigation and Arbitration (only offered in German) Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law (only offered in German) International Sports Law Students who do not seek a specialized LL.M. Title receive the general title “LL.M. International Economic and Business Law”. The ongoing demand and positive feedback from program graduates reflect the attractiveness and practical applicability of this graduate program. The next Full-Time course will run from 2015 to 2016. As in the past, the course will entail a highly challenging, practice-related work study program. An international team of lecturers ensures that course subject matter is not limited to national issues, but encompasses a growing body of international business law. Students who are interested in only taking the Specialization Course can be awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS). Application and Eligibility The following requirements must be met for admission to the program of study: Degree in Law at a Master’s level (exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis) Professional experience Good verbal and written knowledge of the teaching languages (German and English) Costs CHF 32,800.– Included in tuition costs are the costs for course materials, examination fees as well as all intensive weekends and certain additional events. Not included are costs for excursions, additional literature and living costs. [-]