International and European Trade and Investment Law (LL.M / MA)


Program Description

About the program

This is a specialized program for law or social science graduates. According to the type of degree, our postgraduate training offers two streams: the first for law graduates [Master of Laws (LL .M.) in International and European Trade and Investment Law], and the second for non-law graduates (Legal Consultant in International and European Trade and Investment Law). The program provides students with an understanding of the fields of Investment, Business, and Trade as relates to the EU and its relation to the international economy.

Students will receive useful knowledge concerning the above main subjects in the context of European and international economic relations. Our program also offers applied subjects, such as International Business, Drafting Legal Documents, International Negotiations, International Communication, International Financial Management, Comparative Company Law, International Tax and Banking Law. Guidance by experts with practical experience makes the program more vivid. Applicants are expected to be fluent in English, but during the course of the program, they will also develop a specific vocabulary related to the field of Investment, Business, and Trade. Graduates start their careers in the legal profession, either in the public or private sector, as solicitors or as a legal consultant. There is also the possibility of further studies at the Faculty or elsewhere at the University.

  • Level of the program: Master
  • Duration of the program: 3 semesters
  • Registered in: EU
  • Credits: 90

Who should apply?

We expect students to be interested in economic relations and the related legal regulations, and it is an advantage if the applicant has experience in Law or a degree in the field of social sciences. Those who have a BA degree will receive a certificate at the end of the program. Those students who have a master's degree will receive a new Legal Master's degree.

Application requirements: fully completed online application form with the necessary attachments, BA or MA or LL M degree, a demonstrated proficiency in English (TOE FL, IELT S or GRE ), Academic Records* and an interview online.

Start of the program

September of each year


Tuition fee per semester:1600 EUR in the first year; 500 EUR in the third semester

Registration fee: 85 EUR

  • Application fee: 35 EUR
  • Entrance exam fee: 50 EUR

Application procedures: Applicants must demonstrate an excellent command of the English language. Applicants will be required to submit an internationally accredited language certificate (for example TOE FL/IELT S/GRE ).

Last updated September 2019

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