Graduates from Asia holding a first degree in law, business or economics and who have good academic records are eligible to apply to join our LL.M. International Finance program.
Our Master of Laws in international Banking, Securities, and Finance (LL.M. International Finance) program offers excellent interdisciplinary and practice-oriented training in the areas of international and European banking, securities and finance law. By studying at the ILF, you will be trained not only to deal with but also to excel in this increasingly important area where the worlds of international law and global finance meet. You will be taught by prominent professors from Goethe University Frankfurt am Main as well as experts from the legal and financial industries. Frankfurt plays a central role in European and global finance.
The ILF, which is located in Frankfurt, the major financial center in Europe, provides the ideal location to train young professionals to deal with both current and future legal and financial challenges.
We strive to provide our students with a solid and comprehensive legal and financial education set in a dynamic learning environment, thereby giving them the legal training they need to excel in their careers.
Since English is the sole language of instruction, applicants must have a good command of written and spoken English. No more than 30 students will be admitted in order to ensure academic excellence and direct, personal contact between students and the faculty.
DURATION OF THE PROGRAM
The LL.M. International Finance program at the ILF is a one-year postgraduate degree program. It is divided into two semesters, namely the winter semester (October to February) and the summer semester (April to July). The program commences in October and teaching ends in July of the following year.
Study excursions to other cities, Business English, and German language courses, as well as many extra-curricular activities with international students, will also be organized for students during the year of study.
CONFERMENT OF DEGREE
The LL.M. International finance degree is conferred by the Faculty of Law of Goethe University Frankfurt am Main.
Applications will be considered on a “rolling basis”. Applicants will be informed of the results of their applications within6 weeks of receipt by the ILF of the completed application. Admissions to the LL.M. International Finance program will be granted to successful applicants on a “first come first served” basis.
Application Deadline for Program: 15 May: Countries where APS certificates are required (i.e. China, Mongolia and Vietnam) and 1 July: All other Asian Countries
No application fee is required.
A scholarship of 10% of the tuition fees (i.e. €1,600) will be offered to successful applications received before 28 February 2016.