International Economic Law is crucial for the majority of transnational activities. Become an expert in this field!
The two-year LLM study programme offers an in-depth study of international economic law with a double degree from Leuphana University Lüneburg in Germany and the University of Glasgow in Scotland, or the University of the West Indies in Barbados.
The programme brings students from all over the world together. It combines private and public international economic law and offers a holistic approach to this area of law.
During your first year of study in Lüneburg, you learn how to engage scientifically with the structures and most important players of international economic law. During your second year in Glasgow or Bridgetown, you can focus on more specific subjects such as Corporate & Financial Law, International Commercial Law, International Competition Law or Intellectual Property Law.
The mixture of compulsory modules and electives is a unique feature of the program. It enables you to acquire profound knowledge in different fields of international economic law, a basic idea of the functions of international relations and markets as well as the skills to analyze the chances and risks of global relationships and international economic regulations.
Prepare yourself for the legal challenges of globalisation!
You will spend the first year (October to August) in Lüneburg and the second year (September to August) either in Glasgow or Barbados.
In Lüneburg, you complete six compulsory modules. For each of this modules you receive ten credit points: International Law, International Economic Law, European Law, European Economic Law, International Private Law and European Private Law.
In Glasgow, you can choose one specialisation out of seven: Corporate & Financial Law, Intellectual Property & the Digital Economy, International Commercial Law, International Competition Law & Policy, International Economic Law, International Law, or International Law & Security.
In Bridgetown, you have the opportunity to choose courses from a wide range of modules in the field of Corporate & Commercial Law and Public Law, for example corporate law, financial law, intellectual property law and transnational commercial transactions law.
Based on the consolidated knowledge gained in the first year and the specialisation in the second year, students complete their studies by writing their Masters dissertation.
If you want to work in management positions of multinational companies or in advisory positions in both the private or the public sector, this is the ideal program for you. You will be well prepared for these positions because of the profound knowledge of international economic law that you gain in the core area of the programme as well as the interdisciplinary and intercultural competencies you aquire during your specialisation.
The different options for specialisation also allow emphasis on various professional fields and careers in academic contexts in research, teaching, and administration.
At a Glance
- Degrees awarded: Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Leuphana University Lüneburg and University of Glasgow or University of the West Indies
- Application period: April 1 - June 1 (exception in 2020: applications possible until July 1)
- Start date: Every winter term, October
- Extent: 120 ECTS
- Duration: 4 semesters
- Language: English
- Location: Lüneburg and Glasgow or Bridgetown
- Contribution: per year: 720 EUR* at Leuphana University Lüneburg
- Fees: per year: 7.000 GBP (EU)* / 15.500 GBP (Non-EU)* at University of Glasgow or 10.000 USD University of the West Indies
*subject to change
About the School
Leuphana University established Germany’s first public college. Its Graduate School merges the academic demands of masters and doctorates, and its own Professional School offers highly regarded furthe ... Read More