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.
- Type of programme: Thematic relevance
- 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
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.
Idea and Aims
International Economic Law is crucial for the majority of transnational activities. Become an expert in this field!
This double degree masters program 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 globalization!
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 specialization 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 specialization 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 program as well as the interdisciplinary and intercultural competencies you aquire during your specialization.
The different options for specialization also allow emphasis on various professional fields and careers in academic contexts in research, teaching, and administration.
The Masters Programme is intended for international and national law students who either have a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), a Bachelor’s degree with predominantly legal components, the First State Examination, or an international equivalent.
For applicants whose first language is not English, the awarding universities set a minimum English Language proficiency level. All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both EU and international students for this program:
- IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System): overall score 6.5 with no subtest less than 6.5, or
- ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 22, Speaking not less than 23, or
- CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): B minimum, or
- CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): C minimum, or
- PTE Academic (Person Test of English, Academic test): 68; minimum 60 in writing.
Even if you have not yet completed your Bachelors degree you may apply for this program. You have to prove successfully completed courses at 81% of the required total performance (total performance of 180 credit points or 210 credit points depending on your study programme).
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