An LLM or Master of Laws degree is an academic degree, often sought by students with undergraduate law degrees who are looking to educate themselves more thoroughly in one specific area of law study. LLM programs are research-oriented and typically last for one year.
Though it does not usually permit an individual to take an exam in order to practice law, an LLM in business law or Master of Laws degree is nevertheless a desirable pursuit for many because of the specialized knowledge provided.
There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.
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The LLM in International Business Law is a flagship programme for students seeking to specialize in the [+]
The LLM in International Business Law is a flagship programme for students seeking to specialize in the international legal aspects of business practice in our globalizing world. While allowing a degree of personal choice, it steers students towards the key legal building blocks of international business law, guaranteeing an advanced degree with real added value in a business-oriented career. The Ghent LLM in International Business Law allows students to gain in-depth knowledge about all practice areas and is aimed at future or already experienced lawyers and in-house counsel dealing with commercial, corporate, securities and banking legal issues, as well as international economic law. Built around the renowned Financial Law Institute, the programme combines the expertise of its professors with that of experienced practitioners in areas like M&A, Intellectual Property, and Arbitration, to bring you hands-on experience. All courses in the LLM focus either on EU-wide regulation or use a comparative law approach. The programme is ideally suited for students from outside the EU who need a thorough background in EU regulation and for those from within the EU who want to escape the provincial study of national law. NOTE: The application process for the academic year 2018-2019 is open since 01 October 2017 (will be open until 1 June for the applicants who do not need a visa and 1 March for all applicants who need a visa).... [-]
Giving you the opportunity to extend your knowledge of the law and develop advanced legal research skills, the taught LL.M will give your future prospects a significant boost by adding an internationally recognized postgraduate legal qualification to your existing skills and experience. [+]
If you’re ready to take your legal career in a specific direction, the LLM is an excellent next step.
This course is designed to expand your knowledge of the law while developing your advanced legal research skills. You can keep your LLM broad, or you can specialise in one of four areas:Equality Law European Law Human Rights Law and Society
You’ll learn from our academic specialists and practising legal professionals as you take a more in-depth look at how and why the law is formed and how it’s applied.
You’ll also explore how it relates to policy and policy-making processes on national, European and international levels.
As you expand your legal knowledge, you’ll also develop advanced critical, analytical and evaluative skills.... [-]
The one-year Bucerius Master of Law and Business prepares young professionals for international careers in which an understanding of both legal and business concepts as well as intercultural skills are essential. The interdisciplinary approach of the program brings lawyers and business professionals from all over the world together in one classroom. It thereby creates a unique learning environment which stimulates knowledge transfer and inspires the exchange of perspectives between disciplines and across cultures. [+]
The one-year Bucerius Master of Law and Business (LLM /MLB) is the ideal program for young professionals who strive to work at the intersection of law and business. Its graduates are equipped with an impressive set of skills and knowledge with direct relevance for work in international companies, law firms, and other organizations. They belong to a group of cutting-edge professionals who have been systematically trained to take an interdisciplinary approach to legal and management questions. Graduates of the Master of Law and Business program understand complex legal situations, grasp their economic dimensions and perform effectively in an intercultural environment. They meet the increasing demand for corporations, law firms and non-profit organizations for interdisciplinarily educated and internationally oriented young professionals.... [-]
This LL.M. is one of the few programmes specifically designed for those attorneys who seek to develop a professional career in international business law. [+]
This LL.M. is one of the few programmes specifically designed for those attorneys who seek to develop a professional career in international business law.WHY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
For those who choose the specialization in International Business Law, the programme offers an innovative approach to transnational, Anglo-American and European business law. It covers a wide range of topics, such as contracts, project finance, commercial and investment arbitration, corporate law, securities regulation, EU internal market, and international tax law. Key features An intensive, advanced programme, directed specifically to those who seek an active and international professional practice of Business Law:... [-]
The LL.M. is an advanced graduate program which is designed to expand your legal knowledge and expertise in the fast-changing areas of international business law [+]
The LL.M. is a full-time program which runs from October to June. Courses are divided into two semesters, with exams held in January and June. Students are entitled to sit a second session of exams held in late August – beginning of September. LL.M. candidates who successfully complete the program are awarded an LL.M. in International Business Law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (University of Brussels, ULB), which is recognized by the competent Belgian Academic Authorities (Communauté française) within the framework of the program of continuous education.
The LL.M. is designed for students who wish to take full advantage of the extraordinary range of opportunities offered in Brussels, the capital of Europe. The program includes visits to the institutions of the European Union (European Commission, Council, and Parliament) which are headquartered in Brussels. The LL.M. is part of the program offering of the University of Brussels (Université libre de Bruxelles, or “ULB”), one of the leading universities in Europe, with 25.000 students, 32% of which come from outside of Belgium.... [-]
Our SIBE Online LL.M. program in International Business Law is a 1 year program (+ 4 months for the Master Thesis incl. Master Thesis Defense) with 60 ECTS, covering all the relevant fields of International Business Law and combines theory application, skill development and practical qualification with actual, ongoing real-life challenges (individually defined law projects) in a continuous learning process. [+]
Our SIBE Online LL.M. program in International Business Law is a 1 year program (+ 4 months for the Master Thesis incl. Master Thesis Defense) with 60 ECTS, covering all the relevant fields of International Business Law (such as Transnational Company Law, M&A, International Competition Law, Intellectual Property, European Law, Contract Law, CISG, Litigation, etc.).
SIBE studies combine theory application, skill development and practical qualification with actual, ongoing real-life challenges in a continuous learning process. The LL.M.’s highly learner-centered online study format promotes an advanced level of interaction between the students and with their professors. As part of their studies, SIBE`s LL.M. students work on individually defined law projects. These are ongoing legal challenges from their professional background and workplace. The projects cover a broad spectrum of legal questions, ranging from data protection over international competition law to the cross-border fight against tax fraud, etc. This advancement of an individual area of expertise is complemented by the LL.M.’s interactive online format. As peers, the students discuss and share their individual project development, challenges and solutions. This process broadens each student’s international legal comprehension beyond the program’s theoretical content and the own law project, while the international course composition adds an enriching comparative perspective.... [-]
International Arbitration and Business Law LL.M. provides its graduates with a unique set of international arbitration skills together with a solid expertise in international business law. The programme is tailored to cover both procedural and substantive law aspects of the international dispute resolution. [+]
International Arbitration and Business Law LL.M. provides its graduates with a unique set of international arbitration skills together with a solid expertise in international business law. The programme is tailored to cover both procedural and substantive law aspects of the international dispute resolution.What aspects does the programme cover?
After successfully concluding the research and writing skills module, you will fully immerse in the world of international arbitration. During the second block of the academic year, you will be confronted not only with the fundamental aspects of arbitration law but you will also be challenged to understand principles of international arbitration from the comparative law perspective. In the spring term, you will also be exposed to distinctive futures of investment arbitration. You will also be given a chance to participate in one of numerous international moot courts.... [-]
LL.M. Business Transactions and Technology Transfer [+]
The LL.M. program offers a sound further education in the design of international contracts as well as the marketing of technology through license agreements. The course participants should be enabled to independently solve problems that arise in international treaty practice and technology transfer.
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.... [-]
This course is designed to introduce to you the theory and practice of international business regulation in the context of globalisation. [+]
This course is designed to introduce to you the theory and practice of international business regulation in the context of globalisation.
The course is taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, small group sessions, practical experience and workshops. We teach two modules each week, over four hours of teaching time. In addition, students will complete a 15,000-word dissertation, which will be supported by a Research Methodology module.Why choose this course?
London is the centre for global banking, finance and trade, so you will be well placed to take advantage of your proximity to the major corporations when you study at UWL.
The LLM International Business and Commercial Law course is aimed at students seeking to work as legal experts in the area of multinational corporations.... [-]
This master of international and European law trains bilingual legal practitioners (French / English) in areas of interest to internationally oriented businesses. It offers a specialization in business law and competition law, of relevance to companies competing in the domestic and international markets when carrying out trades, capital transfers, mergers, and acquisitions. [+]
Modern enterprises need profoundly educated and well-trained legal experts. Our programME focuses on highly engaged and qualified students interested in a thorough global understanding of law and its mechanisms to coordinate human interactions in modern societies. According to the concept of a functional comparison of law, the study program centers on important questions of contemporary business law, with focuses on German, European, Anglo-American and Chinese Law. Graduates will be optimally prepared for international transactions, leadership roles in intercultural teams, and to face the challenges of today‘s globalized economy. [+]
Modern enterprises need profoundly educated and well-trained legal experts. Our program focuses on highly engaged and qualified students interested in a thorough global understanding of law and its mechanisms to coordinate human interactions in modern societies. According to the concept of a functional comparison of law, the study program centers on important questions of contemporary business law, with focuses on German, European, Anglo-American and Chinese Law. Graduates will be optimally prepared for international transactions, leadership roles in intercultural teams, and to face the challenges of today‘s globalized economy.Key points Experienced professors and leading experts with practical experience in Business & Law Problem-focused functional comparison of law under the instruction of native or long-time specialized instructors Activating learning methods (“CORE” = Competence Oriented Research and Education), unique personal learning atmosphere with highly motivated teachers and small groups Exchange programs with different cooperation partners (USA, China, Ukraine) and a 10-day study trip, either to the United States of America or to the People ́s Republic of China Varied, challenging accompanying program, not only focused on law, but also on economics, leadership, and management Multinational participants and networking partners Course overview Core Subjects: Methodology and Aims of Comparison of Law; Private International Law and International Civil Procedure Law, German & European Law, Law of the United States, Law of the People ́s Republic of China, German Language & Culture 10-day study trip to the United States of America or to the People ́s Republic of China... [-]
The LL.M (International and European Business Law) is delivered over one academic year. It seeks to promote critical analysis of, and reflection on, different aspects of national, European and international business law. Students on this programme are examined in six modules and will also complete a research dissertation on a topic approved by the Dissertation Director and related to some aspect of international and/or European business law. [+]
The LL.M (International and European Business Law) is designed for graduates who wish to specialise in business law with a view to pursuing their research interests in this field or in preparing to work in busy international commercial firms or legal practice across the globe. This programme will enable students to gain invaluable specialist knowledge from expert professors. They will develop skills to critically analyse the interplay between law and social change in a variety of different contexts within international and business law and conduct effective and targeted research in case law, legislation and academic legal commentary in areas pertaining to international and business law at a level appropriate to masters graduates... [-]
This Master's programme in European Business Law provides in-depth understanding both of practical and theoretical aspects of European economic law, and the operation of the rules of the European market in a global context. [+]
The oldest programme covering European economic law in Scandinavia provides in-depth understanding both of practical and theoretical aspects of European economic law, and the operation of the rules of the European market in a global context. The programme provides a solid foundation in the EU constitutional framework, which underpins the regulation of the European market. Students are able to tailor the programme to suit their interests and future career through specialisation, in particular during the second year of the programme.Programme modules/courses
Courses in the 2 year programme: Compulsory courses (with number of credits, in total 75): EU Constitutional Law (12), Business Negotiations (3), Internal Market Law (12), Argumentation and Methodology (3), EU Competition Law (15), Master’s thesis (30). Elective courses (in total 45 credits) in areas such as: competition law, IP law, tax law, law in the digital age and the European Law Moot Court Competition, etc.... [-]
The law faculties of the UvA (University of Amsterdam) and the VU (Vrije Universiteit) have combined their expertise to cover a breadth of information in the Master's programme Law, Markets and Behaviour. [+]
The law faculties of the UvA (University of Amsterdam) and the VU (Vrije Universiteit) have combined their expertise to cover a breadth of information in the Master's programme Law, Markets and Behaviour.VU website
This multidisciplinary Master's track will deepen your understanding of the law and foster your knowledge of the fields with which the law interacts, such as corporate finance, psychology and ethics. You will find more information about the programme on the website of VU Amsterdam.Selective joint UvA-VU programme
Law, Markets and Behavior is a selective, international programme, accepting approximately thirty participants annually. Students study and work together throughout the year at the VU and UvA campuses, forming strong bonds that last into their professional careers. This programme is formally a track of the Dutch Master's programme in Corporate Law (Ondernemingsrecht) at the VU. The diploma awarded will be a Master's Ondernemingsrecht.... [-]
Professional Masters programme Competition & Regulation LL.M.: regulation and competition law [+]
The professional Master's programme Competition & Regulation LL.M. is located in two growing and major legal fields, regulation, and competition law. Students also learn about the economic aspects of the legal fields which are becoming increasingly significant after the introduction of the “more economic approach” in legal theory.
The new continuing-education Master's programme resulting in an LL.M. in Competition & Regulation is intended for jurists, lawyer trainees, assessors and attorneys interested in further qualifications in the areas of competition and regulatory law. Those successfully completing the Master's programme have an opportunity to continue on to the doctoral degree.... [-]