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Erich Pommer Institut gGmbH European Film Business and Law LL.M. | MBA
Erich Pommer Institut gGmbH

European Film Business and Law LL.M. | MBA

Potsdam, Germany

4 Semesters


Full time, Part time

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EUR 21,000 *


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The developments in the digital single market, the noticeable increase in skill shortage, and the effects of a global pandemic are posing new challenges for the European audiovisual and entertainment industry at the crossroads of creative, legal, and business. The importance of digitalization as well as the inevitable focus on transformational leadership and resilience is more evident for tomorrow's film and TV companies today than ever before.

The executive master's degree program European Film Business and Law LL.M. | MBA equips professionals and executives in film and TV with the necessary skills and tools to master those challenges with competence, ensuring the sustainable development of their companies and overall dynamic market growth in Europe. The program offers comprehensive insights into the European audiovisual and entertainment landscape from a business as well as a legal perspective. Next to top-class academic expertise, the program offers a significant amount of practice-relevant knowledge, interdisciplinary knowledge exchange, as well as access to top industry experts and their networks.

Classes are held in blocks and partly on weekends, making it possible to study while working. Most modules will be delivered online, facilitating easier access to the program for all international professionals. Study weeks in Potsdam will offer opportunities for in-person exchange and intensive networking. The individual module allocation, the various study options to choose from as well as the possibility of crediting achievements already made also allow the greatest possible flexibility to reconcile work, studies, and family.

The program offers a variety of choices to design your individual study experience to best suit your needs:

Choice of Degree

During their studies, students focus on law (LL.M.) or business (MBA) content.

  • LL.M. and MBA students complete several essential modules jointly and specialize in the second half of the program.
  • A double degree (LL.M. and MBA) is possible with credit awarded for work completed in the first degree. Additional tuition fees apply. Two applications are required.

Choice of Employer

  • Involvement With employer: You participate in the program together with your company. You then also complete the project module at your company. Ideally, it will give you insights into other areas of the company.
  • Without an employer: You participate in the program without a company. You complete the project module in a partner company of the program.

Choice of Studying Intensity

  • Full-Time: You complete the program in four semesters, attending lectures in the first two semesters. The third semester is reserved for the project module, followed by a semester for the master thesis.
  • Part-Time: You complete the program in six semesters, while we help you design the schedule that will best meet your requirements.

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