Master in Investment Fund Law
University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
EUR 200 / per semester
Earliest start date
It aims to train high-level lawyers specialized in investment fund law, especially in Luxembourg law, who are able to evolve in a multicultural and multilingual environment, in order to meet the growing need for qualified graduates.
Based on a method of active learning, the program covers institutional and substantive EU law, with particular emphasis on procedural rules and specific litigation questions, as well as domestic remedies and the cooperative dialogue between the Court of Justice of the EU and national courts.
- High-level specialization in Luxembourg Investment Funds Law
- With the support of the Arendt and Elvinger Hoss Prussen Chair in Investment Funds Law
- Combines theory and practice
- Develops the skills and deepens knowledge, leading to greater graduate employability
- Bilingual program (taught in French and English)
- Mandatory Internship
- Competitive advantage in the non-academic job market
The programme at a glance – 60 ECTS
The Master in Investment Funds Law builds on the joint first year (M1) of all seven specializations which provides the necessary foundation to pursue the M2 program. The second year (M2) of the Master's comprises a program dedicated to investment funds law.
Semester 1 and 2
- The courses of the first year are part of the main common program and not track-specific.
- Luxembourg investment fund law
- European Investment Fund law
- Investment fund monitoring
- Typology of investment funds
- The life cycle of an investment fund
- Delegations and other actors
Master and apply the concepts of Luxembourg Investment Funds Law
- Master the concepts of Luxembourg and European investment funds law, follow current developments in the field, and understand the unique challenges;
- Identify and explain the interactions between these different concepts, as well as with those of other branches of law;
- Understand the dynamics of the evolving legal and regulatory frameworks and the consequences for institutions, markets, and products.
- Identify new and/or complex legal problems and propose appropriate solutions;
- Clearly present a legal problem in oral and written form (in French and English), according to a structured argumentation, as well as the proposed solutions;
- Conduct rigorous individual or collective scientific research on investment fund law.
Graduates may pursue a career as an investment fund lawyer, a legal officer in a fund industry professional (manager, custodian, distributor), a compliance officer, or even in national, European, or international institutions.
The Master’s degree also allows candidates who meet the requirements to continue their studies at PhD level.