Students must complete a total of 24 units (60 ECTS): 6 units (12 ECTS) of core courses, 10 units (20 ECTS) of elective courses, two seminar papers of 2 units (4 ECTS) each and a Master Thesis of 4 units (20 ECTS).

The courses of the full-time LLM program are offered Friday/Saturday throughout one year. During the second year, students write the seminar papers and their Master Theses. Students have the choice to complete the whole program in one year or to shift some modules to the second year of study.

Core courses

  • The Legal System of the European Union (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European Internal Market Law (2 units, 4 ECTS)
  • European Competition Law (2 units, 4 ECTS)
  • WTO Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)


Elective courses (not offered every year)

 

  • European and International Corporate Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions International (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • Drafting and Negotiating Cross-border M&A Contracts (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European State Aid Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European Consumer Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European Labor and Social Security Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European Private International Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • International Business Arbitration (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • International Business Negotiation Seminar (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • Joint Stanford-Vienna Advanced International Business Negotiation Seminar (2 units, 4 ECTS)
  • European Common Commercial Policy (EU Foreign Trade Law) (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European and International Tax Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • International Investment Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • International Business and Human Rights (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • The Law and Business of Start-ups International: Silicon Valley's Approach and Strategies (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • EU Intellectual Property Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European and International Patent Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European and International Copyright Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European and International Trademark Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • IP Licensing and Technology Transfer in Europe and international (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European and International E-Commerce Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European and International Communications Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European Privacy Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • European and International Biotechnology Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • Introduction to U.S. Business Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)
  • Introduction to U.S. Intellectual Property Law (1 unit, 2 ECTS)

 

Time Schedule 2020/21:

Module 1: 16./17.10.2020 Introduction to EU Law

Module 2: 23./24.10.2020 European Internal Market Law I

Module 3: 06./07.11.2020 European Internal Market Law II

Module 4: 13./14.11.2020 European Competition Law I

Module 5: 04./05.12.2020 European Competition Law II

Module 6: 11./12.12.2020 WTO Law

Module 7: 15./16.01.2021 European and International Corporate Law

Module 8: 26./27.02.2021 Drafting and Negotiating Cross-border M&A Contracts

Module 9: 12./13.03.2021 European International Private Law

Module 10: 26./27.03.2021 International Business Arbitration

Module 11: 16./17.04.2021 European and International Tax Law

Module 12: 07./08.05.2021 European Privacy Law

Module 13: 28./29.05.2021 European and International E-Commerce Law

Module 14: 11./12.06.2021 European and International Intellectual Property Law

Module 15: 18./19.06.2021 European Labour and Social Security Law

Module 16: 02./03.07.2021 European Consumer Law

 

Exams take place Friday morning before a module.