Master's in Germany

Best Master's Degrees in Germany 2017

Master

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

Germany is a great destination for international scholarsand has a high quality higher education system. The value of this level of education has been improved by the Germany's strong economy. Foreign students enjoy excellent living standards in a secure and safe surroundings. Berlin is the capital.

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Grenoble MIB

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 24  January 2017 Germany Berlin

The Grenoble MIB has been designed by Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) and is delivered in English, in the heart of Berlin, Germany. The Master in International Business (MIB) has recently climbed from 20th to 13th position in the 2016 Financial Times’ Master in Management ranking. [+]

Best Master Programs in Germany 2017. GGSB MIB The Grenoble MIB has been designed by Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) and is delivered in English, in the heart of Berlin, Germany. The Master in International Business (MIB) has recently climbed from 20th to 13th position in the 2016 Financial Times’ Master in Management ranking. Apply before 16.12.2017 to qualify for an up to 20% scholarship. Course Requirements Undergraduate degree at 2:1 or equivalent (e.g. 60%) from a recognised university (assessed by GEM admission board) Work experience is not a requirement GMAT is not an obligatory requirement, but is considered an advantage and may be required for some applications (target score 550) English proficiency options TOEFL 94 (22 minimum in each component) IELTS 6.5 (6.0 minimum in each component) PTE 63 (51 minimum in each component) Cambridge Proficiency Exam: A, B, C [-]

Master in General Management

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time August 2017 Germany Friedrichshafen

The General Management master degree is an academic study program rooted in theory but with practical relevance. [+]

Business Administration for non-business specialists This is some­thing you won't find at most Ger­man uni­ver­si­ties. Why is that? A Mas­ter in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion for non-busi­ness spe­cial­ists re­quires a sub­stan­tial amount of con­fi­dence on the part of lec­tur­ers and stu­dents. Con­fi­dence in your ver­sa­til­ity - be­cause with us, bi­ol­o­gists, ar­chi­tects, en­gi­neers, and lawyers all study side by side. Con­fi­dence in the pro­duc­tiv­ity of your back­ground and your ac­cu­mu­lated ex­pe­ri­ence – be­cause your aca­d­e­mic pedi­gree and your prac­ti­cal knowl­edge may well be in­valu­able for a de­gree in busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion. And con­fi­dence in an in­tel­li­gent al­liance of fun­da­men­tal skills and in­di­vid­ual spe­cial­iza­tions – be­cause you need both. The General Management master degree is an academic study program rooted in theory but with practical relevance. The course provides a theoretical and practical knowledge of general business administration and economics. Alongside established management qualifications you will acquire the know-how to organize your own academic research work. You will be in a position to analyze socially relevant economic problems from a multidisciplinary perspective, and to address them using innovative academic methods. The program also involves an international internship. Any students who have already done an internship abroad in their undergraduate studies can, alternatively, choose to do a StudentStudies module (with individualized content) or an interdisciplinary module of their own choice. The option of GlobalStudies – a semester abroad combined with two internships abroad – is, additionally, available to all GEMA students. Alongside your studies you also take part in ZU's TandemCoaching. This is an individualized support structure for every student in their developmental process, in the form of an Academic Coach and a Practical Coach. At many universities the supervision ratio is 160 students to a professor – here we have two coaches per student. Once per semester the students reflect on their academic work and their professional orientation with both coaches. Language Requirements Although a good number of courses are offered in English at ZU, students will not be in a position to complete a degree program in English. Knowledge of English is preferred; knowledge of German is an absolute necessity. ZU requires that all degree-seeking applicants demonstrate a minimum of intermediate-level German skills. [-]

Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18  Open Enrolment Germany Frankfurt am Main

– Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law – Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia – Continue working throughout the entire program – Truly international – In English – For lawyers and non-lawyers - 20 years of experience – Academic title of “Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG” [+]

Best Master Programs in Germany 2017. - Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law - Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia - Continue working throughout the entire program - Truly international - In English - For lawyers and non-lawyers - Academic title ‹Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG› The Executive M.B.L.-HSG - recently listed among the most innovative law programs by the Financial Times - is built upon the concept of a flying classroom and a global faculty. In nine attendance modules, leading experts from three continents will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge directly applicable in your professional working life. Module 1 - St.Gallen Introduction to European & International Business Law Module 2 - Zurich Finance Module 3 – Frankfurt a. M. Mergers & Acquisitions Module 4 - Luxembourg Litigation & Lobbying Module 5 - Brussels Competition Law Module 6 - New York International Taxation Module 7 - Shanghai Law & Business in China Module 8 - Tokyo Law & Business in Japan Module 9 - Austin Energy & IT Law Supplementary Module - Harvard Negotiation For their master theses, candidates analyze a current problem in European or international business law. Topics are proposed by the faculty, or students may choose their own. More information and online application at www.mbl.unisg.ch Program start date Next year's course starts on 12 June 2017. However, as flexibility is one of our advantages, it is possible to start the course with whichever module suits your needs. It is also possible to join in a course which is already in progress. Application deadline The deadline for applications is 31 May 2017. Tuition The fee for tuition is CHF 38.500.–. If your application is submitted by 28 February 2017, you will receive a tuition fee discount of CHF 1.500.–. [-]

Master International Maritime Law and Logistics

Kühne Logistics University - KLU
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Hamburg

<p>This degree will qualify you to master groundbreaking logistics challenges and legal issues. Learn to navigate through the new laws that govern the sea and maritime operations. They are designed to protect the environment and maintain human rights in the societies and communities involved. Acquire experience in analyzing the legal issues that arise at sea and along the world’s coastlines. Find out how to organize logistics operations based on your knowledge of the legal issues. You will have the skill set necessary for assessing the financial implications of legal decisions in logistics. And you will experience how this fast-paced field has become a building [+]

Check out this brand new Master of Science, that the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) in Malta will launch in October 2016 in cooperation with Kühne Logistics University (KLU) in Hamburg!

This degree will qualify you to master groundbreaking logistics challenges and legal issues. Learn to navigate through the new laws that govern the sea and maritime operations. They are designed to protect the environment and maintain human rights in the societies and communities involved. Acquire experience in analyzing the legal issues that arise at sea and along the world’s coastlines. Find out how to organize logistics operations based on your knowledge of the legal issues. You will have the skill set necessary for assessing the financial implications of legal decisions in logistics. And you will experience how this fast-paced field has become a building block of modern society.... [-]


MA In Intercultural Conflict Management

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin
Campus Full time September 2017 Germany Berlin Region

Because of the changes that have been experienced by many societies as a consequence of increasing global interdependence, Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASH) offers a Master of Arts in Intercultural Conflict Management (MA-ICM), in order to [+]

 

Because of the changes that have been experienced by many societies as a consequence of increasing global interdependence, the University Alice Salomon of Applied Sciences (ASH) offers a Master of Arts in Intercultural Conflict Management (MA-ICM), in order to train professionals from all over the world in their work promoting social development and mitigating existing and future conflicts. In line with the values ​​of social justice and human rights and supported by the long tradition of social defense University, the MA-ICM addresses issues and complexities raised by a globalizing world from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. The program is a response to the emerging challenges of conflict, diversity, social exclusion, migration, violations of human rights and human exploitation.... [-]


Master in Responsible Management-Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 - 12  October 2017 Germany Berlin

M.A. in Responsible Management – Specialization in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation) [+]

M.A. in Responsible Management – Specialization in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation Steinbeis University Berlin - Institute Corporate Responsibility Management (ICRM) offers the Master's Program M.A. in Responsible Management (MRM) since May 2010. ICRM has recently initiated a new study track, Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation, which aims at equipping current and future entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop innovative projects and ventures that create positive impact. In the framework of the study track, two new seminars will be offered: Social Entrepreneurship Social Innovation There will be a strong emphasis on project-based and peer-to-peer learning, facilitated through diverse participants, field trips, coaching and alike. Participants of these seminars will be awarded with Steinbeis University Certificates, which can be upgraded to the Master’s Program M.A. in Responsible Management. In this way, participants have the opportunity to consolidate their graduate education by learning both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to create / lead sustainable ventures. [-]

Bachelor Degree Programme Total Facility Management (TFM)

FH Münster University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Münster

Facility managers work in the most diverse areas of a growing industry: industry, service providers, trade, banks, airports, hospitals, consulting, event facilities, shopping centers and much more. Facility Management describes the management of buildings, land and infrastructure, taking into account any applicable ... [+]

Best Master Programs in Germany 2017. Facility managers work in the most diverse areas of a growing industry: industry, service providers, trade, banks, airports, hospitals, consulting, event facilities, shopping centers and much more. Facility Management describes the management of buildings, land and infrastructure, taking into account all applicable services. The facility manager acts as an interface between the disciplines involved in the management of a property and relates social, economic, environmental and technical aspects in its decisions by a. In Germany, the facility management services are classically divided into three areas of commercial, technical and infrastructural facility management. Studies in Münster The frequently expressed desire for a holistic property management is at the heart of a successful facility management. The MUAS offers the Bachelor programs Total Facilities Management (TFM) as an independent study program. With this offer, the need for well-trained facility managers is taken into account, which take into account all aspects of facility management and represent a holistic view. The goal is the reduction of interfaces between core business and facilitären services and the inclusion of the needs of users. Structure and contents The bachelor program Total Facility Management is an application-oriented, undergraduate and professional qualification degree. It is offered across disciplines and has a high degree of interdisciplinarity by including an economic, scientific and social scientific perspectives of Facility Management in. In practical projects develop TFM students interface skills and the ability to integrate knowledge of the disciplines involved. You also acquire methodological skills, the ability to work scientifically, project management skills and the communication and presentation techniques. Practical training The program provides the technical college to a particularly practical training in facility management. The events include seminars and case studies as well as practical projects, which are carried out in cooperation with partners from industry, as well as field trips to companies, trade shows and conventions. For students, the completion of a practical phase of at least 11 weeks mandatory. The practical phase is according to the study process. Examination Regulations in. 6 Semester to graduate. It is recommended to connect them with the creation of the Bachelor Thesis. will study Accompanying the so-called "General Studies" a series of events offered, which you can assign without printed music according to your inclinations. requirements As a prerequisite for admission to the course the technical college or a recognized equivalent qualification is required. Duration of study 6 semesters including practical phase, thesis and colloquium (presentation of the results of the thesis) [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Germany Cologne

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master in International Management for Business and Non-Business Graduates

IUBH School of Business and Management
Campus Full time 4 - 5  April 2017 Germany Bad Honnef

To help you rise to a role in upper management, this programme gives you a comprehensive business education. [+]

Best Master Programs in Germany 2017. Master in International Management for Business Graduates In four semesters, the master programme in International Management gives you the tools you will need for management roles in international companies. The programme focuses on the international service industry and gives you opportunities to put what you've learned to work. Content (examples): Economics International service management International marketing Human resource management International accounting & finance If you have a good academic background, but come from a non-business academic or professional background, you can still apply. The Master in International Management is also available for Non-Business Graduates. In order to help you rise to a role in upper management and give you a comprehensive business education, the Master in International Management for Non-Business Graduates combines a one-semester preparatory course with our four-semester Master programme in International Management. Specialisations: Marketing Accounting and finance Human resources Hospitality Health care Aviation management Programme information - Language of instruction is English. - Courses to improve soft skills, corporate and employee leadership and negotiation skills - One semester preparatory course in business management subjects for non-business graduates only Outstanding Teaching and Individual Attention - A global and accomplished faculty that shares knowledge and experience with students - Intensive work in small groups (max 30 students/class) with an international profile Practice-Oriented Through and Through - Academic knowledge is put to work in case studies, projects and hands-on research - Real-life experience through guest lectures, company projects and presentations and excursions Excellent Campus Infrastructure - Student dorms, campus WLAN and a good range of food options - Career Services, International Office and alumni network provide advice and support for your studies and career planning Facts & figures Degree:  Master of Arts Duration of study:  - 4 semesters (3 semesters study + 1 semester Master thesis) - 5 semesters for non-business graduates (1 preparatory semester + 3 semesters study + 1 semester Master thesis) The programmes are also available for a duration of 2, respectively 3 semesters, depending on the length and content of your previous studies. Individual assessment necessary. Please note that different tuition fees apply. ECTS-Credits:  120 Studies:  full-time Language of instruction: English Campus:  Bad Honnef, Berlin Intake:  March & September Your benefits at IUBH School of Business and Management Faculty with international business, consulting and academic experience Instruction in small, international groups, in English Exclusive campus community - faculty and staff know you by name Theory and practice combined in case studies and projects with international organisations Opportunity to develop the social, professional and intercultural skills you will need to work in management Global network of industry contacts Extensive, foreign language programme General tuition fees per semester Master International Management – 4 & 5 Semester - EU Students: € 5,125 - Int. Students: € 5,950  Prices apply to annual payment in advance and are valid from September 2016. Different tuition fees apply to the Master programmes 2 & 3 semesters. [-]

Master in International Management (CEMS MIM)

University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Campus Full time August 2017 Germany Cologne

The University of Cologne's M.Sc. International Management and CEMS Master's is designed to provide you with excellent academic and practical training in international management, together with an international focus for your future careers in international business environment. [+]

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT (CEMS MIM) - MASTER OF SCIENCE The University of Cologne's M.Sc. International Management and CEMS Master's is designed to provide you with excellent academic and practical training in international management, together with an international focus for your future careers in international business environment. In a nutshell Standard period of study: 4 semesters, full-time Start: Fall term Degree title: Master of Science (M.Sc.) Language: English Fees: Only Social fee The programme's core features International course experience Intercultural study groups Term abroad at one of the top business schools of the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education Consultancy project carried out in collaboration with multinational companies Soft skills seminars geared towards developing leadership skills Numerous opportunities to meet and network with representatives of globally active companies 10 week internship abroad What is the CEMS network? This network is a global alliance of 30 leading business schools across 5 continents, more than 60 multinational corporations and four social partners that together offer the CEMS Master’s in International Management (MIM). The University of Cologne’s Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences („WiSo-Faculty“) is a founding and the exclusive German member of the CEMS network. The CEMS MIM, top-ranked in Financial Times Master‘s in Management Ranking, is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to you as a top class, internationally minded, multilingual student, enrolled in Cologne‘s M.Sc International Management programme as one of the CEMS member schools. Structure The Core and Advanced Section (54 CP) comprises the compulsory CEMS Cores and election modules. In the Supplementary Section (24 CP), you are free to choose one of six subjects: Accounting, Corporate Development, Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Economics. Modules in the Specialisation Section (27 CP) features CEMS Business Project and Case Studie Course. The Master‘s Thesis (15 CP) analyses a specific topic or problem and is normally completed during the fourth term. Take the chance Learn to apply the latest research and appropriate solutions at your home and partner university to questions with practical, real-world relevance! Develop an understanding of the role of leadership in different intercultural environments and effective approaches to strengthen ethical behaviour in business. Reflect your own conceptions of leadership and relate them to current positions and arguments discussed in academic literature and case studies. Discuss current topics with CEMS members all over the world, which are relevant for international companies (strategy, organisation, personnel, business ethics, etc.); learn econometric methods and analyse the economic situation of globally operating companies. Admission requirements The admission requirements must be fulfilled until the application deadline: Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree in Business Administration or Economics with strong proficiency in Business Administration, Economics and quantitative methods Application in the case of unfinished Bachelor studies: In cases where present Bachelor studies have not been fully completed, application is permitted if the candidate has earned at least 70% of the required degree credits and will have achieved the remaining results by 30 September at the latest. The specific admission criteria governing the designated course of study (including the overall grade) must already have been fulfilled on the basis of the exam results available at the time of application. Overall grade of at least 2.5 (German grade) in the Bachelor’s degree Fulfilment of the following subject-related requirements: 1. subject-related requirements at least 48 ECTS need to be specific to the field of Business Administration/Management Studies at least 16 ECTS need to be specific to the field of Economics at least 10 ECTS credits in Statistics/Mathematics 2. Language requirements English at level C1 (CEF) 2nd CEMS language (level B2): can be the mother tongue or any other additional language Selection procedure Academic achievements (Bachelor grade) [68-34 score points] GMAT Test score (GRE or English TM-WiSo also accepted), highly recommended [17-0 score points] interview (includes education, motivation, analytical and communication skills, personal incidence and integrity, international experience) [15-0 score points] Applicants who are shortlisted after the assessment of the written application will be invited for a selection interview to Cologne. The admission committee will communicate its decision no later than the end of July. The enrollment is generally in August. Application Required application documents Degree certificate (or attestation of 70% of the required achievements have been attained including an overall average grade) Transcript of Records Description of the content of Bachelor's courses (e.g. module catalogue) University entrance qualification (e.g. A-level, "Abitur", school-leaving certificate) If applicable: transcript of semester abroad Proof of English language proficiency (CEMS language 1) Proof of valid admission test (GMAT, GRE or TM-WiSo in English) (not mandatory but highly recommended) CEMS Common Application Form CEMS Motivation Letter CV in English (including a picture) Declaration of CEMS languages Certificates for all internships, education and employments listed in the CV. For all volunteer and extracurricular activities listed in the application, please provide a contact person (with email address and phone number) and a website address. You can also download a checklist of all application documents. Application deadline and process All documents must be provided in either German or English and submitted on the application portal until March 31st. An authorised translation into either German or English must be attached to any documents in other languages. We may need to ask for further documentation at a later stage of the application. Applicants with a (bachelor) degree acquired abroad must also apply via uni-assist until March 31st. Detailed information about the admission procedure and admission deadlines are provided on the application website. [-]

LL.M. Finance

Institute for Law and Finance
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Frankfurt am Main + 1 more

The LL.M. Finance degree program at the ILF will train you not only to deal with but also to excel in this increasingly important area where the worlds of international law and global finance meet. [+]

LL.M. Finance

Numerous rapid changes in the global financial markets over the past few decades have dramatically altered the requirements for and contents of legal study. With the development of new financial instruments such as derivatives and international hedge funds as well as entirely new requirements for financial regulation, central banking and insolvency law, there is an urgent need for professionals to be trained in the qualitatively new and rapidly evolving areas of legal practice. 

The LL.M. Finance degree program at the ILF will train you not only to deal with but also to excel in this increasingly important area where the worlds of international law and global finance meet. The LL.M Finance program may be done on a part-time basis by completing the regular one-year LL.M. Finance program over a period of two years. The purpose of such an arrangement is to allow students to work part-time during their studies, thereby financing their studies at the ILF.... [-]


MasterCard Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions

FOM Hochschule
Campus Part time October 2017 Germany Frankfurt am Main

The focus of the master's degree program Mergers & Acquisitions deepening your know-how is available as M & A specialist. Special support you learn amongst other things during the roundtable "Finance". [+]

FOM University - Master Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions

Degree: Master of Laws (LL.M.) In this Master's program, you will acquire the example of Mergers & Acquisitions processes comprehensive economics and legal expertise to complex business tasks - to the integration and / or restructuring of companies - to manage or to accompany in an advisory capacity. The marked interdisciplinary your course of study shows this is not solely in the curriculum - so take the courses both on economic as well as legal scholars. The joint discourse serves to broaden the specialist horizons and to get new ideas for their own development. Provide regular events of the FOM, which include experts will be invited from the business, you another opportunity to exchange ideas and network. So z. B. the "SME Forum taxes, law and vote," a series of FOM and the auditing and tax consultancy firm RWP. You complete your studies with the title Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree program in Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions.... [-]


International Economic And Company Law

SRH University Heidelberg
Campus Full time 24  October 2017 Germany Heidelberg

The master's program "International Economic and Business Law", based on quite scientifically-oriented bachelor's and diploma courses, is the next stage in the legal study program and SRH essential component of professional career. [+]

The Master program is designed interdisciplinary and combines legal with business know-how. The various aspects of international business law and international management are closely linked by the students edit legal issues against the background of entrepreneurial activity and penetrate. The legal focus is the penetration of the European Economic law and foreign legal systems, in particular the Chinese business law and intellectual property law in China.

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Course contents and types of events provide students with not only sound theoretical and scientific knowledge, but also enable them to put these into practice.... [-]


International Economic Law (LL.M.)

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Lüneburg

The two-year dual degree study programme focuses on international economic law and has been jointly developed by the University of Glasgow in Scotland and Leuphana [+]

The two-year dual degree study programme focuses on international economic law and has been jointly developed by the University of Glasgow in Scotland and Leuphana University of Lüneburg. BACKGROUND AND AIMS Integrating public and private economic law, the programme brings together two areas of law that are often covered independently in legal literature as well as in teaching. This division will be overcome within the framework of this programme to provide students with a holistic approach on international economic law that characterises this area of law in practice. The programme aims to deliver a broad, scientific and profound engagement with the players and structures of international economic law (first study year in Lüneburg) and, as well as to facilitate an additional specialisation in one of the core subjects of international economic law such as Corporate & Financial Law, International Commercial Law, International Competition Law & Policy or Intellectual Property & the Digital Economy (second study year in Glasgow). The blend of compulsory modules and electives therefore constitutes a unique feature of the programme enabling students to aquire in-depth knowledge in the various fields of international economic law basic command of the functions of international markets and relations the ability to analyse the opportunities and limits of global relationships and international regulations concerning international economic aspects ideal preparation for the application of economic issues within the global framework. On successful completion of the programme, students will be awarded with a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Economic Law from Leuphana University of Lüneburg and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of Glasgow. [-]

European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE)

University of Hamburg, Institute of Law & Economics
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Hamburg

This European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) programme offers the unique opportunity for interdisciplinary studies of law and economics at two or even three European and Non-European universities. Each partner university awards a Master degree (LL.M. / M.A. / M.Sc.). [+]

Best Master Programs in Germany 2017. European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) This European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) programme offers the unique opportunity for interdisciplinary studies of law and economics at two or even three European and Non-European universities. Each partner university awards a Master degree (LL.M. / M.A. / M.Sc.). The programme provides students with an advanced understanding of the economic effects of divergent laws and prepares students for a professional career, for example, in public organisations, in multinational law firms or consultancy firms. Graduates are also well prepared for doctorate research in a PhD programme such as the European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE). The EMLE has been recognized by the European Commission as an Erasmus + Programme of "outstanding academic quality". The Erasmus + label allows the EMLE programme to annually grant a substantial number of scholarships (including several full scholarships to students from “Partner Countries”). For law students, the knowledge of the specific regulations of their home country is too narrow a base for counseling firms that are active in international trade. Additionally, a familiarity with the economic effects of legal rules has become indispensable for understanding their clients' commercial needs. Similarly, economics students will profit from an accurate understanding of the institutional legal framework of market economies. For both lawyers and economists, knowledge of the other discipline and international contacts are crucial for a successful future career. The EMLE programme is the institutional response to these challenges. EMLE Programme Features The EMLE programme offers the following unique combination of features: A truly interdisciplinary approach: - Lectures in both law and economics - A programme that is open to graduates of law or economic faculties - A large faculty consisting of leading academics and practitioners in the field of law and economics An international curriculum, faculty, and student body - The possibility to study at three different universities out of seven European partners and several non-European partner universities - A network of highly qualified students from over 30 nations A small student body at each partner university to ensure an intensive learning experience Programme Structure The programme covers one academic year, for which successful students will receive 60 ECTS points. The courses start at the beginning of October and end in June. The academic year is divided into three terms. The unique international and interdisciplinary character of the EMLE Programme is secured through an intensive co-operation between lawyers and economists at no less than seven European Universities and two non-European partners. Students may study at up to three different universities but cannot spend all terms in the same location. In the first two terms students can choose among three teaching centres. This leads to an average class size of up to 35 students, given a maximum of 105 admitted students in the entire program. - In the first term, courses will be offered at the Universities of Rotterdam, Hamburg and Bologna. Classes generally start in the first week of October; exams finish in late December. - In the second term students will study at the Universities of Ghent, Hamburg or Rotterdam. Classes generally start in the first week of January; exams finish in late March. - In the third term there are more teaching centres and a lower average class size. Courses are offered in Aix-en-Provence, Haifa, Hamburg, Mumbai, Warsaw, and Vienna. Classes generally start in the first week of April; exams finish in late June. Admission Requirements The EMLE is a postgraduate course. Preference will be given to applicants who already have a first master degree. The minimum requirement for admission is a bachelor degree, provided that this degree leads up to employability in the relevant labour market. Applicants with a bachelor degree only need to provide proof that this degree is an appropriate level of qualification in the labour market in their home country. Besides graduates in Law or Economics, students with a first degree in Business Administration or in other social sciences may also apply if the curriculum includes a substantial number of courses in law and/or economics. The above requirement with respect to employability in the labour market equally applies. Application Procedure The application procedure differs depending on whether an applicant is considered a ‘Programme-Country- student’ or ‘Partner-Country-student’ in accordance with the criteria of the European Union. ‘Programme-Country- students’ are those who either, - have a passport of an EU Member State or Former Yugoslavia, Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland,Turkey or - have carried out their main activities (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the above countries. All applicants who are characterized by neither of the above conditions are considered as ‘Partner-Country-students’. Note that students with multiple nationalities who are citizens of one of the countries listed in the definition, as well as of a ‘Partner-Country‘, and who have not spent 12 months in Europe may choose whether they want to apply as ‘Programme-Country- students’ or ‘Partner-Country-students’. Duration & Price Price € 5,500.- for ‘Programme-Country- students’; € 9,500.- for ‘Partner-Country-students’. [-]