Master in Law Studies in Sweden

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Law Studies

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

The field of law and regulations guiding various aspects of life is enormous. Those who delve into it typically find some kind of specialization about which they are passionate, such as regulatory theory and intellectual property.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Master Degree in Law Studies in Sweden

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Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics

Örebro University
Campus Full time 1 - 2  August 2017 Sweden Örebro

Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics offers an exciting education using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Law Studies in Sweden. Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics offers an exciting education using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers. Environmental forensics is the systematic and scientific evaluation using various disciplines for the purpose of developing defensible scientific and legal conclusions regarding the source, age and history of chemical pollutants released into the environment. You, together with industry and leading researchers, have the opportunity to develop the knowledge needed for you to contribute to a future resilient society. The education offers insight in several disciplines including analytical and environmental analysis in order to characterize the source and amount of chemical pollutants in the environment as well as describing their history. In order to facilitate a broad understanding of the specialities involved in Environmental Forensics, the curriculum will include a wide-range of multidisciplinary expertise within natural sciences such as environmental science, isotope chemistry, environmental sampling, advanced statistics, and transportation modelling. To ensure that the students gain practical field experience, real-life cases are provided in collaboration with the industry. The education use problem-based learning (PBL) to encourage active learning and to develop problem solving abilities. These skills will be used to identify sources and history of environmental pollution. The program is a two-year programme but can be finished after one year resulting in a 60 credit Master of Science degree in Chemistry. Year one deals with distribution of environmental pollutions, environmental toxicology, forensic analytical methods and environmental agreements.... [-]

LLM in European Business Law

Lund University
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Lund

The programme provides an in-depth understanding of both the practical and the theoretical aspects of business law within the European Union and of how the internal market operates in a global context. [+]

Programme overview

The programme provides an in-depth understanding of both the practical and the theoretical aspects of business law within the European Union and of how the internal market operates in a global context. Students also acquire knowledge of EU constitutional law as a necessary basis for the understanding of European business law.

The programme provides both general and specific knowledge of the European Union legal framework, which is necessary for students intending to work as legal advisors or business decision-makers. Students can tailor the programme to suit their own interests, which gives them a competitive edge when applying for future positions on the labour market.... [-]


LLM in International Human Rights Law

Lund University
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Lund

For more than two decades, the Master of Laws in International Human Rights Law at Lund University has been a highly esteemed cooperative venture [+]

Programme overview

For a quarter of a century, the Master of Laws in International Human Rights Law has been a cooperative venture of the Faculty of Law at Lund University and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. This makes your education unique: no other LL.M programme offers the joint resources of a prestigious law school and an implementation-oriented human rights institution. And, we believe, no other LL.M programme has become so well-established with employers in the human rights area. We aim to train your contextual awareness, scholarly approach, analytic clarity and practical skills alike.

Both the Faculty of Law at Lund University and the RWI are well respected educational actors and our graduates benefit from the fact that the Master´s programme at Lund is held in high esteem worldwide. The programme staff has been carefully selected to ensure the highest scholarly standards in research and training. We also regularly host distinguished guest professors and visiting speakers from practice and academia, including judges at international courts or tribunals, diplomats and scholars. Past guest speakers have included the then Secretary-General of the United Nations, Koffi Annan, and the Nobel peace prize laureate Shirin Ebadi.... [-]


LLM in European and International Tax Law

Lund University
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Lund

The Master's Programme in European and International Tax Law offers a unique combination of specialist courses in both direct and indirect taxation with special focus on EU law, designed to meet the demands of the market for cutting-edge knowledge on multi-jurisdictional tax issues [+]

Programme overview

Taxes are at the heart of many decisions in business and government. In a world where trade is global, knowledge of only domestic rules is inadequate. With our Master's in European and International Tax Law you will be able to help businesses and institutions operate in a worldwide context with the European Union's legal framework in focus.

The European Union is one of the world’s largest and most important economies. Those interested in doing business within EU member states must know the tax rules and practice of relevant laws. In this programme you will gain a deeper understanding of the European Union’s legal system and how the tax laws of EU’s internal market operate in a crossborder context. Furthermore, you will learn how to find and use EU and international legal material.... [-]


Master of Laws (LLM) in Law and Information Technology

Stockholm University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Information communication technology knows no boundaries and borders. Since it’s inception the Masters Programme in Law and IT has received approximately 280 students from over 63 different countries [+]

Master of Laws (LLM) in Law and Information Technology

Sweden has long been recognized as one of the most advanced countries in terms of use of information communication technology (ICT). From a historical point of view this is due to the existence of a relatively large public sector industry with a long tradition of investment in research and development, especially in the telecommunications sector. Sweden must be recognized as one of the world’s most advanced countries, not only in terms of number of computers and mobile phones, access to broadband and the Internet, etc, but also when it comes to efficiently utilizing the potentialities that this development brings about.... [-]


Master of Laws (LLM) in International Commercial Arbitratrion Law

Stockholm University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Stockholm is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of arbitration, known for hosting numerous arbitrations and home to one of the most active and respected arbitration institutes, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. [+]

Master of Laws (LLM) in International Commercial Arbitratrion Law

Stockholm is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of arbitration, known for hosting numerous arbitrations and home to one of the most active and respected arbitration institutes, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. The Department of Law at Stockholm University offers extensive postgraduate programmes and supports specialised institutes that attract students from around the world. Accordingly, Stockholm is a natural place to engage in intellectually vigorous study of both the theory and practice of international commercial arbitration.

Stockholm University has developed a unique programme in International Commercial Arbitration. It uses a variety of teaching formats, emphasises student participation in the learning process, and provides opportunities for students to apply theory in simulated arbitration exercises. Students from a broad range of backgrounds will participate in a dynamic learning experience, where the multifaceted aspects of arbitration are considered from a range of comparative perspectives and always with an inquiring mind and a hands-on approach. As well as the resources of the Faculty and the University, the programme enjoys the support and contributions of prominent practicing lawyers who are internationally recognised in the field.... [-]


Master of Laws (LLM) in European Law

Stockholm University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master Programme in European Law offered at Stockholm University is a one-year course of study. It is open to postgraduate students with a degree in law, wishing to expand their knowledge and understanding of European law. [+]

Master of Laws (LLM) in European Law

The Master Programme in European Law offered at Stockholm University is a one-year course of study. It is open to postgraduate students with a degree in law, wishing to expand their knowledge and understanding of European law. The principal topic of study is the legal system of the European Union.

The courses consist mainly of seminars and are aimed at providing the students with skills necessary for their future work as either practitioners or researchers of European law. This is achieved by teaching the students various ways in which to identify problems and generate solutions. Issues of practical interest are thus interwoven with a scholastic look on of various legal problems. This approach requires active participation on the part of the student in the form of a number of papers that have to be submitted during the year, involvement in case studies and participation in the annual European Moot Court Competition, where outstanding students are given the opportunity to represent the University in the international Moot Court Competition. Normally, only around 30 students are admitted each year.... [-]


Master of Laws (LLM) in European Intellectual Property Law

Stockholm University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Intellectual Property (IP) Law has historically been an international discipline, as compared to other traditional areas of private law. [+]

Master of Laws (LLM) in European Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property (IP) Law has historically been an international discipline, as compared to other traditional areas of private law. The Internet and other forms of international telecommunications clearly demonstrate that IP rights do not recognise national borders. Another important internationalising factor is the gradual development of a European Community IP regime. This new body of law is gradually having a unifying effect on the national European IP laws. Legal disciplines have become more sophisticated andcomplex in recent times, a change which is also reflected in the area of IP Law. Specialisation in this area of practice is not only desirable; it is essential.... [-]


Master of Laws (LLM) in Environmental Law

Stockholm University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

This Master's programme focuses on environmental law in transboundary contexts. Environmental law has become increasingly transboundary in character, as reflected in the development of EU... [+]

Master of Laws (LLM) in Environmental Law

This Master's programme focuses on environmental law in transboundary contexts. Environmental law has become increasingly transboundary in character, as reflected in the development of EU and international environmental law on issues such as climate change and the protection of human health, watercourses, marine areas, nature and biodiversity – all matters that are part of this programme. The programme also considers the development of general notions and principles of environmental law and governance, and includes comparative elements. Moreover, it highlights crosscutting areas such as Environmental Law, Trade and Corporate Responsibility, Environmental Law, Cimate and Energy, Environmental Law and Human Rights and Environmental Law and Socio-ecological Resilience.... [-]