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About

The Master en Droit et Contentieux de l'UE at University of Luxembourg provides a thorough understanding of European Union law and its litigation system.

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Overview

The Master en Droit et Contentieux de l'UE at University of Luxembourg  combines innovative methods in teaching, learning and evaluation. It covers:

  • In-depth study of EU institutional law with a focus on legislative processes and democratic control
  • Deepening understanding of European Union law through litigation processes
  • In-depth study of legal remedies before the CJEU and procedural rules
  • Analysis of the role of the national judge in the implementation of EU law and their relationship with the CJEU, and the guarantee of effective judicial protection

5 reasons to specialise in European Union Law and Litigation at the University of Luxembourg:

  • Unsurpassed involvement of experts from universities, and the European courts and institutions with high level of specialisation in EU law in the teaching approach
  • Interactive teaching methods that promote knowledge and critical thinking
  • Insight provided by judges and members of the European Parliament’s legal department
  • Internship opportunities exist in the legal service of the European Parliament (several reserved and paid internships on offer) as well as the CJEU and the EFTA Court.
  • Bilingual programme giving students a competitive advantage for their future career.

Carreer opportunities

Students will be prepared for employment opportunities at the European institutions, national administrations, law firms and the private sector.

The Master en Droit et Contentieux de l’Union européenne also provides a springboard for further academic studies at PhD-level.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Representative Democracies
  • Free-pass of persons
  • Free-pass of merchandise 
  • The European Union in the World Trade Organisation
  • EU Competition Law

Audience

Applicants who have successfully completed three years of studies amounting to 180 ECTS are eligible to apply for the common first year of LL.M. studies at the University of Luxembourg (M1). It offers a variety of courses in European and international law from which students may choose in order to prepare for the specific requirements of the second year.

Lecturers

Faculty is composed of

  • Academics from the University of Luxembourg, in particular from the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, and from abroad.
  • Professionals from Luxembourg and abroad (accountants, auditors, lawyers etc.)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, Partially taught in French

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who have successfully completed three years of studies amounting to 180 ECTS (typically a Bachelor in law or equivalent studies) are eligible to apply for the common first year of LL.M. studies at the University of Luxembourg (M1).
  • Applications must include a cover letter, CV, copies of diplomas and transcripts, as well as supporting documents showing evidence of the necessary language skills required to follow the bilingual programme (B2 or higher in French and B2 or higher in English). Applicants should also include at least one but a maximum of two letters of recommendation from their referees.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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