• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Master in European Banking and Financial Law at the University of Luxembourg focuses on the study of three essential pillars – banking law, securities and capital markets law, and investment funds law – or Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) law – in the framework of European Union law, Luxembourg law and comparative law.

Making use of modern and interactive teaching methods, blending individual study and team work, the programme combines the acquisition of basic concepts in the first semester and their practical application in the second semester through case-based learning developed by practitioners. 

5 reasons to specialise in Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen at the University of Luxembourg:

  • Acquire high-level expertise in banking and financial law, as well as in European law, Luxembourg law and comparative law.
  • Specialise in the growing field of investment funds law.
  • At the end of the programme, you will be prepared to make the link between theory and practice and enter the professional world.
  • The bilingual programme (taught in French and English) offers a competitive advantage on the job market.
  • Find an interesting internship or a job in the field of banking and financial law or investment fund law after graduating.

Career opportunities

Graduates from the Master en Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen (LL.M.) can pursue employment in the legal careers in the banking and financial sector (banks, financial service providers, regulatory bodies, etc.), the insurance sector or the fund industry. They can also find employment in law firms, European banking and financial institutions or national administrations.

The Master en Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen also allows students fulfilling the required conditions to continue their studies at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Luxembourgish Law
  • European Exchange Stock Law
  • Financial Deontology
  • Insurance Law
  • Belgian Banking and Financial Law
  • Russian Banking and Financial Law

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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). 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.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and French is required. The majority of lectures takes place in English. However, written exams can be answered either in English or in French.

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.
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Living costs for Luxembourg

  • 1212 - 2070 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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