- Increase and deepen your knowledge and understanding of business law, including contract law, company law, IP law, competition law and commercial dispute resolution
- Further develop your analytical, legal argumentation and communications skills
- Develop research skills and business law knowledge in order to continue your studies in a PhD programme
- Study in an international and multicultural environment with students and staff from all over the world
- Network with potential employers and other potential future colleagues in the field of international business law
Upon graduation you will be an internationally oriented business law professional who is well-qualified for careers in legal practice (such as law firms and corporate legal departments) as well as legal academia.
Building your career begins already during your studies. Working life and career development perspectives are integrated into many of the courses. Your studies can also include work practice or other working life oriented study units.
From the start of your studies until one year after the completion of your degree, the Career Services at the University of Helsinki give guidance and support, including career guidance and counselling, courses and events, and facilitation of mentoring groups.
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You will have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge especially in:
- Contract and consumer law
- Commercial law (including company law, securities markets law, competition law and intellectual property law)
- Commercial dispute resolution (especially international arbitration)
- Law, technology and digitalization
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- 24 months
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Application period: 1 December- 15 January
DisciplinesInternational Law Business Law International Business
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- You have completed by 31 July a first-cycle degree (e.g., bachelor’s degree) or second-cycle degree (e.g., master’s degree) or a postgraduate degree in Finland or abroad.
- You have completed or will complete studies required for the master’s programme by 11 January.
- You are able to demonstrate your proficiency in English.
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International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in the area and pursue their studies in English, are liable to pay tuition fees.
- Fully Funded Grant (Tuition fee + 10 000 EUR)
- Full Tuition fee Grant
- Study Grant (10 000 EUR)
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.