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Law and Economics of the Arab Region

University of Hamburg

18 months
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The Law and Economics of the Arab Region LLM course from University of Hamburg provides in-depth knowledge for economic analyses of the legislation with this unique geographic focus.


Graduates of the Law and Economics of the Arab Region LLM course from University of Hamburg are awarded a double degree:

  • a law degree from the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg (Master of Law, LLM)
  • an economics degree from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science (FEPS) at Cairo University (Master of Economics, MSc)

Students learn to apply the tools of economics and social sciences to legal issues. They are subsequently able to communicate economic analyses of legislation and formulate policy recommendations. The program is partially funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Students spend two semesters in Cairo.

Career Opportunities

  • The interdisciplinary program focusing on the Arab region qualifies students for work in public organizations, multinational law firms, business consultancies, political parties, (non-)governmental agencies, and humanitarian organizations.
  • The four program graduates with the highest grades, moreover, have the opportunity to complete a one- to three-month internship at a business partner in Germany or Egypt, e.g., at the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA), or the Egyptian Banking Institute (EBI).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Microeconomics
  • Economic Analysis of Public Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An above-average bachelor’s degree in law, social sciences, or economics
  • Proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • Universität Hamburg does not charge any tuition fees. Fees apply to study at Cairo University.
  • The semester contribution is €328.

Living costs for Hamburg

897 - 1417 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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