M.A. On Campus

Business and Law

University of Bern

18 months
1740 EUR/year
1380 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Business and Law course at the University of Bern serves to deepen students’ business and legal knowledge at Master’s level.


The Business and Law course at the University of Bern is offered jointly by the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences. It is a mono program encompassing 90 ECTS credits. As a result, it is not possible to take on a minor subject.


Students following the Business & Law program receive outstanding preparation for the interdisciplinary aspects of the professional world. The combination of studying both Business Administration and Law provides you with a comprehensive education that prepares you for a career in multinational companies, accountancy, non-profit organizations or the public sector.

Programme Structure

  • The Master's degree in Business and Law is a mono program and can be completed in a standard study period of three semesters. 
  • You need to obtain a minimum of 30 ECTS credits in Business Administration and 30 ECTS credits in Law. Courses are offered in German and, in some cases, English. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can only apply after the regular closing date for applications if you do not require a visa for entering and residing in Switzerland. If you are applying late and require a visa for Switzerland, we will transfer your application to a later semester.


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German




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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

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university with either a major in Business Administration or Economics (and a minor in Business Administration with at least 30 ECTS credits)
  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a single-subject focus in Law and courses at Bachelor's level in Business Administration (minimum 30 ECTS credits)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1740 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    1380 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • Regular tuition fee: CHF 750 per semester
  • Non-Swiss students: CHF 200 per semester, in addition to the regular tuition fee, if they did not have their civil law residence in Switzerland or the Principality of Liechtenstein at the time of obtaining their university entrance qualification to a bachelor's degree.

Living costs for Bern

1655 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

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


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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