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International Business Law, LL.M.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

For those who choose the specialization in International Business Law the programme offers an innovative approach to transnational, Anglo-American and European business law. It covers a wide range of topics, such as contracts, project finance, commercial and investment arbitration, corporate law, securities regulation, EU internal market, and international tax law.

Key features

An intensive, advanced LL.M. in International Business Law at Catholic University of Portugal, directed specifically to those who seek an active and international professional practice of Business Law:

  • It exceeds the expectations and demands of both experienced lawyers, who want to deepen their skills and knowledge, and young associates seeking to enhance their opportunities in an international career;
  • It also provides an environment in which those who seek an academic career can hone their academic skills while specializing in specific areas of law.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Common Law Contracts
  • Comparative and Uniform Contract Law and Law of Movable Property
  • Competition Law
  • Corporate Law and Securities Regulation
  • International Commercial Arbitration and Investment Dispute Resolution
  • Modern Financial Products, Services and Regulation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • All LL.M. candidates must have a law degree and professional experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a strong academic record and those with rich professional experience.
  • You may submit your application at any time. 
  • LL.M. applications must be completed with all required documentation. 
  • Successful applicants will be sent a formal offer of admission signed by the LL.M. Director.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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FT 1 year:

  • Opt.1: €14000 due on July 20
  • Opt.2: €15000 in 10 monthly installments 
PT 2 years:
  • €16000 in 2 installments

Living costs for Lisbon

  • 630 - 1130 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • Millennium BCP Scholarships
  • Católica Scholarships
  • ELSA Scholarship
  • Joseph Weiler Scholarship

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