12 months
3791 EUR/year
3791 EUR/year
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Stellenbosch University's specialised LLM programme focuses on International Trade Law, commercial arbitration and carriage agreements


Key facts

You must complete a research assignment on a topic approved by the Faculty Board and under supervision of an appointed supervisor. The length of the research assignment is 15 000 to 20 000 words (including footnotes, but excluding bibliography).

Stellenbosch University offers the International Trade Law programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • International Sales Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Tax Law
  • Legal Aspects of World and Regional Trade
  • Payment and Guarantees in International Contracts
  • Sustainable Development Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your contract 
  • Student support form (Students with special needs)  
  • Qualification documents - Please ensure that you upload qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents is official and certified. This implies that your original qualification documents (academic transcript and accompanying degree certificate) which you recieved upon graduation must be stamped and signed by the awarding institution. Qualifications shorter than 12 months in duration will not be considered
  • Proof of English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3791 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3791 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3791 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3791 EUR per year during 12 months.


Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /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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