The Master in European Economic and Financial Criminal Law at the University of Luxembourg consists of six successive modules, providing students an in-depth view into several key aspects of European criminal law.
5 reasons to specialise in European Economic and Financial Criminal Law at the University of Luxembourg:
- Graduate from a highly-specialised and unique programme in a rapidly developing field of law. The bilingual programme gives students a distinct advantage when working in the field of European criminal law.
- Programme includes a mandatory internship at one of Luxembourg’s leading law firms, a national, European or international institution, a bank or other financial institution, or another stakeholder in the field.
- Benefit from the proximity of several European institutions, notably the Court of Justice of the European Union, and close contact and collaboration with the field’s leading practitioners.
- The Programme combines various teaching methods and tools to give students an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for a successful transition to a position in the field, such as interactive teaching in small groups, oral presentations, advocacy training, and special attention to effective legal drafting.
- Study trips to European and international institutions, such as the Council of the European Union, Eurojust, Europol, the Court of Justice of the European Union and the International Criminal Court.
This LL.M. provides students with a competitive edge to successfully enter the rapidly expanding field of European economic and financial criminal law in Luxembourg or abroad, for example as a compliance expert, white-collar crime lawyer or EU official. Moreover, the programme can also be a springboard for further academic studies at PhD-level.
- Enforcement of EU policies via administrative and criminal law
- European criminal policies
- Fair trial rights in the jurisdiction of the CJEU and the ECtHR
- The legal framework and the actors of international cooperation in criminal matters in the EU
- Law and economics
- International criminal law: Moot Court
- Corporate criminal law, compliance and special investigative techniques
- Financial crimes
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
More informationGo to the official programme website
DisciplinesEuropean Law Criminal Law Master of Laws (LLM)
- Applicants who have successfully completed three years of studies amounting to 180 ECTS (typically a Bachelor in law or equivalent studies) are eligible to apply for the common first year of LL.M. studies at the University of Luxembourg (M1).
- Applications must include a cover letter, CV, copies of diplomas and transcripts, as well as supporting documents showing evidence of the necessary language skills required to follow the bilingual programme (B2 or higher in French and B2 or higher in English). Applicants should also include at least one but a maximum of two letters of recommendation from their referees.
International400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
Check the official programme website for information about funding options.
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