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European Economic and Financial Criminal Law

University of Luxembourg

LL.M.
24 months
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400 EUR/year
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About

The Master in European Economic and Financial Criminal Law (LL.M.) at the University of Luxembourg offers students a unique opportunity to explore the fast-growing field of European criminal law with a special emphasis on economic and financial criminal law. 

Overview

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:

  • regulation and enforcement within the EU,
  • European criminal law and criminal procedure,
  • corporate criminal law and compliance,
  • judicial cooperation and the European law enforcement agencies.

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.

Career opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of criminal law and criminal procedure
  • European criminal law and judicial cooperation in criminal law
  • Fair trial rights in Europe
  • Criminal law in a digital world
  • Law and economics
  • International criminal law : Moot Court
  • Legal clinic
  • Anti-money laundering, compliance and special investigation
  • White-collar crimes and enforcement
  • Master thesis

Audience

Applicants who have successfully completed three years of studies amounting to 180 ECTS are eligible to apply for the common first year of LL.M. studies  at the University of Luxembourg (M1). It offers a variety of courses in European and international law from which students may choose in order to prepare for the specific requirements of the second year (M2).

Lecturers

Academic lecturers from the University of Luxembourg, Panthéon-Assas (Paris II, F) & Utrecht University (NL) 

Professional lecturers from 

  • Cellule de renseignement financier (CRF) L
  • Clifford Chance Frankfurt
  • General Secretariat of the Council of the EU (B)
  • Court of Justice of the European Union
  • The Hague Court of Appeal, NL
  • Direction for "Home Affaires" covering Migration, Police cooperation & Terrorism.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, Partially taught in French

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

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

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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