Master of Laws, LL.M. | KU Leuven | Leuven, Belgium
12 months
6600 EUR/year
6600 EUR/year
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The Master of Laws from KU Leuven is a world-renowned programme that provides an advanced focus on international and European law, and is taught by top specialists in their fields. 


With two distinct specialisations, Business Law and Public Law, students are exposed to an innovative legal curriculum through a broad range of elective courses. Through the rigorous academic programme, the Master of Laws from KU Leuven provides graduates with a well-rounded foundation to pursue an exciting global career.

The advanced Master of Law (LL.M.) programme at KU Leuven has a marked international dimension with European law being an important focus, given KU Leuven's close proximity to the central EU institutions in Brussels. The programme taps into the knowledge and expertise of a large network of legal professionals who have close links to the European institutions.

The advanced LL.M. programme includes visits to:  the Court of Justice of Justice in Luxembourg, the European Institutions in Strasbourg (attending hearings at the European Court of Human Rights, the Council of Europe, and the European Parliament); and The Hague, where our students visit the International Court of Justice (UN) and other international institutions.

Career opportunities

Given its philosophy grounded in European law, its highly skilled teaching staff and its openness to the study and practice of various types of law, this in combination with its close proximity to Brussels, the KU Leuven LLM adds significant value for students seeking legal careers in Europe.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Law of the World Trade Organization
  • European Company Law
  • EU Economic Law (Internal Market and Competition)
  • LL.M. Master Classes EU and Economic Law
  • LL.M. Master Classes EU and Financial Law
  • European Financial Regulation
  • European Insurance Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for admission to the Master of Laws (LL.M.) programme, you are expected to hold a full degree in law offering access to legal practice in the country where it was obtained, or an equivalent degree from a recognised university/law school.
  • You should also have a good command of both spoken and written English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Leuven

810 - 1280 EUR /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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