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Law, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #58 (BCR) Zürich, Switzerland
The Master degree program in Law from University of Zurich provides the students with legal knowledge, the skills to analyze the legal system and the ability to reflect on the basic principles and content of legal normativity and jurisprudence.
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Overview

It illustrates the scientific and social importance of law and the responsibility that lawyers bear. The Master’s degree program in Law at University of Zurich focuses on providing students with an in-depth legal education and the skills to work independently on scientific and practical tasks. The Master’s program can be taken with or without a concentration. 

Career options:

The Master of Law UZH program opens up a wide range of professions. The programme prepares students for work in the corporate, judicial and administrative legal profession. Beyond these fields, graduates from this program may hold leading positions in business, culture and politics. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • includes an elective pool worth 60 ECTS credits, thus offering students considerable freedom to pursue their individual interests. 
  • prepares and qualifies students for work in science and research and equips them with the necessary skills to practice in the legal professions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

Besides meeting the formal admission requirements, you must also fulfill the relevant academic admission requirements to be admitted to a Master’s degree program. 

  • Bachelor’s diploma or a degree that is at least equivalent from a state-accredited university.
  • Credits for any transferred coursework must also have been acquired at astate-accredited university.
  • The degree program must last at least three years (of regular full-time study: 180 ECTS credits or equivalent workload).
  • The diploma must be state-accredited (no equivalency certificates or university-internal confirmations of the successful completion of interim sections).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1292 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 646 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1292 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 646 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

  • 1920 - 2580 CHF/month
    Living Costs

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