University of Zurich

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The Law degree program at 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.


The Law degree program at University of Zurich illustrates the scientific and social importance of law and the responsibility that lawyers bear. 

The Master’s degree program focuses on providing students with an in-depth legal education and the skills to work independently on scientific and practical tasks. 

The degree program Master of Law UZH includes an elective pool worth 60 ECTS credits, thus offering students considerable freedom to pursue their individual interests. 

The program prepares and qualifies them for work in science and research and equips them with the necessary skills to practice in the legal professions.

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 include:

  • Big Data: Technology and Law
  • Historical Foundations of Swiss Private Law
  • History of Business Law
  • History of International Law
  • Chinese Business Law

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

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

    1336 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 668 EUR per semester and a duration of  .
  • EU/EEA

    1336 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 668 EUR per semester and a duration of  .
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester


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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