LLM in International Trade Law


  • Master of laws (LL.M.)
  • Starting date: January
  • Tuition Fee: < 5,000 USD
  • Language: English
  • Program type: Part-time; Full-time
  • Duration: 1 year; 2 years
  • Specialization: Business Law


A student with an LLB degree conferred by this University or any other bachelor’s degree in Law (excluding the BIuris degree) and who has attained an average of 60% in the final year of this degree or a comparable achievement in another qualification (for example at least 6 points in the First German State Examination), or a student who has attained a level of proficiency or accomplishment in Law which, in the judgement of the Senate, is regarded as adequate for this purpose, may apply in writing to read for a Master’s degree in Law. The Senate will consider every application on merit.
International students applying for admission to the LLM Programme are required to submit proof of their current level of proficiency in English (i.e. TOEFL or IELTS scores). 


Specialised LLM programme with a focus on International Business Transactions, Commercial Arbitration and Carriage Agreements. Students must complete a research paper and four of the following modules:

  • International Sales Law
  • Payment and Guarantees in International Contracts
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Tax Law
  • Legal Aspects of World and Regional Trade
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea