Master en Droit et Contentieux de l’UE (LL.M.)
The Master en Droit et Contentieux de l’Union européenne is a Master in law programme in European law and litigation designed to equip students with in-depth knowledge and experience of substantive, institutional and procedural law of the European Union.
The programme is based on a method of active learning through critical analysis of case-law combined with study of EU procedural law. It covers:
The Master en Droit et Contentieux de l’Union européenne benefits from the University of Luxembourg’s proximity to the European institutions, in particular the Court of Justice of the European Union. Additionally, thanks to the proximity of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Court, the programme also covers European Economic Area (EEA) law.
5 reasons to specialise in European Union Law and Litigation at the University of Luxembourg:
Students will be prepared for employment opportunities at the European institutions, national administrations, law firms and the private sector.
The Master en Droit et Contentieux de l’Union européenne also provides a springboard for further academic studies at PhD-level.
Structure of Studies
Students applying for the Master en Droit et Contentieux de l’Union Européenne can enter directly into the second year of the Master programme (M2) with the goal of obtaining an LL.M. degree. This requires the successful completion of four years of studies amounting to 240 ECTS, typically by having obtained a Master degree in law or equivalent studies including courses in European law. Students will be admitted upon decision of an admissions committee.
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). 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).
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Programme at a glance