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International and European Law: International Trade and Investment Law


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This special track within the European and International Law Master is dedicated to international economic law, the legal rules of conduct that govern the economic relations for states and regions.
Brexit, trade wars, China's Belt and Road Initiative, hotly debated trade and investment agreements, a proposed multilateral investment court – the rules that govern the global economy are changing at high speed. In the LLM programme International Trade and Investment Law, students learn to operate, analyse, and debate the international legal framework that sustains, ordains, and contains the global economy.

The International Trade and Investment Law Master's track focuses on the legal rules that govern economic relations between states and regional integration organisations. Students discover and learn to critically analyse the rules of the Geneva-based World Trade Organization (WTO) and other trade agreements that keep markets open and have an impact on the domestic regulation of intellectual property rights, the services economy, product regulations, and food safety standards. Students also learn to operate within the legal framework for the treatment of foreign investors and the settlement of investor-state disputes and gain a critical understanding of its impact on domestic law and policy-making.




Master of Laws


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314


Application requirements

Basic knowledge of Public International Law is required.

Language requirements

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
IELTS overall band
IELTS listening
IELTS reading
IELTS writing
IELTS speaking
TOEFL paper based
TOEFL internet based

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,314
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
4 Sep '23 1 Apr '23 1 Apr '23


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