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Master in Global Business Law (LLM)

The LL.M. Programme Master of Laws in Global Business Law of EBS Universität offers you insights into the operations of global companies, both from a legal and an economic perspective. Benefit from the synergies of two outstanding faculties and gain a valuable additional qualification for your professional career.

At a glance

  • Degree: Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • Focus: International Business Law
  • Start: Annually in Fall Term
  • Study duration: 2 Semester (full time)
  • Achievable ECTS: 60 credits
  • Investment: 19,800 euro
  • Language: English

Studying at EBS

  • English-speaking study course
  • Individual supervision
  • Small learning groups
  • Close cooperation with prestigious law firms and companies
  • Focus on internationality, interdisciplinarity and innovation
  • Insight into global business law
  • Current topics and issues in the field of jurisprudence


Since we have an ongoing admission procedure, we recommend applying early in order to ensure a study place in time.

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3 Palmes Of Excellence // No. 2 in Germany

Business Schools Ranking in Germany 2019

No. 2

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No. 13

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The study programmme

You learn and work cross-disciplinarily: you all benefit from the cooperation with the Faculty of Business Administration, the EBS Business School. Lectures are held by professors from the Business School and Law School. In addition, practitioners from the partner network of EBS Universität promote a lively exchange between the law and economics faculties.

Globality is your trump card: All lectures and courses are held in English. Students from Germany, Europe and the whole world come together to study international business law.

You address the latest issues in this business sector: as the youngest law faculty in Germany, the EBS Law School is well equipped for the future. The course clearly focuses on the most important issues of digitisation and mobility as well as their networking.

You will further develop your personality: courses in ethics, the coaching programme and the opportunity to participate in student initiatives during your studies will enable you to think outside the box and support you in developing leadership qualities.

You benefit from the perfect learning environment: the campus is geared to all requirements of modern teaching and learning methods and guarantees intensive and personal supervision with a maximum of 25 students per year.

Programme structure

  • Degree: Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • Focus: International Business Law
  • Start: Annually in Fall Term
  • Study duration: 2 Semester
  • Achievable ECTS: 60 credits
  • Investment: 19,800 euro
  • Language: English

The Master of Laws in Global Business Law offers academically excellent and culturally open-minded students an outstanding opportunity to refine their own legal know-how and improve their chances of a successful career in the sector of international business law.

The course comprises two semesters, includes a total of six study modules and concludes with your Master Thesis - in cooperation with companies. Each module consists of several courses, lasts five weeks and ends with a one-week examination phase. All modules are coordinated and linked with each other in terms of content. For example, basic courses such as “Methodology” are planned for the first semester so that you can benefit directly from the knowledge and skills acquired in these during your ongoing studies.

Course of studies

Studienprogrammübersicht - Master in Global Business Law


Basic Module

The basic module is divided into two parts: Part 1 in the first semester and Part 2 in the second semester. In this module you will augment your skills and deepen your knowledge in the fields of methodology, ethics and the fundamentals of international law. You will also have the opportunity to further develop your leadership qualities, soft skills and personality. You have the possibility to choose from several high-quality electives. Courses in international law are offered, giving you the opportunity to familiarise yourself with global and European law and the stakeholders involved. Lectures in methods expertise further enhance your academic skills.

Business ethics courses also have a long tradition at the EBS Universität. The aim is not only to train top academics, but also to develop managers who act responsibly.

Core Modules

The four compulsory modules provide you with a solid foundation in the key areas of global business law. You will enhance your knowledge in the context of international business law and gain a deeper insight into business topics and processes.

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Studying at EBS Universität places high demands on your previous mathematical and linguistic knowledge, your ability to think logically and analytically, your willingness to learn and perform, and your personality. Our Master students require sound knowledge in all key areas of business administration, good communication skills, the ability to perform well even under pressure and the willingness to make a difference in their work.

Admission requirements

In order to be admitted to the selection procedure at the EBS Universität, please submit the following documents:

  • University entrance qualification and a bachelor degree with at least 240 ECTS or equivalent recognised qualification (Applicants with less ECTS can qualify for up to 60 ECTS from previous work experience)
  • Proof of sufficient methodological and legal knowledge if you do not have a law degree (law courses comprising at least 30 ECTS)
  • TOEFL, IELTS or a comparable certificate (training and test also possible at EBS Universität)

If all requirements are fulfilled after a detailed evaluation, you will receive an invitation to an individual selection interview.

Master Selection Day

If your application documents meet our admission requirements, we will invite you to take part in the Master Selection Interview, which is held either on campus or via video conference. The interview consists of a 45-minute verbal interview, during which your motivation, social competence and communication skills will be assessed.

The decision

The Master Selection Day is both demanding and exciting. We know that and ease the burden on our applicants by communicating the results as quickly as possible and, as a rule, promptly. That enables everyone involved to plan dependably at an early stage.

Upon request, a study place offer can also be converted into a study place reservation for the following year.

Tuition Fees

First-class education in a private institution

The quality of teaching is our focus: EBS Universität represents one of the best management training throughout the German-speaking world. As a private university, we finance ourselves to a large extent from tuition fees.

  • Tuition fee per semester: 8,675 euro
  • One-time enrolment fee: 950 euro
  • Examination fee master thesis: 1,500 euro

Total: 19,800 euro

Motivation and performance are your drive

We try to make it possible for excellent applicants - to get access to our studies - regardless of their economic situation. Decisive factors are your performance, motivation and personality. The choice of financing options for a study programme is diverse and often a combination of the various options can be useful. Take a look at our scholarships and student finance options and find out which offer suits you best.

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