Master of Laws (LLM)

University of Deusto

Program overview

  • 2 semesters
  • Full time
  • Master's degree
  • University of Deusto
  • €11,000

Start dates

13 September 2020

Application deadline: 31 May 2020

Program description

The LLM in International Legal Studies is an official  Master that offers specialized training in the area of International Law for graduates of law, International Relations, Business, Sociology or Political Science hoping to expand their networks and experience in an increasingly internationalized world. The LLM is also catered for professionals seeking to deepen their international legal knowledge and practical skills, for persons committed to the promotion of human rights, social justice and a healthy environment, and for individuals with scholarly aspirations.

Main Program characteristics are:

  • Dedication: Full time
  • Format: On – campus
  • Calendar: September – May
  • Number of Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Program: Official master’s degree

Program content

FALL SEMESTER

FOUNDATIONS OF CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL LAW

EUROPEAN INTEGRATION AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

  • EU Integration: Law, Policies and Accountability
  • International Business Law
  • International Tax Law

HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND THE PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMETN

  • International Human Rights Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Migration, Asylum and Refugee Law

TRAINING FOR INTERNATIONAL LEGAL PRACTICE

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and International Litigation
  • Tools for International Legal Practice

FIELD EXPERIENCE ABROAD (ONE WEEK COMPULSORY)

SPRING SEMESTER

LAW, SCIENCE AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

  • Biolaw
  • International Legal Analytics

OPTIONAL COURSES

To choose among:
  • Human Rights
  • Human Rights and Diversity in a Global Context
  • International Protection of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples

TRANSNATIONAL LAW

  • Competition Law
  • Transport and Maritime Law

INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY 6

DISSERTATION

Tuition fees

The total cost of the master’s degree is 11.000€.  

Admission requirements

  • Academic Profile
  • Law
  • International Relations or in any other field with international background
  • Political Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Business Administration and Management


Admission is based on the applicant’s academic training and professional background. Strong candidates will possess an excellent academic record and serious interest in experiencing legal education in a multicultural educational environment.

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About this institute

Founded in 1886, the University of Deusto is a Spanish Jesuit University with two campuses located in the heart of the Basque cities of Bilbao and San Sebastián, and a third site for Executive Education in Madrid.

Recognised by its international outlook, Deusto is ranked among Spain’s leading universities.

Our hallmark is a student-oriented education based on the development of competencies and values, through innovative learning methods.

Contact info

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Want to know more about this program, Masters in General Management? Fill out the following form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.