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  Master in European banking and financial law (LL.M.)


University of Luxembourg    Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

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Full time & Part time September LLM, MA 2 years
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The Master in European Banking and Financial Law (LL.M.) at the University of Luxembourg is a prestigious programme that offers high-level expertise in banking and financial law, with a special focus on European and Luxembourg law. With a unique qualification in investment funds law, this programme prepares students for a successful career in the banking, financial, and insurance sectors. Taught in both English and French, the programme combines theoretical knowledge with practical application through case-based learning. Admission is highly selective, with a success rate close to 100%. Students can also choose to study part-time. Don't miss the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage in this growing field.

About the course

The Master en Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen (LL.M.) is one of the premier programmes in this field offered in continental Europe. The investment funds law option in the second semester of the second year is a legal qualification unique in Europe.

The Master focuses on the study of three essential pillars – banking law, securities and capital markets law, and investment funds law – or Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) law – in the framework of European Union law, Luxembourg law and comparative law.

The teaching team includes academics and renowned practitioners, specialised in banking and financial law.

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Entry Requirements

Around 25 students are admitted each year, with a maximum of 40. Applications are examined by a selection committee on a continuous basis. Admission is highly selective.
Due to this stringent selection, the success rate of students is close to 100 %.

Excellent knowledge of English and French is required. The majority of lectures takes place in English. However, written exams can be answered either in English or in French.
Crash courses in English and French are available, upon a fee, at the start of the semester.


Fees

200€ per semester

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Marmara Andriana

As a law graduate from Greece, I wanted to do something different, fresh and challenging. The Master in European Banking and Financial Law of the University of Luxembourg was the ideal master in the ideal place. Guided by a concrete and highly qualified group of professors, I got the chance to deepen my knowledge in the uprising European legal framework upon the financial sector as well as develop my practical skills through teamwork assignments and oral presentations. In the end of the day, as entering the professional playing field is your ultimate goal, your resume will draw the attention of the most prestigious banks and law firms situated where else? In Luxembourg.
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