LL M. in International Business Law

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  • Programme title
    LL M. in International Business Law
  • Programme mnemonic
  • Programme organised by
    • Centre de Formation continue en Sciences humaines et sociales
    • Faculty of Law and Criminology
  • Title type
    formation continue
  • Open to returning students
  • Languages of instruction
  • Programme duration
    long (more than 15 days)


General information

Title type

formation continue

Programme duration

long (more than 15 days)

Learning language(s)


Organising faculty(s) and university(ies) Open to returning students



The objective of the LL.M. is to offer a rigorous, coherent and comprehensive program that covers all the core subjects of international business law, with a strong emphasis on practical experience. More information can be found on www.brusselsllm.com.

Combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials. Small and interactive classes with emphasis on practical experience.

Calendar & registration


The LL.M. is open to students who hold (i) a primary law degree or (ii) a primary degree at University level in another subject with professional or other experience in law. Most admitted applicants hold a Master in Law.

Calendar & registration


The LL.M. in International Business Law is a full-time advanced graduate program taught entirely in English. The program includes 8 core LL.M. courses, 1 optional course, and a LL.M. thesis. The LL.M. is structured on the European credit system. Each course (compulsory and elective) enables the students to earn 5 credits, for a total of 45 credits. The remaining 15 credits are earned by writing a Master’s thesis.

The 8 Core LL.M. Courses are reserved for the LL.M. students. They provide the primary course load, covering the main areas of international business law such as Litigation, Tax, Commercial Transactions, Company Law, Trade, Banking, Competition, IP. Students benefit from small class sizes, close relations with the ULB teaching staff and group camaraderie amongst the LL.M. students.

The 1 Optional Course may be selected from ULB Law Faculty courses or courses at the Institute of European Studies (in English or in French).

The LL.M. Thesisinvolves the preparation of a written work on a topic of international business law of the student’s own choosing, under the one-to-one supervision of a member of the teaching staff.