Course content – International Economic Law

On this page you can inform yourself about the curriculum of the Masters programme International Economic Law. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the contact points listed under "Contact and Counselling" and make use of the counselling services offered by the Graduate School.

Course structure

Overview of Modules of the Masters programme International Economic Law ©Leuphana
Overview of Modules Master International Economic Law (LL.M.)


The study programme will be completed in Lüneburg, where students will spend their first year (October to August) and the second year either in Glasgow or Barbados (September to August).

In Lüneburg, a total of six compulsory modules have to be completed. Each of the following compulsory modules bear 10 credits: International Law, International Economic Law, European Law, European Economic Law, International Private Law and European Private Law.

In Glasgow/Scotland, students have the opportunity to choose one pathway specialisation out of seven: Corporate & Financial Law, Intellectual Property & the Digital Economy, International Commercial Law, International Competition Law & Policy, International Economic Law, International Law, or International Law & Security.

In Bridgetown/Barbados, students have the opportunity to choose courses from a wide range of modules in the field of Corporate & Commercial Law and Public Law such as corporate law, financial law, intellectual property law and transnational commercial transactions law.

Based on the consolidated knowledge gained in the first study year and the specialisation in one of the core subjects of international economic law in the second study year, students complete their studies at the end of the programme by writing their Masters dissertation. Due to the international context of the subject matter all modules of the study programme in Lüneburg , Glasgow and Barbados are only offered in English. In addition to the professional qualifications, the close partnership between the universities ensures the acquisition of language and cultural skills, which are of great significance to the practise of international economic law.

Masters thesis

The Masters thesis is to be written at the University of Glasgow or at the University of the West Indies under the terms of the examination regulations of the University of Glasgow or the University of the West Indies. The first examiner is an examiner from the University of Glasgow or the University of the West Indies and the second examiner is an examiner from Leuphana University.

Study regulations/subject-specific schedule

Here you can find the General Assessment Regulations and the Subject-Specific Schedules.

The Subject-Specific Schedule shows the subject-specific curriculum. The modules to be taken and their content, the types of courses, the type and number of examinations are formulated in detail and in a legally binding manner.

Course catalogue

In the course catalogue you can get an overview of the courses currently offered and their specific contents.

Contact and Counselling

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