Advanced Training in Competition Law: Certificate Programme

Advanced training for lawyers at LL.M. level

The certificate comprises 3 modules, each worth 5 credit points. It covers the fundamental aspects of European and German competition law and competition procedural law. Students also learn about key areas of competition economics. Classes explain economic methods that have become more important with the launch of the “more economic-approach” for people with a legal background.

NOTE: The Master Competition and Regulation is being phased out. Application for the certificate is only possible for the winter semester 2023.

Next dates: July 1st 2023: Information Day // August 15 2023: Application deadline // October 2023: Last study start

At a glance

Degree: Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
Credit Points: 15
Length of study: 1 semester
Language: English
Start date: in October
Application deadline: 15 August
Costs: 3.300 EUR plus the current term contribution of 210 EUR

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Continuing education Competition Law: Contents

Your continuing education Competition Law comprises a total of 3 modules from the Competition & Regulation LL.M. :

  • European and International Law (5 CP)
  • Competition Law (5 CP)
  • Regulation (5 CP)

Further information on the course content

Continuing education Competition Law ©Leuphana/Patrizia Jäger
Continuing education Competition Law

Continuing Education Practices of Competition Law: Online Learning

Further education Competition Law in online study format

You can study Competition Law digitally from your laptop at home. Some events take place as live online seminars, in addition, our learning platform is available to you online around the clock. This gives you complete flexibility during the one-year study period.

The graduation option for your Competition Law continuing education

You can choose whether you want to take exams as part of the certificate program and thus obtain the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) and proof of 15 credit points at the end. You can have the credit points credited to a later course of study. You can also take the certificate without taking exams and receive a certificate of attendance at the end.

Good reasons for the certificate programme

  • continuning law training at LL.M. level
  • extensive expertise in one of the most economically relevant fields of European Competition Law
  • only one semester duration
  • small groups and active online learning concept

Offers for prospective students

If you are interested in the Practices of Competition Law certificate but still have questions, please feel free to arrange a personal counselling interview or take advantage of one of our other information and counselling services:

Application: Your path to the certificate Competition Law

The Competition Law Certificate Program starts in the winter semester of each year. Applications are possible until August 15 of each year.

It is also possible to take individual modules and have them credited to the certificate programme at a later date. You can apply for the individual modules up to the start of the respective module.

You must meet the following entry requirements for admission to the certificate programme:

  • First university degree
  • Advanced knowledge of English
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