M.A. Law (MLaw)

  • On Campus
  • 18 months
  • EUR3053 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR1307 per Semester (National

    Tuition fee for the domestic students.

  • German ( Find a course )
University of St.Gallen (HSG) | St. Gallen, Switzerland
The Master’s Programme in Law (MLaw) at University of St.Gallen (HSG) has a profile of its own and utilises a new training concept. Our Master’s in Law equips students with the skills to systematically orient themselves in legal issues while providing them with the ability to quickly familiarise themselves with new fields of law.
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Our Master’s in Law equips students with the skills to systematically orient themselves in legal issues while providing them with the ability to quickly familiarise themselves with new fields of law.

The special focus on issues in commercial and international law clearly sets this Master’s programme apart from other Law programmes at Swiss universities.

The MLaw is aimed at graduates who will later be admitted to the Bar. It is primarily geared to Swiss legal practice and provides a demanding generalist legal education. The high percentage of elective courses also enables our students to set their own priorities in line with their personal and professional interests.

The Law (MLaw) programme is offered by the University of St.Gallen (HSG).

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    General deadline, applies to everyone.

Tuition fee
  • EUR 3053 per semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR 1307 per semester (National

    Tuition fee for the domestic students.


Tuition fee

  • CHF 1426 - National
  • CHF 3326 - International
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Duration full-time 18 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The Master´s Programme in Law (MLaw) has been continuously renewing its structure and curriculum to meet the changing needs in today's academic and business worlds. For the updated programme content, please refer to the programme's website.

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the German language. Find German courses on Language Learning Portal.


Admission criteria vary according to the degree-course level, individual programmes and the education system of students' countries of origin. For this reason, it is important for prospective students to obtain the relevant information about admission on our website: http://www.unisg.ch/en/studium/zulassungundanmeldung/zulmasterstufe

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask the team of the Admissions and Crediting Office: admissions@unisg.ch.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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The HSG has earned the EQUIS (2001) and AACSB (2003) accreditations and consequently has obtained the two most demanding international seals of approval for business schools.

In the 2015 Financial Times Global Masters in Management Ranking we are in 1st place with the Master in Strategy and International Management and in 4th place with the CEMS Master in International Management. Our Master in Banking and Finance is ranked 8th in theFinancial Times Masters in Finance Ranking.

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University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland

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