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Description of Law (MLaw)

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

Our MLaw programme provides a legal education with a particular focus on problems of business law and international law. This degree enables graduates to opt for a wide variety of legal careers.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Autumn Semester: 1 November to 30 April; Spring Semester: 1 September to 31 October
Tuition fee
  • EUR 3326 Semester (International)
  • EUR 1426 Semester (National)

CHF 1426 for Swiss students per semester CHF 3126 for foreign students per semester

Start date February  2016, September  2016
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Duration full-time 18 months
  • German
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

  • Based on a solid legal base training allows you the MLaw align your Master's degree in moderation according to their own inclinations and interests.
  • Language / Duration / credits The Master's program in Law comprises 90 credits, according to the curriculum builds on a standard period of study of 3 semesters. Teaching language is German in the first place.
  • Fachstudium Our study program is based on a differentiated didactic overall design. This knows in Fachstudium several types of events:
  • Compulsory courses (18 credits)
  • Complex case (6 credits)
  • Legal Topics courses (18 credits)
  • Independent electives (12 credits); the compartments may come from our own or the professional studies of other Master's programs)
  • Contextual Studies Contextual studies is valid for all programs, regardless of the course of study. Here are a total of 18 credits in the areas of empowerment (3-9 credits) and Thinking and Cultural Awareness prove (9-15 credits). To ensure a comprehensive jurisprudential education we offer in two columns on legal or jus-close context compartments.
  • Master's thesis The Master's thesis (18 credits) Write for the entire duration of the Master's program. The topic can come from the department or from the context study, but must include a reference to a degree program.
  • The exact structure of the study can be found in the curriculum.

Requirements for Law (MLaw)

Please check our website for information on admission criteria:

Work Experience for Law (MLaw)

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 2014 Financial Times Global Masters in Management Ranking we are in 1st place with the Master in Strategy and International Management and in 5th place with the CEMS Master in International Management. Our Master in Banking and Finance is ranked 6th in the Financial Times Masters in Finance Ranking.

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