This degree ensures a complete legal education, that enables graduates to immediately join the professional world. It gives students, thanks to the choices offered to them in the framework of fundamental courses and of the thesis work, the possibility of pursuing a general education, while considering a specialisation in subjects linked to business, finance, taxation and competition.
Conducted bilingually, the programme allows students to attend the Faculties of Law in both Geneva and Basel so as to perfect their command of legal language in German and French.
Obligatory courses; optional courses, obligatory thesis.
Length of programme: 3 semesters
ECTS credits: 90
Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the language. Find courses on Language Learning Portal.
Admission to the Master's programme following the Bachelor's law degree requires a Bachelor's degree from a Swiss university or a legal degree from a foreign university considered equivalent to a Bachelor's law degree from a Swiss university.
No work experience is required.
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