Study International Law in Switzerland

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International Law in Switzerland

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Studying International Law

International law focuses on the legal relation between nations instead of private individuals. When referring to international law, usually the following three disciplines are distinguished: Private international law, public international law and supranational law. International law degrees prepare graduates for careers in government, international relations, international business, and more.

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Studying in Switzerland

Switzerland is a federal Republic in western Europe. It comprises 26 cantons and has four official languages: German (predominant), French, Italian and Romansh. Switzerland is not member of the European Union and has the swiss franc as currency. It is the country with the highest wealth per adult in the world.

18 International Law Master's degrees in Switzerland

M.A. International Law (MIL)

The Master of Arts in International Law at the University of St. Gallen teaches students the necessary notions on legal issues and management, in order to help them find a balance between economic and state laws. The Master’s degree prepares students for the realities of regulatory affairs, public and private sectors institutions, diplomatic relations, national and international organisations.

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M.A. International and European Security

This eight-month Master of Advanced Studies in International and European Security (MAS) is a full-time course that responds to the changing needs of policy-practitioner participants. It benefits from the exceptional academic resources of the Global Studies Institute of the University of Geneva and the internationally recognised training expertise of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).

L.L.M. International Dispute Settlement

The Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) is a one-year full-time graduate degree program providing the opportunity of an in-depth and high-profi le study of international dispute settlement from a broad range of perspectives.

L.L.M. International Sports Law

LL.M.-Studiengang bietet eine anspruchsvolle, praxisbezogene Weiterbildung auf dem Gebiet des internationalen Sportrechts. Nach einer Einführung in den geschichtlichen und politischen Hintergrund und die ökonomischen Grundlagen der internationalen Wirtschaftsbeziehungen liegt das thematische Schwergewicht im europäischen und internationalen Wirtschaftsrecht.

Master International Law and Economics (MILE)

Established in 1999, the Master of International Law and Economics (MILE) is the flagship programme of the World Trade Institute. It is the world’s leading programme of advanced studies in the field of international trade regulation and has close ties to the WTI’s research portfolio.

Master Programmes
MAS Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

The Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (60 ECTS) combines high-level academic education and real-world practice in the field of transitional justice. One of the very few courses on this subject in Europe, it focuses on an expanding field where there is a strong need for well-trained professionals.

L.L.M. Droit international et européen

La maîtrise universitaire (Master) en droit international et européen met un accent sur des sujets liés à la paix et la coopération, aux organisations internationales, à l’Union européenne, au commerce et à l’individu dans la société internationale.

L.L.M. Law (Specialized Master's): Business Law

The degree program Master of Law UZH with a Concentration in Business Law focuses on the acquisition of extensive skills in the area of national and international business law and is therefore primarly aimed at students wishing to work as a commercial lawyer in private law practice or judiciary practice.

MAS Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

The Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict is one of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in international humanitarian law and human rights offered today. Designed for professionals with demanding jobs, it provides strong theoretical and practical knowledge and responds to the need for specialists to address complex humanitarian challenges.