Study International Law in Switzerland

Study International Law in Switzerland

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.

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25 International Law Master's degrees in Switzerland

M.A. International Law (MIL)

The shifting balance between the state and the economy has given rise to new challenges at the intersections of law, business and government. Addressing these issues calls for professionals who understand their complexity and have the necessary legal skills and management capacities.

Law School
M.A. Sécurité internationale et européenne

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).

M.A. Droit fiscal

Titulaire d'un master suisse ou équivalent à l’étranger en droit / économie, bénéficiant de préférence d'une expérience professionnelle préalable en rapport avec l'objet de la formation.

LL.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.

LL.M. Droit International

The Master in International Law is a two year programme that provides in-depth training in international law. It allows students to gain access, subject to certain conditions, to the Ph.D. in International Law.

LL.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.

LL.M. International Litigation and Arbitration

LL.M.-Studiengang bietet eine anspruchsvolle, praxisbezogene Weiterbildung auf dem Gebiet der <br/>internationalen Prozessführung und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit. Nach einer Einführung in den geschichtlichen und politischen <br/>Hintergrund und die ökonomischen Grundlagen der internationalen Wirtschaftsbeziehungen sowie im europäischen und internationalen Wirtschaftsrecht folgen zwei Schwerpunkte.

LL.M. International Banking and Finance Law

For almost 20 years the LL.M. International Business Law offers a unique and valuable experience to law graduates taking into account the complex legal needs of the global economy wishing to pursue advanced studies. With over 200 years of experience the Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is known worldwide for the excellence of its faculty and its legal education programs.

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
LL.M. Droit

La maîtrise universitaire (Master) en droit assure une formation complète en droit, qui permet ensuite aux diplômés d’entrer directement dans le monde du travail. Elle donne aux étudiants, grâce au choix qui leur est offert dans le cadre des enseignements à option et du mémoire, la possibilité d’acquérir une formation générale dans différents domaines de la science juridique.

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.

LL.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.

LL.M. Droit Bancaire et Financier

Approfondir des connaissances et des compétences juridiques spécialisées relatives aux services, aux marchés et aux produits bancaires et financiers, dans leur environnement réglementaire et contractuel, avec un accent particulier sur les activités spécifiques de la place financière suisse, notamment la planification patrimoniale, la gestion d'actifs et le financement du commerce international.

LL.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.

M.A. International Tax Law

Die Globalisierung der Wirtschaft, das stets enger gewobene Netz von Doppelbesteuerungsabkommen und von anderen steuerrechtlich relevanten Abkommen mit der EU sowie die rasanten Entwicklungen im europäischen Steuerrecht verlangen zunehmend von allen in der Praxis tätigen Steuerrechtlerinnen und Steuerrechtlern profunde Kenntnisse im internationalen Steuerrecht.

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.