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Business Law

full time

  • Master of Laws

    Master
    Degree

  • 2 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Köln

    Location

  • January 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    January 2023 (EU), January 2023 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type

graduate

Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
Jurisprudence, Legal
Focus

Corporate Law, Labour Law, Media Law, International and European Laws, Balance Sheets and Taxation, Intellectual Property Protection and Competition, Capital Market and Consumer Protection, The Public and Regulation

Target group

The degree course is aimed at students waiting to begin postgraduate traineeship, young lawyers who wish to increase the success chances of their applications in the field of economic law and practicing lawyers, particularly solicitors, who wish to obtain additional recognised qualifications. Foreign students may also take part in the German-speaking programme if they can show proof of sufficient command of German.

Annotation

Special application by mail through the office of the degree programme by 15.01.(summer semester) or 15.07. (winter semester)

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Completion of a degree course in Law by completing the First Examination in Law or the Second State Examination in Law with a minimum grade of "Fully Satisfactory" or by completing an equivalent degree in Law abroad. These requirements are also met with an academic degree in law with the grade "satisfactory" and submission of a seminar thesis that has been graded with at least "good". If there are two legal state examinations, the higher score applies.

Lecture period
  • 10.10.2022 - 03.02.2023
  • 03.04.2023 - 14.07.2023

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2023)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    15.01.2023

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    15.01.2023

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    15.01.2023

    Master’s degree schedules:

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.03.2023 (Universitywide deadline)

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    15.09.2023

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    15.09.2023

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    15.09.2023

    Master’s degree schedules:

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.09.2023 (Universitywide deadline)

Tuition fee

There is a semester fee that includes a NRW-wide public transport ticket (no tuition fee).

Languages of instruction

Main language

German

International office

International Office
Address
Universitätsstr. 22a
50937
Köln
Email:
C.Biehl@verw.uni-koeln.de
Web:
http://international.uni-koeln.de/

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung
Address
Universitätsstr. 22a
50937
Köln
Tel:
0221 / 470-1021
Email:
zsb-info@verw.uni-koeln.de
Web:
https://www.zsb.uni-koeln.de/email

Graduate contact

Universität zu Köln Zentrum für Internationale Beziehungen Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Address
Albertus-Magnus-Platz
50933
Köln
Tel:
+49 (0)221 / 470 2876
Email:
wirtschaftsjurist@uni-koeln.de

Heike Witthaus