Some questions


Toni86

Hello, I am a law student from Austria and I will finish my studies next year. After that I´d like to do an LLM, but I have no real idea about it. :-) So I have some general questions:

-) I heard that you have to get a certain number of ECTS points (maybe 60) to get an LLM. Are there special LLM classes for all LLM students? Or are there also courses with mixed students?

-) I will be 23 next year. Is that too young for LLM?

-) Are the LLM classes with students from lots of different countries? I plan to do my LLM in Europe, maybe Netherlands or Sweden.

-) In general, have you got any suggestions for me? :-) I am especially interested in European Law.

Thanks a lot for your answers!!
-)

Hello, I am a law student from Austria and I will finish my studies next year. After that I´d like to do an LLM, but I have no real idea about it. :-) So I have some general questions:

-) I heard that you have to get a certain number of ECTS points (maybe 60) to get an LLM. Are there special LLM classes for all LLM students? Or are there also courses with mixed students?

-) I will be 23 next year. Is that too young for LLM?

-) Are the LLM classes with students from lots of different countries? I plan to do my LLM in Europe, maybe Netherlands or Sweden.

-) In general, have you got any suggestions for me? :-) I am especially interested in European Law.

Thanks a lot for your answers!!
-)
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eric.k

In European Law I can recommend the LL.M. (Master in European Law) at the Europa-Institut of Saarland University. I have done it during the last year and I am very happy to have decided so.

It has a very international atmosphere (80 students from 35 nations) and its reputation is one of the best in European Law. These were the two main reasons why I chose it.

You need to get 60 credits for your LLM. 45 during the course doing exams and presentations and another 15 for your master thesis.

The courses are all special courses just for the LLM-students with very few exceptions. That gets the group to grow together very well.

23 is not too young at all. Most of the students here are between 22 and 26.

Hope I could help! Don't hesitate to ask if you have further questions.

Best,
E.
www.europainstitut.de

In European Law I can recommend the LL.M. (Master in European Law) at the Europa-Institut of Saarland University. I have done it during the last year and I am very happy to have decided so.

It has a very international atmosphere (80 students from 35 nations) and its reputation is one of the best in European Law. These were the two main reasons why I chose it.

You need to get 60 credits for your LLM. 45 during the course doing exams and presentations and another 15 for your master thesis.

The courses are all special courses just for the LLM-students with very few exceptions. That gets the group to grow together very well.

23 is not too young at all. Most of the students here are between 22 and 26.

Hope I could help! Don't hesitate to ask if you have further questions.

Best,
E.
www.europainstitut.de
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TiGGer

Hey Toni86,

I am from Germany and have almost finished my LLM in European Law at Nottingham Law School - Nottingham Trent University (England). Was a really great experience!!! So, congratulations for your decision to embark on a LLM course. I was 25 when I started my course last year. A collegue of mine is also Austrian like you. He did a joint European and Sports Law LLM. Think he is very satisfied, as well.
Not sure about the ECTS points, but we have to get 180 Credits for the LLM, although this might not be ECTS credits.
eric.k is right that the LLM at Saarland University is very good, but as you are German speaking, I would advise you not to do the LLM in Germany (although I know the course can be done in English). Do it in a foreign country! Netherlands, Sweden are good options. Also consider England, Scotland, Ireland...I know more expensive, but you get a decent English skill for your money at least. And that is what counts the most for us European LLM students.

For more information or questions feel free to contact me!

Hey Toni86,

I am from Germany and have almost finished my LLM in European Law at Nottingham Law School - Nottingham Trent University (England). Was a really great experience!!! So, congratulations for your decision to embark on a LLM course. I was 25 when I started my course last year. A collegue of mine is also Austrian like you. He did a joint European and Sports Law LLM. Think he is very satisfied, as well.
Not sure about the ECTS points, but we have to get 180 Credits for the LLM, although this might not be ECTS credits.
eric.k is right that the LLM at Saarland University is very good, but as you are German speaking, I would advise you not to do the LLM in Germany (although I know the course can be done in English). Do it in a foreign country! Netherlands, Sweden are good options. Also consider England, Scotland, Ireland...I know more expensive, but you get a decent English skill for your money at least. And that is what counts the most for us European LLM students.

For more information or questions feel free to contact me!
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quatro

I have graduated from sociology and I have got acceptance from LL.M. program in European Integration at Saarland. I would like to know that is there any examples like me and also I am curious about the program which could I fulfill?

I have graduated from sociology and I have got acceptance from LL.M. program in European Integration at Saarland. I would like to know that is there any examples like me and also I am curious about the program which could I fulfill?
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eric.k

I have graduated from sociology and I have got acceptance from LL.M. program in European Integration at Saarland. I would like to know that is there any examples like me and also I am curious about the program which could I fulfill?

Hey quatro,
there are a couple of students without law-background at the Europa-Institut, although the majority has a law degree. A few examples: we have some political science students, some interpretors, some who did "European studies" (thus an cultural approach), some with an economic background.

Concerning your 2nd question: what do you want to know? :-)

Best,
E.
www.europainstitut.de

<blockquote>I have graduated from sociology and I have got acceptance from LL.M. program in European Integration at Saarland. I would like to know that is there any examples like me and also I am curious about the program which could I fulfill?</blockquote>
Hey quatro,
there are a couple of students without law-background at the Europa-Institut, although the majority has a law degree. A few examples: we have some political science students, some interpretors, some who did "European studies" (thus an cultural approach), some with an economic background.

Concerning your 2nd question: what do you want to know? :-)

Best,
E.
www.europainstitut.de
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