If you're looking to do an LL.M. in Europe starting this fall and are behind on your applications, you may not be out of luck just yet. Although many admissions deadlines have passed, a handful of law schools are still accepting applications. Prospective students who are residents of a country in the European Union or the European Economic Area (EU/EEA) have a few more options, as well.
It's best to check with the schools directly for up-to-date application deadlines. This is especially true of schools that offer rolling admissions—such as IE Law School.
University of Vienna (European an International Business Law Program) – September 15
University of Liège - Liege Competition and Innovation Institute –
April (international), September (EU/EEA)
Queen Mary (QMUL) – Paris – July 6
Catholic University of Lyon – June 30
Munich University – July 15
Heidelberg – LL.M.: July 15
Europa-Institut – July 15 (regular), September 30 (late)
ILF Institute for Law and Finance at Frankfurt University (LL.M. in Finance) – July 1 (all other nationalities), August 1 (All EU/EEA countries, Australia, Canada, USA, Japan, Israel, South Korea and New Zealand LL.M. in Finance)
UNICRI – 24 August (electronic), 29 August (paper)
University of Milan – September 10
University Luxembourg – July 31
Tilburg Law School –
April 1 (international), July 1 (EU/EEA applicants)
Erasmus School of Law – July 1 (EU/EEA students applying for Commercial Law, International and European Public Law and Arbitration and Business Law who don't need a visa)
Maastricht University –
June 1 (international), July 15 (EU/EEA applicants)
Católica Global School of Law – Application deadline extended to mid-July
IE Law School – Rolling
ISDE – Rolling
Université de Lausanne (UNIL) – June 30
IMPORTANT: All prospective students are advised to double-check the above application deadlines with law schools as soon as possible before applying.
For more information about the individual programs, please follow the links below.
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