LL.M. Application Deadlines for Fall 2017 - European Schools

Deadlines for law schools in Europe, including France and Germany

Here we present a list of application deadlines for LL.M. programs at European law schools, starting in the fall of 2017. The schools were chosen based on the most-visited European university programs on LLM GUIDE and other top programs.

Many of these schools offer separate deadlines for students living inside or outside the EU/EEA, so make sure to check which deadlines applies to you.

Not all application deadlines have been announced yet, but we'll update this list as more add their deadlines.

Remember: it's always best to double-check deadlines on a program's website.

Austria

University of Vienna (LL.M. in International Legal Studies)

  • March 1

University of Vienna (European and International Business Law Program)

  • August 31

Belgium

College of Europe

  • January 18

Ghent University

  • Deadline: Early July

University of Liège - Liege Competition and Innovation Institute

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until program start in mid-September

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Institute for European Studies - IES)

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Denmark

University of Copenhagen

  • Applications open February 1 and the deadline is April 1.

Finland

University of Helsinki

  • Deadlines not yet announced

France

Queen Mary (QMUL) - Paris

  • July 7

Sorbonne University International

  • Deadline: September for an October start

LYON Catholic

  • Deadline: June 30

Paris I – Sorbonne

  • Deadline: September 20

Toulouse I Capitole

  • Deadline: May

Paris II – Assas

  • Deadline: September for an October start

LYON III

  • Application deadline, LL.M. beginning in September: June 30

Germany

ILF Institute for Law and Finance at Frankfurt University

  • Applicants from Germany: August 15
  • Applicants from all EU/EEA countries, Australia, Canada, USA, Japan, Israel, South Korea and New Zealand: July 31
  • All other nationalities: June 30

Freie Universität (FU) Berlin

  • Application deadline: May

Hamburg University (EMLE Program)

  • Application deadline: January 11

Munich University

  • Application deadline: July 15

Munich Intellectual Property Law Center MIPLC

  • Application deadline: April 30 (note: candidates seeking financial assistance via DAAD must apply by October 15 a year beforehand. Candidates from Cameroon apply by July 31)

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

  • LL.M application deadlines: January 15, July 15

Europa-Institut - Universität des Saarlandes

  • Deadline: September

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin)

  • Application deadline: September 11

Hungary

Central European University

  • February 1 if you are applying for CEU Financial Aid
  • Applications are open February 2 until June 1 for self-financing applicants

Italy

European University Institute Florence (EUI)

  • Application deadline: January

UNICRI (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute)

  • Electronic application deadline: October
  • For candidates with non-Italian degrees: November

Luxembourg

University Luxembourg

  • LL.M. application deadlines not yet published

The Netherlands

Tilburg Law School

  • Deadline, international, Non-EU/EEA: April 1
  • Deadline, EU/EEA/Swiss applicants: July 1
  • Deadline, Dutch applicants: August 1

Leiden Law School

  • Deadlines, international students: April 1
  • Deadlines, EU/EEA/Swiss students: June 15

Amsterdam Law School

  • Deadline, LL.M.: January 15 (if applying for a scholarship)
  • Deadline, LL.M, international students: April 1
  • Deadline, LL.M, Dutch students: May 1

Maastricht University

  • Deadline, LL.M. September start, international students: June 1 (international)
  • Deadline, LL.M. September start, EU/EEA/Swiss students: July 15
  • Deadline, LL.M. February start, non-EU/EEA students: November 1
  • Deadline, LL.M. February start, EU/EEA students: December 15

Erasmus School of Law

  • Deadline, EMLE: January 11
  • Deadline, LL.M., international applicants applying for an external scholarship: December 1
  • Deadline, LL.M., international students applying for tuition waiver: May 1
  • Deadline, LL.M., international students: July 1
  • Deadline, LL.M., EU students: August 1
  • Deadline, LL.M., Dutch students: August 15

Utrecht University School of Law

  • Rolling deadlines

University of Groningen

  • Deadline, non-EU/EEA students: June 1

Norway

University of Oslo

  • Application deadline, international students: December 1
  • Application deadline, EU/EEA/Swiss students: March 1
  • Application deadline, students from Norway & the Nordics: April 15

Portugal

Lisbon Católica

  • Rolling application deadlines, program starts in September

Spain

IE Law School

  • Rolling deadlines

ISDE

  • Rolling deadlines

ESADE Law School

  • Rolling deadlines

Sweden

Stockholm University

  • For those who are applying for scholarships or need a residence permit, the first application round runs from October 17, 2016 until January 16, 2017
  • Second round: March 15 to April 18, 2017

Uppsala University

  • Application deadline: January for international students, April for Swedish students

Lund University

  • Application deadline: January 15

Switzerland

University of Zurich

  • Application deadline, EU/EEA/Swiss students: April 30
  • International students should apply as early as possible

MIDS Geneva

  • Application deadline, LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement: February 1

IHEID Graduate Institute (Geneva)

  • Application deadline: January 15

Fribourg University

  • Rolling applications

ADH Geneva

  • Deadlines not yet announced

Lausanne (UNIL)

  • Application deadline, fall term: Rolling, June 30

Image: Humboldt University By August Rode CC BY 2.0 (cropped)

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