LL.M. Application Deadlines for Fall 2020: Law Schools in Europe

Deadlines for law schools in Germany, France, Spain and beyond

The first deadlines for LL.M. programs in Europe beginning Fall 2020 are already approaching.

To make sure you get your applications in on time, below you can see a list of application deadlines for various European LL.M. programs, starting in the fall of 2020. The schools were chosen based on the most-visited programs on LLM GUIDE, plus other top programs.

Unless otherwise noted, the deadlines below refer to each school's Full-time LL.M. program.

Some schools have separate deadlines for non-EU/EEA students who need extra time to obtain visas, so remember to check for the deadline that best applies to your situation. Where possible, this information is noted below. 

It is best to double-check any deadlines you are aiming for on the relevant law school's website.

Austria - Fall 2020 LL.M. application deadlines 

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

  • Application deadline not yet announced.

University of Vienna (European and International Business Law Program)

  • August 31, 2020

Belgium - LL.M. application deadlines, fall 2020

College of Europe (Master of European Law)

  • January 15, 2020

Ghent University (LL.M. in International Business Law, LL.M. in International and European Law, LL.M. in European Union Law)

  • Applications received on a rolling basis until July 2020. Applicants who need a visa should apply as early as possible. 

University of Liège - Liege Competition and Innovation Institute (LL.M. in European Competition and IP Law)

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until program start in mid-September. Non-EU citizens must apply by mid-April in order to have enough time to get a visa.

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Institute for European Studies - IES) (LL.M. in International and European Law)

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Denmark - Fall 2020 LL.M. application deadlines

University of Copenhagen (Master of Law LL.M.)

  • EU/EEA/Swiss applicants: March 1, 2020
  • Everyone else: January 15, 2020

Finland - LL.M. application deadlines, fall 2020

University of Helsinki (Master's Programme in International Business Law)

  • January 10, 2020

France - Fall 2020 LL.M. application deadlines

Queen Mary (QMUL) - Paris (various LL.M. programs)

  • August 14, 2020

Sorbonne Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas (LL.M. in International Business Law)

  • Deadline: September 15, 2020

Lyon Catholic University (LL.M. in International Business Law, LL.M. in European and International Trade and Investment Law)

  • Deadline: June 30, 2020

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - Sorbonne Law School (various LL.M. programs)

  • Application deadline not yet announced.

Toulouse 1 Capitole (various master's programs)

  • Deadline not yet announced

Lyon Law School (LL.M. in International and European Business Law)

  • End of June, 2020

Germany - LL.M. application deadlines, fall 2020

ILF Institute for Law and Finance at Frankfurt University (LL.M. in Finance, LL.M. in International Finance)

  • Applicants accepted on a rolling basis

Freie Universität (FU) Berlin - Master of Business, Competition and Regulatory Law (MBL) 

  • Application deadline: May 31, 2020

Hamburg University (EMLE Program)

  • Deadline: January 9, 2020

Munich University (LL.M. in German Law, LL.M. in European and International Economic Law)

  • Application deadline not yet announced

Munich Intellectual Property Law Center MIPLC (Master of Law in Intellectual Property)

  • Application deadline: April 30, 2020
  • Candidates seeking financial assistance via DAAD must apply by October 15 a year beforehand

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (various LL.M. programs)

  • LL.M application deadlines: not yet announced

Europa-Institut - Universität des Saarlandes (LL.M. in European and International Law)

  • Deadline: July 15, 2020
  • Late applications may be accepted until September 30, 2020

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin) (various LL.M. programs)

  • Application deadline: March 31, 2020

Hungary - LL.M. application deadlines, fall 2020

Central European University (various LL.M. programs)

  • Deadline for applicants who wish to be considered for CEU financial aid: January 31, 2020

Italy - LL.M. application deadlines, fall 2020

European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) (European Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA)

  • Application deadline: August 31, 2020

Turin School of Development - WIPO Worldwide Academy (LL.M. in Intellectual Property)

  • Application deadline not yet announced

Luxembourg - Fall 2020 LL.M. application deadlines

University Luxembourg (various LL.M. programs)

  • Deadlines not yet published

The Netherlands - LL.M. application deadlines, fall 2020

Tilburg Law School (various LL.M. programs)

  • Deadline, international, Non-EU/EEA: April 1, 2020
  • Deadline, EU/EEA/Swiss applicants: July 1, 2020
  • Deadline, Dutch applicants: August 1, 2020

Leiden Law School (various LL.M. programs)

  • Application deadline: April 1, 2020

Amsterdam Law School (various LL.M. programs)

  • Deadline, LL.M. for students who need a visa or will apply for UvA housing: April 1, 2020
  • Deadline, LL.M, for students who do not need a visa and do not need to apply for UvA housing: May 1, 2020

Maastricht University (various LL.M. programs)

  • Deadline, LL.M. September start, students who need a visa: May 1, 2020 (international)
  • Deadline, LL.M. September start, students who do not need a visa: June 1, 2020

Erasmus School of Law (various LL.M. programs)

  • Deadline, LL.M., non-Dutch students: July 1, 2020
  • Deadline, LL.M., Dutch students: August 20, 2020

Utrecht University School of Law (various LL.M. programs)

  • Rolling deadlines

University of Groningen (various LL.M. programs)

  • May 1, 2020

Norway - Fall 2020 LL.M. application deadlines

University of Oslo (various LL.M. programs)

  • Deadline not yet announced

Portugal - LL.M. application deadlines, fall 2020

Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon (UCP) - Católica Global School of Law (LL.M. Law in a European and Global Context, LL.M. in International Business Law)

  • Rolling application deadlines, program starts in September

Spain - Fall 2020 LL.M. application deadlines

IE Law School (various LL.M. programs)

  • Rolling deadlines

ESADE Law School (various Master's degree programs)

  • Rolling deadlines

Sweden - LL.M. application deadlines, fall 2020

Stockholm University - Faculty of Law (various LL.M. programs)

  • Application deadline: January 15, 2020

Uppsala University - Faculty of Law (various LL.M. programs)

  • January 15, 2020

Lund University - Faculty of Law (Master of Laws in European Business Law, Master of Laws in International Human Rights Law)

  • Application deadline: January 15, 2020

Switzerland - LL.M. application deadlines, fall 2020

University of Zurich - Faculty of Law (LL.M. in International Business Law)

  • Application deadline not yet announced

MIDS Geneva (LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement)

  • December 19, 2019

IHEID Graduate Institute (Geneva) (various LL.M. programs)

  • January 15, 2020

Fribourg University Faculty of Law (various LL.M. programs)

  • Early registration discounts are available: 10% discount when you apply by March 31, or 5% discount if you apply by May 31

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights)

  • January 31, 2020

Lausanne (UNIL) (LL.M. in International Business Law)

  • Applications now open for February 2020 intake

 

Comments

PAVAN B B    |    Nov 05, 2019 14:35
Am planning to Persue LLM In IPR. Please tell me which country is best to study law
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