European and International Business Law (LLM)

Hungary

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The award
LLM

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
EUR 3000 per semester

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 3000 per semester

All study options

About European and International Business Law at Károli Gáspár University

A one-year master-level accredited programme in English with full-time daily course offerings for lawyers in the heart of Central-Europe by the Faculty of Law of the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Budapest.

Programme Structure

This is a full-time programme of 60 ECTS credits.

The programme offers 24 different courses focusing on various aspects of European and international business law. About half of all courses are optional with different varieties of specialization. Lecturers are renowned professionals of their field, both as academics and practitioners from law firms, judiciary and top-level international or domestic legal organizations. Visiting lecturers from a number of other countries are also incorporated in the programme. The programme is concluded with the defence of the master thesis and the completion of the final exam.

Besides classroom lectures and seminars, the possibility for valuable insights into relevant legal practice represents the other form of learning benefits for participants. In order to obtain professional experience and create a network of contacts, participants in the LLM programme will have the opportunity to engage in unpaid internships and take part in the operation of law firms with extensive European and international practice in legal matters.

In addition, students also have the opportunity to participate in the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition in Vienna.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardLLMHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 3000 per semesterInternational course feesEUR 3000 per semester

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree in law from a recognized university and a good command of English.

Self-funding applicants shall submit the following documents electronically by 31 May:

  • Application form
  • CV in English, including a passport-size photo
  • Copy of the passport
  • Letter of motivation in English (minimum 1 page, including the applicant’s background, purposes and study aims)
  • Certified English copy of the law degree (if the applicant is expected to obtain the degree in law after the application deadline, but the process of graduation will be completed by the end of the current academic year, the certified English copy of the law degree shall be submitted after graduation) - minimum requirement: four-year BA law degree.
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one from the applicant’s institution of legal studies)
  • Copy of language exam certification – minimum requirement: CEFR B2 (equivalent to Cambridge English First (FCE)/ BEC Vantage/ IELTS 5.5-6.5/ TOEFL iBT 87-109/ Michigan ECCE/ PTE General Level 3/ PTE Academic 59-75/ Trinity ISE II)
  • Receipt or bank confirmation of the application fee: applicants are also expected to pay EUR 50,- to the university as a non-refundable administrative fee for the application process.
    Bank details:
    Address of the Owner: H-1091 Budapest, Kálvin tér 9.
    Name of Bank: ERSTE BANK
    IBAN: HU54 1160 0006 0000 0000 1014 8552
    Account No.: 11600006-00000000-10148552
    Swift code: GIBAHUHB
    Description: Full name_Programme you applied for

Based on the submitted application materials and pre-selection, the university holds Skype-interviews with the short-listed applicants.

What students think about Károli Gáspár University

    Nour Al Wattar (Syria), LL.M. in European and International Business Law

    Testimonial from Nour Al Wattar (Syria), LL.M. in European and International Business Law, student at Károli Gáspár University

    "Studying at Károli Gáspár University was an amazing opportunity for me to develop both as an individual and as a professional. I can definitely say that studying  at this University was a life changing experience for me. I would like to encourage everyone that is thinking to do its master studies, to do it at this University. It is well organized, professors are amazing and helpful, it has a lot of international students, and it is located in one of the most beautiful cities in the world - Budapest."

    Ornella Lazarte (Brazil), LL.M. in European and International Business Law

    "Hungary was the best experience of my life and I am proud to hold a European diploma. Besides, Budapest has a lot of job opportunities and I grew as a student, a person and a professional 10 years in 1 year.

    I hope next year there is going to be more Brazilian students at KRE!"

    Mirhadi Samidzada (Azerbaijan), LL.M. in European and International Business Law

    Testimonial from Mirhadi Samidzada (Azerbaijan), LL.M. in European and International Business Law, student at Károli Gáspár University

    "It is my honor to know you, our dean and other teachers of our university, to study at KRE. I don’t write it as a formality: you are amazing persons. You helped us in each and every step of us. Thanks for everything.

    Of course, as a graduate I am also part of the KRE family and I always would like to see my university among the best universities of the world. During the course LL.M. teachers were really kind, polite and tried to do their best to teach us everything in a professional and on the other hand friendly way.

    Regarding the city, Budapest is really beautiful city and there are so many splendid scenes. Because of its nature, bridges, river, hills and general characteristic features I would like to include it among the most beautiful cities of the world."

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