Law program – LLM in European and International Business Law

Objectives and Perspectives

Under the patronage of the University of Debrecen, the Faculty of Law offers you the most wanted and popular, widely accepted LLM program in European and International Business Law. This LLM program provides modern, business-focused law degree with a special European character, focusing on the tendencies of the European and international market. The program gives you the opportunity to take your legal expertise to a whole new level, learning how European and international law make a remarkable impact on business life, exploring both legislative and judicial elements of European business law, trade law and corporate law.

The LLM is practice oriented and develops skills needed to succeed in an international career path and at all workplaces requiring cross-cultural understanding, flexibility and contemporary, practical legal knowledge. During the program you become an educated, well prepared lawyer who is able to operate at a strategic decision-making level, representing and serving clients to world standard.

Key facts

  • LLM
    A master degree that heavily relies on the knowledge gathered in regular law trainings all over the world. European and International Business Law LLM is a popular and well-known degree.
  • Mission
    To provide detailed knowledge for lawyers on the complex European and international business relations focusing on the operation and legislation of the European Union, and on the rules regulating international commercial activities, while developing legal English skills.

Admission requirements:

  • Degree in law
  • English language proficiency: Intermediate level language exam or equivalent (IELTS 6.0)
  • Submission of all required documents
Duration of Studies: 2 semesters
Number of ECTS credits: 60


  • 1st Semester courses
    Institutions of the European Union, Harmonization of laws in the European Union, Introduction to International Business Law, EU Internal Market Law 1., EU Internal Market Law 2., EU Competition Law, Principles of Public International Law, European Consumer Protection Law, European Criminal Law, Elective course 1-2.
  • 2nd Semester courses
    International Sale of Goods, International and European Intellectual Property Law, International Commercial Arbitration, European and International Contract Law, Public Management, European Company Law, European Labor and Social Law, Case-law of the European Court of Justice, Private International Law, Elective course 3.
  • Elective Courses
    Legal Writing in English, Business Transactions in the International Market, Regional Policy of the EU, Public Service Delivery in the EU, European Comparative Constitutional Law, Comparative Legal Reasoning