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Graduate programmes curricula



  • Maestría en Propiedad Intelectual (Master of Intellectual Property) (English, Spanish)
    FLACSO - University of San Andres, Buenos Aires, 2 years
    Areas: Economics, Law
    The programme provides training on intellectual property (IP) rights. Issues covered include: legal, economic and social implications of various forms of intellectual property protection; government intervention in the market; implications of international standards in national and regional practice; IP-related negotiations; new challenges, such as biotechnology patents, protection of traditional knowledge and domain names; regional perspective on the systems of IP protection.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree (at least four years of education)


  • Masters in International Economic Law (Russian)
    Belarus State Economic University, Minsk, 2 years
    Areas: International Economics, International Law
    Entry requirements: Minimum undergraduate degree in Law


  • Master of Laws (English)
    University of Botswana, Gaborone, 1 year
    Areas: International Law, International Relations
    Entry requirements: Minimum undergraduate degree in Law


  • Magíster en Derecho Internacional, Inversiones y Comercio (Master in International Law, Investment and Trade) (English, German, Spanish)
    Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, 1 year
    Areas: International Economic Law, International Law
    Analysis of current and prospective trends in the field of international law in the context of globalization, as well as in that of international trade and investment, and in the methods for arbitration and settlement of disputes in these areas.
    Entry requirements: Degree in law granted by a Chilean or foreign university


  • Maestría en Derecho Económico (Masters in Economic Law) (Spanish)
    Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, 4 semesters (2 years)
    Areas: Economics, International Law
    The Master of Economic Law aims to give its graduates an integrative and analytical view about the sources of law, different legal areas and state institutions in their dynamic interplay with economic, financial and commercial activity. The methodology of expertise is structured on two main areas: academic content and research, which found its peak in undergraduate work.
    Entry requirements: a degree certificate or undergraduate degree in any related area.


  • Master in Human Rights and Guarantees (Spanish)
    Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico City, 1 year, Joint Master's Programme between ITAM and University of Genoa
    Areas: Justice theories, law enforcement, legal reasoning, evidence argumentation, international guarantees, national guarantees, public policies, international law, criminal law, gender and reproductive rights, comparative constitutional law.
    The program aims to provide students with theoretical and methodological tools on the use and enforcement of international and national human rights, legal argumentation and legal reasoning. 
    Entry requirements: Previous work experience in human rights, national law or international law is an asset.


  • Masters of Laws in International Economic Law and Policy(English)
    Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, 9 months
    Areas: Economics, International Political Economics, Law
    Through the studies of law, economics and international political economy, the programme provides students with in-depth knowledge and the analytical tools required of cutting-edge practitioners in all major fields of international legal and economic governance today.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in law or economics


  • LLM in International Trade and Investment Law in Africa (Afrikaans, English) 
    University of Pretoria, Pretoria, minimum of 1 year
    Areas: International Law
    Study of and research in Advanced International Trade Law, and Advanced International Investment and Business Law.
    Entry requirements: LLB or equivalent qualification
  • LLM in International Law (Afrikaans, English)
    University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 1 to 2 years
    Areas: International Law
    Study of and research in Advanced International Law, International Environmental Law.
    Entry requirements: LLB, BProc or equivalent qualification


  • Master in International Law (English and French)
    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, 2 years
    Areas: International Law
    The Master in International Law requires intensive work at an advanced level in the field of international law, and familiarization with at least one other discipline (anthropology/sociology of development, international economics, international history and politics or international relations).
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in economics, law, history, political science, development or related fields
  • PhD in International Law (English and French)
    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, 4 years
    Areas: International Law
    This programme is a challenging degree tailored for outstanding students with a strong commitment to international law and a proven ability in independent research work. It helps to prepare graduates for an academic career or for research-oriented positions in the public or private sector.
    Entry requirements: Master's degree or an equivalent qualification in a discipline relevant to the chosen programme and, to the extent possible, completion of a Master's level research dissertation
  • Master of International Law and Economics (English)
    World Trade Institute (WTI), Bern, 34 weeks
    Areas: Economics, International Law, International Political Economy
    The programme aims at integrating economic and legal perspectives on international trade regulation.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate or further degree in a relevant field, such as economics, law or international relations



  • LLM in International Economic Law(English)
    School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London, one year
    Areas: International Law, Economics, Finance
    The course focuses on regulating international trade, the impact of bureaucracy and corruption on foreign investment, the global economy, and economic liberalization in the context of labour law and social welfare.
    Entry requirements: Upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in Law.