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Learning Opportunity: Master in Space, Communication and Media Law (LL.M.)

Master in Space, Communication and Media Law (LL.M.)

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The Master in Space, Communication and Media Law combines a range of courses on space law, international and European satellite communication law, media law, electronic communications and e-commerce law, intellectual property law, as well as data protection law. It covers these areas on international, European and national level.

Over the course of the programme, students acquire complete expertise in the regulatory aspects of space, communication, ICT and media law within an exciting and developing field.

The programme equips students with essential theoretical, practical and analytical skills to excel in the fast-paced legal world of a continuously developing field. It provides ample opportunities for development in the public and private sector, as well as in academia.

International academic partnerships, cooperation with partners in the private and public sector and teaching by academics and practitioners, from within and outside of Luxembourg ensure a vibrant exchange, as well as relevant experience for students

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All LL.M. programmes are oriented towards European law, with a common first year and a highly specialised second year. Enter into the first year (M1) to start your LL.M. studies at the University of Luxembourg or enter directly into the second year (M2) to complete your LL.M. degree. 

The programme of the first year (semesters one and two) offers a solid common basis in European and international law. Among the courses offered in semester one, six courses correspond to the second year LL.M. specialisations. Students are required to choose their second year specialisation at the end of semester one. The choice between the optional seminars of semester two will be guided by the study directors of the second year.

Duration Information: 

2 years (4 semesters including master thesis nd/or internship)

Start Date: 
Winter semester - September
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Two-year LL.M. programme (M1 and M2)

Applicants who have successfully completed three years of studies amounting to 180 ECTS (typically a Bachelor in law or equivalent studies) are eligible to apply for the common first year of LL.M. studies at the University of Luxembourg (M1). It offers a variety of courses in European and international law from which students may choose in order to prepare for the specific requirements of the second year.

During their first year students choose the specialisation which they would like to pursue during the second year. Admission to the second year is based on the successful completion of the first year (60 ECTS), as well as the results in the first-year classes relevant to their specialisation.

 

One-year LL.M. programme (M2)

Students can enter directly into the second year of an LL.M. programme (M2) with the goal of obtaining an LL.M. degree. This requires the successful completion of four years of studies amounting to 240 ECTS, typically by having obtained a Master degree in law or equivalent studies including courses on European law. Students will be admitted upon decision of an admissions committee.

Admission Procedure: 

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, copies of diplomas and transcripts, as well as supporting documents showing evidence of the necessary language skills required to follow the bilingual programme (B2 or higher in French and B2 or higher in English). Applicants should also include at least one but a maximum of two letters of recommendation from their referees.

Costs: 

200 euros/semester

Credits: 

120 ECTS

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Université du Luxembourg
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University of Luxembourg

Faculté de Droit, d'Economie et de Finance
162 A, avenue de la Faïencerie
L-1511 Luxembourg

(+352) 46 66 44 5561

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Master's degree