Open to: Anyone who successfully completed a BLaw, LL.B. or equivalent, or is admitted to the bar in any jurisdiction.
Study mode: Fully online, 20 weeks per semester. Each module can also be taken individually.
Courses: Four interactive modules: Sales and Transport Law, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Law, and Intellectual Property Law. Four extra-modular tutorials (plus one free).
Duration: Two semesters (full-time), four semesters (part-time).
Semester start: 1 August and 1 February.
Credits: 60 ECTSEuropean Credit Transfer System, equivalent to about 40 (full-time), or 20 hours (part-time) of student effort per week.
Fees: CHF 36‘000 (whole program), CHF 10‘000 (single module).
Financial support and scholarships: available.
Dual Award Programs: Study online at SiLS, study on site at one of our partner universities, and earn two LL.M. degrees.
The SiLS Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution is offered fully online. It is designed for lawyers from different cultural and legal backgrounds, who aim for a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or government organisation. The online LL.M. degree prepares lawyers for confident and ethical global practice. Our curriculum is not linked to one specific jurisdiction, but strongly based on a genuine comparative approach. All scholars and experts teaching at SiLS have a strong background in the international academic world as well as in practice.