„With a LL.M. degree
from SiLS, you will have gained
a whole new dimension of
knowledge, experience, and skills.“

 Professor Dr. 

Unique Features

Study online

Study online to engage in a unique intercultural experience. Experience what international work as a global lawyer is like, without having to leave your country, family or work. There are no travel and housing costs involved. And you have more time to actually engage in your learning.

Learn from the Best

Dean of SiLS is Professor Dr. Ingeborg SCHWENZER, LL.M., the editor and main author of the world’s leading Commentary on International Sales Law, and chair of the CISG Advisory Council.

We are pleased to name the the worlds leading scholars and practitioners in international Commercial Law as members of our faculty.

Comparative Legal Approach

We teach international commercial law on a high-level comparative basis. AOur global curriculum is not linked to one specific jurisdiction, but strongly based on a genuine comparative approach. Each class is taught by course leaders – experienced professors and senior lecturers – with a common law and a civil law background.

Student-Centred Educational Approach

Learning is not just about acquiring knowledge, but also about training the skills and competences you need for your future career as a global lawyer. Enjoy small and interactive classes that are composed from a student body representing a wide variety of experience, bringing both specialist knowledge and fresh perspectives. Meet your course leaders on a weekly basis to discuss your questions. Get stimulating and inspiring feedback on your work. In between meetings, enjoy readings and videos available 24/7 on the SiLS Learning Management System, write papers and contribute small essays on the module’s wikis and discussion forum.

Travel and Study

Why not study one full semester online at SiLS, and then study on-site for another semester at one of our partner universities (and get two LL.M. degrees). Or use our excellent global network to gain practical experience and advance your career! An internship is a good option to supplement your studies at SiLS. We are happy to assist you in finding internships at international law firms. Also professors at universities around the world, as well as international organisations such as UNCITRAL, UNIDROIT or ICC, have agreed to offer internships for SiLS’ students.