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Switzerland is also one of the richest and happiest places in the world, and offers a broad spectrum of world-class Masters Degrees. Many foreign students have already determined that Switzerland is one of the best countries for higher education in the world, as Switzerland has the second highest rate world-wide of foreign students enrolled in higher education programs. It is also a country renowned for scientific research hosting the world’s largest laboratory. These reasons make it an attractive location for a Master in Switzerland.

Education in Switzerland is very diverse. There are several options for a Master in Switzerland at universities including schools for applied sciences as well as business and management. Some of the common areas of study for a Master in Switzerland include international affairs, economics, engineering, computer science, finance, communications, and international business. Students can choose from full-time, part-time and online studies to meet their individual needs when pursuing a Master in Switzerland.

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Master of Science in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. GBS has established trading partner in London, the London Academy of Trading, to offer short term trading sessions during the final 6 month Thesis period, increasing job opportunities afterwards. The ethos of the London Academy of Trading is to provide an opportunity for trainee financial traders to develop successful careers within a positive and creative environment with the view to move into the finance and trading sector as skilled and equipped professionals. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Finance Major in International Finance. Exchange Program: Rotate between campuses. We offer the opportunity of studying in all of our campuses during the 18 months of the master program. Internships: GBS work with the best and for the best. All of our students have guaranteed internships with the most important enterprises with world-wide recognition. Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus Program The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Banking Organisation and Administration Banking and Financial Law Portfolio Management Asset Management Analysis Hedge Fund Analysis and Management Case Studies Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: Assets Manager International organisations treasurer manager International financial manager International financial consultant Application and Admissions Selection Criteria GBS’s selection process emphasises leadership potential, academic ability, personal qualities and competencies. We are looking for candidates with managerial experience, people skills and a proven academic record. Admission Requirements Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years experience). For Executive Master, 5 years experience Completed application form with passport photo included Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates Official English exam results: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination. Photocopy of your passport Receipt for the payment of the application fee Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) Recommendation letter [-]

Master in International Hotel Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Martigny

The Master curriculum offers talented students a demanding and challenging combination of academic courses and projects to achieve higher strategical positions in the hospitality industry [+]

Master in International Hotel Management

Today, the hospitality and tourism industry is cosmopolitan and globalized, and therefore scouts for trained and qualified personnel.

The Master Degree in International Hotel and Tourism Management combines a university teaching approach with a professional edge, whose aim is to train operational and higher managers in the field of hospitality with a wide range of equipment and facilities pertaining to international companies. 

This programme prepares students for specialised executive and managerial positions in hospitality and tourism companies. The programme combines cutting-edge management science with traditional know-how in hotel and restaurant management. Course work is reinforced through immediate application of knowledge in practical settings. ... [-]


Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2017 Switzerland Gland + 1 more

The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master of Arts in Management with a track in Sustainable Tourism and Protected Areas or Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education for anyone [+]

Masters in Switzerland 2017. The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master in Management with a track in Sustainable Tourism and Protected Areas or Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education for anyone aspiring to obtain a senior management position or an international business career in the tourism sector or become a specialist in protected areas management. This Master Program is designed to improve managerial and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas. Program Organization: Length: 3 terms (full-time program) or 6 terms (part-time program). Content: 9 core modules, 5 major courses including a project in collaboration with our local and international partners and a final capstone course. Small classes. Upon request, individual lectures. Starting Dates: January, April and September. Requirements for the Master’s Programs: - Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor or Master Studies, with certified translation if not originally in English. - TOEFL (minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or IELTS (minimum score of 5.5), or other Standardized English Placement Exams. - Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School. - Copy of Passport or ID. Graduate Program Costs - Non-refundable application fee - 200 CHF for EU/500 CHF for Non-European. - 1-year program costs: 33,400 CHF (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF) SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or grants. [-]

Master of International Business in Hospitality Management with specialization (HIM - Hotel Institute Montreux)

Swiss Education Group
Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Montreux

The challenging Master degree program develops hospitality management skills together with business knowledge for students seeking executive level positions in the international world of hospitality and business. The business orientation of the program includes a specialization in Finance, Marketing, Human Resources or Luxury Business Management endorsed by leading companies; experts in their field. [+]

Master of International Business in Hospitality Management with specialization The challenging Master degree program develops hospitality management skills together with business knowledge for students seeking executive level positions in the international world of hospitality and business. The business orientation of the program includes a specialization in Finance, Marketing, Human Resources or Luxury Business Management endorsed by leading companies; experts in their field. Direct entries are accepted into term three of the program for graduates who hold a Bachelor degree in Hotel Management (or related discipline) and have a minimum of 6 months of work experience. The hospitality management training contains the following components. Food & Beverage and Rooms Division Management Application 11 weeks 11 weeks 4-6 months Term 1 Term 2 Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Business Management Hospitality Business Management and Specialization 11 weeks 11 weeks 4-6 months Term 3 Term 4 Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Master of International Business in Hospitality Management with specialization Term 1 (11 weeks) Food & Beverage Service Theory and Practical Bar and Beverage Management Food Production and Hygiene Hospitality Studies Housekeeping Management Computer Applications French, German, Spanish or Mandarin Term 2 (11 weeks) Hospitality Financial Accounting Food and Beverage Management Convention Management and Events Hospitality Sales and Marketing Front Office Management Cultural Diversity in Hospitality French, German, Spanish or Mandarin Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience Term 3 (11 weeks) Managerial Accounting Yield and Revenue Management Tourism and Resort Management International Strategic Human Resource Management Business and Leadership Skills Marketing Management French, German, Spanish or Mandarin (optional) Term 4 (11 weeks) Business Economics Innovation, Creativity and Change Integrated Hotel Management Project French, German, Spanish or Mandarin (optional) Specialization Finance Specialization (endorsed by Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild) Marketing Specialization (endorsed by Montreux Jazz Festival) Human Resource Specialization (endorsed by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts) Luxury Business Management Specialization (endorsed by Hublot) Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience [-]

Master in International Business (MIB)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time Part time 1 year Switzerland

The Master of International Business (MIB) is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in international business management. The degree is geared towards recent undergraduates or working professionals with less than two years of experience. The MIB provides a comprehensive introduction to international business: how do companies market and operate at an international level? What are the communication and cultural challenges for businesses today? What are the ethical and social responsibilities of the business world? [+]

Masters in Switzerland 2017. KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Switzerland is a dynamic and multicultural learning environment; An overview of key business theories and practices; Practical communication and negotiation skills for entering the multicultural workplace; Insights into the latest global business trends and challenges; PROFILE The Master of International Business (MIB) is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in international business management. The degree is geared towards recent undergraduates or working professionals with less than two years of experience. The MIB provides a comprehensive introduction to international business: how do companies market and operate at an international level? What are the communication and cultural challenges for businesses today? What are the ethical and social responsibilities of the business world? MIB PROGRAM DETAILS Calendar: The MIB program has four starting dates: September, November, March and May. Contents: In addition to core business courses, the Master of International Business trains students to be skilled in international business practices with a strong cross-cultural focus. The program provides a global perspective on issues such as international marketing, cross cultural negotiation and human resources and aims to link theory to practice. The Master of International Business is comprised of 14 courses taken over one year in the day. Faculty: The faculty at IUG in Switzerland, is international in experience, practical in orientation and focused on their teaching. The faculty members are student-centered and committed to foster a stimulating learning environment. Study in Switzerland: Geneva belongs to a select group of truly “international” cities of the world, making it an ideal place to study international management. Learn more about studying in Geneva. AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK The International University in Geneva has established a strong network, developing exchange programs with 17 universities worldwide. Learn more about our international network. YOUR CAREER WITH YOUR MIB MIB graduates have gone on to careers in multinationals, family businesses, international organizations and governments. Career services: The International University in Geneva provides for counselling to assist students in their career decisions. The International University in Geneva provides for Career Counselling to assist students. MIB ADMISSION Apply online for the MIB program: Fill in the Application form. MIB entry requirements: Students applying for the MIB program must provide several documents. See the admission requirements. MIB TUITION FEES The tuition of the International University in Geneva, Switzerland, is CHF 36,400 for Master of International Business graduate program. Learn more about Tuition Fees. The fees include teaching materials, cases and textbooks. [-]

Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months Open Enrollment Switzerland St.Gallen

– Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law – Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia – Continue working throughout the entire program – Truly international – In English – For lawyers and non-lawyers - 20 years of experience – Academic title of “Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG” [+]

- Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law - Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia - Continue working throughout the entire program - Truly international - In English - For lawyers and non-lawyers - Academic title ‹Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG› The Executive M.B.L.-HSG - recently listed among the most innovative law programs by the Financial Times - is built upon the concept of a flying classroom and a global faculty. In nine attendance modules, leading experts from three continents will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge directly applicable in your professional working life. Module 1 - St.Gallen Introduction to European & International Business Law Module 2 - Zurich Finance Module 3 – Frankfurt a. M. Mergers & Acquisitions Module 4 - Luxembourg Litigation & Lobbying Module 5 - Brussels Competition Law Module 6 - New York International Taxation Module 7 - Shanghai Law & Business in China Module 8 - Tokyo Law & Business in Japan Module 9 - Austin Energy & IT Law Supplementary Module - Harvard Negotiation For their master theses, candidates analyze a current problem in European or international business law. Topics are proposed by the faculty, or students may choose their own. More information and online application at www.mbl.unisg.ch Program start date Next year's course starts on 12 June 2017. However, as flexibility is one of our advantages, it is possible to start the course with whichever module suits your needs. It is also possible to join in a course which is already in progress. Application deadline The deadline for applications is 31 May 2017. Tuition The fee for tuition is CHF 38.500.–. If your application is submitted by 28 February 2017, you will receive a tuition fee discount of CHF 1.500.–. [-]

Master's Programme in International Law

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months February 2017 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Masters degree in International Law (MIL) is an innovative degree course blending an education in international law with essential aspects of business and politics, and with a strong practical emphasis. [+]

The MIL curriculum provides students with the legal skills, the management abilities, and the interdisciplinary understanding required for a professional career in the international corporate world, in government, diplomacy, international organizations, compliance and regulatory affairs and other public and private sector institutions. Blending law, management and politics MIL courses allow for a great diversity of subjects, among them international and European business law, financial and capital markets law, dispute resolution, international organizations and politics and legal profession. Students may also elect courses from related areas such as management studies and political science. They are invited to take part in international Moots and similar practical work. They benefit from numerous exchange schemes and partnership programmes. Variety of academic backgrounds Some MIL students will have earned their first degree in law or law and economics, others in fields such as international affairs, management, and economics. They all have a basic legal education. Given its specialized focus, the MIL differs from standard legal programmes intended for students that want to take the bar exam and work as attorneys in their national jurisdictions. Some law graduates might think about pursuing an international career after graduating with the MLaw or MLE. They may find that the MIL is just the right programme for them.... [-]


Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication (MIC)

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Part time 14 - 18 months February 2017 Switzerland Lausanne

Part-time postgraduate program for professionals engaged in managing operational or strategic situations in a multicultural context and in managing multicultural human resources. Founded in 2004, MIC is the only academic program in Intercultural Communication of its kind in Europe. [+]

Enrich your professional profile in the public or private sector with high-level intercultural competencies

 

The Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication (MIC) is a part-time postgraduate program for professionals engaged in managing operational or strategic situations in a multicultural context and in managing multicultural human resources.

 

Founded in 2004, MIC is the only academic program in Intercultural Communication of its kind in Europe.

 

This Master's program equips participants with the means to deal successfully with multicultural issues and opportunities at the professional, public, and personal levels.... [-]


Master of Science (MSc) in Banking and Finance

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2017 Switzerland Winterthur + 1 more

Managerial roles in banks and financial institutions require a high degree of entrepreneurial thinking, leadership abilities, solid specialist knowledge, and analytical skills. This MSc program helps you get ready to assume demanding professional and managerial positions... [+]

Masters in Switzerland 2017. MSc Program in Banking and Finance Managerial roles in banks and financial institutions require a high degree of entrepreneurial thinking, leadership abilities, solid specialist knowledge, and analytical skills. This MSc program helps you get ready to assume demanding professional and managerial positions. What You Will Learn The program "MSc in Banking and Finance" provides both sound scientific knowledge and practically oriented management know-how at an international level. You will learn to analyze complex tasks, identify different options, and implement solutions effectively. You will deepen your knowledge of the market and its environment and of how to manage financial services providers. You will study risk management, traditional and alternative investments, controlling and business processes, as well as corporate finance. Your Career Prospects Functions Management support Project management Staff positions Highly demanding specialist positions Leadership roles Consulting for managing demanding portfolios Sectors Banks Financial services provider Pension funds Investment funds Wealth manager Financial consultant Practice and Research A flexible timetable will enable you to work part-time with a workload of 40%. The program will take you four semesters to complete and be worth 90 ECTS credits. This is the equivalent of approx. 2,700 hours of study. The MSc in Management and Law is offered jointly with Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Nearly half of the program is devoted to applied research. You will complete your studies by completing a Master's thesis based on a practical research question. What You Need to Qualify You need to meet a number of criteria to qualify for this MSc program. The main requirement is a Bachelor's degree in Banking and Finance or an equivalent university qualification in Business Administration. The admission of individual applicants is based on their overall profile and will be approved on merit. If you have a university degree in another, related discipline, such as business law, economic journalism, economic engineering, or economics, you may be admitted subject to additional achievements to be completed. In addition to these basic conditions, there are additional requirements to be met: Foundation knowledge of banking and finance worth 30 ECTS credits Ability to actively follow classroom instruction in both German and English and use course materials in either language. At a Glance Title: Master of Science (MSc) in Banking and Finance Workload: 90 ECTS-Credits (approx. 2 700 hours of work) Duration: 4 Semester (While enrolled in the program, students can hold a part-time job or do family work not exceeding a workload of 40%) Attendance: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Start of Program: Mid-September Location: Switzerland/Winterthur Language of Instruction: German and/or English Semester Fee: CHF 720.- [-]

Master in International Business

The Department of European Studies “Jean Monnet“
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years December 2016 Switzerland Locarno

Through analytical tools in economics, business and law, students are enabled to manage the complexity of international relations of the companies, to evaluate investments on foreign markets and to organize production processes at the international level, including the import-export. International Business aims to enhance the understanding of the decision-making processes, structures and coordination mechanisms as well as' to know operational roles, functions and tasks present in international business contexts. [+]

Basic characteristics of the University Graduate Study of Nursing - Compliance of the study program and proposed study organisation with determinants of the Bologna Declaration; University Graduate Study of Nursing is a continuation of education carried out in two cycles: undergraduate studies lasting for 3 years, i.e. 6 semesters, and graduate studies lasting for 2 years, i.e. 4 semesters. - The objective of the University Graduate Study of Nursing is to educate professionals for independent work in clinical hospitals, health institutes and institutions, as well as for work as associates in health and clinical research (projects, communication, presentation) at higher education institutions offering education in health. - Specific strategic goal is to enable scientific training in the scientific field of nursing, to train teaching personnel who shall, upon completion of graduate studies, be competent for independent teaching in the field of healthcare, for participation in research and for continuation of scientific training in the Postgraduate Doctoral Study of Biomedicine and Health. - According to the structure of the proposed study program, it is obvious that teaching is carried out in classes organized based on the field of study, in the form of lectures, seminars, clinical rotations and methodical exercises, individual students' work with participation of mentors and other extracurricular and curricular activities. - Participation of guest teachers form foreign universities based on signed cooperation agreements, and of esteemed domicile and foreign experts in the field of healthcare and in the scientific field of nursing, but also in other scientific fields, because the study program includes significant elements of interdisciplinarity. - Correlation of scientific observations, specialist knowledge and expert skills through emphasis on practical teaching – clinical exercises in the field of healthcare performed at the teaching sites of the Faculty of Medicine: Clinical Hospital Centre Osijek, Medical School Osijek and Health Centre Osijek. Competencies students acquire upon completion of the proposed study Upon completion of two years, i.e. 4 semesters (120 ECTS credits) of the University Graduate Study of Nursing, the students acquire competencies (depending on optional courses they choose) to teach classes in the field of healthcare, to organise, analyse and research models of patient healthcare with a holistic approach to patients, to participate in clinical research or to continue with their education towards a doctoral degree. Thereby, students are trained to independently work in the system of education of healthcare workers, not only at the Faculty of Medicine and its teaching sites, but also at other education institutions that train healthcare workers at basic or bachelor's level. Along with teaching competencies, upon their completion of the study program the students will be capable of taking the most responsible tasks in the organisation of healthcare in clinical departments and in the community, if they choose to do so. Upon completion of the studies, it is also possible to continue one's education in the University Doctoral Study of Biomedicine and Health, which is offered at the Faculty of Medicine in Osijek. Outcomes of the study Outcomes of the study program can be divided in several groups according to knowledge and skills: Factual and theoretical knowledge: - Evaluation of facts in the field of theory, philosophy and expert practise in the field of healthcare, - Evaluation of theoretical knowledge, philosophy and expert practise in the field of healthcare as well as (correlating) knowledge in other fields (medicine, pedagogy, psychology, management...) which may serve as basis for scientific research in the field of healthcare. Cognitive skills: - Using (based on critical review) of literature and other information and making of one's own conclusions through deduction, - Making plans and conducting research; gathering, analysing and interpreting of the obtained results and their practical application, - Evidence-based research of healthcare, - Assessing outcomes of medical care and their impact on satisfying of human needs, - Applying ethical principles in research and healthcare practice, - Teaching healthcare classes in secondary schools for nurses, and in the undergraduate studies of nursing, - Teaching health education classes in education institutions, - Planning and organizing of training, education and improvement in the field of health at schools and health institutions, - Making of curriculum, - Planning and organising of teaching (lectures, seminars, exercises), - Didactic preparation and organisation of the teaching process, - Cooperation and/or independent research of general and specific pedagogical issues in the field of healthcare – nursing, - Postgraduate/doctoral studies and life-long learning. Psychomotor skills: - Performing of complex healthcare procedures in accordance with quality standards. Independence and responsibility: - Decision-making and change management, - Taking personal and team responsibility which contributes to professional development, - Taking social and ethical responsibility during task performance and for resulting consequences of those tasks. [-]

Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Sport Administration and Technology

AISTS - International Academy of Sports Science and Technology
Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 Switzerland Lausanne

AISTS Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology (MAS in Sport Administration) is a unique postgraduate programme in sports management based in Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, Switzerland. [+]

About the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration

The AISTS MAS in Sport Administration - Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology - is a unique postgraduate programme in sports management endorsed by the International Olympic Committee.

Held in Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, participants are trained by experts in sport and academics, in the following multidisciplinary fields applied directly to sport:

• Management & Economics• Technology• Law• Sociology• Medicine

 

The best academic and technology institutes of Switzerland: the EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), the University of Geneva, and the University of Lausanne (UNIL) cooperate to offer students a rich education programme.... [-]


CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Switzerland St.Gallen

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law

University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Campus Part time 4 semesters August 2017 Switzerland Zurich

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Masters in Switzerland 2017. LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law Since 20 years the LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law offers a unique and valuable further education for lawyers taking into account the complex legal needs of the global economy wishing to pursue advanced studies. With over 200 years of experience the Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is known worldwide for the excellence of its faculty and its legal education programs. The school’s location, Zurich is the economic capital and most vibrant city of Switzerland and is situated in the heart of Europe allowing students to easily discover the European countries and explore Switzerland’s stunning nature. The ongoing demand and positive feedback from program graduates reflect the attractiveness and practical applicability of this graduate program. The specially designed LL.M. program will entail a highly challenging, practice-related work study program. An international team of lecturers ensures that course subject matter is not limited to national issues, but encompasses a growing body of international business law. Academic modules conducted in the USA, as well as in China and Geneva, contribute to the international nature of the program. The program Among the strength that graduate students find at the University of Zurich are the opportunity to pursue a broad course of study, and the possibility to explore their areas of interest in the Specialization Courses. Students will profit from our LL.M. program specially designed and developed for lawyers working in an international field. The program includes a General Course and a Specialization Courses, comprising approximately 420 lectures. The program is completed with the submission of a thesis. The General Course lectures build the foundation for the subsequent Specialization Course. After an introduction to the economic and legal foundations of the international economy and important foreign areas of law, the emphasis shifts to European and international business (e.g., EU Common Market, Competition Law, WTO, Corporate Law, Tax and Corporate Criminal Law). The aim of this specialization is to acquire the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to carry out M & A processes successfully. Students should be able to analyze and deal with the challenging legal, economic and fiscal problems of M & A transactions. The first module focuses on the basics of M & A transactions, the possible strategies and the management of the deal. Company valuations and accounting are also in the center of this module. The second module deals with the legal aspects of M & A processes. In addition to stock exchange issues, Corporate Acquisition Law, the Law of Takeovers and the Financing of Acquisitions are in focus. Module 1: Basics of M&A Processes Module 2: Legal Issues of M&A Transactions Students who are interested in only taking the Specialization Course can be awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS). Summary of key points: 4 Semester in German (and English), classes take part Friday in the afternoons and Saturday in the mornings Degree: LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law Application form: www.LLM.uzh.ch Application deadline: Please check our website Application and Eligibility The following requirements must be met for admission to the program of study: Degree in Law at a Master’s level (exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis) Professional experience Good verbal and written knowledge of the teaching languages (German and English). Costs CHF 32,800.– Included in tuition costs are the costs for course materials, examination fees as well as all intensive weekends and certain additional events. Not included are costs for excursions, additional literature and living costs. [-]

Master of Laws - Economic law - Right of public action - Civil and criminal law

University of Geneva
Campus or Online Full time 3 months February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Law follows the Bachelor programme to complete students’ basic legal training. Graduates can therefore enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students may have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields. [+]

Master of Laws - Economic law - Right of public action - Civil and criminal law The Master in Law follows the Bachelor programme to complete students’ basic legal training. Graduates can therefore enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students may have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields. THEMATIC MASTER'S PROGRAMMES1: Economic law: focuses on topics relating to business, finance, taxation and competition Civil and criminal law: focuses on topics relating to family law, inheritance, legal responsibility, offences and criminal justice Right of public action: focuses on topics relating to the public interest, public services, the social sector and the environment 1 This programme is available in a bilingual format (Geneva/Basel). Curriculum 6 core courses (36Credits) 6 electives (36Credits) Dissertation and seminar (36Credits) : The dissertation is written as part of a seminar; however, students may write their dissertation outside the seminar (12 credits) and supplement it with an additional elective (6 credits). Mobility Students may earn up to 54 of the 90 ECTS credits from a university approved by the Law Faculty. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities Private or public sector jurist, lawyer, solicitor, judge, legal advisor in government or non-governmental organisations, etc. Admission Criteria A Bachelor of Law from a Swiss university or an equivalent foreign law degree. Applications Deadline for the Autumn Semester: 30 April 2017 (28 February 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) Deadline for the Spring Semester: 30 November 2017 (30 September 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) www.unige.ch/enrolment admissions.unige.ch [-]

SiLS Online LL.M. in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution

Swiss International Law School
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Basel + 1 more

The entirely web-based SiLS Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution prepares students from different cultural and legal backgrounds for confident and ethical legal practice in an international commercial environment. [+]

Masters in Switzerland 2017. The Program The SiLS Master of Laws LL.M. in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution prepares students from different cultural and legal backgrounds for confident and ethical legal practice in an international commercial environment. The skills and competences developed and honed by the SiLS program incorporate an outcomes-based approach to higher education. The program is taught entirely web-based on an advanced learning platform and aims to prepare students to become truly global lawyers. The SiLS LL.M. is awarded upon the satisfactory completion of four modules and four extra-modular tutorials. Dual Award Programs allow that courses taken at SiLS are credited towards LL.M. degrees of other well-known and highly respected institutions and, vice versa, courses taken at other institions are credited towards the SiLS LL.M. Modules Each of the four modules is led by an eminent global scholar in the respective field: Sales and Transport Law: Module leader Professor Dr. Ingeborg SCHWENZER, LL.M. Intellectual Property Law: Module leader Professor Dr. William VAN CAENEGEM, LL.M. Dispute Resolution: Module leader Professor Louise BARRINGTON Corporate Law: Module leader Professor Dr. Katharina PISTOR, LL.M. Each module can also be taken individually. Upon completion of a module a certificate will be issued. Tutorials Additionally, four extra-modular tutorials covering important aspects of legal work are offered for individual study and practice: Legal Research and Writing: Dr. Benjamin LEISINGER, LL.M. Presentation Techniques: Dr. Christopher KEE Legal Professional Responsibility and Ethics: Professor Catherine ROGERS Features of Common Law and Civil Law Systems: Professor Dr. Thomas LUNDMARK, LL.M. Management of Legal and Compliance Risk: Dr. Peter KURER, LL.M. Our Features Web-based: The web as a Worldwide Classroom The SiLS Master of Laws LL.M. is taught completely web-based. Our approach ensures that the program is accessible to students from all over the world and all from the comfort of your own PC or mobile device. There are no travel and accommodation costs involved. Our learning environment is especially designed to improve your ability to work in a team and provide you with skills for professional, international legal practice. Supported: It is not only Distance Learning, we Bring the World Close to you! Your subjects will be highly interactive and taught in small classes of 16-20 students, supervised by two course leaders who are experienced professors and senior lecturers. You are not alone on your LL.M. journey: You will have plenty of possibility to work together with your fellow students and your course leaders will be there to support you in weekly class conference sessions and are approachable beyond this for you questions. Leading Scholars: Top for Top At SiLS law is taught by top people in the field of law. Unlike at other law schools, the internet allows us to bring together the best people from all over the world – may it be as teachers or as students. You will have the opportunity to benefit from worldwide leading scholars from every part of the world and from inter-cultural interaction with your fellow students from all over the globe making your LL.M. a truly global experience. Advanced Concept: A Teaching Method Which Opens the Whole World to you The Modules and Tutorials at SiLS are taught on a truly comparative basis. This enables graduates of the SiLS LL.M. not to be bound in their legal understanding to the boundaries of a single jurisdiction but rather to become successful lawyers anywhere. To ensure this approach each class will be taught by a course leader of a common law background as well as a course leader from a civil law background. An outcomes-based learning course design helps that the students get out the most of their LL.M. and reach their goals. Read more about outcomes-based learning at SiLS. Flexible: Study Full Time or Part Time The whole LL.M. program is offered full time or part time to accommodate your personal circumstances: full time: one year with two modules per semester part time: two years with one module per semester Each module lasts one semester (20 weeks) and corresponds to 15 ECTS, which is equivalent to about 20 hours of student effort per week. Connected: Benefit from our Network and Create Your own Network SiLS has an excellent network, including contacts to international institutions such as UNCITRAL, UNIDROIT, the Willem C. Vis Moot, and the CISG Advisory Council, leading global law firms, legal departments of multi-national companies and innumerable practitioners and scholars in international commercial law and dispute resolution. A LL.M. is not just about law. It is especially also about people and the students of the program. In the SiLS LL.M. you will have plenty of opportunities to interact with and get to know your fellow students from all around the globe. Unlike other law schools SiLS aims to have people from really everywhere. This gives you the unique possibility to build up your own contacts and friendships for your future as a global lawyer. [-]