University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law


The University of Zurich

The University of Zurich (UZH) with its 26,000 enrolled students is Switzerland's largest university. Founded in the year 1833, UZH was Europe's first university to be established by a democratic political system; today, UZH is one of the foremost universities in the German-speaking world. Made up of seven faculties covering some 100 different subject areas, the University offers a wide variety of Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs. In addition, UZH's continuing education programs offer excellent learning opportunities.

The Law Faculty

Thanks to its many years of experience the LL.M. programs provide its students an academic education at the highest level. The Law Faculty not only offers the widest range of different specializations in Switzerland but also excels with its outstanding network of renowned professors from all over the world who lecture the many programs and courses.

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LL.M. International Business Law of the University of Zurich

The LL.M. International Business Law of the University of Zurich offers a practice-related postgraduate course at the highest level. You have the possibility to chose to study one of the following areas of specialization in greater depth:

A - International Banking and Finance Law (offered in English on a Full-Time base and in German on a part-time base)

B- International Business Transactions and Technology Transfer (only offered in German)

C - International Litigation and Arbitration (only offered in German)

D - Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law (only offered in German)

E - International Sports Law (offered in English on a Full-Time base and in German on a part-time base)

--> The specialization section can also be attended as a certificate (CAS) course.

With its carefully chosen areas of specialization, the LL.M. International Business Law meets the legal needs of a globalized business world and it ...

  • can be completed full-time or work-based
  • excels with its long experience
  • is characterized by its excellent network of internationally renowned lecturers
  • offers the widest range of specialization in Switzerland
  • is internationally oriented with trips to the U.S., China and the EU
  • offers its participants excellent support during the course of study
  • encourages discussion and discourse
  • supports exchange amongst students and faculty through intensive weekends in seminar hotels
  • offers participants personal guidance during the study program enjoys access to offerings at the University of Zurich
  • profits from the offerings of the Europa Institut at the University of Zurich.


Switzerland has a great deal to offer: cultural diversity, multilingualism, stunning scenery and, of course, its people. There are now approximately 7.7 million people living in Switzerland, speaking four official languages: German, French, Italian and Romansh.

Despite the fact that Switzerland lacks natural resources and that the Swiss economy is highly dependent on exports, its economic situation has been very stable over the years; its GDP per inhabitant is higher than in most industrialized countries. The Swiss population on the whole enjoys a high level of living and Switzerland deserves its reputation of high-quality standards and services in all sectors (health, industry, public transport, education, etc.).

Switzerland tops the overall ranking in The Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011 released by the World Economic Forum. “Brainforce” is also highly valued, and thanks to an outstanding level of performance, Switzerland took the top spot on the “European Innovation Union Scoreboard 2011”.

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Student Life

Studying in Zurich means living in Switzerland’s vibrant and exciting cultural capital, which is far more than a business and finance centre. Known as the “little big city”, Zurich offers all the benefits of city life and at the same time an attractive recreation area with its stunningly beautiful lake and nearby mountains.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


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Post address
LL.M.-Studiengang Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht

Universit├Ąt Z├╝rich
Hirschengraben 56

Zurich, CH-8001 CH
Location address
University of Zurich
Hirschengraben 56

CH-8001 CH