The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.
In order to guide people in the right direction, systems of law and regulations are established. The context in which such guidelines are used includes everything from education systems to the restaurant business to international politics.
Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.
Top Master Programs in Law Studies in Sweden 2017/2018
Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics offers an exciting education using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers. [+]
The programme provides an in-depth understanding of both the practical and the theoretical aspects of business law within the European Union and of how the internal market operates in a global context. [+]
The programme provides an in-depth understanding of both the practical and the theoretical aspects of business law within the European Union and of how the internal market operates in a global context. Students also acquire knowledge of EU constitutional law as a necessary basis for the understanding of European business law.
The programme provides both general and specific knowledge of the European Union legal framework, which is necessary for students intending to work as legal advisors or business decision-makers. Students can tailor the programme to suit their own interests, which gives them a competitive edge when applying for future positions on the labour market.... [-]
For more than two decades, the Master of Laws in International Human Rights Law at Lund University has been a highly esteemed cooperative venture [+]
For a quarter of a century, the Master of Laws in International Human Rights Law has been a cooperative venture of the Faculty of Law at Lund University and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. This makes your education unique: no other LL.M programme offers the joint resources of a prestigious law school and an implementation-oriented human rights institution. And, we believe, no other LL.M programme has become so well-established with employers in the human rights area. We aim to train your contextual awareness, scholarly approach, analytic clarity and practical skills alike.
Both the Faculty of Law at Lund University and the RWI are well respected educational actors and our graduates benefit from the fact that the Master´s programme at Lund is held in high esteem worldwide. The programme staff has been carefully selected to ensure the highest scholarly standards in research and training. We also regularly host distinguished guest professors and visiting speakers from practice and academia, including judges at international courts or tribunals, diplomats and scholars. Past guest speakers have included the then Secretary-General of the United Nations, Koffi Annan, and the Nobel peace prize laureate Shirin Ebadi.... [-]
Information communication technology knows no boundaries and borders. Since it’s inception the Masters Programme in Law and IT has received approximately 280 students from over 63 different countries [+]
Master of Laws (LLM) in Law and Information Technology
Stockholm is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of arbitration, known for hosting numerous arbitrations and home to one of the most active and respected arbitration institutes, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. [+]
Master of Laws (LLM) in International Commercial Arbitratrion Law
Stockholm is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of arbitration, known for hosting numerous arbitrations and home to one of the most active and respected arbitration institutes, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. The Department of Law at Stockholm University offers extensive postgraduate programmes and supports specialised institutes that attract students from around the world. Accordingly, Stockholm is a natural place to engage in intellectually vigorous study of both the theory and practice of international commercial arbitration.
Stockholm University has developed a unique programme in International Commercial Arbitration. It uses a variety of teaching formats, emphasises student participation in the learning process, and provides opportunities for students to apply theory in simulated arbitration exercises. Students from a broad range of backgrounds will participate in a dynamic learning experience, where the multifaceted aspects of arbitration are considered from a range of comparative perspectives and always with an inquiring mind and a hands-on approach. As well as the resources of the Faculty and the University, the programme enjoys the support and contributions of prominent practicing lawyers who are internationally recognised in the field.... [-]
The Master Programme in European Law offered at Stockholm University is a one-year course of study. It is open to postgraduate students with a degree in law, wishing to expand their knowledge and understanding of European law. [+]
Master of Laws (LLM) in European Law
The Master Programme in European Law offered at Stockholm University is a one-year course of study. It is open to postgraduate students with a degree in law, wishing to expand their knowledge and understanding of European law. The principal topic of study is the legal system of the European Union.
The courses consist mainly of seminars and are aimed at providing the students with skills necessary for their future work as either practitioners or researchers of European law. This is achieved by teaching the students various ways in which to identify problems and generate solutions. Issues of practical interest are thus interwoven with a scholastic look on of various legal problems. This approach requires active participation on the part of the student in the form of a number of papers that have to be submitted during the year, involvement in case studies and participation in the annual European Moot Court Competition, where outstanding students are given the opportunity to represent the University in the international Moot Court Competition. Normally, only around 30 students are admitted each year.... [-]
Intellectual Property (IP) Law has historically been an international discipline, as compared to other traditional areas of private law. [+]
Master of Laws (LLM) in European Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property (IP) Law has historically been an international discipline, as compared to other traditional areas of private law. The Internet and other forms of international telecommunications clearly demonstrate that IP rights do not recognise national borders. Another important internationalising factor is the gradual development of a European Community IP regime. This new body of law is gradually having a unifying effect on the national European IP laws. Legal disciplines have become more sophisticated andcomplex in recent times, a change which is also reflected in the area of IP Law. Specialisation in this area of practice is not only desirable; it is essential.... [-]
This Master's programme focuses on environmental law in transboundary contexts. Environmental law has become increasingly transboundary in character, as reflected in the development of EU... [+]
Master of Laws (LLM) in Environmental Law
This Master's programme focuses on environmental law in transboundary contexts. Environmental law has become increasingly transboundary in character, as reflected in the development of EU and international environmental law on issues such as climate change and the protection of human health, watercourses, marine areas, nature and biodiversity â€“ all matters that are part of this programme. The programme also considers the development of general notions and principles of environmental law and governance, and includes comparative elements. Moreover, it highlights crosscutting areas such as Environmental Law, Trade and Corporate Responsibility, Environmental Law, Cimate and Energy, Environmental Law and Human Rights and Environmental Law and Socio-ecological Resilience.... [-]