International Business Transactions



Students planning to work as transactional lawyers need broad knowledge across a variety of areas (e.g. contract drafting, company and competition law, IP and tax law). The specialisation “Business Transactions” allows students to place the focus on the courses in the LL.M. curriculum that provide the necessary qualifications in this field.




Total of 60 credits (ECTS) is distributed as follow:
18 credits must be selected from courses relating to the specialisation, 24 credits can be freely chosen from all the courses, 18 credits for the Master Thesis on a topic relating to the specialisation.

The following courses are within the specialisation:transactions color.jpg

Regular Courses


International Contracts 6
International Commercial Litigation 6
Short Course Dispute Resolution, London 3
Business Law and Litigation in Asia 3
International Commercial Arbitration 6
Fintech 3
Sharing Economy and the Law 3
Summer School Law and Technology, London 6
Sports Contracts 3
International and European Trade Law and Market Regulation 6
International and European Tax Law (Fundamentals) 6
Foundations International Company and Competition Law 6
Intellectual Property Law 3
Innovation Law 3

Special Courses

Financial Contracts and Financial Regulation 3
International Litigation Advanced 3
International Insolvencies ** 3
Business and Human Rights 3
Mobility of High-Skilled Workers * 3

International Mediation Advanced **

International Arbitration Advanced 3
International Banking Regulations 3
Business and Climate Change 3
Transnational Insurance Law and Litigation ** 3


* This course is not available for 2020/2021.

** This course will be offered in the Spring term 2021 depending on the number of registrants.

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