German Law for International Law Graduates (Postgraduate studies) (LL.M.)

Study content:

This postgraduate programme offers foreign graduates the opportunity to obtain the academic degree of Magister Legum (LL.M.) and pursues three goals: Students learn the basic principles of German law, work in depth on selected areas of German, European or international law and deal with the academic discussion of a legal problem in the written Master's thesis. The students can set individual focal points. During their studies in Augsburg, they take part in the regular study programme for German students. In addition, students who have graduated abroad have the opportunity to prepare for the aptitude test for European lawyers while still studying for their Master's degree.


Career prospects:

  • depends on the home country of the applicant
  • option to take the qualification test to become a European lawyer - in order to be admitted to the bar in Germany
About the degree programme
Degree programme: German Law for International Law Graduates (Postgraduate studies)
Official Designation: Magisterstudiengang für im Ausland graduierte Juristen (Aufbaustudiengang)
Degree: Magister legum (LL.M.)
Study mode: Full-time
Language of instruction: German
Start of studies: winter semester, summer semester
Standard study duration: 2 semesters
Admission type: Open admission
Minimum German language skills: C 1
Please note: Admission requirements according to § 4 of the exam regulations in the current consolidated edition. Introductory events take place closely before the start of the lecture period: https://www.uni-aug…. Start of the lecture period: https://www.uni-aug…
Application deadline for the summer semester: 15. January
Application deadline for the winter semester: 15. July

Further information

Contact the study advisory service

Michael Biesinger
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Augsburg Center for Global Economic Law and Regulation (ACELR)
Dr. Stefan Lorenzmeier
Studienberatung LL.M., Erasmus-Betreuer
Faculty of Law