Study Programmes Master en Droit européen – Première année

Deepen your knowledge of EU and international law

The first year of Master in Law studies is common to all seven programmes. It offers a solid basis in EU and international law and prepares students for the second year of their Master in Law studies.

The first common year at a glance – 60 ECTS

  • Duration:
    1 year / 2 sem

  • Language:
    FR + EN

  • Admissions:
    EU: 1 Feb 2024 –
    30 June 2024
    Non-EU: 1 Feb 2024 –

    30 April 2024

  • Fees:
    200€/ sem. (semester 1, 2)

  • Format: Full-time
    programme (Part-time
    student status allowed)

The first common year

Offers specialised lectures on topical aspects of EU and international law
Includes advance classes on institutional and substantive EU law
Explores all seven specialisations offered in the second year
Takes a global approach to today’s challenges for European law

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The programme is taught bilingually in French and English, reflecting the international and multilingual nature of Luxembourg and its University. All teachings are research-oriented and aim to stimulate students’ curiosity and foster cutting-edge research.

During their studies, students are strongly encouraged to participate international moot court competitions as an alternative to one course per module. All teachings make use of innovative teaching methods, including interactive teaching, blending individual study and teamwork

Upon completion of the first year of the Master, students will have the necessary prerequisites to enroll in one of the seven specialisations offered in the second year. Students choose their specialisation at the end of the first semester

Our team

Committed to your education

The first common year is predominantly taught by professors from the university and complemented by lecturers from foreign universities, legal practitioners, and experts from EU and international institutions based in Luxembourg, including the CJEU.

  • Prof. Dr. Luca RATTI

    Prof. Dr. Luca RATTI

    Associate professor in European and comparative labour law
  • Rebecca FERLINI

    Rebecca FERLINI

    Study Programme Administrator