Study Programmes Master in European Economic and Financial Criminal Law LL.M.


To apply for a programme at the University of Luxembourg, candidates must comply with the general eligibility criteria for the chosen programme type and be selected by the study programme based on the quality of their application.

The Programme at a glance – 120 ECTS

  • Duration:
    2 years / 4 sem
  • Teaching Languages:
    FR + EN
  • Admissions:
    EU: 1 Feb 2023 – 31 Jul 2023
    Non-EU: 1 Feb 2023 – 30 Apr 2023
  • Fees:
    200€/ sem. (semester 3,4)
  • Format:
    Full-time programme (Part-time student status allowed)

Specific information for this programme

  • Required Degree

    Students can enter directly into the second year of an LL.M. programme (M2) with the goal of obtaining an LL.M. degree. This requires the successful completion of four years of studies amounting to 240 ECTS, typically by having obtained a Master degree in law or equivalent studies including courses on European law. Students will be admitted upon decision of an admissions committee.

  • Language Skills

    B2 or higher in French and B2 or higher in English

  • Documents

    Applications must include :
    – Copy of ID
    – Cover letter
    – CV
    – Copies of diplomas and transcripts
    – Supporting documents showing evidence of the necessary language skills required to follow the bilingual programme (B2 or higher in French and B2 or higher in English).
    – Applicants should also include at least one but a maximum of two letters of recommendation from their referees .

  • Procedure

    1. enroll online
    2. upload the required documents
    3. submit your application
      Your file will be sent to the student admission who will make a first check :
    • if documents are complete, the file will be sent to the selection committee/study directors
    • if the documents are incomplete, the candidate will be invited to send the missed documents within the deadlines
  • The ideal candidate

    The ideal candidate has a deep passion for European Criminal Law, speaks French and English and has an international profile (e.g. has already studied or worked in a country other than his or her home country).

Writing your motivation letter

A few tips to make sure that your motivation letter is the best it can be

– Don’t send us a cookie cutter letter, tell us specifically why you want to learn about European Financial and Economic Criminal Law in Luxembourg

– Explain your personal motivation for joining the programme, and why you have an interest in the field

-Take the time to reflect on your professional career goals, tell us how our programme will help you attain them

-If it applies to you, tell us why you see your future in Luxembourg

-Make sure you are sincere and meaningful. A truely genuine motivation letter is easy to spot, and will give a good impression