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LL.M. in French and European Union Law in Business and Taxation Law (Droit français et européen enseigné en anglais, option des affaires et fiscalité)

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This degree is aimed at graduates from non French jurisdictions and foreign professionals settled in France or doing business with French partners eager to acquire a strong background in French and European Union Law.


The programme combines a national Master Degree and a specialization University Degree. The LL.M. programme in French and European Law taught in English offers two specializations :


  • LL.M. in Business and Taxation Law (France, Europe, International) ;
  • LL.M. in Law and Business Ethics (France, Europe, International).


The programme is open to graduates (French or foreigners) from non-French jurisdictions and foreign professionals. Applicants are required to hold a recognized undergraduate or postgraduate degree in law according to the academic requirements to seek admission to practice as a lawyer in their home country.


Applicants whose native language is not English must provide original test scores for one of the following standardized English proficiency tests :


  • TOEFL: minimum score of 550 paper-based or 213 computer-based ;
  • IELTS: minimum score of 6.5 ;
  • Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grades A, B ;
  • Certificate in Advanced English: Grades A, B.



FIRST SEMESTER 30 credits:


  • Introduction in French and in the Civil law ;
  • Introduction to the European Union Law ;
  • Propriété intellectuelle (premier semestre) / Intellectual Property ;
  • Droit des sociétés (Premier semestre)/ Company Law ;
  • Torts ;
  • Criminal law and Procedure ;
  • Management du risque / Risk Management & Decision Making ;
  • French language ;
  • Contract laws ;
  • Dispute.


SECOND SEMESTER  30 credits:


  • Comparative Study of Legal Traditions ;
  • European Union Law ;
  • Civil rights and civil liberties in Europe ;
  • Dissertation or Internship Report ;
  • Droit commercial / Environmental Business Law ;
  • Management du risque / Risk Management & Decision Making ;
  • Ethique des affaires / Corporate Governance & Compliance ;
  • Legal French ;
  • Taxation Law ;
  • Capital Market and Banking ; 
  • Antitrust and Competition Law.