LL.M. in European Business Law

An LL.M. in European Business Law from CEVRO Institute provides a prestigious qualification and an excellent grounding for the future study or practice of business law. Students on this programme have the opportunity to enjoy a challenging year of study, led by a team of experienced and enthusiastic business lawyers and shared with a cohort of students from all over the world.


Programme overview

Advanced knowledge of business law is a significant asset in an increasingly globalised world. Growth in international trade, international investment and new markets has led to greater regulation of business activity at a regional and international level, increasing the demand for suitably qualified business professionals and lawyers.

Our LL.M. in European Business Law has been designed to help equip you with the knowledge and understanding to operate successfully in today's international and business environment. Supported by a respected academic team, you will have the opportunity to gain a highly valued qualification that could give you a real advantage in your professional life.


  • The start of the study is planned for Spring 2019
  • You can apply until September 28, 2019

Programme staff

Staff teaching on the core courses of the LLM in European Business Law in 2018/19 are experts in their field and are actively involved in cutting-edge research in various areas of business law.

  • Dr. Miroslav Sedláček, LL.M., Ph.D., LLM in European Business Law Guarantee 2018/2019
  • doc. Dr. iur. Harald Christian Scheu, Mag. phil., Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Introduction to the International Law and European Integration
  • Dr. Petr Dobiáš, Ph.D., MCIArb, Senior Lecturer in Private International Law (International Commercial Arbitration)
  • Dr. Jan Metelka, LL.M., Lecturer in EU Competition law
  • Dr. Petr Scholz, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in European Consumer Protection Law
  • doc. Dr. Alena Macková, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Dr. Tomáš Horáček, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Alternative Dispute Resolution)
  • Antonín Kazda, LL.M., Lecturer in European protection of copyright and industrial property
  • doc. Dr. et Dr. David Elischer, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Law of Torts
  • Daniel Hájek, LL.M., Lecturer in International Business Transactions

The staff teaching on this programme are subject to change for 2018/19 and will depend on the core courses offered. The full staff list for 2018/19 will be confirmed shortly.


Programme offers

The programme offers a wide range of subjects that deal with various aspects of business law enabling you to tailor the LL.M. to meet your specific interests. Subjects include:

First semester (60 hours):

  • Introduction to the International Law and European Integration
  • Private International Law
  • EU Competition Law
  • European Consumer Protection Law

Second semester (60 hours):

  • International Commercial Arbitration / Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • European protection of copyright and industrial property
  • Law of Torts
  • International Business Transactions

Final thesis (30 hours)


Who is programme for?

This LL.M. degree programme is relevant to lawyers and business professionals wishing to gain a deeper understanding of European Business Law. This LLM degree programme is relevant to lawyers and business professionals wishing to gain a deeper understanding of business law.


Programme structure and courses

This programme can be taken part-time over one year. It offers a range of subjects across the field of business law from an international perspective, allowing you to tailor a programme to suit your interests.

For 2018/19 the programme consists of 90 credits, comprising taught courses worth 60 credits (30 credits per semester) and a 10,000 word dissertation worth 30 credits.

The 60 credits of taught courses for 2018/19 are made up of the core and option courses.


Career opportunities

Successful completion of the LL.M. in European Business Law should help students who are intending going into practice and wish to specialise in commercial law, insolvency law or international trade law. It will also be helpful to students who want to work in international business organisations in fields, such as compliance.

The LL.M. is also an ideal platform for advanced research and those wishing to go onto further postgraduate study, such as, a PhD.


The Tuition fees

  • The tuition fees for the whole three-semester program: 109.000 CZK (+ 21 % VAT)
  • The tuition fees for CEVRO Institute graduates: CZK 99.000 (+ 21 % VAT)

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