Program Details

The interdisciplinary program, which is conducted entirely in English, requires no German language skills. The LL.M. Finance program is international in every respect: our curriculum, our faculty and our students. The courses offered by the LL.M. Finance
Location:
Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year
Work Types:
Business, Law, Social Sciences

Program Overview

Program Description:
Degree offered: LL.M. Finance (Master of Laws in Finance degree program). The program overcomes the traditional separation of the academic disciplines of law and business/economics. The program teaches you aspects of both law and business/economics and focuses on their intersection and interplay. Thus, you will gain the competence and insights to appreciate the legal framework, constraints on economic decisions and economic consequences of legislative directives and legal practice. You will be taught by prominent academics and leading practitioners from both areas of expertise.

The interdisciplinary program, which is conducted entirely in English, requires no German language skills. The LL.M. Finance program is international in every respect: our curriculum, our faculty and our students. The courses offered by the LL.M. Finance program include European and international corporate law, the law on capital markets and securities as well as topics on European monetary policies and central banking. The LL.M. Finance degree program also offers a wide range of courses on specialized topics such as “Accounting”, “Insurance Law” and “Law of Corporate Taxation”. Our large faculty comes from over ten countries in Europe and the United States. In addition, our students come from all over the world – generally from more than 25 countries each year.

The curriculum will enable you to gain both a theoretical understanding as well as a practical insight into the specific requirements of banks and corporations, international law firms and accounting and auditing firms, the European Central Bank and Germany's Bundesbank. This is because in addition to outstanding academics, the majority of our faculty consists of top practitioners from the fields of law, banking, central banking and financial regulation. As an integral and important part of the LL.M. Finance degree program, you will also have the valuable opportunity to take part in a two-month internship at one of the ILF's various sponsors from the financial, regulatory, central banking, international law and accounting areas.
Setting Description:
Learning at a location such as Frankfurt am Main is an excellent starting point for a career in Europe or worldwide. What is more, Frankfurt's cosmopolitan atmosphere makes it easy for newcomers to settle in and make friends in the community. Frankfurt plays a central role in European and global finance. The ILF, which is located in Frankfurt, the major financial center in Europe, provides the ideal location to train young professionals to deal with the legal and financial challenges facing a Europe with 27 states in the European Union and beyond.

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