Faculty of Law

Master Programme

The Faculty of Law currently offers three top quality, internationally relevant Master Programmes.

Master Programme

About our master programmes

The Faculty of Law at Uppsala University offers three master programmes each academic year, starting every autumn semester. Each of the three master programmes comprise of one academic year, 60 credits, and lead to a Master of Laws (60 credits) LLM with Legal Science as the main field of study. The language of instruction is English and the programmes are given on campus, with in principle compulsory attendance. Here below you can find more information on each of the programmes that we offer.        

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Intellectual Property (IP) Law

As from the autumn semester of 2015, Uppsala University’s Faculty of Law offers a new master programme in intellectual property law, a programme that is unique in Sweden. The Programme is intended to provide in-depth understanding of central issues in International (including EU) Intellectual Property Law. Taught in English and designed for students from Sweden and abroad, it features problem-based learning that requires a high level of student activity both before and during the teaching sessions. Uppsala University’s Faculty of Law has a strong group of teachers and researchers in IP Law who will all, to a varying extent, be involved in the Master Programme. In charge of the programme is Sanna Wolk, Associate Professor of IP Law at the Faculty of Law.

Application period for the academic year 2018/2019: As from 16 October 2017 until 15 January 2018.

► Intellectual Property Law Programme Page


Investment Treaty Arbitration

The Faculty of Law at Uppsala University, as one of the first higher-education institutions in Europe, is offering a one-year post-graduate programme in the second cycle for students with a three-year (or more) law degree. It is starting in autumn and is designed to focus on the complex procedural and material issues that can arise in investment disputes. The programme will be given entirely in English and will be directed, in collaboration with other international experts, by Kaj Hobér, professor of international investment law and commercial law at Uppsala University.

Application period for the academic year 2018/2019: As from 16 October 2017 until 15 January 2018.

► Investment Treaty Arbitration Programme Page


International Tax Law and EU Tax Law

International tax law and EU tax law are the dual focus of this one-year master programme in the second cycle that is starting in autumn. Issues relating to domestic legislation will also be covered. The entire study programme, which is given in English, is designed around the problem-based learning method that characterizes law studies at the Faculty of Law at Uppsala University. The programme director will be Katia Cejie, associate professor of public financial law. The teaching will be in association with professor Mattias Dahlberg, professor Bertil Wiman and a strong section of teachers and researchers in tax law.  Bertil Wiman is moreover chairman of the Academic Council, consisting of foreign professors of tax law and tax-law practitioners, which will be associated with the programme.

Application period for the academic year 2018/2019: As from 16 October 2017 until 15 January 2018.

► International Tax Law and EU Tax Law Programme Page

Any questions?

Do you want to know more about our Master Programmes? Contact our study councellors Malin Alm and Lee Holmström at lawmaster@jur.uu.se