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How to apply

Application dates

The application period for the August 2024 intake is now closed. The application deadline was 15 January 2024.

Apply for our Master's programme in European Business Law online at

Apply for our Master's programme in International Human Rights Law online at

Further information on the application process can be found at the university’s website


The academic requirement is a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) or equivalent degree of at least 3 years, with law/legal studies and the main subject, and including at least 2 years of law studies.

Supporting documentation

To apply for the European Business Law programme or International Human Rights Law programme, your submitted documents must include transcripts and degree certificate showing that you have a Bachelor of Laws (or equivalent law degree).

In addition, you are required to submit to

  • A statement of purpose (1-2 pages about yourself, your background and why you want to take the programme)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • It is also recommended to submit a CV

The statement of purpose should be written in English; the letters of recommendation can be written in English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, German, French, Spanish or Italian. The letters can be written by anyone, but it is recommended that at least one of them is written by a University teacher.

Get more information about which documents you need to submit and how on


I haven’t completed my degree yet. Can I still apply?

Yes, you can still apply, as long as you will have finished before the programme starts.

More information at the university's website.

Is there a template for the recommendation letters or for the statement of purpose?

No we don’t have any templates or formal requirements. You can upload the letters yourself to

I have a degree in International relations. Can I apply?

The requirement is a degree of at least three years with law/legal studies as the main subject. It is not suffient to have a degree in international relations, political science or other non-law subject. If you have a degree in another subject than law, you may be eligible if you have an additional two years of law courses.

I won’t get the result of my English test until March. Can I still apply?

Proof of English proficiency must be submitted no later than the deadline to submit supporting documents (1 February).


Anders Tröjer

Master's Programme Coordinator
anders [dot] trojer [at] jur [dot] lu [dot] se (anders[dot]trojer[at]jur[dot]lu[dot]se)
+46 46 222 12 49

Tuition and application fees

Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries are required to pay an application fee and tuition fees. The application fee is 900 SEK, and tuition fees for the Master's programmes in law are 140.000 SEK per study year (280.000 SEK for a full two year programme).

There are no fees for EU/EEA citizens.

More information about tuition fees can be found at the university's website.