Master of Law
The Master of Law UZH aims to teach students about certain areas of law in greater depth. This Master's study program offers a high degree of flexibility, allowing students to specialize and also to extend their legal expertise across a wide range of aspects of law.
Master of Law UZH with Specialization in Public Law
The Master of Law UZH with specialization in public law aims to give students in-depth knowledge of various areas of public law, with particular attention paid to international aspects (the law of nations, European law).
Master of Law with Specialization in Legal Practice
The Master of Law UZH with specialization in legal practice is focused on practical employment in private law practice and the judiciary. The content of the program is designed mainly to consolidate the various core areas that were taught on the Bachelor's degree program and to teach students how to apply their knowledge in practice in the fields of civil, criminal and/or public law, procedural law, and international law.
Master of Law UZH with Specialization in Business Law
The Master of Law UZH with specialization in business law aims to give students extensive expertise in the field of national and international business law and therefore principally equips them for subsequent employment as a commercial lawyer in a company or private law practice.
Master of Law UZH International and Comparative Law
The Master of Law UZH International and Comparative Law is taught in English and will be launched as of Fall Semester 2021. It consists of two study programs and aims to provide students with deeper knowledge in different areas of international and comparative law. Modules are already available to students from Fall Semester 2020 onwards.
Academic reform in 2021
Please note that the concentrations of the previous German-language Master's programs (Legal Practice, Nusiness Law, Public Law) will no longer be offered. The last date for commencing a study program with one of these concentrations is Spring Semester 2020.
Guidance on this topic will be published here at a later date.