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Advanced Master Law and Finance - Leiden University

Law & Finance (Advanced LL.M.)

Programme structure

Through its strong practical dimension, this programme will provide you with the tools necessary to navigate the complex, international and multidisciplinary intersection between law and finance with a focus on the financial sector.


The programme can be divided into foundation courses, core courses and supplementary courses. 

In this programme, you will take the following courses:

Foundation courses

  • Macro- and Monetary Economics and Policy
  • Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Finance & Valuation

Core courses

  • EU Financial Law
  • Banking & Finance Transactions
  • Thesis

Supplementary courses

  • Capital Markets
  • Sustainability, Governance & Ethics
  • Enforcement & Litigation

For detailed information on the courses and curricula, see the Prospectus. Please note that this guide applies to the current academic year, which means that the curriculum for next year may differ slightly.

Programme outline

In the programme, you will be required to complete eight courses and to write a thesis. The courses are accompanied by a variety of assignments which offer training in practical skills, including writing a legal brief and practicing oral presentations. Furthermore, you will focus on the specific complexity of the role of various key players in the financial sector, such as banks, asset managers, market intermediaries and financial supervisory authorities. You will complete the programme by writing a thesis.

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