MASTER IN COMPARATIVE HEALTH LAW

Language(s) of instruction: French and English

Length of study: 2 years, full time

Partners: 

Course Location:

1st year:

  • Fall semester: Université de Paris, France
  • Spring semester: University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

 

2nd year:

  • Fall semester: King’s College London , United Kingdom
  • Spring semester: Mémoire

Degrees awarded: Joint Master in Comparative Health Law

Entry Requirements: Bachelor degree in Law or its national or international equivalent

Language pre-requisites: Certified B2 in French and English

Course overview

The Master in comparative health law responds to a need to train lawyers able to work in a context of increased international cooperation. It aims to establish a comparative legal culture of health law on solid theoretical bases.

By pooling the academic resources of three renowned Universities recognized for their expertise in health law and ethics (King’s College, Neuchâtel, Université de Paris), this Master allows students to comprehend in an operational manner legal questions specific to the interventions and missions of the jurist in health law in a globalized world. Thus, it will help them to understand the differences between legal and public health systems in Europe.

Through this program, students also have the opportunity to discover other cultures, acquire openness and flexibility essential to career advancement in the professional world.

Skills and competencies developed
  • Language skills in French and English
  • Good knowledge of the international health environment and foreign health system
  • Ability to conduct comparative analysis on specific issues related to health law
  • Ability to negotiate and master oral argument and contradictory legal debate (role-playing through oral argument exercises)
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work quickly with documentary, legislative, doctrine and case law research
  • Ability to write briefing notes and draft contracts in the relevant area of expertise

Contact

Administrative coordinator
scolarite.master@droit.parisdescartes.fr
Pedagogical coordinator
Caroline LE GOFFIC
caroline.le-goffic@u-paris.fr