Master in comparative law: common law

Language(s) of instruction: French and English

Length of study: 2 years, full time

Course Location: Université Paris Cité, France

Degrees awarded: Master in Comparative Law – Common Law

Entry Requirements: This degree is reserved for students who have graduated from their Bachelor degree in law, have a solid knowledge in private Law, have a good level in English and who show interest and curiosity for the world that surrounds them.

Language pre-requisites: Certified B2 level in French and English

Course overview

The Master in comparative Law specialty Common Law is a private law training which focuses on Common law countries (United Kingdom, South Africa…)

This program allows more particularly students to acquire the necessary foundations and skills to operate in a national European, and International environment. As a result of their double training in French private Law and in Common law, students that followed the Comparative and Common law program, often access French or Anglo Saxons law firm once graduated.

Skills and competencies developed
  • Good knowledge of civil or business private law (legal obligation, inheritance law, law of matrimonial regimes, corporate law, bankruptcy law)
  • Knowledge of international private law
  • Knowledge of private law (intellectual property law, insurance law, banking and finance law, criminal law)

The admissions procedures may differ according to your status.

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Administrative Coordinator
Ms. Françoise COTTEREAU
Pedagogical Coordinator
Mme Laure De Saint-Pern