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Please note: The programme will continue to be offered fully online. Therefore, you can complete the entire programme only remotely.

Admission Requirements

In order to qualify for admission, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • A first professional degree in law – The Bachelor degree has to be valued at 240 ECTS (4 years) or equivalent. A 180 ECTS credit degree can suffice if the applicant has at least two years of post-graduate work experience or other additional qualifications.

  • Professional experience

  • Excellent English language skills – at least C 1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (http://www.coe.int/lang-CEFR); proof of English language proficiency is required by submitting either a Cambridge Certificate or the test results of a GMAT, IELTS, LCCI, TELC, TOEFL or TOEIC.

An overview of all application documents to be submitted can be found on the application form (see below). 

If you think this programme is for you, but you do not fulfill all of the requirements at this time, we encourage you to e-mail us at elp-master@uni-koeln.de and we will try to provide you with individual support.


Closing Date for your Application: August 2024
Notification of Admission + Enrolment: August/September 2024
Beginning of Studies: October 2024
End of Studies: 30th September 2025