International Business and Trade Law

International Business and Trade Law

Academic degree

Master of Law (LL.M.)


1 year (2 semesters)

National Code of the Study Program


About the program

Join the LL.M. Program in International Business and Trade Law to enhance your career and become a highly skilled legal professional in the global legal landscape. Successful completion of the program allows graduates to work in Lithuania* and the European Union*.

Holders of LLM diploma will be able to tackle the challenges of an interconnected world economy by gaining applied expertise to navigate complex transnational transactions, pivotal in today’s legal and business environments.

The program is designed for busy professionals with individual flexible study plans, such as online modules, evening classes, and continuous support from our academic advisors.

The curriculum includes core courses such as Company Law and Corporate Governance, International Commercial Arbitration, International Intellectual Property Law, International Financial Law, and International Commercial Contracts, among others.

*subject to meeting the criteria established by the relevant national legislation

Program’s advantages:

  • European Diploma
  • Career growth
  • Advanced professional English skills
  • Flexible study plan
  • Academic advising
  • Possibility of obtaining a residence permit in Lithuania

Admission Entry

Academic requirements:

The LL.M. International Business and Trade Law program considers applicants who meet at least one of the following criteria.

  • Have completed a university first cycle (undergraduate) or integrated education studies in the study field of Law. 
  • Have completed a non-university higher education (college, university of applied science) first cycle study program in the study field of Law and additional training in the field of Law, conducted at the university level, the volume of which is at least 60 credits.
  • Have completed first (undergraduate) or second (graduate) cycle university studies not in the study field of Law and additional studies in the field of Law, conducted at the university level, the volume of which is at least 60 credits.
  • Have completed first (undergraduate) or second (graduate) cycle university studies in other study fields than Law but have at least 3 years of work experience in the field of jurisprudence related to the study program. In this case, mandatory additional completion of disciplines in the study field of Law of at least 15 credits.

* The legal experience of the applicant is evaluated as per the university’s regulations.
* Applicants without a bachelor’s degree in the specified field may need to undergo additional training according to an individual plan.

English requirements:

  • CEFR level B2; or IELTS 5.5 (no less than 5.0 in any element); or TOEFL iBT 72; or equivalent.
  • Alternatively, evidence you have previously studied in English can be accepted.
  • We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter.

* EHU offers English courses for applicants who do not have required certificates or did not achieve the required level of English.

Program Objectives:

We aim to cultivate dynamic and innovative legal minds capable of addressing organizational and managerial challenges. Graduates will be equipped to work for governments, international businesses, and NGOs.

Distinctive Features:

  • Built on 30 years of university expertise in law studies;
  • English-taught courses;
  • Taught by an international faculty, predominantly with practical industry experience;
  • Online learning format: Combines online education with in-person learning. Students unable to physically attend campus can individually organize their studies online;
  • Emphasis on practical legal skills via participation in international competitions like The Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot;
  • Specialization in international private law, ensuring focused and high-quality education;
  • Integration of theory, practice, research, and project-based activities.

Study Plan Highlights:

Explore the comprehensive study plan of LL.M. International Business and Trade Law

Potential career

LL.M. degree allows you to start or enhance your career in various trade areas:

  • International Businesses
  • Legal Firms
  • Governments and NGOs

Career Opportunities Examples:

  • Lawyer in the field of international law. Can work in law firms, non-governmental organizations or international organizations, consulting on international law, arbitration, contracts and other legal issues.
  • Corporate lawyer or corporate management consultant. Work in companies engaged in corporate management, legal departments of companies, where expertise in the field of corporate law and management is required.
  • Specialist in international commerce. Can work in companies engaged in international trade, banking institutions or government structures, where international investment law, commercial law and contractual work is involved.
  • Intellectual property and financial law specialist. May work in law firms or companies dealing with financial transactions, intellectual property, financial instruments and other aspects of financial and intellectual law.
  • Expert in CSR and economic assessment of international business. Can work in the field of developing strategies of corporate social responsibility, assessment of economic aspects of international business for companies and organizations.

Research Sphere: Graduates can further their studies in the third cycle in the field of law (PhD).

This program opens doors to a diverse array of career opportunities in law and research spheres, empowering individuals to navigate the complexities of the global legal landscape.

Enroll now to elevate your legal career and contribute to the dynamic world of International Business and Trade Law!

Applications, Payments and Scholarships

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Tuition fees for the ones applying in 2024 (per semester)

For citizens and residents of Belarus For citizens of other countries
€1510 €2120

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