Monday, 11 October 2010

Europe:Erasmus Mundus (EMTTLF) European Master in Transnational Trade Law and Finance

European Master in Transnational Trade Law and Finance (EMTTLF, Spain

The European Master in Transnational Trade Law and Finance (EMTTLF) is a flexible, semester-based, international, multi-site Programme that offers:

- A formative, problem-oriented, multidisciplinary itinerary with the most advanced competencies of technical and procedural analysis and judicial and economic rationality.
- An innovative itinerary in Transnational Trade Law, which aims to develop high level professional competencies and analytical skills, offering a professional and a research track.

Consortium Partners

• University of Deusto (Bilbao, Spain)
• Tilburg University (Tilburg, The Netherlands)
• Institute for Law and Finance (ILF), Goethe-Universit├Ąt Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt, Germany)


Participation in the European Master´s in Transnational Trade Law and Finance is open to graduate students of all nationalities in Law, Business Administration and related fields. Enrolment numbers are limited and admission is based on merit.

Requirements and selection criteria

Admission may be granted to applicants who meet the following criteria:

— Candidates must have completed at least a good level first cycle degree in a discipline related to Law or Business Administration (ILF accepts only Law, Economics or Business Administration graduates).
— The Programme seeks those who demonstrate a proven interest in issues of transnational law and fi nance and/or have related international work experience.
— Candidates are required to have a recognized qualifi cation in the languages of instruction of the university where they plan to attend. Applicants will have to enclose the documentation attesting their level of English (TOEFL test results 580* or IELTS 6.5) or French (DELF, DALF or other diploma), if they apply for the Strasbourg Track.
— Study mobility periods abroad and practical experience in European and/or international organizations and institutions is valued.

Selection criteria include motivation, academic qualifications, languages skills, research experience, and professional experience.

*The ILF requires TOEFL test results 600.


Applicants MUST include in their on line applications an electronic (digital) copy of the following documents:

— Academic credentials, with a copy of a diploma (if this document is not in English, then it must be offi cially translated) and, if available, diploma supplement.
— Certifi ed copies of academic transcripts.
— Academic and/or professional CV.
— Letter of motivation.
— Original English profi ciency test: TOEFL test results 580 or IELTS 6.5 (the ILF requires TOEFL test results 600). Candidates whose mother tongue or language of primary instruction at University is English are exempted from this requirement.
— Copy of any other language diploma. In the case of French DELF or DALF Diploma, a certifi ed copy may be requested.
— 2 reference letters.
— Statement of class ranking is required by the ILF.
— Copy of the applicant’s passport.
— 2 passport-sized photos.
Pre- selected candidates will be contacted in order to send the originals (certifi ed hard copies) of these documents by ordinary mail.

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships

The European Master’s in Transnational Trade Law and Finance (EMTTLF) has been selected by the European Commission among the Erasmus Mundus Master‘s courses for fi ve years. This implies that the European Commission will grant scholarships to highly qualifi ed graduate students to participate in the EMTTLF Programme.

Erasmus Mundus 'Category A' Scholarships

Eligibility: Third country graduate students.

Third-country graduate student means:
— a national of a third country other than those from EEA-EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and candidate countries for accession to the European Union (presently Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey);
— someone who has already obtained a fi rst higher education degree;
— someone who is not a resident of any of the Member States or the participating countries (EEA-EFTA States and EU candidate countries for accession);
— someone who has not carried out his or her main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last fi ve years in any of the Member States or the participating countries.

Erasmus Mundus 'Category B' Scholarships

Eligibility: EU and EEA-EFTA nationals graduate students.

EMTTLF Secretariat
School of Law
University of Deusto
E-48007 Bilbao (Spain)
Other contact details
Phone: +34 944 139 055
Fax: +34 944 139 099


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