Tuition fees & Deadlines

LL.M. International Business Law

Academic year: October to June
Possible exchange programme between Paris and Singapore campuses for four weeks, generally in May.

Conditions for application

  • Master’s degree in Law (or equivalent), or alternative diplomas with 4 years of professional experience.
  • Fluent English: must be attested by a recognized certificate such as IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL, Erasmus courses or of course English mother tongue. As for the English certificates, candidates need a score of 7/9 for the IELTS90/120 for the TOEFL and 800/990 for the TOEIC.
  • As the case may be, an interview with Board of Professors will be organised to ascertain how far the candidate is interested in the LL.M. and its adequacy with his career plan.


  • Paris – Course fees: € 17,000

In all cases, compulsory University tuition fees apply: about € 300

Example of financial Plan for course fees:

  • Deposit to be paid specified on your letter of admission: € 4,000
  • Before September, 30th, 2023: € 13,000 – Total: € 17,000
  • Compulsory University tuition fees: about € 300

This amount does not include the Social Security (health care) and accommodation.

Application: exclusively via Internet

LL.M. International Business Law application deadline (October Intake): 15th September 2023

The application process (including the upload of documents) has to be completed before this deadline.

We accept only online applications on our website:

You will need to submit:

  • a completed online application form,
  • transcripts (in English or French) of your first degree or any other relevant qualification,
  • IELTS, TOEIC or TOEFL language test,
  • and 2 letters of reference.

Application decision

On average 15 days after the reception of application form.

LL.M. AWArDS (Assas World Arbitration and Disputes Settlement)

Academic year: September to April

Conditions for application

Prospective students
The selected students will either be:

  • Holders of Master’s degree in Law awarded by a non-French University (or equivalent) (for example, in business law, contract law or civil business law, private international law or international trade law) and wishing to further develop their grasp of the law of international arbitration ;
  • USA, Australia (etc …) : Students who are enrolled in or have completed their 2nd or 3rd year of legal training (JD) ;
  • Practitioners or academics with at least two years’ experience, wishing to acquire new skills outside their current field of activity or wishing to further their training in their current field of business ;
  • Students admitted under a specific partnership concluded between Panthéon-Assas university and a foreign university.

The selection will be made on the basis of an application file, if necessary, after an interview (including by videoconference).

English Proficiency
The excellent command of English of applicants, whose mother tongue is not English or who have not obtained previously a university degree taught in English, will be established by the presentation of either the:

  • TOEFL test: 100 for the internet version (iBT) of the test (with 25 for each section); 600 for the paper version (PBT) of the test (with 60 for each section and 5 for the Test of Written English), and 250 for the computer-based test. This test should not be more than 2 years old
  • IELTS test: 7.5
  • C2 Proficiencytest: 200.

This English proficiency requirement could be waived if the candidate establishes a two-year work experience in English or a full-time university curriculum in English.


Tuition fees

Tuition fees for the 2024-2025 program: €20,000. There is no scholarship.

Tuitions fees schedule

Admitted students will have three weeks after the admission decision to pay a €1,000 deposit to confirm their enrolment. This deposit will be credited towards the tuition fees.

The remaining €19,000 tuition fees are payable in three deposits (net of bank charges):

  • €7,000 before May 20, 2024
  • €6,000 before June 20, 2024
  • €6,000 before July 20, 2024.

Application: exclusively via Internet

LL.M. AWArDS application deadline (September 2024 Intake): 28th April 2024

The application process (including the upload of documents) has to be completed before this deadline.

Please prepare the following documents to be uploaded during the application process:

  • An up-to-date résumé (CV)
  • Photocopy of your passport(s)
  • One (preferably two) reference letter(s) from academics or practitioners
  • Copies of all university official grade transcripts, degrees and diplomas, and an officially certified translation of those documents if not written in English
  • A personal statement explaining your interest in international arbitration and dispute settlement and how it is related to your past field of studies and your professional prospects.

There is no application fee.

Application decision

On average 30 days after the reception of application form.