LL.M. International Construction Contracts


A unique legal and contract management course for construction professionals working in international markets in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

This LL.M. programme is aimed at construction professionals and lawyers seeking sound knowledge of contract management practices in relation to international construction contracts in both civil law and common law environments. Whether professional engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers, lawyers, contract managers, architects or procurement officers, all participants will benefit from the experience of highly respected international practitioners within the construction industry, and with diversified and complementary roles (project managers, professional engineers, in-house counsel, lawyers).

Programme information

Programme Name: LL.M. International Construction Contracts
Level: Postgraduate
Course date: January 2024 – November 2024
Duration: 161 hours
Location: Assas International, Singapore Campus
Located at INSEAD Asia, Singapore
Delivery mode: 3 days per month
Study method: Face-to-face & online

Programme Highlights


Multi-jurisdictional approach

The programme covers both Common law and Civil law systems


Worldwide Recognition

Awarded by Paris-Panthéon-Assas University, France’s first law university


Taught in English

All classes within the LL.M. programme are taught in English (in person with remote learning facilities)


Top Ranking Faculty

Stellar tuition from experts in international construction contracts including leading construction arbitrators and judges, lawyers and construction professionals from around the world

The course is based on an optimal blend of academic and practical knowledge, combining lectures, case studies and tutorials with group work. It is aimed at providing professionals working internationally with the required combination of legal, management and practical skills to ensure good and efficient contracts management.

Curriculum – 161 hours of teaching

Format: Lectures are taught in Singapore over 3 consecutive days per month, from January to October. Exams will be held remotely in June and November. Remote learning facilities will also be available for participants who are unable to attend the course in person. This option will allow online studies from any location and is designed to fit in around your work commitments.


  • Module 1: Getting the Basics Right in Construction Law
  • Module 2: Liability in Construction Contracts
  • Module 3: Project Feasibility and Contract Formation
  • Module 4: Project Implementation and Contract Execution
  • Module 5: Project and Contract Closure, Post-Completion Liabilities
  • Module 6: Claims Management and Dispute Resolution

All courses are delivered in English and taught by highly recognised international practitioners from law firms and major companies.

Tuition fees & Deadlines

Academic year: January 2024 – November 2024

Entry requirements

  • Targeted group and entry requirements: The course is open to experienced construction professionals and lawyers seeking to increase their knowledge and strengthen their skills in managing construction contracts in an international environment. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate significant experience at executive positions on construction projects or in dealing with international construction contracts, claims or disputes.

LL.M. Fees

  • Tuition fees: EUR 12,000. The fees include a copy of the FIDIC Contracts Guide (2022).
  • Administration fee: EUR 338

This amount does not include transport, food or accommodation.

Application: exclusively via Internet

LL.M. International Construction Contracts application deadline:

  • Registration closes on 15 January 2024.

You will need to submit:

  • a completed online application form,
  • transcripts (in English or French) of your highest degree or any other relevant qualification,
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a motivation letter

Application Decision

On average 10 working days after the submission of the application form.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to me

I would be delighted to address any inquiries you may have.

Buci Chan

Executive Director, Singapore Campus

Feel free to contact me, and I will be more than happy to answer all of your questions.