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Master Vertragsrecht* (LL.M.)

*Translated: Contract Law. Only available in German

Be the foundation of a regulated economy. With your Master's degree in Contract Law, you will ensure a good contractual cooperation.   

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Make yourself contract-proof. With your Contract Law studies.

The Economy is inconceivable without contracts. After all, they are the essential basis of all relationships between companies and consumers or between suppliers and users. However, the Market, i.e. economic circulation and traffic, is a complex matter. The Economy is becoming more and more legalised, the density of regulations is constantly increasing. With your Master's degree in Contract Law, you will be able to constantly keep pace and maintain an overview at all times during contract negotiations. 

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Your career. Legally secured.

As an expert in contract law, exciting cross-industry career prospects with lucrative promotion opportunities await you. Contracts are concluded in all economic sectors and industries and are highly valued. This means that you have particularly bright prospects with a Master's degree in contract law. After graduating, you might work as...

Specialist or executive in insurance companies

As an expert in contract law, you can take up responsible specialist and management positions in the insurance industry. Your in-depth understanding of contracts, clauses, and legal conditions enables you to react flexibly and quickly, providing your company with a decisive competitive advantage.

Specialist or executive in contract management

Head of the legal department


Choose how you want to study Contract Law at IU

Who actually said that you always have to complete your Master's degree in Contract Law on site and attend your lectures at fixed times? At IU International University of Applied Sciences, you decide when, where and how you want to study. Because this is where the future of learning begins, and it takes place 100% online and completely independent of your location. In concrete terms, this means: depending on your learning style, you can study in a completely self-determined and flexible way. No matter whether during the day or at night, at home or on the road. In addition to our unique learning platform, the innovative IU Learn app is also available to you. Supplemented by an extensive mix of smart learning tools for maximum freedom. 

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You study completely on your own terms. Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

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Why you should study Contract Law

Should you spend a few more semesters deepening your knowledge from the Bachelor's programme or should you get into practice as soon as possible? Only you can answer this question. The extent to which a Master's degree is worthwhile for you depends on many factors. Basically, if you want to acquire specialised knowledge, new skills or pursue an academic career, you can hardly avoid a Master's degree. The additional qualification is also financially worthwhile, as your starting salary is usually significantly higher. Not to mention improved promotion opportunities and attractive career prospects, so that you can start directly as a manager after completing your IU degree. This is for sure: with a Master's degree in your pocket, you'll definitely be in a better position on the job market than without. 

Your IU studies in Contract Law

With your Master's degree in Contract Law at IU International University of Applied Sciences, you will acquire sound competences in the Drafting and Management of complex Commercial Contracts. In doing so, you will also delve into the tax aspects of contract drafting. You will get fit in the area of Civil Procedure and Conflict Resolution and you will link IPR and International Law. For the perfect career start, you will also deal with cases from contract practice. You will also acquire Expertise in the legal framework for companies and, in particular, in the Digital Transformation and Research Methodology. In addition to Antitrust Law (including EU-Antitrust Law), you can also specialise in topics such as Insolvency Law, Corporate Stabilisation and Restructuring or Legal Risk and Contract Management. 

A look into the future: What you'll do after graduation

In order to avoid expensive legal disputes, the proper drafting of contracts is essential - whether in business, in associations or in the public sector. In particular, of course, in the Banking and Financial Services sector, at Insurance companies, Law firms as well as Tax consulting and Auditing companies. Exciting career prospects with lucrative opportunities for advancement await you across all sectors, and with your Master's degree in Contract Law, suitable jobs with a legal connection are open to you in most companies. Because you know exactly how to draw up legally secure and individual business contracts - whether as a Contract Manager, a Specialist in Insurance companies or an Employee in the Legal Department. 

Awards, accreditations and certifications

IU Internationale Hochschule ist seit 1999 eine staatlich anerkannte HochschuleIU Internationale Hochschule ist vom Wissenschaftsrat akkreditiertIU Internationale Hochschule ist zugelassen für FernunterrichtIU Internationale Hochschule erhält beim StudyCheck-Award 2023 die Auszeichnung „Top Hochschule in Deutschland“