Master of Law and Business (LL.M./MLB)

10 Years Bucerius Master of Law and Business

The English-taught Master of Law and Business (LL.M. / MLB) prepares young professionals for international careers in which an understanding of both legal and business concepts as well as intercultural skills are essential.

The interdisciplinary approach of the program brings lawyers and business professionals from all over the world together in one classroom. It thereby creates a unique learning environment which stimulates knowledge transfer and inspires the exchange of perspectives between disciplines and across cultures.

Exploring a company's lifecycle

The curriculum of the Bucerius Master of Law and Business is oriented along a single major theme – the founding and development of an enterprise.

The company lifecycle perfectly illustrates the relationship between legal and business issues. By using it as its structural backbone, the curriculum creates synergies among the various modules.

Degree Options: LL.M. or MLB

The one-year graduate program leads to either a Master of Laws (LL.M.) or Master of Law and Business (MLB).

MLB students at graduation

Students may specialize through the elective modules, the focus of the internship, and the topic of the Master's thesis. Depending on the specialization, students will be awarded either an LL.M. or an MLB degree.

Graduate Stories

The interdisciplinary nature of the program opens up many possibilities – be it a career step or a career change.

MLB alumni come from all over the world

Equipped with international experience, intercultural competences and a strong professional network, they are well-prepared for today's challenging job market. Find out where they ended up after grduation!


10/14/2016 | 11:00

Meet Bucerius Representatives in October and November 2016

You can't make it to our campus in Hamburg? Meet us in Washington, D.C., New York, Boston, Beijing and Shanghai.

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12/10/2016 | 12:00

Master Info Day December 10, 2016

Join Professor Clifford Larsen, Dean of the MLB Program, and his team for an on-campus info day. Register now.

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Newsletter for Prospective Students

Get insider information on the application process, news about campus life, graduate stories and reminders for important deadlines.



Berlin Study Trip

Every year, the Master of Law and Business students visit the bustling start-up scene in Berlin.

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Art exhibition

A student from Armenia and some of her classmates organized an art exhibition to raise funds for art supplies for children in Armenia.

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MLB Halloween Party

The students of the Master of Law and Business Program organized a Halloween party to benefit the victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.

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