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The Master of Law and Business (LLM/MLB) was developed by two of the most successful private universities in Germany: Bucerius Law School and the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. The program is accredited by the German Accreditation Council as well as FIBAA

The best of two worlds

Bucerius Law School and the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management have combined their expertise in the fields of law and business respectively, to develop an innovative program, which caters to the need of interdisciplinarily educated professionals.

In 2006, the first generation of students enrolled in the program, which has since then graduated more than 600 professionals from over 100 countries.

The WHU - Otto Beisheim School and Bucerius Law School have been working closely together since 2006. Initially (until 2014) in the MLB program, and since 2011 in the Certificate of Business Administration offered to Bachelor students of Bucerius and the Diploma in Business Law offered to students at the WHU.

The business adminstration expertise of the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management will enable the Bucerius Law School to strengthen the business management curriculum in the Bucerius Master of Law and Business Program (LLM/MLB Program) further enhancing the interdisciplinary and practice oriented training in the MLB Program at the interface of law and business.

New perspectives for students and researchers

"The cooperation between Bucerius Law School and the WHU is a mutual, institutionalized enrichment of interdisciplinary teaching and research at both universities. Through this academic partnership between two renowned teaching and research institutions in their respective fields, we will create new perspectives for our students and our researchers in the field of education and research."
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Katharina Boele-Woelki, Dean of Bucerius Law School

Alliance of two strong academic fields

"The longstanding partnership between the WHU and Bucerius Law School is not just an alliance of two strong academic fields – business and law – which undoubtedly belong together. It is also proof of the strength and the necessity of excellent private higher education in Germany. We are among the best universities in Europe and together we make a valuable contribution to the educational landscape in the 21st century."
Prof. Dr. Markus Rudolf, Rector of WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management


Detailed course descriptions of all modules, including credit load and lecturers.


Find out about the three official specializations that can be obtained as part of the MLB Program.

Soft Skills & Languages

Details about the MLB's soft skills training and optional German language classes.


Explore the curriculum vitae of the professors and lecturers of the MLB Program.