Course Duration / ECTS4 semesters / 120 ECTS
University degree Master of Law and Economics (LLB.oec.)
Faculty Faculty of Law
Department Public Law
ModeFull time
Study IDD 066 900
Admission Requirements

In order to be admitted to the Master’s degree course
in Law and Economics, applicants must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Law and Economics or in a
related field from an accredited inland or international
institution of higher education.

Language of instruction German  Proof of language proficiency

What will I learn?

In the Master’s degree course in Law and Economics students deepen the knowledge gained during their Bachelor’s degree course with an emphasis on the field of business. Students can choose between four branches of specialization: Accounting and Taxation, Strategic Management, Finance Management and Human Resource Management. Students acquire comprehensive problem-solving competences for the respective professional fields. Depending on students’ choice of topic for their Master’s thesis, the education also allows a direct access to an advanced doctoral programme in Law and Economics.

Which career opportunities do I have?

General management, the corporate sector (such as international companies, the insurance and banking sector), tax advice, financial services, human resource management.

Why Salzburg?

The Faculty of Law at the University of Salzburg has plenty to offer. Whether you opt for a classical education in law (diploma course in law) or for a combination of economical and jurisprudential subjects (Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses in Law and Economics), you will study in a unique atmosphere in historic buildings using modern means. Above all, we offer an excellent student-to-staff ratio and supervision throughout your studies. Moreover, the Faculty of Law is distinguished by its internationality. An abundance of university and faculty partnerships offer you plenty of possibilities to gain valuable experience abroad.

How is the course structured?

Law and Economics LLM.oec.
Methods7 ECTS
Business Administration10 ECTS
Economics9 ECTS
Business Law16 ECTS
Company Reorganization, Restructuring und Succession13 ECTS
Optional modules28 ECTS
Optional subjects12 ECTS
Master’s thesis20 ECTS
Master seminar5 ECTS
Total120 ECTS


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Roland Winkler

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Roland Winkler
Head of the curriculum committee Law and Economics

Kapitelgasse 5-7, 5020 Salzburg

Tel.: +43 662 8044-3624
Fax.: +43 662 8044-0001