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Master’s degree (M1) in International and European Law (MIEL)

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Nature
Graduating education
Degree awarded
Bac + 4
Duration of studies
1st semester : From September to January ; 2nd semester : From January to June
Available in
Initial education

Objectives

The first-year* of the master’s degree program in « International and European Law » is a French national degree, taught in English, fully recognized in Europe and complying with the Bologna process. This one-year program equals 60 credits in the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
 
The MIEL aims at giving students a thorough knowledge of the private and public aspects of international and European legal issues. The program offers a comparative perspective, focuses on methodology with a view to provide the students with the tools needed for them to hold positions as lawyers in an international and European context.
 
* In the French system, the master program is divided into two years : Master 1 (first-year of Master) and Master 2 (second-year of Master). It is possible to apply either for Master 1 or Master 2.
Language of teaching
English
Prerequisites
Bac + 3

Conditions of admission

Admission Criteria
  • A three-year degree in law is required, equivalent to 180 ECTS (European credits), i.e. Bachelor’s degree, Licence or equivalent. Other qualifications and area of study may be considered by the Admission Committee.
     
  • Students must have an adequate command of the English language to enrol. An applicant's English proficiency level may be demonstrated by means of score reports of recognized exams, tests or certificates (equivalent to B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ) or by any relevant means (study experience in a program taught in English…).


SELECTION

The admission committee will assess your application based on academic results, English proficiency, personal experiences (international and/or professional) and motivation.
The International Relations Office will let you know whether or not you have been admitted. If so, you will receive your notification of admission before mid June.


Tuition fees


The tuition fees are 3000 €
and include :

  • registration and basic academic services,
  • access to library (with materials in English),
  • social insurance,
  • French courses (60 hours per academic year) cultural activities and a study tour.

How to apply

Application and registration

  • The selection is based on academic results, English skills and personal experience.
  • Deadline of the application : 16 may 2014
  • The result of the application will be sent by email in June.
  • Non European Union applicants : according to your country of origin and/or residence, you may have to follow a specific process with an earlier deadline. Get in touch with the Campus France office in your country.
  • Detailed information about student life (accommodation, transportation, leisure, formalities...) is available in the Ariane Guide.

Syllabus

Semester One (30 ECTS) from September to January
Introduction to civil law systems - 15h - 3 ECTS
Introduction to EU law - 30h + 7 hrs tutorial - 7 ECTS
Fundamental rights - 21h + 12 hrs tutorial - 5 ECTS
International Criminal Law - 15h - 3 ECTS
Contract law - 30h - 3 ECTSTort law - 12h - 3 ECTS
Criminal law - 10h - 3 ECTS
Labor Law and Corporate Liability - 18h - 3 ECTS
French or intensive English (for French speakers) - 25h - 3 ECTS
Non-assessed courses :

  • Conferences on legal cultures - 25h
  • Legal research - 3h
  • French and European culture and civilization - 15h
  • Individuals and Citizenship (20h - 3 ECTS)

Semester Two (30 ECTS) from January to June
Private International Law - 21h + 12h tutorial - 5 ECTS
Law and economics - 15h - 3 ECTS
Competition Law - 21h + 12h tutorial - 5 ECTS
International Trade Law - 18h - 3 ECTS
E-commerce Law - 10h - 3 ECTS
International Legal Dispute Resolution - 18h - 3 ECTS
Company Law - 18h - 3 ECTS
Intellectual and Industrial Property law - 18h - 3 ECTS
French or intensive English - 25h - 3 ECTS
Non-assessed courses :
  • Conferences on legal cultures - 25h

What next?

Further studies

Academic opportunities

At the end of the diploma, students who pass the exams, acquire 60 ECTS credits and are entitled to apply for the second year of the Master’s degree in France or in any other EU country.

In particular, the MIEL gives the opportunity to apply for the second year of one of the Master’s degree programs taught in English (or both in English or French) at Toulouse 1 Capitole University, in the following areas of study:

  • International Law,
  • International Business Law,
  • International Economic Law,
  • Private International Law.

Further information

Grading system:

The grading scale used at the University Toulouse 1 is from 0 to 20

  • Very Good: 16 - 20  summa cum laude
  • Good: 14 - 15.9  insigni cum laude
  • Satisfactory: 12 - 13.9   magna cum laude
  • Minimum pass: 10 - 11.9  cum laude
  • Insufficient: 0 - 9.9 

Contact

Institut Européen du Droit (Law Institute for European Development) - Bureau J.104

Université Toulouse 1 - Capitole
2 rue du doyen Gabriel Marty
31042 Toulouse Cedex 09 - FRANCE

ied@ut-capitole.fr

Tel: 00 33 (0)5 61 63 35 46
Fax: 00 33 (0)5 61 63 37 93
 

Course directors

Course directors:

Schooling contact

Mme Nathalie CASTEX

University Career, Guidance and Information Service (S.U.I.O - I.P)

Date of update December 11, 2014


Practical information :

University Career, Guidance and Information Service (S.U.I.O - I.P)
2 rue du Doyen Gabriel Marty
31042 TOULOUSE Cedex 9

Phone : 05 61 63 37 28
Fax : 05 61 63 37 00
Email

Contact University: +33(0)5.61.63.35.00

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