Goethe University Frankfurt


LL.M. (Master of Laws)
Subjects: Business Administration, Accounting & Finance
English only
Not specified
Application Deadlines
1 - 2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 10000
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Financial assistance is available in the form of ILF scholarships that cover part of the tuition fees. The possible maximum amount of financial assistance for tuition fees which could be awarded by the ILF, if any at all, for the academic year 2020/2021 is 7,000 €. This would mean that, at the very least, students will be required to bear the tuition fees of 13,000 € themselves.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in law, economics, or business administration.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: Grade C or above, or any other Cambridge English certificate with mininum 185 Cambridge English Scale points or equivalent.
min 7
min 250
min 100
Specification: With a minimum of 22 in each section.
min 600
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
You are exempt from showing English knowledge proof if you are a native English speaker.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:October 15 (German)October 15 (EU)October 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: No application deadline. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Places in the LLM Finance program will be given to successful applicants.

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

List of documents to be submitted:

  1. References: at least two sealed and confidential letters of recommendation, preferably from university professors and/or employers must be sent to the ILF directly by the referees, either by email or by post to the address listed above. References should be current. More than two references may be included.
  2. Application form.
  3. Letter of motivation.
  4. Curriculum Vitae.
  5. University entrance qualification: e.g., high school diploma, Abitur, Baccalauréat or another similar diploma. Documents qualifying university entrance and the transcripts must be submitted in English or German or as certified translations into one of these languages. All copies must be certified by a notary public or other appropriate public institutions.
  6. Academic degrees: degree certificates and transcripts must be submitted in English or German or as certified translations into one of these languages. All copies must be certified by a notary public or other appropriate public institutions.
  7. English proficiency (see language requirements).
  8. Class rank: a written confirmation from the relevant university indicating your class rank should be included in your application. This confirmation shall state your relative standing in the year of graduation and where possible, broken down into the relevant majors (e.g. in the top 5% of law graduates in the class of 2005). The total number of students should also be stated. This information is required to assess the performance of the applicant in relation to his/her peers. If a given university does not provide such information, we need a written statement by the university to that effect.
  9. Optional: application for ILF Scholarship (Financial Need-Based) (if applicable). Any application for financial aid must be made at the same time as the application for admission. Subsequent applications for financial aid will not be considered. Documents supporting the application for financial aid may follow the application itself.
  10. Two hard copy passport-sized photographs or 1 digital passport-sized photograph.
  11. Photocopy of passport.
  12. For applicants from the People's Republic of China, an APS certificate from the Akademischen Prüfstelle in Beijing.
  13. For applicants from Vietnam, an APS certificate from the Akademischen Prüfstelle in Hanoi.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website