LL.M. International Business Law

This LL.M. is one of the few programmes specifically designed for those attorneys who seek to develop a professional career in international business law.

This LL .M. is a one year full-time programme running from September to July.

Admissions status: Open
Application Info

All LL.M. candidates must have a law degree and professional experience.

Preference will be given to candidates with a strong academic record and those with rich professional experience.

You may submit your application at any time. 

LL.M. applications must be completed with all required documentation.
Successful applicants will be sent a formal offer of admission signed by the LL.M. Director.

Applicants should submit the following documents:

  • Motivation letter
  • 2 Letters of recommendation (in English or in Portuguese)
  • Official transcripts from schools attended (in English or in Portuguese);
  • Curriculum Vitae (in English) with dates and lengths of employment (maximum two pages long)
  • Official letter of dispatch for students sponsored by corporations or other organizations
  • Official TOEFL / IELTS score report, or certificate.

The minimum TOEFL score required is 100 on the internet-based test (IBT) or 600 on the paper-based test (PBT).

The minimum IELTS score required is 7.0 on a 9 point scale (overall score).

Applicants with excellent qualifications and lower scores may be considered.

  • Copy of Identity Card or Passport
  • Copy of Fiscal Identification Number card
  • 1 Photo

 The required materials (certified copies of the original documents) must be posted to:

Católica Global School of Law | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Palma de Cima | 1649-023 Lisboa | Portugal

Please address your questions to


+351 214 269 860


Fernando Gonçalves
Fernando Gonçalves
"(...) it has allowed me to deepen greatly my knowledge in a variety of subjects, in a very useful way to my daily work (...)"
Thomas Haine
Thomas Haine
"The group of world-class professors that rotate through Catolica, give their best to the students, who give it right back."