LL.M. Law in a European and Global Context

This is a programme like no other offered in Europe. It is not simply one more programme focusing on European and International Law, our aim is to teach Law in a European and Global Context and to do so with a top international faculty and employing new methodologies and pedagogical techniques.

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 hold a first degree in law.

Preference will be given to candidates with strong academic record.

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 letter of admission.

Applicants should submit the following documents:

  • Motivation letter
  • Two 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
  • 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

Donald Regan
Donald Regan
(University of Michigan)
What I most appreciate is the students´ willingness to actually take part in a series of intellectual discussions as opposed to just sitting there waiting to be told what they ought to think…
Tito Rendas
Tito Rendas
"(...) one word that, by itself, would best describe this LL.M.. "Innovative", "challenging", "sophisticated", "cosmopolitan" - these were some of the adjectives that crossed my mind during that process (...)"