EMLE Midterm Conference in Law & Economics
The next Midterm Meeting will take place on 16 and 17 February 2017 in Ghent.
The Call for Papers can be found here.
For further information and registration please follow the link.
Application for the Academic Year 2017/2018
! Deadline extension by one week for EMLE application !
Unfortunately, many of the recommendation letters have not been uploaded yet. Since this is beyond your control, we considered giving one extra week to be helpful to a large group of applicants.
New deadline: 18 January 12:00 (noon) CET
We will not be able to extend the deadline any further than that!
To apply please go to our online application page.
Dear students of the academic year 2016/2017
Your first term in Bologna, Hamburg or Rotterdam will start soon !
We are looking forward to having you on board the EMLE program !
EMLE's real impact on policymaking:
EMLE alumni have contributed to a project by the European Commission, which had a tangible impact on EU policymaking.
On 21 December 2015, the Financial Times published the article "Brussels to crack down on cross-border postal prices”, describing how parcel delivery prices are inconsistent across EU borders and restrain trade in the internal market. A group of EMLE alumni, acting as consultants for the European Commission, have contributed to the dataset on which these findings are based.
Welcome to EMLE - The European Master in Law and Economics programme!
Welcome to the website of the European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) programme!
This programme offers the unique opportunity for interdisciplinary studies of law and economics at two or even three European and Non-European universities. Each partner university awards a Master degree (equivalent to LL.M. / M.A. / M.Sc.).
The programme provides students with an advanced understanding of the economic effects of divergent laws and prepares students for a professional career, for example, in public organisations, in multinational law firms or consultancy firms. Graduates are also well prepared for doctorate research in a Ph.D. programme such as the European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE).
The EMLE has been recognized by the European Commission as an Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Master Programme of "outstanding academic quality". The Erasmus Mundus label allows the EMLE programme to annually grant a substantial number of scholarships (including several full scholarships to non-European students).
Moreover the highest ranked admitted non-European applicants (without an Erasmus+ scholarship) will be offered a partial waiver This also applies to a substantial number of European applicants. Erasmus+ Mobility Grants are available to eligible European and non-European EMLE students to offset the additional costs of mobility.
On this website, you will find information regarding the participating universities, the annual Midterm Meeting, the application procedure, the fees and the Alumni network.
We cordially invite you to join our international EMLE family!
"Having a background in Philosophy and Economics, I was very keen on deepening my knowledge of the legal environment of markets and the way it functions. EMLE was the perfect fit. As a program that employs the analytical and rigorous economic approach while at the same time paying tribute to legal complexities, EMLE is not only interesting and academically challenging but also seeks to develop its students practical understanding of how the economy and legal sphere work. This combined with the instruction of leading scholars in the field and a motivated as well as a gracious international student body rounds out the program perfectly. Overall, this makes me feel well-prepared for my PhD studies in the area of the economics of international law."
[EMLE Student 2015/2016]