Taught course

Executive LLM

IE University · Law School

Entry requirements

The admissions process is opened to working lawyers and other professionals with three years of professional experience. An applicant without a first degree in law may be admitted as a candidate for the Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree on proof of substantial work experience dealing with legal or regulatory matters.

Months of entry


Course content

Success in today’s globalized, interconnected and tech-powered economy requires a nuanced understanding of US and EU law combined with a deep understanding of business principles. This transformational program opens frontiers for ambitious lawyers who are eager to reinvent their skill set and develop the business knowledge they need to evolve. Its multi-jurisdictional focus equips participants with a 360-degree strategic legal and business vision to empower them to break barriers and develop their career on the global stage.

The Executive LL.M. Program is a joint degree offered by two of the world’s leading law schools: IE Law School and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Uniting these two academic powerhouses ensures participants get the best of both worlds in a unique program that expertly integrates business administration content into a cross-border legal framework. On completion of the program, participants receive an LL.M./MSL from Northwestern Law and an MBA Certificate from IE Business School, establishing their profile as uniquely positioned to act on legal and business matters with challenging international dimensions.

Information for international students

This course is taught in English.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Silvia Martinez
+34) 91 568 96 00