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THE PROGRAM

OVERVIEW
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  • The Master’s in Law is designed to give students cross-disciplinary knowledge and skills, with an in-depth understanding of issues pertinent to management and economics, Paris-Dauphine’s areas of expertise.
  • It is a 2-year program. In Year 1, students choose between 2 core concentrations: Business, Financial, and Tax Law or Wealth Management Law. In Year 2, students go on to one of 10 specialization “streams”.
  • By the end of their studies, all of our students, regardless of their specialization, will have acquired solid competency in Private, Public, Domestic, European, and International Law and Regulations, in particular as they pertain to economics and business.
  • The program offers numerous international exchange opportunities thanks to Paris-Dauphine’s international academic partnerships.
  • The program prepares graduates for a variety of legal careers. Students who have successfully completed Year 1, are qualified to pass exams for the regulated legal professions.

Degree Level: Baccalaureate + 5
Master’s: French National University Degree
Program Duration: 4 semesters (not including an interim year)
Number of ECTS Credit points: 120
Program Head: Georges DECOCQ , Professor of Private Law
Contact : alexandre.dagisteping @ dauphinepong.fr

CURRICULUM
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ORGANIZATION
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  • Full-Time Study

Full-time students complete their Master’s in Law over 2 academic years. We advise students who have completed Year 1 of the program to take an interim year before beginning Year 2, in order to gain real-world experience, refine their career projects, and strengthen their résumé. The interim year gives students the opportunity to effectuate internships in France or abroad, in relation to the Master’s curriculum and their choice of specialization.

  • Apprenticeship track

2nd Year students who choose to specialize Market Law and Regulation, Financial Jurist, Insurance Law, or Professional Assets Law can opt for the apprenticeship track.

  • Executive Education

2nd Year specializations in Market Law and Regulation, Financial Jurist, Insurance Law, Professional Assets Law, and Advanced Tax Law are open to Executive Education students.

THE TEACHING TEAM
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The Master’s in Law faculty is comprised of:

  • A permanent, core team of Full Professors and Senior Lecturers in Law
  • Guest Lecturers: legal professionals, who divide their time between teaching duties at Paris-Dauphine and their professional activities
  • Guest speakers: High-level legal experts from the corporate and audit sectors who share their expertise in one-off lectures or seminarsThe Master’s in Law faculty is comprised of a permanent, core team of Full Professors and Senior Lecturers in Law

Georges DECOCQ, PProfessor of Private Law
Program Head - Master’s in Law
 
Claudie BOITEAU, Professor of Public Law
Stream coordinator – Market Law and Regulations 
 
Dominique BOREL, Senior Lecturer
Stream Coordinator - Advanced Tax Law
 
Emmanuel DINH, Senior Lecturer in Private Law and  Thibaut MASSART, Professor of Private Law
Stream coordinators – Corporate Tax Law
 
Anne KARMProfessor of Private Law
Stream coordinator – Notarial Law
 
Amavi KOUEVI, Senior Lecturer and Arnaud RAYNOUARD, Professor of Private Law 
Stream coordinators – Tax Management , an international perspective
 
Jérôme KULLMANNProfessor of Private Law 
Stream coordinator –  Insurance Law
 
Sophie LEMAIRE, Professor of Private Law and Hélène TISSANDIERSenior Lecturer in Public Law
Stream coordinators – European and International Commercial Law
 
Antoine LOUVARISProfessor of Private Law and Sophie SCHILLERProfessor of Public Law 
Stream coordinators – Commercial Law
 
François PASQUALINI, Professor of Private Law 
Stream coordinator – Advanced Commercial Law
 
Annick PERROT-BIENVENUSenior Lecturer in Private Law
Stream coordinator – Financial Jurist

CAREER PERSPECTIVES

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Average job search duration after graduation

2 MONTHS


+ 90 %

Paris Bar Exam success rate


Average annual gross salary

€ 39,593

Source: Paris-Dauphine Master’s Graduate Employment Survey for the Class of 2015, carried out in collaboration with Pluricité, a consulting group specialized in public policy assessment, between January and March 2017.

ALUMNI CAREER PATHS
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  • Graduates of our Master’s in Law pursue a variety of legal careers, depending their specialization: in-house legal teams, lawyers, notaries, judges, civil servants, working for a specialized public or private institutions in the legal field ( financial law, tax law, insurance law, wealth management law, international and European law, or notarial law).
  • Some of our graduates also go on to non-legal careers: financial officer, lobbyist, tax advisor, insurance broker, consultant, working for an international organization, secretary general…

Frédéric ROBLES, Lawyer at Bredin Prat
Master’s in European and International Commercial Law – Class of 2009
"My Master’s in European and International Commercial Law was a game-changing step in my academic and career path. Thanks to the program, I discovered what was to become my area of expertise. I also had an incredible academic exchange experience in Australia, while preparing for an international career in the Law."

François LEMOINE, Lawyer at Cabinet Sarrau Thomas Couderc
Master’s in Professional Asset Law – Class of 2006
"The program in Professional Asset Law was a veritable spring board for my career. It gave me the skills I needed to adapt my theoretical knowledge to the real-world of a Law practice. The student body’s incredibly diverse background provided me with a broad network in the field of Wealth management (notaries, lawyers, financial and wealth engineers in private banking …). I depend on that network every day! "

Manon BALDIN, on exchange at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore 
Master’s in European and International Commercial law – Class of 2017
"Thanks to the program’s specialization stream in European and International Commercial Law (240) I was able to spend a semester on academic exchange in Bangalore India. […] Studying in India, I discovered an entirely different system, one that combines a resolutely contemporary approach with century-old traditions. The students are very friendly, and I had a wonderful semester! Far more than just an academic exchange, it was an extraordinary horizon-opening human experience. What do you need to make it work? Adaptability and intellectual curiosity.

NETWORKS & RESOURCES

DAUPHINE ALUMNI

An agile, connected community

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  • Dauphine Alumni brings together over 80,000 graduates in positions of professional responsibility. The Association’s 20 thematic clubs organize encounters, after-work networking events, conferences, and mentoring initiatives.
  • Dauphine Alumni Chapters, active locally, form a close-knit network in France and around the world.
  • Over 20,000 alumni are active on Paris-Dauphine’s social networks and various websites.

 

Our dynamic alumni-driven networks are open to Paris-Dauphine students from day 1. They offer you the perfect ecosystem for building professional ties and relationships that will benefit you as students, as graduates, and throughout your careers, be it in business, civil service, or as entrepreneurs.

ACADEMIC, INSTITUTIONAL & CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS

Academic, institutional, and corporate partnerships in France and internationally ensure students both a global and real-world perspective

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PARTNERSHIP

  • The Master’s in Law program has developed strong partnerships with law firms, companies, judiciary and oversight bodies, personalities, and professional associations. They bring real-world expertise to our academic offering and increase internship and apprenticeship opportunities for our students. Among our partners are law firms such as EY Société d’avocats, Altitude avocats, Jones Day, and Gide, Groupe Monassier, France’s leading notarial network, corporations such as Grid Solutions, Groupe Casino, Citigroup, and Total, personalities like Bernard Stirn, President of the Conseil d’État’s Litigation Department, French judiciary and oversight bodies such as the Cour de Cassation and the Conseil d’État, and professional organizations such as the AMF and MEDEF.

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE

  • The Master’s in Law offers students the opportunity to spend either a semester or an entire year studying abroad at a choice of international partner universities whose programs are compatible with ours, in terms of content and excellence.

PARIS-DAUPHINE-BASED RESEARCH CENTERS

Paris-Dauphine is home to some of France’s top research centers and PhD programs in its fields of expertise

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  • Paris-Dauphine’s Master’s in Law program works in close collaboration with the CR2D, the Dauphine Law Institute, that brings together all of the University’s legal experts.
    CR2D carries out research on the role of the Law as an economic regulator in domestic, European, and international business development, on the legal aspects of wealth and asset management for businesses and high-earning individuals, on corporate legal structures and governance, and on corporate taxation, as well as other topics pertinent to corporate organization.
    CR2D privileges a multi-perspective approach that takes into account the full spectrum of stakeholders: corporations, shareholders, private individuals, government administrations, domestic and international regulatory bodies…

APPLYING TO THE PROGRAM

WHO CAN APPLY?
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The program is open to French and international students who hold a Bachelor’s degree (Bac +3 – 180 ECTS) in Law or in Management from Université Paris-Dauphine, or other universities, or a degree officially recognized as equivalent from a Grande École, or a Grand Établissement.

  • All applications for admission must be submitted online, including those from students who have completed or are completing their Bachelor’s (L3) In Law at Paris-Dauphine.
  • The online application for admission is designed to evaluate the level and quality of your:

skills and competency in all basic areas of the law required to successfully follow the 1st year of our Master’s curriculum.

Proficiency in English (a minimum score of 90 on the TOEFL is required – official TOEFL results must be submitted with your application).

Work experience (internships …).

  • Admissions decisions are based on candidates’ written applications and supporting documents and on an interview. Candidates who pass the first selection phase, go on to the final stage, an oral interview designed to provide a more in-depth assessment of your motivation, the logic and coherence of your academic background and career plan, your level of competency in the Law, and your practical proficiency in English.
  • Click here for detailed information on admissions prerequisites for Paris-Dauphine Bachelor’s graduates (only Paris-Dauphine students may access this information).
  • Admission to Year 2 of the APRS Master’s program: for conditions, see the webpage dedicated to your choice of stream.
HOW TO APPLY
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Admissions for the 2018-2019 academic year is open from May 3rd 2018 through May 30th 2018 at 11:59 pm.

  • Click here for detailed information on application and admissions procedures and deadlines.
  • All applications must be submitted online.
FINANCING YOUR MASTER’S DEGREE
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  • Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was 256€ - in keeping with the official tuition scale for French National Master’s Degree programs.
    Click here for more information on French public tuition scale.
  • Financial solutions are available to our Master’s students thanks to the the CROUS, la Fondation Paris-Dauphine, and the University’s corporate partners.
  • A significant portion of our 2nd year Master’s students opt for the apprenticeship track. Apprenticeship students receive a salary and the host company also pays the student apprentice’s tuition and fees.