The Master of Law in Judicial Careers is aimed at students who wish to work in the judicial professions, for example as a judge, prosecutor, barrister, registrar, mediator, arbitrator or lawyer working in the legal department of a business, legal protection insurance company or administrative authority. It takes a combined theoretical and practical approach and enables students to develop in-depth skills in trials and disputes in criminal, civil and administrative cases, based on a unique multidisciplinary approach.
The Master of Law in Judicial Careers develops the following skills:
Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration
School of Law
Master of Law (MLaw) in Judicial Careers
French. Recommended level : C1.
Some courses are taught in English.
Applications must be submitted to the Admissions Department before the deadline.
Enrolment and final dates
It is possible to start the programme of the Master of Arts degree in either the Autumn or the Spring semesters.
Applications to be submitted before 30 April (autumn semester) or 30 November (spring semester) to the Admissions Office: www.unil.ch/immat
Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland must apply for enrolment at least two months prior to the deadlines indicated above.
Timetables and course descriptions
The Master of Law in Judicial Careers is an advantage for securing an internship as a lawyer or as a registrar in a judicial office or prosecutor’s office. From a longer-term perspective, it offers high-quality training for those who wish to work in the following professions:
Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts should be considered binding.
Last update: 30 March 2023
Secrétariat du Master en Droit en professions judiciaires
Centre de droit pénal
Tél. +41 (0)21 692 27 80