MBLEuropean and International Energy Law
|Study location||Germany, Berlin|
Law by topic not elsewhere classified (JACS M290)
|Nominal duration||1 year (60 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€11,200 per program
plus semester fees (enrollment/administrative fees) including public transport ticket (currently approx. 231,89 € per semester)
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
a bachelor’s or equivalent university degree (at least 240 ECTS) recognized by German universities
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / German.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Proof of knowledge of the English language at Level B2 (or higher) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (not required for high school graduation in English)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
Further documents such as references may be submitted.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Tabular CV (with information about educational and professional background)
Proof of working experience of at least one year (preferably in the relevant working Areas of energy) after completion of the studies
The continuing education master’s program in European and International Energy Law addresses the technical, economic, and above all legal foundations governing European and international energy and gas markets. The program thoroughly acquaints you with a holistic approach, ranging from an understanding of technical and economic principles through to the detailed legal issues involved in the entire value chain in gas and energy markets. The location of the campus at the site of the Schöneberg gasometer provides you with a unique opportunity to directly experience and participate in the process of knowledge and technology transfer between TU Berlin and energy companies.
interested in advancing their qualifications and career opportunities in the field of European and international energy law. If you are interested in energy transition, renewable energy development, emission trading schemes, or grid regulation and digitalization in the energy sector! this program is a perfect match for you. This program teaches students with non-legal backgrounds all the legal framework behind the energy sector, and students with legal expertise a deep understanding of the sector’s technical and economic foundations. Moreover, you’ll study at Technische Universität Berlin, one of Germany’s most renowned universities, part of the TU9 initiative and named a “University of Excellence”.
Reasons to choose this Master’s Program
- Become an expert in European and international energy law: Over the course of this MBL program, students learn the technical and economic foundations of energy markets and specialize in energy law (especially the electricity and gas sector).
- Brilliant career opportunities: Graduates of this MBL program are well prepared for positions in law and all energy-related industries, among many other sectors.
- Study at TU-Campus EUREF in Berlin: This associated institute of the Technische Universität Berlin is a one-of-a-kind European teaching, research, and consulting facility that connects the fields of environment, climate, energy, and mobility. Students learn in close cooperation with leading enterprises and institutions in the field.
- Be part of one of the most renowned technical universities in Germany: The Technische Universität Berlin is a member of TU9, an alliance of the largest and most notable German higher education institutes of technology. Moreover, TU Berlin is part of the Berlin University Alliance and has received the title of “The University of Excellence” from the German Universities Excellence Initiative.
The master’s degree begins in the winter semester and lasts for 2 regular semesters (standard period of study). Students studying full time are required to achieve 60 credit points, 42 of which are to be obtained in a total of 6 modules, generally to be taken as blocks, with a further 18 credit points awarded for the master’s thesis. To obtain one ECTS credit point, a student has to complete an estimated 30 hours of work. The modules are as follows:
- Legal Framework for the Functioning of the Energy Markets
- Economic Fundamentals of Regulatory Law
- Regulatory Law
- Technical Fundamentals and Related Legal Provisions for Electricity Generation
- Legal Framework for Transmission and Distribution Networks (TSO & DSO)
- Legal Framework for Energy Trading and Supply
- Master’s Thesis
The companies and state institutes responsible for modern energy supply have to adapt to the complex global conditions of the gas and energy markets. The increased demand this brings for experts with specialists but at the same time, broadly based academic training and a good command of technical English has, until now, not been met by continuing education programs. The master’s degree responds to this demand by preparing students for leading management positions, working in companies within the energy sector as well as institutions and consultancies, and for a career in research. Graduates typically work as legal consultants for energy concerns, undertake legal work for public authorities and committees, conduct research at universities and other institutes of higher education, or undertake political work in associations.
After graduating from this MBL program, you will find yourself with plenty of career options! Graduates of the MBL in European and International Energy Law have great job opportunities working in:
- All energy-related industries
- Among many other sectors
You can get further information from the website we have and also get a glimpse of the alumni program.