Technische Universität Berlin (TUB)

Technische Universität Berlin is located in Germany’s capital city at the heart of Europe. TU Berlin is one of the largest universities of technology in Germany, with more than 30,000 students. In the current issue of Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the TU Berlin was again placed among the best 100 universities worldwide. In the overall ranking, it was placed 92nd. In Germany, it achieved 8th place, and 3rd when compared to Germany’s other major technical universities.

LLM in European and International Energy Law

The LLM “European and International Energy Law” focuses on the technical, economic and legal principles related to gas and power markets. The program will provide you with basic knowledge and skills connecting theory, research and practice. The EUREF Campus of TU Berlin offers an inspiring atmosphere and a great number of outstanding academic events to achieve these educational objectives. The master program gives young professionals with a legal or economic background the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about the regulation of energy infrastructure and energy markets to enhance their professional skills. The degree can be attained in one year as a full-time program.

LocationBerlin, Germany

Single Diploma

Language: English

Number of Places/Students per year: n/a

Duration: 1 year

Price/Fee:  10.000 EUR This covers all courses and materials plus public transportation service in the city of Berlin

Scholarships:  For information on scholarships, please contact the Programme Coordinator.


Application Process:

Application Documents:

  • Motivation letter in English (max. 1 page A4)
  • CV (with information about educational and professional background)
  • University degree recognized by German universities (at least 240 ECTS)
  • Proof of working experience of at least one year (preferably in the relevant working Areas of energy) after completion of the studies
  • 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)
  • Further documents such as references may be submitted

Deadline: June 15 of each year for a start in October of the same year.

The application documents can be send from February through June 2018 for the next academic year 2018/2019 starting in October 2018. Documents should be send PDF files only

Program Structure:

The Master programme is taught over a period of two semesters. Studies are stretched over six modules. The first three modules are dedicated to the fundamentals of energy regulation. The general legal framework and the economic characteristics of electricity and gas regulation will be taught. Students will become acquainted with the fundamentals of energy regulation to deepen their knowledge in the last three modules.

In the last three modules, energy law will be taught in depth. Legal provisions are conveyed along the value chain ranging from production, transmission/distribution to trade and supply. Each module is dedicated to one stage of the energy value chain: The 4th module is dedicated to the generation stage, the 5th module to the grid operation stage and the 6th module to the energy trade and supply. The master thesis due in the second semester concludes the programme.

Career prospects

This LLM gives lawyers and economists an excellent understanding of the complexities and intersections of energy sector. The programme gives students and future employees a distinctive profile and qualifies them for a leading position in the energy sector. 

LLM Contact:


Tel. +49 (0)30 / 314 23288

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By Alin-Ionuț Badea


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