Executive Master in International Business Law (from Cambodia and Belgium)

About the training

The curriculum has been carefully designed to provide students in Cambodia with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in the international business environment, and to start a career in an international law firm, multinational company or an international organization. The training is designed for students who have a few years of work experience already, but is open to recent graduates who have a keen interest in cross-border business as well. Prospective students are those who have a Bachelor’s degree in law or a related field such as economics, international relations, business administration, finance or political science. After the training, students will acquire well-developed skills and a thorough understanding of the interaction between national and international legal rules and global business practices.

About the Belgian university

Found in 1834 by Pierre-Théodore Verhaegen, with the founding philosophy focused on the idea of freedom of inquiry, ULB is a private research university with longstanding tradition of excellence. Its scholars had won four scientific Nobel Prizes, one Fields Medal and three Wolf Prizes. ULB has 12 faculties that cover all the disciplines and it offers about 40 undergraduate programs and 250 graduate programs. One of the University’s main aims is to give its students a solid foundation in critical thinking as well as a taste for research, while at the same time catering to the needs of new publics.
ULB is an active member of the research area. Over the past few years, it has obtained 36 Grants to finance research in Medicine, Mathematics, Political Science, Economics, Physics, etc. In addition, the University’s Institute for European Studies is recognized as a “Jean Monnet European Research Centre” for its work on European integration.
Just like the cosmopolitan city of Brussels itself, ULB is a multicultural university with one third of students and researchers from abroad. Its outward-looking position with regard to Europe and the world has resulted in a number of agreements, collaborations and special partnerships being set up with some of the world’s top universities.

Courses Master 1

In order to assure students attain a well-rounded knowledge of business law, they are required to complete core and generalist modules (Year 1 program) designed by five universities in partnership: RULE, University of Brussels, Paris 8, Fribourg and Montreal.

Courses: Approaches to International Law, Communications for Legal Professionals, Business and Human Rights Law, Legal Concepts for Non-Lawyers, Legal Methodology, Legal Research and Writing, and Academic English.

Courses Master 2 

  • Company Law (15h)
  • International Private Law (15h)
  • International Tax Law (15h)
  • International Commercial Transactions (15h)
  • International Financial Law (15h)
  • Competition Law (15h)
  • International Investment Law (15h)
  • Intellectual Property and International Trade (15h)
  • Introduction to Common Law (15h)
  • International Dispute Resolution and Arbitration (15h)
  • International Labor Law (15h)

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree completed;
  • Passing an oral interview with the Head of Project.

Competencies acquired

  • Keen interest in international business law and cross-border business practices
  • Advanced research, analysis and writing skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Motivation from within oneself to stay focused and committed to the studies

Language(s) and requirements

Excellent English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. No language certificate required. The level of language (English) is assessed during the entrance exam.

Registration Fees

  • Year 1: 1500 USD/Year
  • Year 2: 3,000 USD/Year

Scholarships

Scholarship funds are very limited and only available to students who have outstanding academic backgrounds or who can demonstrate significant financial need.

Calendar

  • Deadline for Application: 1st September 2021
  • Scholarship Request Due: 1st September 2021
  • Admission Interview: October 2021
  • Student Orientation: October 2021
  • Tuition Payments Due: 1st November 2021
  • Start of Classes: 1st November 2021

The calendar might be changed to adjust for the Covid-related restrictions.

Admission results

Contact Mr Paul Mornet : [email protected]

With the strength of its internationally-focused approach and the wealth of global speakers, the Executive Master Program in International Business Law provides students with the highest level of university education available in Cambodia.

The Program offers students the opportunity to deepen their engagement in international business law, widen their knowledge, sharpen their skills, gain new perspectives and build the networks of relationships needed to meet the demands of issues on national, regional and global scales. The program aims to inspire and prepare the next generation of leaders, in both Cambodia and worldwide, in government, private practice, academia, and governmental and non-governmental organizations.

In particular, the will of the program to meet the needs of professional students aims to provide these workers with financially accessible higher education opportunities so that they can progress in their disciplinary field and enhance their training within their professional structure.

Mrs OEURN Sambo (KH/FR/EN)

  • Title: Administrative Coordinator
  • Email Address: [email protected]
  • Telephone: +855 69 990 197 (smart) / +855 99 35 38 99 (cellcard)

Ms Paul Mornet (EN/FR)

  • Title: Program Director
  • Email Address: [email protected]
  • Telephone: +855 69 654 615(smart)

For more information 
website: www.im-rule.com