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ILF Yearbook 2022-23

We are proud to present the newly published ILF Yearbook 2022-23 which aims to give our readers a good overview of our LL.M. students who participated as well as all the activities and academic events which took place at the ILF during the academic year 2022-2023.


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LL.M. Programs

The ILF offers two specialised LL.M. Programs which will train you not only to deal with but also to excel in this increasingly important area where the worlds of international law and global finance meet.  

LL.M. Finance

The LL.M. Finance degree program will train you not only to deal with but also to excel in this increasingly important area where the worlds of international law and global finance meet. Up to about 50 students will be admitted in order to ensure academic excellence and direct, personal contact between students and the faculty. The LL.M. Finance program may be done part-time by completing the regular one-year program in 2 years. 



LL.M. International Finance

Graduates from Asia holding a first degree in law, business or economics and who have good academic records are eligible to apply to join our Master of Laws in International Banking, Securities and Finance program. We offer excellent interdisciplinary and practice-oriented training specially focused on the needs of Asian students. A special Legal and Management Training program is also held during the semester break.



The Institute for Law and Finance (ILF) is a center for academic excellence in teaching and research. It was established as a non-profit foundation in 2002 by Goethe University Frankfurt am Main with the support of many prominent institutions.

Leading commercial banks and international law firms, the Frankfurt Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the City of Frankfurt and the State of Hesse, as well as the European Central Bank and the Deutsche Bundesbank have been actively involved in the ILF right from the planning stages until today. 

Goethe University's Facilities
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Network of Alumni
from all over the world

Accreditation of both
LL.M. Programs until 2029

Internship Placements
at top law firms and isntitutions

Upcoming Events

ILF Advent Calendar 2023 - Tap and Open Each Door!

Surprise yourself by opening each door of the ILF Advent Calendar starting December 1st! Enjoy this special German Christmas tradition by doing a…

12th Conference on the Future of the Financial Sector: Navigating higher rates, volatility and liquidity crises: Finance and Regulation in the New Monetary Order

The financial sector is visibly lagging behind the exit by the central banks from “low for long”. This conference will examine how the actions of the…


The ILF will be hosting a zoom web series in order to introduce our LL.M. Finance program! Interested candidates and prospective students will receive…


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