International Law and Economics, Master of (MILE)


Universität Bern UNIBE

Lieu de formation

Berne (BE)

Langue d'enseignement


Type de formation

Hautes écoles universitaires HEU - Formation continue: formations longues

Modalités temporelles

À plein temps - En emploi

Thèmes de formation

Droit - Économie, sciences économiques

Domaines d'études

Droit - Économie politique


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Mise à jour 28.05.2020


Description de la formation

The MILE programme uniquely combines a multidisciplinary perspective with a strong applied focus in the field of international trade regulation.

First Semester (September to December):

  • International Economics
  • International Trade Regulation
  • International Investment Law
  • Global Political Economy
  • Global Economic Governance Seminar Series

Second Semester (January to June):

  • WTO Law on Border Management and Trade Facilitation
  • WTO Law on Internal Taxation and Regulation versus National Policy Space
  • WTO Law on Anti-Dumping and Safeguards Measures
  • WTO Law on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures
  • International Economic Dispute Resolution
  • International Economic Law and the Pursuit of Core Societal Values and Interests
  • Socio-Economic Development in Theory and Practice
  • Seminar on Trade Economics
  • Seminar on Quantitative Trade Policy
  • Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection
  • International Investment Law and Economic Development
  • Trade and Agriculture: New Challenges
  • WTI Moot Court
  • Global Economic Governance Seminar Series

The programme concludes with a Moot Court judged by WTO dispute settlement experts and a three-month period for writing the Master’s thesis.

The programme awards 90 ECTS.


The program aims to provide students with in-depth knowledge of the contemporary legal framework and the relevant underlying economic concepts governing the world trading system.


Conditions d’admission

  • Bachelor or Master of Law or J.D.,
  • Bachelor or Master in Economics,
  • Bachelor or Master in Political Science or International Relations,
  • Bachelor or Master in an unrelated field,
  • plus relevant working experience and
  • a strong command of English. 


The Programme is designed for students and professionals with a background in law, economics, international relations or political science who wish to embark on a career in international trade and investment.


CHF 21'000.-


  • Master of Advanced Studies MAS

Master of International Law and Economics, University of Bern

Infos pratiques

Lieu / adresse

  • Berne (BE)

Universität Bern
World Trade Institute (WTI)
Hallerstrasse 6
3012 Bern

Déroulement temporel

Début des cours

September 2019

Durée de la formation

12 months
The MILE Programme contains 34 weekly courses over three terms. Due to the wide scope of materials covered, the amount of time spent in class is high when compared to other master programmes. Students will usually have five hours of classes a day, on four days per week.
(The programme can also be taken on a part-time basis within three years).

Modalités temporelles

  • À plein temps
  • En emploi

Langue d’enseignement

  • anglais


Applications deadline: 31. January


Renseignements / contact

inquire@wti.org, +41 31 631 32 70

Universität Bern UNIBE

Zulassung, Immatrikulation und Beratung
Tel.: +41 31 684 39 11