University of Paris IILocated in Paris, the University of Panthéon-Assas is considered to be France's first law university. The Pantheon-Assas Paris II University (Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II), also known as "Paris deux" or "Assas" after the rue d'Assas where its biggest campus is located, is one of the 13 universities descended from the University of Paris. The majority of its students study law but the university also teaches Business Administration, Economics, Administration, Social and Political Science.
The University is situated in the Latin Quarter, at the heart of the seats of power and culture that make Paris a unique place in which to study.
The law school
Two new law schools with an international flavor have recently been created:
1) The European College of Paris, where European law is taught exclusively in English; and
2) The Paris School of Law and Management, in association with the Institute of Business law (IDA), which corresponds to the creation of the MBA (Business Law and Management).
Students enrolling in the LL.M. in European Law via an exchange program between their University and the University of Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) must pay the tuition fees at their home University and are not required to make further payment to the University, other than small administrative and social security fees (amounting to less than 500 euros).
For all other students, there is a tuition fee of 10,000 euros (plus administrative and social security fees).
The LL.M. in European Law is a program which is available to students who have completed at least two academic years at a U.S. Law School (through an exchange between their original University and the University of Panthéon-Assas); students who have obtained a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree or any other law degree awarded by a (non-French) university upon completion of at least 4 academic years or 240 ECTS.
The LLM consists of 12 topics (called "seminars"), with each topic including 24 hours of instruction (for a combined total of 288 hours of instruction). These seminars are:
1. The Institutional and Decision-making Structure
of the European Union
2. History of the European idea
3. Free Movement of Goods, Capital and Services
5. Company Law and Financial Markets
6. Private International Law and Commercial Dispute
7. Labour Law
8. Intellectual Property
9. Environmental Law
10. External Relations
11. Consumer Law
12. Human Rights