Master of Law and Financial Markets

Education objectives

The Master Degree Program in Law and Financial Markets is a product of an innovative partnership joining together NOVA Information Management School and NOVA School of Law and it is fully taught in English. This program offers law graduates wide-ranging expert training in international financial markets with a view to facilitating our graduates’ embracing of a legal profession in the banking, insurance or capital markets sectors, law practice at a top law firm in the corporate or financial departments, the provision of consultancy or auditing services, or a career in regulation and supervision of financial markets. This program has a strong European and international focus, aimed at preparing students to face the global challenges of the next generation of lawyers and policy makers.

It offers students the challenge of an innovative set of course units and finance, opportunities to meet and network with leading financial institutions, to gain a hands-on experience through an internship in a financial institution and to benefit from an international experience at a top university in Europe or beyond, through NOVA School of Law’s membership of the Themis Network.

This Master is ranked among the best in Western Europe in International Business Law by Eduniversal, an international agency that publishes the annual ranking of the best MBA and Master programs in the world.

To complete the application, the applicant must register in NOVA School of Law's Applications Portal, fill the form, upload their Curriculum Vitae, pay the application fee (€ 51), and submit the application in the end from April 19th to May 14th, 2021. The selection process is based on the analysis of the applicant's academic and professional curriculum.

General characterization

DGES code



Master (2nd Cycle)



Access to other programs


Opening date

September 2021





After Working Hours

Teaching language


Degree pre-requisites

The curricular component (1st and 2nd semesters) correspond to 60 ECTS: 52 ECTS correspond to the 10 mandatory course units and 8 ECTS to elective course units, chosen by the student among the course units offered in the program.

Conditions of admittance

- Bachlor's degree (completeted by September 2021) and analysis of the academic and professional curriuclum 

Evaluation rules