Programs, regulations, schedule, preparatory courses

Study plan and regulations

Study plans
MDE official study plan 2024-2025  (184 Ko)
MDE official study plan 2023-2024  (182 Ko)
MDE official study plan 2022-2023  (415 Ko)
MDE official study plan 2021-2022  (188 Ko)
MDE official study plan 2020-2021  (343 Ko)
MDE official study plan 2019-2020  (218 Ko)
Part-time program: the regular timetable prevails, but students can attend the program part-time for a maximum of 8 semesters

Program direction

Département de droit des affaires et fiscalité (D-DAF) in collaboration with the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration of UNIL.

Course schedule

Courses start every year in September.

See UNIL academic calendar and the Masters timetable and courses

For the courses organised by the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration, please refer to the official schedule on

Credit allocation and workload

The 90 ECTS credits of this Master program are allocated in 4 modules as follows:

  • 24 credits for module 1 (elective courses)
  • 15 credits for module 2 (elective courses)
  • 36 credits for module 3 (elective courses)
  • 15 credits for module 4 (thesis)

Teaching language

French, some courses in English

Recommended courses prior to MDE

2nd year Bachelor
Comptes de groupe et contrôle externe (4.5 credits)
Droit des affaires I (3 credits)
Analyse économique : microéconomie (6 credits)
Fondamentaux de contrôle de gestion (4.5 credits)
Principes de finance (6 credits)
Risk Management (3 credits)

3rd year Bachelor
Droit des sociétés (3 credits)
Droit des affaires II (3 credits)
Fiscalité (6 credits)

Preparatory courses

Candidates who are required to successfully complete a preparatory program (French command necessary):


MDE FAQ.pdf  (398 Ko)

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