Career prospects MDE

What are the prospects after a Master's degree in Law and Economics?

Opportunities are extensive and depend in part on the graduate's previous training and the courses chosen during the MDE. They include:

  • private banks, investment banks, collective investment schemes, wealth managers
  • financial and legal services for industrial or commercial companies
  • accounting and auditing services
  • services in the regulatory area (compliance officers, banks, insurance companies, traders, etc.)
  • legal consulting for fiduciary companies
  • tax consulting
  • activities within the tax administration and financial services of public authorities
  • activities with Swiss federal authorities, such as: FINMA, SECO, SIX, COMCO, FOJ, OFCOM, MROS, COPA
  • work with the legal and financial departments of Swiss cantonal and federal finance administrations
  • work in various departments of international organizations, including OECD, WTO, World Bank
  • employers' organizations and labor unions
  • legal consulting (for lawyers), auditing, accounting, tax consulting, compliance

For holders of a Bachelor of Laws, the MDE gives access to an internship in a law office, as the Master in Law and Economics is recognized as a Master of Laws (MLaw) degree.

Equivalence for tax expertise

The Master's degree also allows you to benefit from equivalencies recognized in the framework of training for licensed tax and accounting experts:

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