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Master in Law, Specializing in E-Commerce


Traditional trade, which relies on fixed assets, has turned into electronic commerce, which relies on websites that cross borders and countries. This came as a natural result of the electronic openness of the world, which has led to the openness of trade, circulation, and offer of products. The process of buying and selling has become easier than before because it reaches distant countries and stays available around the clock without restrictions. Thus, e-commerce has become a process of buying and selling products through the internet, without stores, warehouses, or additional cost, through an electronic mediator, which is the website, which means saving a lot of expenses and obtaining a global coverage area, not just a local one, through the use of the internet network that transcends borders. E-commerce is connected to companies that have stores on the ground as a type of marketing or expanding the scope of coverage, especially after the events that the world went through. As such, e-commerce revived and became one of the most important means of marketing, buying and selling without contact. E-commerce has been divided into two types in terms of transactions. The first is (B2C), that is, transactions between companies and consumers, and the other is (B2B), which is about transactions between companies with each other. The two types aim to sell products easily to potential customers at any time and from anywhere through any digital device.

This program provides the students with an opportunity to enhance legal knowledge and research skills in light of the spread of electronic commerce, so that they become distinguished researchers in a precise legal specialty. Furthermore, students will be able to address legal challenges in the future with the research skills they have acquired in this new field.



  1. Consolidating students’ legal knowledge in various branches of private law, specifically in electronic commerce law.
  2. Preparing highly qualified specialists in the field of private law to meet the requirements and needs of the society and qualify students to succeed in a changing, competitive and challenging global environment.
  3. Enabling students to conduct specialized legal research and studies, which constitute an innovative scientific and applied addition to the field of private law, which contributes to the advancement of the University.
  4. Instilling the spirit of innovation for students in the field of private law in a way that contributes to developing the existing legal system in line with real-life developments and the aspiration to universality.



The program enables the students to do the following after completing their studies:

  • To analyze the legal texts and practical issues in electronic commerce law in a scientific manner to determine their effectiveness in confronting societal issues.
  • To evaluate legislative, jurisprudential and judicial trends in electronic commerce law.
  • To compare legal texts, jurisprudential opinions, and national judicial trends with their counterparts in comparative legal systems in electronic commerce law, in a way that contributes to the globalization of legal knowledge.
  • To conduct in-depth, original legal research and provide innovative solutions to intellectual or practical issues in the areas of electronic commerce law.
  • To develop innovative solutions to contemporary issues raised by electronic commerce law.
  • To devise professional values and standards in dealing with diverse and complex ethical and behavioral issues which contribute to the correct and fair application of electronic commerce law.


Careers of Graduates

Student will be eligible to work in the following sectors after completing the graduation requirements for the Master’s degree in Law specializing in electronic commerce program:

  1. Faculty member at various universities.
  2. Working in specialized scientific and commercial research centers and major commercial companies.
  3. Work in the field of legislative drafting of laws.
  4. Work in the judiciary and public prosecution.
  5. Working in the field of arbitration and other alternative means of resolving disputes (such as reconciliation and conciliation) in the field of electronic commerce.
  6. Legal consultant specializing in international electronic commerce contracts.
  7. Legal consultant specializing in electronic contracts (electronic transactions and artificial intelligence)
  8. Legal consultant specialized in industrial and commercial property rights law (trademarks, patents...).
  9. Specialized legal advisor at the Ministry of National Economy (Companies’ Controller Department)
  10. Legal consultant specializing in insurance companies.
  11. Legal consultant specializing in banks.