LLM in International & European Law: European Union Law
Language of instruction: English
Starts in: February, september
The European Union is in constant development, produces new legal problems and solutions almost daily. This Master's track includes the most recent academic insights and legal developments promptly in its courses, without losing sight of the broader legal perspectives.
The European Union Law track will provide you with a solid foundation in EU law. In addition, the programme offers a large number of optional courses given by experts, that you can use to construct a personalised specialisation, focusing e.g. on European competition law, European environmental law, European migration law, European criminal law, Law of the internal market, European constitutional law, European administrative law, or law of the economic and monetary union.
European Union Law Track
The programme in European Union Law is a track within the LLM in International and European Law. Upon completion of all programme requirements, you will receive a Master's degree in International and European Law, and the title Master of Laws (LLM). Dutch students with an LLB degree from a Dutch university will in principle fulfill the requirements for 'civiel effect' upon completion of this Master's programme.
The core courses in European Union Law are:
- European Competition Law or European Constitutional Law (10 ECTS credits)
- Law of Public International Organisations (5 ECTS credits)
- International and European Law in the National Legal Order (5 ECTS credits)
In addition to these courses, the curriculum allows students to choose from a large number of electives (totalling 30 ECTS credits). These allow you to specialize in a certain specific policy area of EU law, for example European Environmental Law.
The Master's programme concludes with a thesis on a substantive issue in the field of European Law (10 ECTS credits). Students will research and write the thesis under the supervision of their faculty adviser. The topic will be mutually agreed upon between the student and the adviser.
The Master's programme offer a range of extra-curricular activities in which students can participate, such as
- a trip to the EU institutions
- the possibility to work on a real case in the context of a law clinic
- numerous seminars and discussion groups on recent legal developments and topical issues.
- participation in the European Law Moot Court Competition
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Last updated April 19, 2016