Bachelor in International and European Law

University of Groningen

Program Description

Bachelor in International and European Law

University of Groningen

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All states have laws and their own legal system, and in most countries you can only study national law at the university level. Our LLB programme in International and European Law is specifically designed for students who wish to pursue a professional career in an international legal environment; it gives students an academic training in law without merely taking a national legal system as a starting point by offering students a general understanding of what 'law' is and how it functions.

The bachelor's programme International and European Law takes three years. The first year teaches all basic law fields and therefore has a broad character. Concepts of private law, constitutional law, and criminal law will be discussed. In the second year, these fields of law will be expanded more and will be dealt with more in-depth.

Besides that, European Union law and the public international law will be discussed to a much larger extent. Research methods and training are also included in the second year. The third-year ends your bachelor programme by writing a thesis on a law-related subject of your choice, which will be defended in front of supervisors and fellow students.

This third year also requires students to study one semester at a university abroad. There is an interdisciplinary component in each year of this programme.

Job perspectives

Graduates of the bachelor programme in International and European Law will – after having completed an additional master programme - be qualified for careers in diplomacy, as civil servants for national ministries, the EU, the UN or other international organizations, in non-governmental organizations (such as Amnesty International or Greenpeace), in the international commercial sector (such as Unilever or Shell), or in academic teaching and research. Entry into traditional legal professions (advocate, attorney, barrister, judge, etc.) is not guaranteed upon completion of the programme as such entry is depending on national requirements.

Admission requirements (General)

  • A pre-university diploma, including transcript of studies;
  • The transcript of studies should reflect a GPA (Grade Point Average) equivalent to 7/10 (Dutch grading scale);
  • Proof of English proficiency;
  • Letter of motivation;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • One academic reference

Specific requirements can be found here.

Tuition fees and application deadlines

EU tuition fees: € 2,060 per year

Non-EU tuition fees: € 8,200 per year

Application deadline: May 1st, 2018 (course starts September 1, 2018)

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 4, 2018
Duration
Duration
3 years
Full time
Price
Price
2,060 EUR
- EU, 8.200 EUR. - non-EU per year
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Locations
Netherlands - Groningen, Groningen
Start date : Sept. 4, 2018
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Sept. 4, 2018
Netherlands - Groningen, Groningen
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