Are monopolies allowed within the EU? How can a German company protect itself against aid from the Dutch government to Philips? If you find these questions interesting, then this degree is for you!
The European Economic Law program covers the central aspects of European Market Law, meaning that students learn about the many different types of law, including institutional law, labor law, tax law, and the European protection of human rights.
Why study this program in Groningen?
This program covers all aspects of European Market Law. The lecturers in classes have a very personal approach towards the students.
Students will have to participate in five compulsory courses and the compulsory seminar for this program plus one optional compulsory course. Like all masters, this program is also concluded by writing a Master's thesis, worth 18 ECTS.
- European Internal Market Law (6 EC)
- Market Regulation (6 EC)
- Seminar European Market Law (6 EC)
- Competition Law (6 EC)
- Constitutional Principles of the EU Market (6 EC)
- EU Trade Law (6 EC)
- Master's thesis (18 EC)
- European Human Rights Law (6 EC, optional)
- European Law of Judicial Protection (6 EC, optional)
- European Sustainability Law (6 EC, optional)
- Study abroad is optional
|Specific requirements||More information|
|grade average||On top of providing the Admissions Board with transcripts and diplomas, students should have an equivalent minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 7/10 (Dutch grading scale).|
|knowledge minimum||Basic knowledge in the field of European law plus elementary knowledge of public international law|
Native speakers of English may request an exemption from providing proof of proficiency. Otherwise, you will need to provide proof of English language proficiency:
The test scores cannot be older than two years.
|previous education||LLB or equivalent|
|reference letter||Candidates must provide one letter of reference from an academic referee who has detailed knowledge of their academic records.|
|written request||Applicants must send a motivation letter (max. 650 words). The letter should be written by the applicants themselves; it is not allowed to submit an (official) translation.|
|other admission requirements||Curriculum vitae|
|Type of student||Deadline||Start course|
|Dutch students||01 May 2020||01 September 2020|
|EU/EEA students||01 May 2020||01 September 2020|
|non-EU/EEA students||01 May 2020||01 September 2020|
The program is designed to equip its graduates for work in major law firms, the Community Institutions and as in-house lawyers. It is also suitable for those who are interested in the interaction between law and politics or for those who are looking for a career in policy-making or policy-influencing roles.
The faculty's research is carried out under the umbrella of the Groningen Centre for Law and Governance, in which all departments of the faculty are participating. Wherever possible teachers will use and involve this research in the courses that are being taught.
About the School
The University of Groningen has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1614. From this tradition arose the first female student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astr ... Read More