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Increasing globalization and regional integration creates the need for good knowledge of the international commercial law. This knowledge is especially important if you wish to enter a career in the field of international private law and when you are planning on becoming a lawyer working in internationally operating private firms or law firms.
The one year LLM programme in International Commercial Law covers specialization in (international) commercial law, especially with regard to contracts and subjects of contracts, as well as the solving of (commercial) disputes when needed.
This LLM programme covers:
- Specialization in (international) commercial law, especially with regard to contracts and subjects of contracts
- Including the solving of (commercial) disputes when needed.
The LLM programme in International Commercial Law has a focus on specialization in (international) commercial law, especially with regard to contracts and subjects of contracts, as well as the solving of cross-border (commercial) disputes when needed. Particular attention is given to teaching on these areas, and there is a possibility for the student to write an academic article for publication within the programme (usually linked to the writing of the Master’s thesis).
By creating a profound understanding of common law and civil law approaches to contracts and relevant international treaties, the International Commercial Law programme ensures that graduates should be able to navigate smoothly through international work environments after graduation. The programme more specifically provides its graduates with excellent opportunities to pursue various careers, for example:
- A legal career within internationally operating law firms.
- A commercial or legal career in internationally operating companies in trade, industry or services.
- Starting an academic career by writing a PhD.
- Government positions in the field of trade and economics that require the understanding of the commercial law.
Admission Requirements (General)
- The basic requirement for admission is a university Law degree which entitles the holder to practise in his/her country of origin or signifying completion of the academic stage of legal education (e.g. LLB)
- The transcript of studies must reflect a GPA (Grade Point Average) equivalent to 7/10 (Dutch grading scale);
- Proof of English proficiency (minimum scores required);
- Letter of motivation;
- A curriculum vitae;
- One academic reference
Specific requirements can be found here.
Application deadlines (course starts September 1, 2019)
- EU/EEA students: May 1, 2019
- Non-EU/EEA students: May 1, 2019
- EU/EEA students: € 2083
- non-EU/EEA students: € 14600
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