LLM in Law and Technology

Tilburg University

Program Description

LLM in Law and Technology

Tilburg University

LLM in Law and Technology

The international masters in Law and Technology offer students the chance to develop cutting-edge and interdisciplinary expertise within the burgeoning field of technology regulation.

Strongly multidisciplinary and incorporating both European and international law, the masters in Law & Technology offers you the chance to develop both multidisciplinary knowledge and an area of specialized expertise within the field of Law and Technology - giving you more options to pursue the career of your choice.

The program is closely affiliated with the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT), an institute consistently ranked amongst the top in Europe for both research and education by the Legal Research and Education Assessment Committees. The masters in Law and Technology is consistently rated one of the best international masters programs within Tilburg Law School.

Learning is informal, highly interactive and closely connected to professional practice, with lawyers from international offices systematically involved in the lectures. Students also have the opportunity to take part in internships during their studies.

Curriculum Content

The masters in Law and Technology consists of 60 ECTS, of which the Master thesis covers 18 ECTS. Two courses are obligatory (12 ECTS) while the remaining 30 ECTS are acquired from a minimum of five electives of your choice.

The opportunity for an internship at an organization is recommended as additional preparation for your thesis. Please note, that to remain at the forefront of the rapidly evolving field of Law & Technology, the curriculum is liable to changes in each new academic year.

Compulsory Courses

  • Regulation: Ethics, Acceptance, Legitimacy
  • European Intellectual Property Law and Technology
  • Master's thesis

Elective Courses

Five courses (30 ECTS) to be chosen from the following list:

  • Contracts and ICT
  • Cybercrime
  • Liability and the Internet
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Climate Law
  • Electronic Commerce: European Legal Aspects
  • International and European Regulation of Biotechnology
  • Technology and Intellectual Property Rights Management
  • Health, Care, Technology & Regulation

Career prospects

Legal experts in the field of law and technology are in high demand within many industries and sectors. Your area of specialization can also prepare you for more specific roles within the field.

A wide variety of future career paths are available to graduates of the masters in Law & Technology. You will be qualified to pursue a leading position as a consultant, researcher, policy-maker, or lawyer specialized in law and technology in various types of centers, including large international law firms, in-house legal departments of large firms, the civil service (including the EC civil service), and transnational organizations (both for-profit and non-profit).

Start of program

  • End of August
  • End of January
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 18, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 27, 2018
1 year
Full time
14,500 EUR
July 1, 2018
Netherlands - Tilburg
Start date: Aug. 27, 2018
Application deadline July 1, 2018
End date Request Info
Aug. 27, 2018
Netherlands - Tilburg
Application deadline July 1, 2018
End date Request Info
per year: €14,500 non-EEA / €2,060 EEA