LLM is Latin for Legum Magister, signifying Master of Laws. Our Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program in American Law is a one-year graduate program. Foreign law graduates who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree “LL.M. in American Law.”
The skills and concepts one learns from studying law can depend on the country where the studies take place. Unlike some law studies, studying European law can teach a student about legal ideas that spread beyond a single country.
The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is referred to as "Dutch". A modern European country today, Netherlands preserved its highly international character and is known for its liberal mentality. The Netherlands has many universities. The country has recently converted their own titles into the bachelor/master system. There are two types of universities: Academic (focussing more on theoretical knowledge, aka "Universiteit") or Applied Sciences (focussing more on practical knowledge, aka "Hogeschool")
Top Law Degrees in European Law in Netherlands 2017/2018
This unique and innovative LL.M. provides you with the skills to analyse the legal effects of economic integration and its consequences for the rule of law, democracy and human rights. [+]
Nottingham Law School and Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands have become partners to offer an exciting and innovative dual Masters in Law degree. At the end of one year of study, successful students will be awarded the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law from Nottingham Law School and the LLM European and Insolvency Law from Radboud University... [+]
Our LLM programme in European Law, taught entirely in English, will immerse you in this challenging and dynamic field while opening up many new opportunities to you both during and after your programme. [+]
The programme offers courses in all the main topics of European Union Law, as well as the European protection of Human Rights. It covers a wide variety of areas, ranging from EU competition law to EU external relations law, from European social policy to internal market regulation and EU institutional law. [+]
The European Union is one of the most influential international organizations in the world. But how does it impact on governance, enterprise and innovation within a global economy, in the area of business law? And how does EU law interact with that of other international organisations?” [+]
The European Union is one of the most influential international organizations in the world. But how does it impact on governance, enterprise and innovation within a global economy, in the area of business law? And how does EU law interact with that of other international organisations?
What does this master's programme entail?
As the EU passes a growing number of economic regulations, these mandates increasingly interact with global trade regulations and with those of its Member States. Businesses that operate internationally are faced with various layers of jurisdiction that sometimes have an unclear hierarchy. In this programme, you will learn how to decipher the complex hierarchy of European and international business law.... [-]
Are monopolies allowed within the EU? How can a German company protect itself against aid from the Dutch government to Philips? Interesting questions? Then this is the degree for you. [+]
Studying tax law is not about numbers: it is about bringing to bear the best in legal and financial consultants and managers. Tax professionals operate in a globalised environment where trade and [+]
LLM - International and European Tax Law
Taught in English
Studying tax law is not about numbers: it is about bringing to bear the best in legal and financial consultants and managers. Tax professionals operate in a globalised environment where trade and investment take place on a multinational level. Thanks to their broad-based expert knowledge of financial and business matters, tax specialists/lawyers are highly successful on the job market. Generally speaking, their salary levels are higher than for jurists who graduate in other fields of law. A specialist in International and European tax law will be particularly suited to work with major international companies and other clients.... [-]
The European Law School is a unique one-year English taught programme aimed at offering students a well-informed understanding at an advanced level of the process of the [+]
LLM - European Law School
Taught in English
The European Law School is a unique one-year English taught programme aimed at offering students a well-informed understanding at an advanced level of the process of the Europeanisation of law. In particular, the programme aims to provide in-depth knowledge of European Union law, the manner in which it affects the national legal order of the Member States and/or Comparative Law and its methods (with an emphasis on the legal system of the Netherlands - as the programme's home legal system - and that of Germany, France and England as representatives of the traditional major legal families in Europe). The programme equips students with the tools and skills necessary to successfully compete for positions and parti¬cipate in a national, European and/or transnational, legal work environment. The ELS programme comprises three tracks (or specialisations): EU law, Ius Commune and the ‘free track’. The EU law specialisation focuses on EU law and how it is (to be) applied by and in the Member States. The Ius Commune specialisation involves comparative law, studies common principles of European private and public law and explores how these principles can help to develop and shape EU law. The free track allows students to combine the main features and benefits of the EU law and Ius Commune specialisations. The courses are taught by members of the Maastricht Centre for European law (MCEL), which is one of Europe’s largest and most prestigious centres for the study of European Law. Prof.... [-]
The Master's degree in Dutch Law, the general Master's for bachelors Dutch law. The combination of a Bachelor's and Master Dutch law is the [+]
LLM - Dutch Law
Language of instruction: Dutch
The Master's degree in Dutch Law, the general Master's for bachelors Dutch law. The combination of a bachelor and master Dutch Law is the ideal base if you want to continue in the legal profession or the judiciary. The master Dutch Law at Maastricht includes, besides a number of targeted training profiles a variety of electives from which you can create your program at their discretion.
Training is certainly not only nationally oriented. Netherlands comes as a Member State of Europe and the blurring borders, increasingly coming into contact with foreign laws and regulations. You therefore receive all profiles that are offered in making these master with international law. You look across borders for example, by comparing legal systems of different countries and delve into European law. All this is done in an inspiring and active environment according to the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) where UM is known for. If you opt for the Master's degree in Dutch Law at Maastricht University, then choose a program with a stimulating teaching, a personal approach and a lot of (international) career. Depending on the profile you have chosen, you can work not only after completion of this master as a lawyer for many organizations, you can also opt for a subsequent training as a lawyer, prosecutor or judge.... [-]
Our LL.M. programme in European Law is primarily designed for students who wish to develop their understanding and knowledge of European Union law with the intent of pursuing a legal career with a strong international dimension. [+]
Our LL.M. programme in European Law is primarily designed for students who wish to develop their understanding and knowledge of European Union law with the intent of pursuing a legal career with a strong international dimension. This Master's offers a thorough education in European law, including competition law, immigration law, external relations law, judicial protection, and public international law. Students receive a sound basis for an international legal career.
A student of the Master's programme of European Law benefits from the extensive experience and expertise of our academic staff. About twenty years ago, the Faculty of Law of Radboud University was the first in the Netherlands to start a European Law programme. During the past decades the Faculty has built an international reputation in the field of European (competition) law, immigration law, and private law. Its approach to teaching is small-scale, personal, and interactive. Master’s students have close contact with both lecturers and fellow students, as classes are deliberately kept small. The Faculty of Law at Radboud University is rated number one in the Netherlands for student satisfaction.... [-]