Master of Laws in International Law Studies in Netherlands

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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 Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.

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LLM in Public International Law (by Research)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The two-year Research Master’s programme in Public International Law aims to give students knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of public international law. [+]

The two-year Research Master’s programme in Public International Law aims to give students knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of public international law. In particular, the programme focuses on the key areas of the international rule of law, legal science and international legal research. At the same time, students will acquire the skills they need in order to apply their knowledge to conduct fundamental and applied research.

PhD option

Graduates of the Research Master’s may apply for an accelerated, three-year PhD track.

First year

During the first year, students gain an understanding of the foundations of public international law and, more specifically, the international rule of law. They are also trained in theories and methods of legal research. Under the supervision of a senior researcher, students form small groups that contribute to research projects being carried out within the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL). Master classes help students to improve their writing, presentation, debating and argumentation skills.... [-]


LLM International Trade Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

This LL.M. covers the legal aspects of international trade and commerce. It is exclusively focused on international commercial law. From the laws regarding the sale and distribution of goods or services to payment and security mechanisms, the rules on the carriage of goods, insurance law and intellectual property rights, the master in international trade law covers it all! Because of its encompassing character this LL.M. [+]

This LL.M. covers the legal aspects of international trade and commerce. It is exclusively focused on international commercial law. From the laws regarding the sale and distribution of goods or services to payment and security mechanisms, the rules on the carriage of goods, insurance law and intellectual property rights, the master in international trade law covers it all! Because of its encompassing character this LL.M. provides you with a comprehensive overview of the legal aspects of international trade. The LL.M. programme International Trade Law offers you an encompassing view on international trade and commerce. In contrast to similar programmes, the focus lies exclusively with the commercial law side of matters and does not go into regulatory or public law aspects. You are educated by excellent teaching staff. They have both a solid (international) academic background as a wealth of experience from commercial and legal practice. You study in one of the leading commercial centers and largest ports of Europe, which means you will often go “on-site” to see how things work in practice. Our graduates have great job perspectives! What aspects does the programme cover? Commercial Contracts and trade financing After the Research & Writing Skills module, you will study commercial contracts. The start of commercial transactions is often a contract for the purchase of goods or services, but there are also important ancillary contracts, e.g. commercial agency contracts, distribution agreements, licensing or franchising agreements, etc. These agreements are studied in the Commercial Contracts course. The goods or services purchased... [-]

LLM European Union Law

Tilburg University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg Utrecht + 1 more

The master's program in European Union Law deals with the interplay between national and European Union law - focusing on the manifold ways in which the laws emanating from the European Union and other European organizations are influencing the legal developments within national states. [+]

Best LLMs in International Law Studies in Netherlands 2018. LLM European Union Law The master's program in European Union Law deals with the interplay between national and European Union law - focusing on the manifold ways in which the laws emanating from the European Union and other European organizations are influencing the legal developments within national states. A short introduction to the master's program European Union Law The European Union, with its supranational powers, is interacting directly with the legal systems of its Member States in substantive as well as procedural matters; also playing an increasing role at the international level, creating obligations for its Member States. These developments are creating exciting opportunities as well as challenges - and a growing demand for professionals with the qualifications to address them. Why the master European Union Law in Tilburg? Explore the constitutional, institutional and economic foundations of EU law. The European Union Law track explores the constitutional, institutional and economic foundations of EU law, preparing students for a wide range of careers. EU Law trumps national law. It penetrates all legal disciplines, from administrative law to labor and criminal law: no field of law is unaffected by EU law. Specialize in one of the two sub-tracks: EU Economic and Competition Law and The EU in a Global Legal Context. Situated between two of Europe's most important legal and political centers Tilburg Law School is conveniently situated right between two of Europe's most important legal and political centers, making it the ideal... [-]

LLM Advanced Studies in International Children's Rights

Leiden University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 2 more

The International Children’s Rights is a one of a kind program, offering an advanced master (LL.M) dedicated to the rights and interests of children from a legal perspective. [+]

The Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in International Children’s Rights is a one of a kind program, offering an advanced master (LL.M) dedicated to the rights and interests of children from a legal perspective. Today – more than 25 years after the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child – the role of international, regional and domestic systems in issues of child protection, participation and empowerment is ever-growing, and requires in-depth specialization.

Multi-layered and interdisciplinary

International children’s rights is a unique area of law because it is multi-layered (covering international, regional and national legal systems) and interdisciplinary in its scope. The program provides an in-depth study of the field of children’s rights, and pays particular attention to its intersection with diverse fields of law, including human rights, civil, criminal, humanitarian, family and migration law. The multi-layered and legal interdisciplinary nature of the program is an essential element in acquiring specialist knowledge on the meaning and implications of international children’s rights for the position of children at the international and domestic level, in both the developed and developing world. Our programme is characterised by small-scale teaching, which encourages intensive interaction between students and lecturers. Students in our Advanced Masters programmes come from various countries, and from diverse cultures, which contributes to a truly international study environment.... [-]


LLM Maritime and Transport Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The unique and comprehensive Master programme ‘Maritime and Transport Law’ provides you with thorough, in-depth knowledge of the dynamic world of maritime and transport law.  [+]

Best LLMs in International Law Studies in Netherlands 2018. Are you ready to study the legal aspects of shipping and the transportation of goods?
 The unique and comprehensive Master programme ‘Maritime and Transport Law’ provides you with thorough, in-depth knowledge of the dynamic world of maritime and transport law. The Erasmus University is located in Rotterdam: Rotterdam is by far the largest seaport of Europe and one of the largest logistic and industrial hubs of the world. Studying at Erasmus School of Law, means studying where the action is! The LL.M. programme Maritime and Transport Law gives you a unique opportunity to obtain the legal know-how, the skills and practical experience needed for a career in maritime and transport law. You are educated by excellent teaching staff. They have both a solid academic background as a wealth of experience from legal practice and the maritime and transport industry. Your study location is a stone’s throw away from the largest port of Europe. You will visit companies to see how things work in practice. Our graduates have great job perspectives!   What aspects does the programme cover? As a student you acquire the research, writing and presentation skills essential to a successful career as a legal practitioner or an in-house counsel in the maritime- or transport-related business world. By focussing on current developments and practical problems from a comparative law perspective, you will develop an international outlook on the many legal aspects of shipping and the transportation of goods. 
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LLM International and European Union Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

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. [+]

Are you ready to study the legal effects of economic integration? 
Economic integration affects our lives in multiple ways and is often translated into policy and law. Think of the role of law in the process of European integration and in bodies such as the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in regulating international trade. 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. 
Profit from our international and approachable teaching staff who are also active in the legal practice. After completion you are able to provide profound legal advice in the field of international and European law and economic integration to both public and private entities. Acquire active working knowledge of the trade rules of the EU and the World Trade Organization (WTO) Develop excellent legal advisory and cross-cultural communication skills and get prepared to provide profound legal advice to both public organisations and private companies Receive education by excellent teaching staff. They have both a solid (international) academic background as a wealth of experience from commercial and legal practise.
 Benefit from discussions with well-known academic scholars and practitioners, such as judges, politicians and representatives of international organizations.   What aspects does the programme cover?  In the first block you will learn how European and International institutions encourage market integration. You will acquire active working knowledge of the trade rules of the EU and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Also you... [-]

LLM International and European Law: Public International Law

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time Part time 12 months February 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

Public International Law is a track of the Master's programme in International and European Law. [+]

Public International Law is a track of the Master's programme in International and European Law.

Public international law has a long tradition but also an acute modern relevance. Its main functions are the facilitation of the co-existence of independent states and communities and the furtherance of international cooperation for shared interests. Both functions are of critical importance in an era of internationalisation and globalisation.

The Public International Law track is taught by leading international law scholars with a high academic reputation and broad experience in the practice of international law. In addition to lectures, most courses are taught in smaller seminars or working groups allowing for a challenging exchange of ideas on the latest developments and academic insights in this dynamic area of law.... [-]


LLM International and European Law: European Competition Law and Regulation

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The master track ‘European Competition Law and Regulation’ offers a unique program across European universities to specialize in competition law and study the regulatory framework applicable to economic activities in fast-moving and progressively digitalized markets. [+]

Today’s markets are characterized by rapid developments due to disruptive innovation and dynamic technological changes. As businesses adjust their practices to the changing market environment, the boundaries of the law are greatly challenged. Cases involving Google or Facebook as well as attempts to regulate AirBnB and Uber or the position of household energy producers may serve as examples.

The master track ‘European Competition Law and Regulation’ offers a unique program across European universities to specialize in competition law and study the regulatory framework applicable to economic activities in fast-moving and progressively digitalized markets.

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Advanced Master's International Tax Law (LLM)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

What we call international tax law is actually a fascinating mix of domestic law, treaty law and soft-law initiatives and this programme offers you the insight and skills you need to deal with this complex area. [+]

What we call international tax law is actually a fascinating mix of domestic law, treaty law and soft-law initiatives and this programme offers you the insight and skills you need to deal with this complex area.

Principles, policy and practice

The growing globalization of the world economy brings with it a growing demand for international tax law specialists who have a thorough understanding of the underlying principles, who are familiar with the policy perspectives of countries at differing stages of development and who are aware of the practical implications of the law. The University of Amsterdam has joined forces with IBFD, an internationally renowned tax research institute, to meet that demand.... [-]


Master in Law: Transnational Legal Studies

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

Within the programme lecturers and researchers from various foreign backgrounds work together. The Faculty of Law of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is distinctive in having united EU Law, International Public Law, Internet Governance and Legal theory all in one joint research programme. This approach allows a broad, and at the same time in depth, analysis of transnational legal issues... [+]

Within the programme lecturers and researchers from various foreign backgrounds work together. The Faculty of Law of VU Amsterdam is distinctive in having united EU Law, International Public Law, Internet Governance and Legal theory all in one joint research programme. This approach allows a broad, and at the same time in depth, analysis of transnational legal issues. Students can design their own programme in line with their personal preferences: practical, academic, public law, civil law, economic, theoretical and social. STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME Transnational Legal Studies is a full-time, one-year graduate programme, organized as a specialization in the VU Master of Laws (LLM). Its curriculum is designed for students who want to pursue careers related to European and international issues and who are passionate about exploring the political, economic and social context of law. You will follow: European and International Law, an intensive, advanced level course taught conjointly by international and European law scholars Transnational Law in Social Context, an innovative course providing political and social perspectives on transnational legal processes Further courses of your choice, allowing you to specialize in areas such as European economic law (EU internal market law, competition law), human rights law (European human rights protection, EU antidiscrimination law) or public international law (international humanitarian law, irregular migration) YOUR FUTURE CAREER The need for transnationally trained lawyers continues to increase. Any organisation can employ transnationally trained lawyers. Future employers can include (but are not restricted to!): EU institutions, the UN, international organizations, ngo’s, national governments, international... [-]

LLM Public International Law

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

Our master’s programme in Public International Law (PIL) at Utrecht University will equip you with a broad range of tools to address current legal concerns facing the global population. [+]

Our master’s programme in Public International Law (PIL) at Utrecht University will equip you with a broad range of tools to address current legal concerns facing the global population. Our PIL programme has been chosen as the Best Master Programme in the Netherlands in the field of International Law by the highly regarded Dutch Elsevier Guide on the Best Degrees for two years in a row (2013 and 2014). PIL is a flexible programme that offers you many options, both during your study period and in your career possibilities post-graduation. In today’s globalised world, public international law addresses complex, challenging issues that touch everyone’s lives. In our PIL programme, you will explore common themes of public international law with the option to take a specialisation in Human Rights or Environment and Law of the Sea. You will build relevant and current skills by studying actual cases facing the International Court of Justice and other international dispute-settlement institutions. You’ll develop your argumentation abilities in moot courts, amongst other training methods and learn to apply your knowledge of the law to real-life situations. This academic, challenging, English-taught LLM programme reflects the multidisciplinary research emerging from Utrecht University’s Faculty of Law, Economics, and Governance. The approach of the faculty’s research, and the PIL programme, is multi-dimensional: developments in public international law are best seen from a broad perspective. You will develop general precepts pertaining to worldwide concerns and learn to apply these precepts to specific cases. As an added benefit, the international mix... [-]


LLM in International Business Taxation, Tax Law Track

Tilburg University
Online Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

Tilburg University's Master's in International Business Taxation LLM program (sub-track: International Business Tax Law) equips you with the advanced tools needed to understand and manage the complex problems facing companies and governments in the field of international business taxation. Taxation is an increasingly important determinant for enterprises in their decision-making processes on where and how to invest. Incentives and... [+]

LLM International Business Taxation, Tax Law Track Tilburg University's Master's in International Business Taxation LLM program (sub-track: International Business Tax Law) equips you with the advanced tools needed to understand and manage the complex problems facing companies and governments in the field of international business taxation. Taxation is an increasingly important determinant for enterprises in their decision-making processes on where and how to invest. Incentives and disincentives created by tax systems affect the behavior of multinational enterprises. Nonetheless, legal considerations are taken into account as well in the decision-making process on whether, where and how to invest. Students acquire in-depth knowledge in the key areas of international business tax law. With your understanding on how tax and legal considerations relate, you will be optimally prepared to help multinational enterprises, organizations and governments to improve today's decision-making processes in the field of international business taxation. A Tilburg University Master's in International Business Taxation LLM degree offers you: The key competencies necessary for a successful career including the ability to gather, process, and analyze information and communicate the results in an effective way. The opportunity to customize your degree with a specialized track. Choose between IBTL & Business Organizations and Strategies and IBTL & Globalization. An outstanding foundation for a future career. Your graduate degree in law is a qualification in high demand by employers in both the public and private sector. A core team of senior, internationally-reputed law lecturers teach the program. These academics are widely published in the top academic... [-]

LLM in International Business Law

Tilburg University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

International Business Law (IBL) is a complex and ever-changing area of today's legal society - and a fascinating area in which to pursue your legal career. The Tilburg International Business Law LLM masters program combines quality theory with a distinctly practical and real-world approach - offering you outstanding preparation for a legal career in the international arena. [+]

Best LLMs in International Law Studies in Netherlands 2018. LLM in International Business Law International Business Law (IBL) is a complex and ever-changing area of today's legal society - and a fascinating area in which to pursue your legal career. The Tilburg International Business Law LLM masters program combines quality theory with a distinctly practical and real-world approach - offering you outstanding preparation for a legal career in the international arena. Students acquire in-depth knowledge in the key areas of international business law. Knowledge is both relevant and up-to-the-minute, focusing on the full range of issues facing lawmakers and lawyers in relation to global business problems. Teaching methods have a strong practical bent, ensuring you acquire the personal and professional skills to operate as a business lawyer in a high-level business environment. You will be asked to assume the role of a business lawyer involved in international transactions, thus learning law within the context of real-world application, where economic, financial and social forces all interplay. A core team of senior, internationally-reputed law lecturers teach the program. These academics are widely published in the top academic journals in the fields of corporate law, finance, international business law, and competition law. They are affiliated to the Tilburg Law School, as well as the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) and the Center for Company Law (CCL). Program Four principal characteristics distinguish the Tilburg International Business Law LLM masters program: Theory is integrated with practice offering you a legal education that is both... [-]

LLM in International Law and Human Rights

Tilburg University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The master in International Law and Human Rights focusses on contemporary global challenges in the playing field of international law (ecological, food, health, education, pluralism, freedoms, etc.) and their consequences for peoples’ lives [+]

LLM in International Law and Human Rights The master International Law and Human Rights provides you with a thorough knowledge of international law and human rights law, which are increasingly used as a corrective mechanism at national and international levels. Learning takes a variety of forms and includes lectures, seminars, interactive classes, presentations, and group assignments. Why the master International Law and Human Rights in Tilburg? Tilburg Law School is conveniently situated right between two of Europe's most important legal and political centers -The Hague and Brussels-, making it the ideal place to study international law Join a truly international student body and regularly work with fellow students from all over the world in international teams, participating in discussions and presenting your ideas on legal concepts and issues. Top scholars teach from the forefront of legal research; All teachers on the program are highly qualified and enthusiastic academics with additional expertise emanating from their connections to international legal practice. Curriculum Content The masters in International Law and Human Rights comprises a minimum of 60 ECTS: 3 compulsory courses (18 ECTS) 4 elective courses (24 ECTS) Master's thesis (18 ECTS) Start of program End of August End of January [-]

LLM in Public International Law

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

The LLM programme in Public International Law at the University of Groningen provides students with a strong foundation in most fields of public international law, and is designed to provide an optimal mix of teaching and mentorship, to ensure the realization of our goals in the field of knowledge dissemination and the training of academic, legal, and practical skills. [+]

Best LLMs in International Law Studies in Netherlands 2018. Public International Law “Imagine all the people, Sharing all the world... You may say I'm a dreamer, But I'm not the only one…” (John Lennon) International law is not a dream nor for dreamers. Making law work in our global society is a tough task that needs well-trained and highly dedicated lawyers ... is that you? The LLM programme in Public International Law at the University of Groningen provides students with a strong foundation in most fields of public international law, and is designed to provide an optimal mix of teaching and mentorship, to ensure the realization of our goals in the field of knowledge dissemination and the training of academic, legal, and practical skills. Within these parameters, the programme offers some flexibility in the range of courses that can be chosen and students can opt for a peace & security, an economic/environmental or a dispute settlement profile. The programme offers the opportunity for starting or enhancing one's professional career in an international legal environment, be it at a national government level, in the United Nations, or at an international non-governmental agency. Career Prospects Finding a career in international law is not easy. You will face tough competition. Nevertheless, as international law can be found everywhere and is practiced all around the world, opportunities are not limited to the legal department of an international organization or the foreign ministry. Expertise in international law is needed in many national governmental institutions and... [-]