Master of Laws in International Law Studies in Netherlands

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International Law Studies

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.”

International law studies can prepare law professionals to help private citizens and organizations worldwide to conduct business and activities in a manner that adheres to laws from various countries as well as internationally.

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.

Top Law Degrees in International Law Studies in Netherlands 2018/2019

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LLM International and European Union Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 12 months August 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

This unique and innovative LL.M. provides you with the skills to analyze 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 analyze 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.... [-]


LLM Maritime and Transport Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 12 months August 2019 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.  [+]

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 part 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? ... [-]

LLM International Trade Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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 on 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? ... [-]

Master in Public International Law

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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 globalized world, the 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 specialization 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... [-]


LLM in International Human Rights Law

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

In this programme, you will be trained in human rights at the international level, but also in international humanitarian law and other related fields of (international) law. You will learn about the different systems and how human rights are interpreted within these systems and in different countries. [+]

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Human rights are universal, yet are not recognized everywhere, nor interpreted the same in all countries. In some cases, this can leave victims and their lawyers in a situation where they must choose which forum to go to or which human rights legislative system to navigate in order to find their justice.

In this one year International Human Rights Law LLM programme, you will be trained in human rights at the international level, but also in international humanitarian law and other related fields.

You will learn about different human rights systems and how they are interpreted within these systems and within different countries. Our mission in teaching not only focuses on conveying specialized knowledge but also on enhancing students’ academic research skills as well as oral and written presentation skills. This should prepare students for any type of future career in an international legal environment related to international human rights, such as in the United Nations and other international and non-governmental organizations. Further, students will study in a truly international environment, in a very lively town which is extremely popular among students.... [-]


LLM in Public International Law

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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. [+]

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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.... [-]


LLM in Energy and Climate Law

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

The energy sector is changing as a result of market liberalization and climate change concerns. The EU presents a typical example of this yet similar developments can be found in other parts of the world. Our specialized Energy and Climate Law programme will present the main principles of energy market liberalization and how climate law affects the energy sector. [+]

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What did liberalization do for the energy sector? And did it change the relationship between the state and the energy industry? Should energy companies be concerned with climate change?

Today, the energy sector is changing as a result of market liberalization and climate change concerns. The EU presents a typical example of this scenario but similar developments can also be found in other parts of the world. This specialized programme will present the main principles of energy market liberalization and how climate law affects the energy sector, with the EU often used as a case example.

The programme is designed to equip its graduates for a career as an in-house lawyer in an energy company, but it is also suitable for those who are interested in a career working as an energy expert for major law firms. Also, a career as an energy lawyer in governmental institutions and ministries, inter- and non-governmental organizations and academic institutions would be very likely.... [-]


LLM in International Commercial Law

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

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. [+]

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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. ... [-]

LLM in International Business Law

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

What rights do shareholders have after a takeover? Are corporate directors liable when a company goes bankrupt? How do you solve business disputes without going to court? In the programme International Business Law, you develop a strong understanding of all aspects of the international business law. [+]

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What rights do shareholders have after a takeover? Are corporate directors liable when a company goes bankrupt? How do you solve business disputes without going to court? The programme International Business Law teaches you about all aspects of the field of international business law.

Globalization and regional integration make a good knowledge of international business law indispensable within the international corporate world. Our LLM programme in International Business Law offers students the chance to develop a strong understanding of all aspects of international business law, including competition law, corporate insolvency law, and Corporate Social Responsibility. Students can specialize in all legal aspects of international (economic) interaction, including:... [-]


LLM Advanced Studies in Air and Space Law

Leiden University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 2 more

Which laws govern the commercial use of outer space? Are States responsible for mitigating space debris? Who is liable for accidents that happen onboard the aircraft? Learn how to deal with questions like these from both an international and a European perspective. [+]

Which laws govern the commercial use of outer space? Are States responsible for mitigating space debris? Who is liable for accidents that happen onboard the aircraft? Learn how to deal with questions like these from both an international and a European perspective.

What does this master's programme entail?

This LL.M. programme combines public air law, private air law, and space law. It has a clearly defined European and international dimension, making it unique in the world. In this intensive one-year master’s programme, you will gain a solid legal foundation in this exciting field, learning from some of the foremost experts in academia and legal practice.

You will learn how to address a wide variety of issues that affect society, such as:... [-]


LLM Advanced Studies in Public International Law

Leiden University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands The Hague Leiden + 2 more

The Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in Public International Law is an intensive, high-level postgraduate programme in public international law. [+]

For the Public International Law, you will choose one of two major specializations: International Criminal Law or Peace, Justice, and Development.

What does this master’s programme entail?

In this advanced master’s programme, you will gain a thorough understanding of the legislation that governs international relations in an increasingly complex global society. You will learn in-depth about a wide range of aspects that affect our world, in addition to getting the opportunity to specialize your area of study. Through focused seminars and workshops, you will be challenged to develop your own views on the role and functioning of public international law.

For this programme, you will choose one of the following specializations:... [-]


LLM Advanced Studies in International Tax Law

Leiden University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 2 more

The programme has been designed to provide in-depth training for lawyers with an economics background and economists with a legal orientation, who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the theory and practice of international tax law, with the emphasis on tax treaties, transfer pricing and EC tax law issues. [+]

The Advanced Studies programme in International Tax Law will provide you with the knowledge and skills to navigate the many interrelated areas of international tax law in a constantly changing field.

What does this master’s programme entail?

The programme offers insights into the main topics of international taxation. Some of the many subjects that are covered in the programme include:

Tax Treaties Transfer Pricing EU Tax Law International Corporate Tax Planning

The curriculum is constantly being updated in light of relevant developments in the field, such as the OECD BEPS project and the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive.

Reasons to choose the Adv LLM in International Tax Law at Leiden University?... [-]


LLM Public International Law

Leiden University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 Netherlands The Hague Leiden + 2 more

The Master’s specialization in Public International Law is an English-taught programme concerning the law that governs international relations. [+]

Public International Law is a one-year Master’s specialization at the internationally acclaimed Leiden Law School at Leiden University. The programme focuses on the legal framework that governs international relations in an increasingly complex global society.

Different perspectives

In this programme you will gain a thorough understanding of the fundamental doctrines of public international law, studying different perspectives from theory and practice. We will also challenge you to develop your own views on the role and functioning of law in international society.

Current global challenges

As a result of globalization and international interdependence, international law is changing. Whereas in the past, this law was limited to relations between states, in recent years, organizations, peoples, business, and individuals have also become part of the realm of international law. Who is entitled to intervene in situations of mass violations of human rights? Which means are allowed to combat international terrorism? Can the international community develop governance mechanisms, including law, to deal with problems such as global climate change?... [-]


LLM Advanced Studies in International Civil and Commercial Law

Leiden University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 2 more

This Master of Laws Advanced Studies programme is aimed at both legal professionals and top graduates who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge of the field of civil and commercial law from a truly international perspective. [+]

What effects have globalization had in the international trade? What are the essential elements of international business contracts? When there is a dispute concerning a cross-border business transaction, which country's or region's laws apply and which court has jurisdiction? Learn how to deal with questions like these from both an international comparative perspective.

What does this master's programme entail?

Globalisation and increasing international trade have led to the rapid internationalization of civil and commercial law, thus forming a complex and multi-layered discipline. Leiden University’s International Civil and Commercial Law programme deals with different levels of international, EU and national laws as they coexist and interact with one another. This programme will equip you with the skills necessary to fully understand and apply such intertwined layers to domain-specific legal issues.... [-]


LLM Advanced Studies in International Children's Rights

Leiden University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 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 characterized 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.... [-]