A specialized LL.M. degree enables attorneys to intensify or change their expertise in a particular area of law. Have a special concentration in a particular area can open new opportunities.
In order for international relationships between large governmental and nongovernmental entities to run as smoothly as possible, experts are needed. An LLM in international law is the way many law students prepare for a career in this field.
Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.
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With the increased globalisation of the last twenty years and, even earlier, with the rise to prominence of the international human rights movement, there has been the impetus for students of all nationalities towards studying areas of law with a broad international and comparative focus. [+]
Whether competition law protects consumers, the market structure, or both, is the subject of an ongoing discussion in academia and practice. The traditional interpretation of competition rules has been challenged by a more economic approach. [+]
Key features 2 years programme (3 semesters full-time/in-class courses + 1 semester of dissertation preparation) [+]
The Master Program on International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (IHL Program) prepares graduates for taking up career opportunities in policy making, international, public and governmental service, public and private legal practice, work for non-governmental organisations, and academic teaching and research. [+]
This postgraduate program provides advanced study of the international protection of fundamental human rights. The curriculum integrates general human rights protection in times of peace and war with the special protection of basic rights in situations of armed conflict (under international humanitarian law). Such an approach is especially important as the boundary between war and peace becomes increasingly blurred. Such a blurring of the boundary is the result of many different circumstances including: the rise of terrorism, the diversity in its cause and nature and wide scope of possible reactions to it; the often unclear boundary between situations of civil war, external aggression, guerrilla action and even domestic policing; the reliance on both official (Security Council-sanctioned) and unofficial (sometimes invited) peace-keeping forces in a broad range of conflict situations.... [-]
The Master of Legal Studies in European Business Law provides you with the skills needed to communicate, manage, and lead more effectively across the combined business, legal, and regulatory specialties. [+]
The shifting balance between the state and the economy has given rise to new challenges at the intersections of law, business and government. Addressing these issues calls for professionals who understand their complexity and have the necessary legal skills and management capacities. [+]
LLM International & European Law - Graduate will possess skills and general knowledge in the area of dogmatic disciplines of International and European law. Depending on the specialization selected, the graduate will receive specialist knowledge and skills relevant to the profile of activities undertaken by entities operating in the area of international commercial trade or engaged in various aspects of human rights protection in the international domain. [+]
The Master's Program in Business Law with international aspects is designed for students who already have an initial academic degree. The Master Distance is designed as a "blended learning" concept and provides a balanced combination of the study elements: "Editing the study books", "interactive studying in the virtual auditorium" (from home), some presence lectures on site at one of the nationwide study centers and of laying of tests in a close to home study center. [+]
This course is one of only six in the country, and the only one in London and the South East. It gives you both a Qualifying Law Degree and exemption from the requirement to undertake the Legal Practice Course (LPC). The course is geared to professional practice, and you can start your training to become a solicitor as soon as you graduate. [+]
The LLM in International and European law is a one-year 60 ECTS Advanced Master's degree. It is a demanding day course which is composed of compulsory courses and two specialisation options: Public Law or Business Law. Students also have to carry out legal research as part of their thesis (worth 18 ECTS credits). [+]
The LLM in International and European law at the Institute for European Studies (IES) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) has been an internationally renowned programme for over 40 years. Created in 1971 as the Programme on international and Legal Cooperation (PILC), it is one of the most established LLMs of its kind.
The programme offers each year a selection of 40 international post graduate students a demanding and versatile curriculum that opens fascinating career paths in European and international legal affairs. The programme has for 40 years been successful in combining academic rigour with the latest practical insights and cultural diversity. International audits and the leading positions of its graduates in various international organisations attest to the programme's excellence.... [-]
The ELGS Master of Philosophy is a 2-year degree program which enables students to conduct independent research in the fields of Legal Research, Governance Studies, or on an interdisciplinary topic. It is supported by the expansive ELGS International Faculty network of over 100 legal and governance scholars and practitioners worldwide, the ELGS’ Partner Universities across Europe and the world, and the EPLO. [+]
The Master Globalisation and Law offers two specialisations, one in Human Rights and one in Corporate and Commercial Law. The specialisations share two common courses, which are mandatory [+]
LLM - Globalisation and Law
Taught in English
The Master Globalisation and Law offers four specialisations in the following subjects: Human Rights Corporate and Commercial Law International Economic Law Free Programme (Combined courses)
International Dispute Settlement deals with the institutions and procedures for the settlement of disputes not only between states but also between states and private entities, including investment and human rights disputes. Corporate Social Responsibility focuses on responsible entrepreneurship and the legal possibilities to enforce such behaviour. The Leitmotiv of the specialisation in Human Rights is how humanitarian standards and procedures may be used to mitigate the negative consequences of globalisation. Humanitarian’ in this context refers to both international human rights law, international criminal law and international humanitarian law. This track is taught by staff members of the renowned Maastricht Centre for Human Rights with extensive experience in scholarship, government and activism. Students may substitute up to two courses of their specialisation (not being a common course) with courses of the other specialisation or one of the Faculty’s other Master programmes, traineeships or participation in a Moot Court competition. This allows students to tailor their programme to their interests and ambitions.... [-]
The main objective of the programme is that the students acquire the competences allowing them to understand the European Union law in its relationship with the domestic systems of the Member States. Specific competences cover most of the essential aspects of European Union Law, from its general concepts and the mechanism of the European judicial control to the specifics of enforcement, recognition, consumer law, company law, tax law, and internet law. Foreign professors are invited each year for a series of lectures. The duration of study is 1 (one) year, and full attendance is required. [+]
The LLM International Business Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. Our students have typically been law graduates, business graduates, legal professionals and people working in commercial fields both nationally and internationally. Within industry international business law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area. [+]
This study program has the mission to unify the juridical training gained through the undergraduate studies with the complementary training in the law field, offering master students a unique opportunity to study European law within an interdisciplinary context of law, politics and philosophy through deepening the principles, policies and rules that form the basis of a juridical system that is still under development. [+]