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Compare LLM Programs in International Law in Netherlands 2019

The LL.M. (master of laws) is an internationally recognized postgraduate law degree. An LL.M. strength just usually does not allow one to practice law; in most cases, LL.M. students must earn a professional degree

With all of the standards, treaties and agreements that are in effect on the modern international stage, countries need legal experts to keep everything straight. This is the reason that many law students earn their LLM in international law.

 

Top Law Degrees in International Law in Netherlands 2019

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19 Results in International Law, Netherlands

University of Amsterdam

Columbia University School of Law and the Amsterdam Law School offer a joint LLM programme in International Criminal Law, with an exchange to the US in the second semeste ... [+]

Columbia University School of Law and the Amsterdam Law School offer a joint LLM programme in International Criminal Law, with an exchange to the US in the second semester. This Master track is the first to focus on international criminal law as a distinct field of legal study. The central aim of the joint LLM programme is to train a new style of international criminal lawyers who are capable of transcending (disciplinary) borders, by offering a broad and deep understanding of relevant issues pertaining to international and cross-border justice and supporting the development of academic skills through the in-depth analysis of such issues.

Key facts

The programme is unique because of the dual perspective it offers on international criminal law. The International Criminal Law LLM combines insights from a common law focus offered by Columbia Law School with a civil law perspective provided by the Amsterdam Law School.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of 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 internation ... [+]

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, with a particular focus on key areas of the international rule of law.

Students of the Research Master's Public International Law will engage with questions of legal science and international legal research and will acquire the skills they need in order to apply their knowledge to conduct fundamental and applied research. Graduates of the Research Master’s may apply for an accelerated, three-year PhD track.

Study programme

During the first year, students gain an understanding of the foundations of public international law and, more specifically, the international rule of law. In the second year, students will have the opportunity to specialise in a topic within the theme of the international rule of law, for example in the field of human rights, criminal law or humanitarian law.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus
University of Amsterdam

Public International Law is a track of the Master's programme in International and European Law. The programme introduces students to the core areas of general internatio ... [+]

Public International Law is a track of the Master's programme in International and European Law. The programme introduces students to the core areas of general international law, including sources, international responsibility, international organisations, and human rights.

The 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.

Studying Public International Law

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.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus
University of 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 ... [+]

The European Competition Law and Regulation track of the LLM programme in International and European Law focus on the law and governance of economic regulation and competition in the EU.

Admission

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. You will learn to fully understand and explain the complex web of market processes in the European law context and will also obtain the fundamental legal skills that allow you to master new legal fields and solve a diverse range of legal problems.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Law School offers a full LLM in International and Transnational Criminal Law, with transnational criminal law courses and opportunities for internships, law ... [+]

The Amsterdam Law School offers a full LLM in International and Transnational Criminal Law, with transnational criminal law courses and opportunities for internships, law clinics and research for courts and tribunals in the Netherlands in the second semester. This Master programme track is the first to focus on international and transnational criminal law as distinct fields of legal study. The central aim is to train a new style of criminal lawyers who are capable of transcending (disciplinary) borders, by offering a broad and deep understanding of relevant issues pertaining to international and cross-border justice and supporting the development of academic skills through the in-depth analysis of such issues.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The International Trade and Investment Law track of the Master's programme in International and European Law deals with two aspects of the international economic law. ... [+]

The International Trade and Investment Law track of the Master's programme in International and European Law deals with two aspects of the international economic law.

International trade and investment are driving forces in the world economy and its increasing globalization. This track focuses on the international law that governs these economic relations for states and regions.

Study programme

A significant part of the programme concerns the Geneva-based World Trade Organisation (WTO). The WTO provides the legal framework for the multilateral trading systems for goods and services, including its advanced system of dispute resolution.

A crucial and dynamic field of international law ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

ITL is a full-time, one-year specialization of the Law LLM graduate program. ... [+]

About

ITL is a full-time, one-year specialization of the Law LLM graduate program. Mandatory elements of the specialization are:

International Technology Law (12 EC) Big Data, Human Rights and Human Security (6 EC) Legal Methods (6 EC) Graduation Thesis (12 EC)

You will additionally choose at least one of these courses:

Bioethics, Technology, and Law European Consumer Law in a Digital Society

And you will also choose at least one of these courses:

Law and Ethics on Robots and Artificial Intelligence International Weapons Law Blockchain and other disruptive business-tech challenges to the law

You have 12 EC to choose from the many electives offered as part of the master's program, including the other courses above You can also do an internship or period of study abroad.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Vrije Universiteit 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 ... [+]

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:... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Leiden University

The multi-layered and legal interdisciplinary nature of children's rights requires specialist knowledge in order to be able to assess its meaning and implications for the ... [+]

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 (law) is a unique area of law because it is multi-layered (covering international, regional and national legal spectrums) and interdisciplinary (crossing different areas of law, both domestically and internationally).... [-]

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

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

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.... [-]

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

This programme will provide you with a thorough understanding of the fundamental doctrines of public international law, offering various perspectives from theory and prac ... [+]

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

The one-year programme - taught in English - focuses on the law that governs international relations. In the not so distant past, this was more or less limited to relations between states, but in recent years international organisations, peoples, enterprises and individuals have also become part of the increasingly complex global society and therewith of the realm of international law.

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Netherlands The Hague Leiden
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Leiden University

This programme will provide you with a thorough understanding of the fundamental doctrines of public international law, offering various perspectives from theory and prac ... [+]

The programme focuses on the law that governs international relations. In the not so distant past, this was more or less limited to relations between states, but in recent years international organisations, peoples, enterprises and individuals have also become part of the increasingly complex global society and therewith of the realm of international law.

As a student of this programme, you will be challenged to develop your own views on the role and functioning of law in international society.

As the programme will be taught in Leiden and The Hague, it will, as far as possible, draw upon the expertise available in the various international institutions located in The Hague, such as the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Court and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.... [-]

Netherlands The Hague Leiden
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
University of 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 ... [+]

Visit the LLM programme pages here.

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.... [-]

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

The one year LLM programme in International Commercial Law covers specialization in international commercial law, especially with regard to contracts and subjects of cont ... [+]

Visit the LLM programme pages here.

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

Visit the LLM programme pages here.

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.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus