LL.M. programs vary in length, value and quantity. The regular program is one year of full-time article or two to three years of part-time study. Students often take their courses to either specialize in a particular field, such as international law, or create a custom course of study to suit their personal interests or professional needs.
An LLM is a postgraduate program for law students who want advanced training and knowledge in a particular area. Specialization areas may include commercial law, finance, human rights law, tax law, and international business law.
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")
The capital city of Netherlands, Amsterdam has well known universities such as the University of Amsterdam and Universiteitsbibliotheek Amsterdam. These educational institutions tend to provide diversified graduate and post graduate degree programs, and they have top notch Research and Development facilities.
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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... [+]
War crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide disrupt societies and pose a threat to international peace and security. Developing theories to understand this human behaviour and designing effective strategies to react to these atrocities is extremely challenging. International Crimes and Criminology is an interdisciplinary Master’s programme in which you will learn how to measure and investigate these... [+]
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam benefits from its unique location in the heart of Amsterdam’s business district, where many international law firms are located. As a student of the master International Business Law (IBL), you will be able to network in a real-life business environment. Some courses are taught by legal practitioners, who can give you a genuine understanding of how law works in practice... [+]
Transnational legal studies focuses on law beyond the state in its social, political, economic, symbolic and policy context. Students learn to address law... [+]
Master of Laws: Specialisation Transnational Legal Studies
The traditional distinctions between national, European and international law fail to capture the nature of law in a globalizing world. Cross-border phenomena such as terrorism, economic interdependence, migration, global warming and the internet invite us to use and think about law in ways challenging to traditional ideas of sovereignty and jurisdiction. Transnational legal studies focuses on law beyond the state in its social, political, economic, symbolic and policy context. Students learn to address law as a phenomenon in its social, theoretical, symbolic and policy context.
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The programme focuses on the legal aspects of commercial transactions, such as drafting contracts, insurance, bank guarantees, insolvency issues and... [+]
Master in International Business Law (LLM)
The master's programme International Business Law is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the field of international business and trade. The programme focuses on the legal aspects of commercial transactions, such as drafting contracts, insurance, bank guarantees, insolvency issues and investments. Students are taught that the practice of international business law must be set against the background of regulations created by national and international lawmakers. Regulating trade and investments is essential to help counter the potential detrimental effects of globalization.
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