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Program and courses International Law and Human Rights track

The program reflects how international legal order has been evolving structurally since 1945. What was once a singular and classical focus on inter-state (collective) security, can now be re-mapped as a three-pillar legal order roughly captured by the three categories: (1) International Law and International Relations; (2) Human Rights and Human Security; and (3) Global Sustainability and Environmental Law. By choosing your electives you specialize in your personal field of interest.

Program structure

This one-year program consists of 60 credits (ECTS), of which:

  • 2 core courses (12 ECTS)
  • 6 elective courses (36 ECTS)
  • Master’s thesis (12 ECTS)

You can start either end of August or end of January.

Program content

Core courses
Elective courses
Master’s thesis

International Law and Human Rights track in short

Develop the legal and analytical proficiencies relevant to a more globalized and complex system of International Law and, concurrently, International Relations.

  • The program has a genuinely interdisciplinary approach and law-in-context focus, with a team of instructors that provides you expertise across International Law, International Relations, International Human Rights, International Development, International Legal History, International Trade, and Legal Philosophy.
  • Obtain legal, analytical, and argumentation skills to prepare you for diverse career horizons across professional practice, government, international advocacy, international courts and tribunals, international organizations, multinational consultancies and journalism.   

Interested in the LLM International Law and Human Rights?

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