Education Department of Criminal Law
The Criminal Law department makes an important contribution to the LLB Law (in Dutch) and the Global Law Bachelor (in English). The department also provides the tarck Criminal Law in the LLM Law (in Dutch).
Our broad and current knowledge in the fields of criminal law and criminal procedure; criminology; migration; forensic psychiatry and digitalization plays an important role in education. The department emphasizes the importance of educational innovation for example by incorporating serious gaming in several courses. Our teachers are closely involved in for instance the Top Class and the TLS Moot Court.
We also regularly invite external speakers to our courses: national and international practitioners and academics offer guest lectures in several courses.
Bachelor's and Master's programs
Rechtsgeleerdheid LLB (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
The Dutch Bachelor of Law: Rechtsgeleerdheid not only offers you a strong foundation in law. As a lawyer from Tilburg you also learn to look broader, by placing law in a social context and by making connections with other developments in the world.
Global Law LLB3 years English Starts end of August
A new way of learning law. Global Law combines insights from multiple legal systems - transcending the limits and solutions of one judicial system or national law. With a university degree, you might be eligible for the fast track program.
Rechtsgeleerdheid (LLM) (in Dutch)1 year Dutch Starts end of August and end of January
With the master’s program Rechtsgeleerdheid (Dutch Law) in Tilburg, you choose a broad master's where you will deepen your knowledge in all main legal areas. In addition to the broad legal foundation, you choose a profile with which you specialize in your area of interest. Tilburg also offers several extended master's programs.
Additional programs within the curriculum
Tilburg Law School Top Class
Tilburg Law School offers students who have scored excellent in their first year the opportunity to participate, during the second and third bachelor year, in the Top Class, one of the honors programs of Tilburg Law School.
The Moot Court is a compulsory part for all students of the Dutch Law and Tax Law programs.
The department also offers contract education for instance for partners in the criminal justice chain and inspection agencies.
Contract courses may in principle be offered in any field of criminal law. The department of Criminal Law for example provides thematic seminars on current legal issues for the courts, the public prosecution service, law firms and the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets.