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LLB Global Law

Go beyond traditional legal training and get ready for a career in organizations that deal with the multiple legal systems of the world.

What is Global Law?

  • Global Law offers a solid foundation in legal training: the program covers all topics traditionally found in legal education, such as contract law, tort law, criminal law, property law, and constitutional law.

  • Get ready for a new way of learning law: Global Law combines insights from multiple legal systems rather than studying law by reference to one national law only.

  • Take an interdisciplinary approach to law with courses such as Economics for Lawyers, Psychology and Criminology, Transactions and Organizations, and Technology and Society.

What can you do after Global Law?

With your Bachelor of Laws degree you have a range of different career options in the legal field. In general, two prominent career paths can be distinguished.

The first one is the path towards traditional legal professions. The second one is the path towards becoming a lawyer in an organization or company.

The interdisciplinary components of the program prepare you to become a key figure in an international organization, for example as the linking pin between the legal department and the marketing, accounting or development experts in the organization. These skills are vital in other organizations as well, such as governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Why study Global Law in Tilburg?

  • Develop skills to understand and deal with challenges from multiple points of view and become the linking pin in large organizations.

  • Qualify yourself for a job: international companies and governmental institutions are urgently looking for lawyers who can find their way in different legal systems.

  • Become part of an international classroom in which 56% of your classmates come from abroad.

  • Already have a degree? Then you might be eligible for our fast track: get credit for courses offered in the first year, and graduate in just two years’ time.

Global Law explained in a few minutes

Nick, student

"The best part about this program is the fact that it has so many international students, this allows for interesting discussions inside and outside the classroom."

Jade, student

"The course helps you to really consider your future and the options open to you, studying with such motivated students helps to propel your own studies."

Lovisa, student

"University is where dreams come to be put into work, to later proceed into reality."

Yearly tuition fees and cost of living

Financial matters Global Law

Please note: the tuition fees mentioned above are the tuition fees for 2016-2017. The tuition fees increase by about 3% each year.

Quality assurance

Global Law and Tilburg Law School hold high positions in (international) rankings:

  • Best specialist university (Elsevier Best studies, every year since 2007)
  • 50-100 of law schools world wide according to QS subject ranking
  • Based on high student satisfaction scores in Keuzegids 2016 and 2017 (a large survey among students in the Netherlands) as well as excellent results in official accreditations, the Global Law program is among the highest scoring programs in the Netherlands. And we’re quite proud of that!
  • Tilburg Law School is a founding partner of the Law Schools Global League (LSGL), a consortium of prestigious law schools from across the globe, who share an interest in promoting legal education and research from a global perspective
Founding partner of Law Schools Global League Study in Holland Number 1 programme Keuzegids 2016-2017 NVAO

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Get to know this program

Whether in person or online, there are plenty of ways to experience Tilburg University. You can visit our Open Day, become a student for a day or plan an individual visit. You can also meet us abroad or online.


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Meet us abroad

Meet us in your own country! Throughout the year we will visit education fairs around the globe.


Meet us online

  • Get in touch with a Global Law student via e-mail
  • Watch our video lectures
  • Take a virtual campus tour

Apply for Global Law

Before May 1, 2017

View the admission requirements and application procedure for Global Law.

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