Alumna master European Union Law Mariska van de Sanden

Program and courses European Law and Global Risk

In this Master's track you explore the constitutional, institutional, and economic foundations of EU law with the guidance of international researchers and experts in these fields.

Program structure

This one-year program consists of 60-63 credits (ECTS), of which:

  • 1 introductory course (3 ECTS)
    • Only required for students who have insufficient knowledge of European Union law
  • 5 core courses (30 ECTS)
  • 3 elective courses (18 ECTS)
    • 2 Compulsory Focus courses
    • 1 Elective course OR Thesis Law Clinic
  • Master’s thesis (12 ECTS)

You can start either end of August or end of January. Please note that for the February-intake there is an adapted program, affecting electives.

Program content

Core courses
Compulsory Focus courses
Elective Courses
Master’s thesis

Programs are subject to change, so we advise our students to check their exact program in the education catalog at the official start of the academic year.


The European Law and Global Risk track in short

  • Explore the constitutional, institutional and economic foundations of EU law with the guidance of international researchers and experts in these field at a university in close proximity to two of Europe’s most important legal and political centers: Brussels and The Hague.
  • Small class sizes and interactive teaching methods in an international classroom.

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