Elsevier Beste Studies 2017

LLM European Union Law track

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Learn to deal with the interplay between national and European Union Law, focusing on the manifold ways in which the laws emanating from the European Union and other European organizations influence the legal developments within national states.

International Law School worldwide

Social Science Research Network Ranking (SSRN, August 2018)

would choose the same program again, at the same university

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n = 14

would likely recommend the program to family, friends, and colleagues

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n = 14

Program and courses

  • 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.

Typical courses are:

  • The EU and the Courts
  • Crisis and EU Law
  • European Competition Law
  • Internal Market Law

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  • Tim van Helfteren - European Union Law

    Tim van Helfteren

    Master's student

    "There are many opportunities to explore positions you can apply for after you finish your studies. There are guest lectures, and there are extracurricular career talks where you can get in contact with EU law practitioners."

    Ask Tim a question

  • Anke Raijmakers - European Union Law

    Anke Raijmakers

    Master's student

    "I was positively surprised by how much the professors are engaged with the students."

    Ask Anke a question

Career prospects

As a Master of Laws with a specialization in European Union Law, you are well prepared for a career as a lawyer at a national and/or international law firm, the European public administration, in diplomaticy, European and international courts, multinational enterprises, and advocacy.

Graduates started for example as:

  • Policy Officer at the European Commission
  • Attorney-at-Law at Loyens and Loeff
  • PhD researcher at Tilburg University

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 4
  • Employer requires an academic Master’s degree: 59%
  • Gross monthly income of our graduates in the first year: € 2,266,-

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n = 163

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August and end of January

Best preparatory programs:

  • A Bachelor’s (= undergraduate) degree in Law (including Global Law)
  • A Bachelor’s (= undergraduate) degree in European Studies

Pre-Master’s program

Available, but only in Dutch and for students with a HBO Recht Bachelor’s degree. The one-year Pre-Master’s program (63 ECTS) starts end of August.

Tuition fees and scholarships

Please check the information about the tuition fees and the scholarships available for international students.

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