Labour Law and Employment Relations (LLM)
Combine extensive knowledge of labour law with related areas such as employment relations, the labour market, and social policy, all from international and European perspectives. This combined skills-set is what modern professionals in employment relations need.
National Student Survey, 2018 | n=14
Social Science Research Network Ranking (SSRN, April 2019)
Times Higher Education Ranking 2019
Program and courses
Combine the field of international labour law with courses in the fields of social policy, labour market, and human resources studies.
- The program ensures that you get a thorough understanding of the individual and collective labour law systems governing the different markets.
- Put theory into practice: an internship is part of the curriculum.
- Taught by an international research team consisting of experts.
Typical courses are:
- Labour Market Institutions and Employment Dynamics
- International Labour Law and Globalisation
- Organizational Change
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Dagny Dagný Ósk Aradóttir PindAlumna
"Even though I knew the program was interdisciplinary I think the value of that has most positively surprised me. Labour market issues are complex, and even as a lawyer it is important to be able to look at things from different perspectives and disciplines."
Jeremy FrancisMaster's student
"Most importantly, look for the connections between the various courses. Once you are able to see how interrelated everything is, you will truly understand the value of the multi-disciplinary approach this program takes."
As a Master of Laws in Labour Law and Employment Relations, you have a competitive edge in the job market for international labour law and HRM-related services. Potential employers are multinationals, NGO’s, labour unions, law and consultancy firms, and universities.
Alumni facts Tilburg Law School
- Average number of months until first paid job: 2.86
- Employer requires an academic Master’s degree: 68%
- Gross monthly income of our graduates in the first year: € 2.468,-
Source: National Alumni Survey, 2018| n = 118
Application and admission
This Master's program starts:
End of August and end of January
Best preparatory programs:
A Bachelor’s (= undergraduate) degree in:
- Social Science
- Liberal Arts and Sciences (major in law or social sciences)
Available, but only in Dutch and for students with a HBO-Rechten Bachelor’s degree. The one-year Pre-Master’s program starts at the end of August.
Tuition fees and cost of living
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