Labour Law and Employment Relations student Jacob Baumgärtner

"I appreciated the close support from the coordinators of the program – they were happy to help in any situation."

- Jacob Baumgärtner from Germany, student Labour Law and Employment Relations

LLM Labour Law and Employment Relations

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

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.

of the current students is (very) satisfied with their program

National Student Survey, 2017 | n=8

in the Netherlands, #1 in Europe and #7 worldwide in Law

SSRN ranking, 2017

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 who are experts in their fields.

Typical courses are:

  • Labor Market Institutions and Employment Dynamics
  • International Labour Law and Globalisation
  • Organizational Change

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Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects

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: 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
  • Social Science
  • Economics
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences (major in law or social sciences)

Pre-Master's program:

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

Tuition fees academic year 2018-2019

€ 2,060*€ 14,500

* The EU rate only applies if you enroll for the program without a Master's degree from a Dutch university. More information about the tuition fees and scholarships available for international students.

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