Master's students at their graduation ceremony

Rechtsgeleerdheid (LLM) (in Dutch)

1 year Dutch Starts end of August and end of January

Gain knowledge about the three main areas of law: Private Law, Criminal Law, and Constitutional and Administrative Law - and specialize in your personal field of interest with a wide range of electives and your thesis. Because of this set-up, you are not only prepared for your first job, but you have a strong foundation for the rest of your legal career. In combination with a bachelor Dutch Law the program provides the civil effect: the formal access requirement to become a lawyer and work at the judiciary and the public prosecution service in the Netherlands.

Education as of September 2022

All education takes place on campus again, now that the coronavirus measures have been scaled back. Of course, we will always maintain a safe environment for our students and staff. Therefore, a few basic measures still apply. For the latest updates on the COVID-19 situation, see our FAQs for prospective students.

This program is only taught in Dutch

If you want to know more about this program, please go to the Dutch website:

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