Danny Hoekzema alumnus Law and Technology

"The power to analyze a great amount of data, structure and reproduce it in a short amount of time helps me every day in transforming information into useful and publishable content."

Danny Hoekzema (24), project coordinator Smart and Green Mobility at Dutch embassy in Paris

LLM Law and Technology

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Providing cutting-edge knowledge within the burgeoning field of technology regulation, Law and Technology gives answers to challenges of today’s technology-driven society. In addition to traditional legal doctrine, the program covers regulatory issues in the spheres of public, private, and criminal law, and such subjects as comparative law, jurisprudence, ethics, and public administration.

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

National Student Survey, 2018 | n=52

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 Tilburg Law School, 2016 | n=165

Program and courses 

Cover different technologies, such as ICT and biotechnology, and different legal domains, such as intellectual property rights, privacy and data protection, and cybercrime.

  • Learning is closely connected to professional practice, with lawyers from international offices actively involved in the lectures.
  • No background in science or technology required. More important is your affinity with the social aspects of technology.

Typical courses are:

  • Regulation: Ethics, Acceptance, Legitimacy
  • Capita Selecta Privacy and Data Protection
  • Advanced Topics in International Property Law

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  • Merel Hazes - Law and Technology

    Merel Hazes

    Master's student

    "The topics that are discussed in the master are very relevant today, it is really motivating to see your topics in the newspaper everyday! For example privacy policies of giants like Facebook, Amazon, Google are still not GDPR-compliant."

    Ask Merel a question

  • Sophie Hendriks - master Law and Technology

    Sophie Hendriks

    Master's student

    "The teachers have a lot of experience and connections in their field of expertise and are willing to help you in that regard in any way they can."

    Ask Sophie a question

  • Stefano Fantin - master Law and Technology

    Stefano Fantin

    Policy Researcher Security and Cybercrime at KU Leuven

    "The program gave me an extensive legislative and doctrinal view on the principles of privacy and data protection, something that I apply to my daily job."

Career prospects

A Master of Laws in Law and Technology opens doors to a wide variety of future careers all over the world. Pursue a leading position as a consultant, researcher, policy-maker, or lawyer specialized in law and technology.

Graduates work or started for example as:

  • Legal Consultant IP/IT & Commercial at Deloitte Nederland, Netherlands
  • Privacy and Data Protection Legal Counsel at Philips, Netherlands
  • Legal Counsel at ASML, Netherlands
  • Regulatory & Compliance Advisor at PwC Luxembourg

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 4
  • Employer requires an academic Master’s degree: 59%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 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
  • in Liberal Arts and Sciences (with a major in Law)
  • with an equivalent of 90 ECTS in legal courses

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 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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