Law & Technology alumnus Rodney Mhungu

Alumnus LLM Law and Technology Rodney Mhungu

now Advisor data protection and privacy at Deloitte

"The rules of the game within business are changing."

Law and Technology (LLM)

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Many new technologies impact our society and raise questions regarding how to regulate these new technologies. Providing cutting edge knowledge within the burgeoning field of technology regulation, Law and Technology gives answers to the challenges of today’s technology driven society. In addition to traditional legal doctrine, you will also learn about regulatory issues in the spheres of public, private, and criminal law, and such subjects as comparative law, jurisprudence, ethics, and public administration.

81.3%
of the current students is (very) satisfied with their program

National Student Survey, 2019 | n=54

#3
International Law School worldwide
92%
of all alumni would choose the same programme again

National Alumni Survey, 2019 | n=12

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.
  • The program is multidisciplinary: it will cover perspectives from law and other scientific domains such as economy, psychology and technology since the difficult changes we face today in society cannot be solved by only involving the legal discipline. 

Typical courses are:

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

More on the program and courses

  • 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."

  • Colette Cuijpers

    Colette Cuijpers

    Program Director

    "Alumni give guest lectures, offer traineeships, and help us innovate our courses. One such innovation is practical projects in which students do societally relevant research in collaboration with companies like ASML, Brinkhof, Louwers Advocaten, and Privacy International."

    Read Colette's story

  • Chloe Baartmans - Law and Technology

    Chloë Baartmans

    Associate Bird & Bird

    "People really come to us when the legal issue becomes complex and unobvious, so the work you do is most often very intellectually challenging."

Career prospects

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

Some examples of our graduates' jobs:

  • 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 Law and Technology

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2.7
  • Gross monthly income of our graduates in the first year: € 3.232,-

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2019 | n = 12

More on your career prospects

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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

International students find all information about tuition fees and scholarships here.

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