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Career prospects Research Master in Law

Around 50% of the students who have successfully completed this program have gone on to pursue a (PhD) research career within or outside Tilburg University, while 50% have become legal practitioners and found employment at law firms and (inter)national organizations worldwide.

Knowledge and skills

After completing the Research Master in Law you will have very strong analytical skills and you know how to structure a (research) project with various research methods. This methodological training will benefit you in all professions that require strong research skills, including academic research - e.g. PhD research - and professional research conducted by lawyers, judges, ministries, NGO’s, etcetera.

Recent placements include:

Find out what kind of job offers are currently available for Law School graduates in The Netherlands.

  • PhD researcher at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy
  • Lecturer / Researcher at Tilburg University
  • Privacy advisor at Gemeente Tilburg
  • Lecturer bij University of Applied Sciences Juridische Hogeschool Avans-Fontys
  • Judge at the Court ‘s-Hertogenbosch
  • Lawyer at Houthoff Buruma
  • Lawyer at Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn Den Haag
  • Assistant Professor in Business Law at University of Leeds
  • Researcher at Karlstad University
  • Lawyer at Van Iersel Luchtman Advocaten

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

After your Master's

Support with your transition to the labor market
Working in the Netherlands after graduation

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