Sven van der Biezen_alumnus International Business Law

Alumnus International Business Law: Digital Innovation in Commerce and Finance Sven van der Biezen

now CEO and co-founder of Floryn

International Business Law: Digital Innovation in Commerce and Finance (LLM)

1 year English Starts end of August

Examine the role of lawyers in an environment where new technologies and the call for socially responsible practices change the way in which we conduct business. Become a creative lawyer who operates as a transaction engineer, facilitates new forms of business, negotiates deals and assists start-ups. Learn how to apply human-centered design to prevent or solve legal problems. International Business Law: Digital Innovation in Commerce and Finance (LLM) offers a blend of online and offline learning.

options to choose from:

Online or on campus

in Law worldwide, #2 the Netherlands
Master's program in the Netherlands

Elsevier Beste Studies 2022

Program and courses

With this innovative Master's program, one of the best Law Schools in the Netherlands (THE, 2024) opens its doors to all students, either in Tilburg or anywhere in the world, and offers you an "open-world" experience. As a working professional you can also attend this academically innovative Master’s program online next to your job. 

The program focuses on the following areas

  • You learn to think creatively and out of the box. You will analyze complex situations and learn to communicate solutions in presentations or in video format (vlogs, podcasts, etc.).
  • The program offers a focus on entrepreneurship, equipping you to tell your own 'brand-story' in a changing work-environment. 
  • You learn to work as part of a team with diverse national or disciplinary backgrounds. 
  • This program has an extensive global network of practitioners, lawyers, regulators, policymakers and alumni. 
  • Choose whether you want to take this program online or on campus. This hybrid structure has been highly rated by current students.

Typical courses

  • International Business Law: Contracts and Governance
  • International Business Law and Technology
  • Banking and Securities Regulation
  • International Company Law
  • International Competition Law
  • Legal Negotiation Workshop
  • Master student International Business Law Lucy Petkova


    Tender Business Support Manager | Phillips

    "The IBL Program trained us to be a new kind of lawyer - one who has a broader view of the defining factors of international business and is equipped to successfully navigate an interconnected business environment, saturated by new technologies." 


  • Master student International Business Law Lars Hodel


    Head Legal & Compliance | Bitcoin Suisse AG, Switzerland

    "This Master’s program covered innovative topics in an international environment which enables me now to actively shape my legal role, lead a team, and stay agile in a dynamic industry."

Career prospects

As a Master of Laws in International Business Law: Digital Innovation in Commerce and Finance, you are well prepared for a career as a professional business lawyer or an in-house counsel of corporation. Graduates of this program have become lawyers in civil service and transnational associations (both for-profit and non-profit) as well. They also work in consultancy, research and policy-making.

Some examples of our graduates' jobs

  • Personal Care Legal Business Partner BG at Philips (Netherlands)
  • Lecturer in Business Law at the University of Leeds (United Kingdom)
  • CEO and co-founder of a FinTech start-up (Netherlands)
  • Head Legal and Compliance at a regulated crypto financial broker, asset manager and service provider (Switzerland)
  • Director Data Analytics at a global commercial real estate services organization (Netherlands)

Alumni facts Tilburg Law School

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2,35
  • Gross monthly income of our graduates in the first year: €3,013.-

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2021| n = 98

More on your career prospects

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August

Best preparatory program:

  • A Bachelor’s (= undergraduate) degree in Law
  • A Bachelor’s (= undergraduate) degree in a Law related field

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 and is offered on campus.

Tuition fees and scholarships

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

Interested in this Master's program?

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More information on this Master's program

Create your own e-brochure with information on program content, admission requirements, career prospects, and student life in Tilburg. Throughout the year you can take part in various types of events: on-campus, abroad or online.

Interested in the LLM International Business Law: Digital Innovation in Commerce and Finance?

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