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Career prospects International Business Law: Digital Innovation in Commerce and Finance

The Master's program in International Business Law: Digital Innovation in Commerce and Finance combines quality theory with a distinctly practical real-world approach - offering you an outstanding preparation for a legal career in the international business arena. You will be ready for the transition from university to your first job and the start of your career. Potential career paths include international roles as a professional business lawyer, an in-house counsel of corporations, or a career in academic research.

The career prospects are various. Graduates work in legal practice and advisory functions at international and national, governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Professional skills

A key advantage of the International Business Law: Digital Innovation in Commerce and Finance qualification is the specific skills you develop throughout the program - qualities highly valued by future employers. 

  • The ability to critically assess and examine legal phenomena;
  • Discuss legal developments and cases from an analytical perspective;
  • Grounding your assertions in relevant theory, literature, and methodologies;
  • Convey your knowledge persuasively both orally, visually and in written form;
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal skills;
  • And display a clear understanding of the needs and perspectives of future clients.

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

After your Master's

Your transition to the labor market

We help you prepare for your transition to the labor market by offering a number of career services:

  • Coaching, support and training courses offered by our Student Career Services to improve your employability and communication skills.

  • Dedicated Career Services Officers who can give you individual career guidance or help you to find interesting and relevant internships.

  • Familiarize yourself with the labor market and meet potential employers by participating in several career events, which are organized every year in collaboration with the study associations.

  • To those who wish to discover and develop their entrepreneurial talent, we offer education and support services.

More on our Career Services

More on our Entrepreneurship services

Working in the Netherlands after graduation

After obtaining a Master’s degree in the Netherlands, non-EEA students can apply for a residence permit under the Orientation Year for Highly Educated Persons’ scheme. This allows you to spend a period of up to twelve months in the Netherlands to find employment.

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

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