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Business Law

Radboud University

12 months
16000 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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With the increasing level of globalisation there is a growing demand for legal experts who understand the impact of EU legislation on business entities. In the Master's specialisation in Business Law specialisation at Radboud University you’ll not just gain a thorough understanding of EU legislation, but also of the legal practices of enterprises that do business in and with EU member states.

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Programme overview

The Master's specialisation in Business Law focuses on the impact of EU legislation on business entities, and the position of Europe and European companies in both internal and external markets.

This programme is closely connected with the Radboud Business Law Institute, combining research and academic excellence with the practical expertise of major companies and law firms. The institute is accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Radboud also has a world-wide network and partnerships with more than fifty universities in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

What will you learn?

  • Gain an understanding of topics such as comparative and company law, corporate restructuring, corporate mobility, takeover regulations

  • Learn to analyse both primary and secondary EU legislation

  • Learn about the interactions between European and national law on business

  • Gain real world experience designing and conducting research

Career prospects

Graduates of Business Law can expect a wide variety of employment prospects. The vast knowledge of EU businesses and the European decision-process makes that graduates of this specialisation are well equipped for a job in law, lobbying or consulting firms anywhere in the world. 

You could also work for financial institutions, multinationals and listed companies as well as for governmental institutions and NGOs. Graduates can also strive for one of the few law positions within the European Commission as this Master’s will definitely gain a sound basis needed to acquire the necessary professional competences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Notions of International and European Law
  • European Competition Law
  • European and Comparative Company Law
  • International and Comparative Copyright Law
  • International Arbitration
  • European Financial Law
  • European Insolvency Law
  • European Internal Market Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

September intake:

Non-EU/EEA applicants 

  • 1 April: Final deadline

EU/EEA applicants  

  • 1 July: Final deadline




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Law equivalent to the Dutch educational level. For the specialisation European Law and Global Affairs: Students with a degree in Politics, Governance, International Relations, Liberal Arts or equivalent, with a substantial number of courses in Law, are also eligible for admission to this specialisation. These students should provide proof of their knowledge of the basic concepts of Law.
  • A proficiency in English
  • Motivation letter in English: Please explain in your motivation letter why you would like to enrol in the Master’s specialisation of your choice within the International and European Law programme. 
  • Your resume with a photo and your grade list to this letter.
  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Nijmegen

800 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • We have a number of scholarships available only for international Master’s students. You can find the full list, including details about eligibility requirements and how to apply, on the university's website

  • Please do note, that most of these scholarships are not fully funded. The Radboud Scholarship Programme (RSP) is the only scholarship that offers both fully and partially funded scholarships.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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