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International and European Law, LL.M.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #130 (QS) ,
The LLM in International and European Law course from Ghent University offers the broadest spectrum of options available for students with an international career or research orientation.

About

This LLM in International and European Law offered by Ghent University allows students to handpick courses from a wealth of topics of European (EU) or international relevance, enabling students to create educational programme tailored to their personal interests and career needs.

Ghent University Law School has a wide array of English language courses on a great variety of European and international law issues. This LLM programme provides students with an opportunity to design their own curricula in accordance with their career priorities. It enables them to gain expertise on many contemporary topical issues of European and international law.

For students seeking to broadly develop their skills and knowledge for a career with an international dimension, this programme offers the best possible personal preparation. While enabling students to focus on particular subjects of interest, it also fully accommodates the needs of those students who seek a general European and international law education. With its combination of academic and practical skills modules, the programme prepares students for the international professional life that is increasingly the reality of law professionals all over the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • International and European Environmental Law
  • Advanced Human Rights
  • European Criminal Policy
  • Advanced EU Competition Law
  • Advanced EU External Relations Law
For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    95 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    95

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

The documents which must accompany your application are: 
  • A recent photograph.
  • A complete curriculum vitae in English.
  • A list (not copies!) of publications (if any). 
  • A statement of purpose for following the programme. 
  • A duly certified copy or translation of your basic law degree or equivalent university degree.
  • An academic transcript containing a complete list of all courses followed and results obtained in law school. 
  • A certificate delivered by the law school from which you graduated or of which you are presently a student stating that you are a native English speaker 
  • Two letters of reference in English, preferably from members of the faculty of your law school.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5524 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5524 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5524 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5524 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Gent

  • 754 - 1210 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

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