The European Union Law (International and European Law) programme of the University of Amsterdam gives students the knowledge and skills to tackle any legal problem in any field of European law. It provides you with a solid foundation in substantive and institutional EU law. We integrate the most recent academic insights and legal developments into our curriculum, along with a path that allows you to master expertise in a specific area of law.
Why European Union Law at the UvA?
- We invite you to look beyond the black letter of the law and approach EU law in its economic and political context.
- We integrate the most recent academic insights and legal developments into the curriculum, along with a path towards developing expertise in a specific area of specialisation. Several lectures are given by external practising lawyers.
- Would you like to gain hands-on experience in tackling legal problems and be part of a vibrant international student community? Students are involved participants in interactive courses and extracurricular activities.
- Classes are taught by renowned experts in their fields of specialisation and our professors are scholars who are closely connected to the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG).
- This EU Law Master’s programme draws on an international academic staff with different specialisations like trade law, environmental law or human rights.
- Principles and Foundations of EU Law
- European Constitutional Law and Fundamental Rights
- EU Legal Remedies
- European Competition Law
- European Law Moot Court
- Amsterdam Law Clinics
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesEuropean Law International Law Master of Laws (LLM) View 47 other Masters in International Law in Netherlands
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences from any University College in the Netherlands, including at least 45 EC of law courses as part of this completed programme.
- A bachelor’s degree comparable to a Dutch Bachelor’s degree in European Studies or International Relations, including at least 45 EC of law courses as part of this completed programme.
- A Bachelor’s degree from a research university (Dutch: WO) in another discipline, provided that at least 60 EC of law courses were obtained within this completed programme.
- A Bachelor’s degree in the law track of PPLE (Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics), or comparable education at another research university.
- A Bachelor’s degree from a research university (Dutch: WO) that does not belong to the above-mentioned categories followed by the Dutch-language Pre-Master’s programme (‘schakelprogramma’) International and European Law.
- Knowledge of European Law
- English language proficiency
International16500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16500 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA2168 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Amsterdam
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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