12 months
16000 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master's specialisaition in European Law and Global Affairs at Radboud University has been specifically designed for students who want to extend their knowledge of European Law, but are also interested in studying the international relations of the European Union from other academic perspectives. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


Programme overview

The Master's specialisation in European Law and Global Affairs focuses on the exchange between European Law and international relations from a variety of academic perspectives. As a student you will develop a broad perspective of the EU and its role in the world.

Many of the lecturers in this programme are also practitioners, bringing valuable real-world experience into the classroom.

What will you learn?

  • Gain an multi-disciplinary understanding of the EU law and its place in world affairs

  • Learn to compare policies and law to understand the transformation of global politics

  • Compare different legal systems and ways of legislating

Career prospects

Students who have successfully completed this specialisation will be able to pursue a variety of job opportunities at the national or the international level.

They may for example find work as policy advisor, consultant or lobbyist in the public sector, governmental agencies or other non-governmental organisations, or continue their career in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Notions of International and European Law
  • EU External Relations Law
  • Public International Law Advanced
  • Cooperation and Conflict in the 21st Century
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Changes in World Politics: The Rise of the BRIC Countries 

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, or equivalent diploma in (European) Law. 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 European Law programme. Also attach 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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