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International Criminal Law (Advanced LL.M)

Leiden University

12 months
19300 EUR/year
19300 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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At the International Criminal Law (Advanced LL.M) LLM programme at Leiden University, you will gain foundational knowledge on international criminal law and international criminal procedure. 


You will study the systemic environment of international criminal law and its link to related fields, such as international human rights law, international humanitarian law and general public international law.

Outside of your coursework, additional time will be allotted for you to pursue personal interests within related fields.

The International Criminal Law (Advanced LL.M) LLM programme at Leiden University prepares you for a successful career within a multidimensional field, in Europe or around the world.

Career prospects

  • international courts
  • international organisations
  • national judicial institutions
  • non-governmental organisations
  • the foreign service
  • prestigious law firms
  • academic and research institutes

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Public International Law
  • International Institutional Law
  • International Dispute Settlement
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Criminal Trials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The following diploma requirements apply for this programme:

  • A full degree in law offering access to legal practice in the country where it was obtained, or an equivalent degree from a recognised university/law school;
  • or a degree at an equivalent level in a relevant discipline with a sufficient background in law; and
  • evidence of excellent academic performance.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Part time: €9,650.

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 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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