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European Law School - European Public Law and Governance

Maastricht University

12 months
15800 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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European Law School - European Public Law and Governance from Maastricht University  is a great choice if you would like to pursue a career in the public sector. Courses mainly focus on public law and constitutional law.  


At European Law School - European Public Law and Governance from Maastricht University you'll look at topics such as decision-making, multilevel governance, interaction between EU law and national law, fundamental rights and enforcement of EU law (with a heavy focus on the specific role of courts). The practical significance of EU institutional law and the institutional functioning of the EU is clarified by the application of such law to special substantive policies of the EU, like environmental policy and the economic and monetary union, and criminal law. 


As a graduate of the European Law School, you’ll be equipped with essential legal and linguistic skills to thrive both in an institutional setting and in the world of private practice. You’ll grasp transnational and European legal issues quickly and have no trouble communicating with foreign colleagues. Graduates of the European Law School master’s programme may consider careers in the following areas: 

  • international business
  • national governments
  • European institutions
  • policy developments
  • private practice
  • academia

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Family Law in Europe 
  • European Property Law 
  • Comparative Company Law 
  • European Labour and Social Security Law 
  • European Migration Law and Citizenship  
  • European Law Moot Court Competition
  • State Aid and Public Procurement 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recent passport picture
    • A copy of your passport or your EU/EEA identity card 
    • A copy of your most recent certified grades transcript and a copy of your certified diploma if you have obtained it. If you have not graduated yet, you can upload your official grades transcript from your bachelor's programme.
    • Letter of motivation 
    • A letter of recommendation
    • Copy of your language test with sufficient results (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15800 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Maastricht

700 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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