Just How Future-Proof Are Europe's Laws?
Are you interested in privacy, cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence, automated government decision-making and platform economies, as well as the potential ramifications of these developments for our society and its underlying values and the rule of law?
Do you, as a legal expert, want to make a significant contribution to the fields of both law and technology? If so, then we invite you to learn more about the LLM in Law and Technology in Europe at Utrecht University .
As a student on the programme, you will examine the role played by the EU as it looks to regulate and police these technologies, and whether Europe’s laws are ‘future-proof’ enough to withstand continuing technological innovation and change.
During the Law and Technology in Europe programme at Utrecht University, you will:
- Study the evolving relationship between law and technology, while crossing the boundaries of ‘classical’ subsystems of law.
- Explore how digital advancements impact different actors within society and study the possibilities and pitfalls of potential legal responses.
- Examine the multilevel legal order of the EU and its growing role in shaping the regulatory response to technological developments
- Anticipate future developments in technology and digital innovation, and potential EU responses.
Digital technologies are ubiquitous and play a role in all domains of the law. There is a growing need for lawyers with firm knowledge and understanding of the workings of these tools and their impact on the law.
Professionals with a Master’s in Law and Technology will become the policy- and lawmakers of the future, as well as tomorrow’s legal practitioners.
After finishing your studies, you can work as a:
- Lawyer, judge, consultant, or policy officer in a national or international government organisation, in business or in a regulatory agency.
- Teacher or researcher/PhD in any of the fields of law related to law and technology.
Accredited by the NVAO
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- Regulation of digital technologies
- Digitalisation and law enforcement in a transnational context
- Consumers in a digital society
- Technology and the rule of law
- Capita Selecta
- Research and Thesis Trajectory
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Apply before , EEA/EU
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DisciplinesEuropean Law Master of Laws (LLM) Artificial Intelligence View 29 other Masters in Artificial Intelligence in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Eligible are graduates in law, this includes everyone who has completed the basic university curriculum in law, and has been awarded a law degree in their home country without necessarily having taken subsequent state or professional examinations which would allow them to practice law or be admitted to the Bar.
- Eligible are students with a Liberal Arts Bachelor’s degree with a good basic knowledge of law. This requirement is fulfilled by students who have completed at least 45 EC on law courses at an undergraduate or graduate level, including basic courses on public international law and/or European Union law.
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International17280 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17280 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 Utrecht
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.