LL.M. On Campus

Law and Finance

University of Amsterdam

12 months
16500 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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How can some banks and states become too big to-fail? Why do companies need financial lawyers to produce self-driving cars? These are questions about the relevance of law for finance. Attending the Law and Finance programme of the University of Amsterdam, you will learn to answer them, and why they matter to you both as an individual and as a member of society.


The Law and Finance programme of the University of Amsterdam is a joint initiative of the Amsterdam Law School and the Amsterdam Business School. This Master is unique worldwide because it is offered by two faculties. Therefore, it provides truly interdisciplinary education at the intersection between law, economics and finance. During the programme students will gain a quantitative understanding of finance, along with in-depth understanding of financial and corporate law and their economic implications. Students will train to become the legal professionals of the modern world of finance.

Why Law & Finance at the UvA?

Become a legal professional of the modern world of finance. 

Learn the impact of law and finance to make the world a better place.

Lecturers are leading academics.

Lecturers are leading academics who participate in the Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics, a world-class research centre in this field.

International and intercultural environment.

This programme includes students and lecturers from across the globe.

Great job opportunities.

Market research has shown that the job market perspectives for graduates are excellent.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Business Organisations and Corporate Finance Law
  • Financial Economics and Quantitative Methods
  • Institutional Aspects of EU Financial and Monetary Law and Regulation
  • Insolvency Law and Corporate Finance
  • Financial Contracting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have an educational background in the Law (at least 60 EC);
  • You must send in a complete application file with all requested documents;
  • You must demonstrate proficiency in English;
  • You must Demonstrate basic mathematics proficiency (we provide an online test) (Note that we invite you for the mathematics test, only in case of a positive evaluation of entry requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 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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