12 months
17500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Master’s programme on Law and Sustainability in Europe at Utrecht University discusses how the EU and its Member States respond to challenges related to the sustainability transition.

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 It approaches the role of Europe and its legal regimes, especially EU law, in an international setting. But it also teaches students how national law can play an essential role in implementing European law on sustainability. This unique dual approach is the core feature of this new Master’s programme.


Because the transition to sustainability will have such a large impact on society and the economy, there will be a huge demand for lawyers who understand these issues in a European context. This Master’s programme on Law and Sustainability in Europe at Utrecht University opens the door to a successful career in legal practice, government, government agencies or the corporate world.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Law And Sustainability In The European Union
  • Eu Natural Resources Law
  • Eu Climate Protection
  • Eu Sustainable Water Management

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17500 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 Utrecht

900 - 1450 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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