Amsterdam Law School

With over 3700 students and 400 staff, the Amsterdam Law School one of the largest law schools in the Netherlands.


The Amsterdam Law School favours an international and interdisciplinary approach. Many staff members practice law, while others maintain ties to the corporate world. Law clinics provide students both a chance to give back to the community and to gain practical experience. 


The Amsterdam Law School is part of the University of Amsterdam and houses Dutch bachelor's programmes in General Jurisprudence and Tax Law and the English programme Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE). Masters students can choose from a variety of degree programmes, including: Public Law, Private Law, International and European Law, Labour Law, Information Law, Law & Finance and Tax Law.


The Amsterdam Research Institute for Legal Studies (ARILS) encompasses many research groups and centres studying a variety of topics, including international and European law, contract law, tax law, information law and more. Faculty research priorities include private and public European law, information law and the international rule of law.

Published by  Faculty of Law

28 March 2018