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Why study European Private Law at the UvA?
Special combination of black-letter law and critical approaches

Unique programme

Many important private law questions no longer stop at national and disciplinary borders. Therefore, we study the law in its economic, political and societal context.
An excellent opportunity to engage in interesting legal debates

Small sized international classroom

We have students from around the world. This way you can challenge yourself and broaden your horizon as a part of an international study environment.
Interactive learning

Amsterdam Law Practice

At least one course in your curriculum is part of the Amsterdam Law Practice, our unique, award winning experiential education programme.
Our lecturers are internationally renowned experts conducting innovative research

Teaching by experts

Our lecturers are experts in their fields and the international academic staff has different specializations. Several lecturers are external practicing lawyers.

Is this programme for you?

  1. You would like insights and knowledge about private law issues in a rapidly changing world.
  2. You aspire a thorough understanding of the European and international aspects of private law, and of the economic, social and political forces driving its Europeanisation and globalisation.
  3. You are keen to challenge yourself and broaden your horizon as a part of an international classroom.
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This Master’s offers the chance to acquire the knowledge that makes you a truly European lawyer. Johannes, graduate 2016-2017 Meet our students and lecturers
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Facts & Figures
Degree programme
LLM European Private Law
Regular study programme
Full-time, part-time
60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
CROHO code
Roeterseiland campus