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Our Experiential Education method inspires and motivates students to do research and increase their knowledge. At the Amsterdam Law Practice (ALP) students European Competition Law and Regulation learn by doing, and connect with society at large by working with fellow students towards the solution of social problems.

Experiential Education

Our Experiential Education method inspires and motivates students to do research and increase their knowledge. Students learn by doing, and connect with society at large by working with fellow students towards the solution of social problems. Moreover, it offers them the opportunity to establish contacts in the professional field, a valuable prelude to a successful legal career.

Extra-curricular activities

As part of the Amsterdam Law Practice the Master’s programme offers students a range of extra-curricular activities, such as:

  • study trips to EU institutions
  • EU career workshops
  • the opportunity to work on real cases in one of the law clinics
  • academic seminars and discussion groups on legal developments and issues
  • the opportunity to do an internship
  • participation in the European Law Moot Court and the European Competition Law Moot Court: Herbert Smith Freehill

Moot Court participation

Moot Court competitions are an excellent way to gain practical training for future international lawyers. Each year, international and European Law students have the opportunity to participate in several Moot Court competitions. UvA teams prepare and practice with lecturers and professors before travelling to competitions all over Europe. The UvA covers all expenditures related to participation, including registration fees and travel expenses. Read more about the European Law Moot Court and the European Competition Law Moot Court: Herbert Smith Freehill.

Amsterdam European Law Clinics

Both Dutch and international students at the Amsterdam Law School have the unique opportunity to combine international theory and practice by working at the Amsterdam Law Clinics. During the course of the semester, you will work on cases with staff and fellow students, providing legal advice to clinic clients while earning ECTS credits towards your degree.

More information about the Amsterdam Law Practice