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Master
European Union Law (International and European Law)
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Careers

European Union Law is wide in scope. Therefore, we see that our graduates find work with a wide spectre of employers. These include law firms, (larger) businesses, the public sector and NGOs.

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Our campus is in the centre of Amsterdam.

Our graduates have learned how to think as an EU lawyer and are able to quickly master any specific area of EU law. This gives them the ability and flexibility to adapt to diverse working environments and functions.  

It makes our students attractive to a variety of employers: international law firms and Ministries in the Netherlands and abroad, consultancy firms, and national and multinational corporate companies. But also, competition authorities and market regulatory authorities in the Netherlands and abroad, EU institutions, regional authorities, and more. 

Quite some graduates European Union Law continue their legal studies and pursue a PhD in European law.

Our 2016-2019 graduates study or work

  • At law firms (De Brauw, Stibbe, Houthoff Buruma, Linklaters etc.) in the area of EU/Competition & Regulation
  • At the Ministry of Justice, Unit Competition & Market regulation
  • At the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • At Nike for an internship and then as an employee
  • At Endemol as a corporate lawyer
  • At the Higher Regional Court Frankfurt as a legal clerk
  • At Turk Eximbank as a Recovery Specialist
  • As a Blue Book trainee at the European Commission, at DG Competition
  • As a trainee at the province of North-Holland
  • As a PhD student, in the Netherlands, Germany, and at the European University Institute in Florence
Career opportunities

In this video Alumni of the EU Law tracks talk about how their experiences in studying at the University of Amsterdam has helped them in their professional careers.

Career in Holland

The NL Alumni network offers students and alumni a platform to connect and reconnect with fellow NL Alumni and Dutch organisations, stay in touch with the Dutch via the news and events calendar and find information about scholarships and career opportunities in the Netherlands.