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Public International Law (International and European Law)
Career prospects

Career prospects

The Public International Law track is designed to prepare graduates for an international career in European or international institutions, international  business, law firms, government departments or non-governmental organisations.

The ever increasing importance and complexity of public international law is reflected in an increasing demand for professionals specializing in this area of law. The Public International Law track prepares you for a wide range of career paths. Our graduates can for example be found in:

  • International organizations
  • International courts and tribunals
  • National public service, including the diplomatic service
  • Law firms (e.g. international criminal law; international trade and investment law; human rights advocacy)
  • National judiciary
  • NGOs
  • Academic or legal research

Amsterdam Law School offers students information, workshops and individual vocational counseling through its Career Services Programme.

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Career in Holland

The Netherlands organisation for international cooperation in higher education (Nuffic) has compiled:, a website about finding a job in the Netherlands for international students.