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Public International Law (International and European Law)

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Do human rights treaties apply when armed forces operate abroad? Today, problems increasingly transcend national boundaries. Climate change, terrorism and mass migration are examples of issues that require global solutions. In this Master's track we look at international law as a tool to achieve and implement those solutions.

Language of instruction
Full-time, part-time

🌎 An international classroom
🏆 In the world’s Top 40 law schools and the Top 5 continental European law schools
🗣️ Challenging exchange of ideas in small groups

Master's Week: 18-24 Nov
Master's Week: 12 -16 Feb
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Why study Public International Law at the UvA?
International environment

Over 60% of the students has an international background

High quality of teaching and research

We rank in the world’s Top 40 law schools and in the Top 5 continental European law schools

Challenging exchange of ideas in small groups

Next to larger lectures, classes are taught in seminars or working groups

Amsterdam Law Practice

Work with other students towards the solution of practical legal problems

Is this programme for you?

  1. You would like to acquire the skills required for a career in international law.
  2. You blossom in an international environment.
  3. You like to exchange ideas in small groups of ambitious students.
  4. You like the fact that you can tailor the programme to your specific interests and career ambitions by enrolling in various elective courses.
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This programme matches my desire to develop an understanding of some of the main challenges our globalised world is facing Hyeonsim Lee, student Public International Law Read more interviews with students
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Discover the other tracks

Did you know that Public International Law is part of the Master's programme International and European Law? European Union Law, European Competition Law and Regulation and International Trade and Investment Law are also tracks of this programme.

Facts & Figures
Degree programme
LLM International and European Law
Regular study programme
Full-time, part-time
60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
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Roeterseiland campus