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European Private Law (LLM)


Many important private law questions no longer stop at national and disciplinary borders. Lawyers, national and EU institutions, international corporations, NGOs and academia are confronted with rules of European and international origin. Do you look beyond the letter of the law? With this LLM you challenge yourself to become the best private lawyer you can be.

Language of instruction
Full-time, part-time

📖 Unique combination of black-letter law and critical approaches
🌎 Small sized international classroom
🗣️ Interactive learning

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Why study European Private Law at the UvA?
Unique combination

Unique combination of black-letter law and critical/theoretical approaches

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.
Small sized international classroom

An excellent opportunity to engage in interesting legal debates

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 with the European Private Law in Practice

An intensive module as part of the experiential learning programme of the Amsterdam Law Practice

At least one course in your curriculum is part of the Amsterdam Law Practice, our unique, award winning experiential education programme.
Teaching by experts

Our lecturers are internationally renowned experts conducting innovative research at the frontiers of private law and its critique

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
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Roeterseiland campus