Students and lecturers from this LLM talk about the programme and discuss career opportunities after graduation.
Is there an Honour’s programme for Master’s students?
Yes, if you are looking for more challenge and academic depth the Honours programme Academic Excellence track could be interesting for you. It is designed for excellent law students with evident research talent. The programme can be pursued in addition to all LLM programmes (Dutch and English). You will receive advanced training in research methods and academic skills as well as gather first-hand research experience during a research internship at one of our research projects.
- What does the study programme look like?
What is a track?
International Trade and Investment Law is a side track in the master International and European Law which you can choose. Other tracks of the Master’s programme International and European Law are European Competition Law and Regulation, Public International Law and European Union Law.
What will my career prospects be like?
The LLM in International Trade and Investment Law prepares students for careers in governments and international organisations, at international law firms, or as legal advisors to companies and non-governmental organisations with an international focus. The Master’s also provides graduates with a solid foundation for an academic career in international economic law.
What is the Amsterdam Law Practice?
The Amsterdam Law School offers experiential education unique to the Netherlands. In the award winning educational programme the Amsterdam Law Practice, you learn by reflecting on who you are as a lawyer and how you want to contribute to society in the future. You apply your academic knowledge of the law and your learned skills by putting yourself in the shoes of a lawyer in real or simulated cases. For example, in clinics you will work on real cases. In simulations or law labs, practice is imitated.
You are taught by top lecturers from the field and you learn a lot from each other in a small group of motivated students. Within each Master’s programme it is possible to take at least 6 ECTS of experiential learning and up to 12 ECTS. The Amsterdam Law Practice won a Dutch Higher Education Award for innovative education in 2022.
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Do you want more information about International Trade and Investment Law? Download our brochure and/or register. We will keep you informed about open days and developments regarding this Master’s programme!
Law student Marta gives you a tour around the campus from the Amsterdam Law School. She shows you the most important places and gives you a glimpse of life on campus.