Our students and lecturers talk about the programme. They also discuss career opportunities once you have graduated from this LLM.
The study programme
The track Public International Law provides you with a solid understanding of general international law while also allowing specialization in a particular area. You can tailor the programme to your interests and ambitions by enrolling in elective courses. You will be taught by leading researchers in the field and by people working with international law in practice.
At least one course in your curriculum is part of the Amsterdam Law Practice, our unique, award winning experiential education programme. A contemporary way of learning, in which you learn by doing and develop your professional identity by reflecting on who you are as a legal professional. The Amsterdam Law Practice received a Higher Education Award in 2022.
Is this programme for you?
- International students: admission to the Master’s programme is based on your prior academic credentials.
- Students with a Dutch degree: students with a Bachelor of Laws degree from a Dutch university and students with a PPLE degree with a ‘major in law’ are eligible for admission.
- Both Dutch and international students must provide proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge certificate). Dutch students are exempted if they passed English for their VWO diploma (sufficient mark, 6 or higher) or possess a VWO certificate in English.
This programme matches my desire to develop an understanding of some of the main challenges our globalised world is facingHyeonsim Lee, student Public International Law Read more interviews with students
The ever-increasing importance and complexity of public international law is reflected in a growing demand for professionals specializing in this area of law. This Master’s programme prepares you for a wide range of career paths in national and international legal practice.