In this joint program with Columbia Law School, we focus on international and transnational criminal law as distinct fields of legal study. We start at the Amsterdam Law School with an introduction to common and civil law and procedural and substantive law of international courts and tribunals. At the end of the 1st semester you move to New York.
The Master's programme in International Criminal Law - Joint Program is a selective, specialised programme open to a limited number of motivated, ambitious students. A selection procedure applies whereby students with the most competitive applications will be admitted to the programme.
This programme offered the possibility to understand the broader context in which International Criminal Law is placed and helped me to identify obstacles and challenges for the futureLaura Burens, student International Criminal Law Read more stories from students
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The University of Amsterdam offers two tracks under its Master's programme in International Criminal Law. The second, other track offered by Amsterdam Law School provides a full LLM in International and Transnational Criminal Law, with the first semester being shared with the joint programme. The second semester includes courses on international and transnational criminal law as well as opportunities for internships, law clinics and involvement in the ICC Moot Court Competition organised by the International Bar Association & the Grotius Centre.