Master's in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

As people around the world become increasingly connected with one another, the effects of law and regulations reach farther than ever. Therefore, those wishing to go into this legal field often cultivate a background in international studies.

The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.

Master's Degree in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands

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LLM Advanced Studies in International Children's Rights

Leiden University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Netherlands Leiden + 1 more

The International Children’s Rights is a one of a kind program, offering an advanced master (LL.M) dedicated to the rights and interests of children from a legal perspective. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands. The International Children’s Rights is a one of a kind program, offering an advanced master (LL.M) dedicated to the rights and interests of children from a legal perspective. Today – more than 25 years after the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child – the role of international, regional and domestic systems in issues of child protection, participation and empowerment is ever-growing, and requires in-depth specialization. Multi-layered and interdisciplinary International children’s rights is a unique area of law because it is multi-layered (covering international, regional and national legal systems) and interdisciplinary in its scope. The program provides an in-depth study of the field of children’s rights, and pays particular attention to its intersection with diverse fields of law, including human rights, civil, criminal, humanitarian, family and migration law. The multi-layered and legal interdisciplinary nature of the program is an essential element in acquiring specialist knowledge on the meaning and implications of international children’s rights for the position of children at the international and domestic level, in both the developed and developing world. Our programme is characterised by small-scale teaching, which encourages intensive interaction between students and lecturers. Students in our Advanced Masters programmes come from various countries, and from diverse cultures, which contributes to a truly international study environment. Activities In addition to our academic staff, which comprises renowned international legal experts in the field of children’s rights, the program offers students the opportunity to meet and discuss hot topics effecting children with guest lectures and representatives from NGO’s and international organizations, such as the Hague Conference on Private International Law and the International Labor Organization, as well as with prominent practitioners working in the field of children’s rights. The program also includes a trip to Geneva to attend a session of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, and meet with other international organizations operating at the international arena on issues relating to children’s rights. For whom? law graduates in possession of a full law degree (offering access to legal practice) or legal professionals. graduates who hold a degree at an equivalent level in another discipline with a sufficient background in or understanding of law and/or sufficient professional experience in the field. Tuition fee €15,000 Interested? If you would like to know more, please get in touch or visit the programme introduction page on our website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/international-childrens-rights/en/introduction. [-]

LL.M. in Law

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time

Taught in the heart of Europe, this programme is designed to prepare students for an international legal career through a unique combination of knowledge transfer, interdisciplinary research and practice in legal clinics, across the traditional boundaries of legal education in public and private law or global, European and domestic law. [+]

Our students participate in a pioneering problem-oriented programme that defies traditional boundaries within the legal discipline. As a student you’ll explore a law in context approach in course modules on multi-level governance, on sustainable development and human rights, on business and on private autonomy. You’ll have to think critically on the contemporary relevance of law to global societal challenges. This LL.M. in Law offers you the opportunity to meet with faculty members up close and become part of a community that acquires knowledge through intercultural dialogue. The programme aims to develop your research skills through skills training and through exchanges with our (first class) module-supporting research groups. You’ll be encouraged to write a thesis that can be published in an international journal. Our students enjoy the legal clinic that provides unique opportunities to work on projects together with practitioners. You will be able to make use of the opportunities that studying at the heart of Europe offers to link up with European and international organizations. The programme offers you to take one semester abroad at one of the excellent universities across the globe UAntwerp has a partnerships with. [-]

European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE)

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 10  October 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam


The European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) is a joint programme organized by the EMLE Consortium, of which seven European universities and two non-European university are full members. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands. Do you want to study the interaction of law and economics? The joint European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) is recognised by the European Commission as an Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Master Programme of “outstanding academic quality”. As a student you will become familiar with the economic effects of legal rules. You will be able to understand the economic implications of the core branches of law, such as contracts, property, corporate, torts and competition law. the unique opportunity for interdisciplinary studies of law and economics at two or even three European and Non-European universities an advanced understanding of the economic effects of divergent laws . an interdisciplinary and multicultural approach the perfect boost for an international professional career, for example, in public organisations, in multinational law firms or consultancy firms. the possibility to apply for several scholarships of Eramus Mundus What aspects does the programme cover? 
The European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) is a joint programme organized by the EMLE Consortium, of which seven European universities and two non-European university are full members. The programme covers one academic year. The courses start in the beginning of October and end in July. The academic year is subdivided into three terms. In the first term, courses are offered in Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam. In the second term students will study in Rotterdam, Ghent or Hamburg. In the third term there is a wide gamut of courses and thesis topics to choose from. Students can spend their third term in Aix-en-Provence, Haifa, Hamburg, Mumbai, Vienna or Warsaw. In order to make law students familiar with basic economic reasoning, some courses are more economic in orientation. Other courses deal with comparative law in order to internationalize the legal background of the students. Most courses are devoted to the economic analysis of the most important branches of private, public and European law. The references to law in the courses will be of a comparative kind, due to the all-European character of the programme and the international composition of the audience. Students will be confronted with examples of their own and other legal systems. [-]

LLM Arbitration and Business Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 10  August 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

The post-graduate LL.M. Arbitration and Business Law provides you with the practical and theoretical skills necessary to deal with business problems and dispute resolution (including arbitration and litigation) in an international or national context.
Boost you career in the field of arbitration and business law with this unique LL.M. [+]

Are you ready to resolve business disputes through arbitration?
 In a growing number of countries, arbitration is the prevailing standard in business dispute settlement. This is for example the case for the markets in China, South-America, Africa and Indonesia. Because of the globalization and related growth of international trade the number of international arbitration cases is rapidly increasing. The post-graduate LL.M. Arbitration and Business Law provides you with the practical and theoretical skills necessary to deal with business problems and dispute resolution (including arbitration and litigation) in an international or national context. 
Boost you career in the field of arbitration and business law with this unique LL.M. Unique and only programme on Arbitration offered in the Netherlands You are educated by excellent teachers who besides their academic position are also successful in the arbitration practice You receive small-scale education in an international classroom You have the possibility to participate in the international Willem C. Vis Moot  What aspects does the programme cover? The one year intensive postgraduate LL.M. is aimed at recently graduated lawyers and junior practitioners in its main markets who over the years have proven to be very interested in the fields of arbitration and business law. Each year talented international young professionals from all around the world enroll in this programme. Due to the small class size there is a lot of interaction among students and staff in to discuss cases and experiences in different countries. The Post-Graduate LL.M. program Arbitration and Business Law consists of some core business law courses: Conflicts of Law and International Litigation International Business Law combined with three specialized business law courses: Contract Drafting International Corporate Law Carriage of Goods and three courses specifically focussed on arbitration: Fundamentals of Arbitration Law International and Comparative Arbitration Law Arbitration Skills or Willem C. Vis Arbitration Moot 
Practical skills You are educated by excellent teaching staff. They have both a solid (international) academic background as a wealth of experience from the arbitration practise that they like to share with you. Improve your practical skills in the course on Arbitration Skills or participate in the Willem C. Vis Arbitration Moot.
You will acquire advanced, specialized legal training and will be qualified to work in multinational legal environments including as in-house legal counsel and as attorney in arbitration and litigation practice. [-]

LLM Maritime and Transport Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 12  August 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

The unique and comprehensive Master programme ‘Maritime and Transport Law’ provides you with thorough, in-depth knowledge of the dynamic world of maritime and transport law.  [+]

Top Master's Programs in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands. Are you ready to study the legal aspects of shipping and the transportation of goods?
 The unique and comprehensive Master programme ‘Maritime and Transport Law’ provides you with thorough, in-depth knowledge of the dynamic world of maritime and transport law. The Erasmus University is located in Rotterdam: Rotterdam is by far the largest seaport of Europe and one of the largest logistic and industrial hubs of the world. Studying at Erasmus School of Law, means studying where the action is! The LL.M. programme Maritime and Transport Law gives you a unique opportunity to obtain the legal know-how, the skills and practical experience needed for a career in maritime and transport law. You are educated by excellent teaching staff. They have both a solid academic background as a wealth of experience from legal practice and the maritime and transport industry. Your study location is a stone’s throw away from the largest port of Europe. You will visit companies to see how things work in practice. Our graduates have great job perspectives!   What aspects does the programme cover? As a student you acquire the research, writing and presentation skills essential to a successful career as a legal practitioner or an in-house counsel in the maritime- or transport-related business world. By focussing on current developments and practical problems from a comparative law perspective, you will develop an international outlook on the many legal aspects of shipping and the transportation of goods. 
Based in the port of Rotterdam, this programme educates legal professionals that are well prepared to meet the many challenges that arise from this field. The study programme is divided over four blocks of nine weeks each. During the first block you receive a general introduction to the subject matter. They learn how to do independent legal research and how to report their findings through presentations and papers during a 15 ECTS Legal Research and Writing Skills Course. Successful completion of this course is a precondition to being admitted to the Master Thesis. The second block is composed of three courses: Carriage of Goods, Law of the Ship and (Public) Law of the Sea. The third block you will follow the 10 ECTS course Charter-Parties & Bills of Lading and Maritime Casualties (5 ECTS). The last block consists of a Master Thesis (10 ECTS) and the course Marine Insurance Law. Practical skills Based in the port of Rotterdam, this programme educates legal professionals that are to become well versed in Maritime and Transport Law. Due to its position in the largest port of Europe the programme is able to offer you many opportunities to go on site and visit shipping and port businesses to see how things work in practice. [-]

LLM Commercial and Company Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 12  August 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Because of the unique combination of two jurisdictions, both international corporate law and commercial law, the master Commercial & Company Law provides a comprehensive overview of the company law field. [+]

Are you ready to study the legal aspects of doing business in an international setting?
This programme focuses on developments and practical problems from a comparative law perspective and pays attention to the differences in approach and outcome between civil and common law jurisdictions. Because of the unique combination of two jurisdictions, both international corporate law and commercial law, the master Commercial & Company Law provides a comprehensive overview of the company law field. Being located in the biggest port city of Europe the programme enables you to participate in company visits to see how things work in practice. The LL.M. programme Commercial and Company Law provides you with a unique combination of specialist courses in the field of company and commercial law, and with general courses in European Private Law and comparative private law. You are educated by excellent teaching staff. They have both a solid (international) academic background as a wealth of experience from commercial and legal practise. You study in one of the leading commercial centre and largest ports of Europe, which means you will often go “on-site” to see how things work in practice. Our graduates have great job perspectives! 
What aspects does the programme cover? Company Law
 The two main pillars of the Study Programme are 1. Company Law and 2. Commercial Law. The Company Law pillar focuses upon the main topics of corporate governance. Issues such as the functioning of the board of directors, shareholder rights and cross-border voting and some aspects of European labour law will be comprehensively discussed. Attention is also given to the EC-directives on the freedom of establishment, national and cross-border mergers, take over bids, representation, supra national companies and the Societas Europaea. Commercial Law
 The Commercial Law pillar consists of courses detailing the risks of international trade, how these risks can be allocated (e.g. by means of documents of title) and how they may be averted or minimized. 
Its focus is the individual contracts on which the cooperation between the multitude of businesses involved in an international sale of goods transaction is based as well as the legal foundations of these transactions. Such contracts include contracts of insurance, financing and payment, transport, storage and logistics. The legal foundations upon which this contractual cooperation rests include rights of ownership, security rights in goods, rules on liability, intellectual property rights and, due to the international nature of the dealings, guidelines as to which law applies and which court may be addressed. Practical skills
 
The Master Commercial Law distinguishes itself from other LL.M. programmes in Business law by putting an emphasis on private legal relationships, the balance between commercial law, corporate law and procedural law courses. 
Based in the port of Rotterdam, this programme educates legal professionals that are to become well versed in both Commercial and Company Law. Due to its position in the centre of a large trade hub the programme is able to offer you many opportunities for exploration of trade in practice by combining the theory that is taught with on-site visits and workshops. [-]

LLM International and European Union Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 12  August 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

This unique and innovative LL.M. provides you with the skills to analyse the legal effects of economic integration and its consequences for the rule of law, democracy and human rights. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands. Are you ready to study the legal effects of economic integration? 
Economic integration affects our lives in multiple ways and is often translated into policy and law. Think of the role of law in the process of European integration and in bodies such as the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in regulating international trade. This unique and innovative LL.M. provides you with the skills to analyse the legal effects of economic integration and its consequences for the rule of law, democracy and human rights. 
Profit from our international and approachable teaching staff who are also active in the legal practice. After completion you are able to provide profound legal advice in the field of international and European law and economic integration to both public and private entities. Acquire active working knowledge of the trade rules of the EU and the World Trade Organization (WTO) Develop excellent legal advisory and cross-cultural communication skills and get prepared to provide profound legal advice to both public organisations and private companies Receive education by excellent teaching staff. They have both a solid (international) academic background as a wealth of experience from commercial and legal practise.
 Benefit from discussions with well-known academic scholars and practitioners, such as judges, politicians and representatives of international organizations.   What aspects does the programme cover?  In the first block you will learn how European and International institutions encourage market integration. You will acquire active working knowledge of the trade rules of the EU and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Also you are challenged to consider the effects of market integration including for example human rights and the protection of the environment. In the second block you will explore the multidimensional nature of legal orders. You will study ‘real world issues’ to learn how international and European legal orders inter-relate with international private legal orders and national legal orders. In the third and fourth block you choose your specialization. You can opt for a track in European Union Law or in International Law and Global Governance. The European option focusses on Economic Integration Law and includes courses like EU competition law, Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and Financial Supervision.
In the International Law specialization the focus lies on International Governance and includes courses like Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, International Economic Law and Environmental Law. 
During the final block you follow only one course because you will spend the majority of your time in writing your thesis based on your specialization. Practical skills Acquiring practical legal skills is an important and useful aspect of this programme. You are trained to structure, write and present legal advice for example by producing a policy paper or pleading in a moot court session. In addition you will receive cross-cultural communications training which enables you to successfully negotiate in an international environment. Several courses include lectures from professionals working in the legal practice including (international) judges and lawyers.
Each year visits to European and international courts and/or organisations are organised by the staff and students. During these visits you are able to see how things work in practice. The LL.M. programme in International and European Union Law offers small scale education in which international students and the international staff actively engage with each other.  [-]

LLM Law, Markets and Behaviour

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

This Master's delivers lawyers who know their way in the wider arena of the future. The law still is pivotal. Tort law, contract law, corporate law, regulatory law and insolvency law are subjects at the heart of this Master's and the anatomy of these fields will be explored in depth. [+]

The modern lawyer: not just the law, but finance and behavior as well Lawyers used to only deal with the law. Advise your client on the rules, if need be litigate, and you do a good job. In our changing world, this is no longer true. For a lawyer, to live up to the expectations of clients and society, you need to have broader skills. Lawyers also have to understand the underlying economic principles of transactions and procedures they are involved in. Furthermore, behavioral perspectives are key in the actual dynamics of the governance of a company, mergers and acquisitions and the formation of contracts and lawyers need to understand these dynamics. In other words: lawyers will fall short by just knowing the legal rules, even if they know them very well. This Master's delivers lawyers who know their way in the wider arena of the future. The law still is pivotal. Tort law, contract law, corporate law, regulatory law and insolvency law are subjects at the heart of this Master's and the anatomy of these fields will be explored in depth. But further perspectives are added. We will examine the legal side of corporate finance and also delve into the underlying balance sheets and profit and loss accounts; we will examine the regulatory framework in which banks operate and also question their role in society as a whole; we will examine the structure of contract law and also focus on the psychology behind contract negotiations and dispute resolution. In short, we offer a multidisciplinary Master's that both deepens your understanding of the law and fosters your knowledge of the fields with which the law interacts, such as corporate finance, psychology and ethics. A joint UVA-VU programme The law faculties of the UvA (University of Amsterdam) and the VU (Vrije Universiteit) have combined their expertise to cover the wide range of the programme. The programme is selective. [-]

LLM International and European Law: Public International Law

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  February 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

The programme introduces students to the core areas of general international law, including sources, international responsibility, international organisations, and human rights. There is ample room for elective courses (about half of the programme) and the wide variety of electives allows you to design a programme to match your specific interests and ambitions. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands. Public international law has a long tradition but also an acute modern relevance. Its main functions are the facilitation of the co-existence of independent states and communities and the furtherance of international cooperation for shared interests. Both functions are of critical importance in an era of internationalisation and globalisation. The Public International Law curriculum provides students with a broad knowledge of general international law. Public international law encompasses a wide diversity of specialised fields. The wide variety of elective courses allows students to specialise in particular areas of public international law such as human rights law, humanitarian law/the law or armed conflict, international criminal law, international trade and investment law, and international environmental law. The Public International Law track aims to advance research and writing skills and to involve students in the practical application of international law. This may be accomplished through enrolment in the Amsterdam International Law Clinic, the International Law in Domestic Courts project or one of the international moot court competitions in which the University participates. The Public International Law track is taught by leading international law scholars with a high academic reputation and broad experience in the practice of international law. In addition to lectures, most courses are taught in smaller seminars or working groups allowing for a challenging exchange of ideas on the latest developments and academic insights in this dynamic area of law. Degree certificate Public International Law is a track of the accredited degree programme International and European Law. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master's degree in International and European Law and the title Master of Laws (LLM). Programme outline The programme introduces students to the core areas of general international law, including sources, international responsibility, international organisations, and human rights. There is ample room for elective courses (about half of the programme) and the wide variety of electives allows you to design a programme to match your specific interests and ambitions. The programme allows students to combine their study of the theoretical aspects of international law with its practical application, for example by participating in the Amsterdam International Law Clinic or in the various moot court competitions. [-]

LLM International and European Law: European Competition Law and Regulation

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  February 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

The programme allows students to combine the study of broader legal and theoretical perspectives on EU competition law and regulation with its practical application, for example by participating in the various moot courts, the Amsterdam Law Clinic or in individual research projects. [+]

"The European Competition Law and Regulation Master’s track is about regulating businesses in Europe. Companies such as Google and Gazprom operate in the 'free market'. But what are the limits to free markets within the EU? What is the balance between individual freedoms and public interests? Can consumers regulate markets and if so, what kind of legal tools are available for them to do so? What is the role of independent regulatory agencies in market regulation?These are the types of questions this track focuses on. As part of this programme, you will learn about the law, economics and politics surrounding EU competition law and economic regulation." Prof. Rein Wesseling, Professor of Competition Law and Regulation The European Competition Law and Regulation programme offers a unique opportunity to specialise in competition law and study the regulatory framework applicable to European economic activities. The programme combines both theory and practice in a distinct manner and is taught by highly qualified international and European lawyers and lecturers. The track focuses on the law and governance of economic regulation and competition in the EU. It covers regulatory processes and sector-specific regulatory regimes such as those for the financial, telecom and energy sectors. Furthermore, students will explore other significant issues for the EU, such as banking and tax law, public procurement and intellectual property rights. The quality of the programme is enriched by UvA’s close academic partnership with the Amsterdam Centre for Law & Economics (ACLE) and the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG). Degree certificate European Competition Law and Regulation is a track of the accredited degree programme International and European Law. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in International and European Law and the title Master of Laws (LLM). Dutch students with an LLB degree from a Dutch university will in principle fulfil the requirements for 'civiel effect' upon completion of this Master's programme. Programme outline The programme allows students to combine the study of broader legal and theoretical perspectives on EU competition law and regulation with its practical application, for example by participating in the various moot courts, the Amsterdam Law Clinic or in individual research projects. The curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of strongly interrelated core courses, but there is also room for electives. [-]

LLM European Private Law

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  February 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

Private law in Europe has undergone a rapid transformation throughout the last two decades. Originating from a branch of law that was scarcely affected by EU legislation, it has become the object of a multitude of harmonisation measures. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands. Private law in Europe has undergone a rapid transformation throughout the last two decades. Originating from a branch of law that was scarcely affected by EU legislation, it has become the object of a multitude of harmonisation measures. Intervention by the EU legislature has evolved from a sectoral approach to a horizontal approach, to the point that adopting a comprehensive European Contract Law instrument is now high on the political agenda. As a result of this development, there is a growing demand for lawyers with a thorough understanding of existing European private law and the ongoing Europeanisation process within legal practices, as well as national and EU institutions and academic research institutes. Studying European Private and Commercial Law at the University of Amsterdam Should fundamental rights be used by judges in solving private law cases? To what extent can shareholders of a company also be creditors in the winding up of this company? Is it possible for a company to change its seat to another member state? When can you claim compensation from the airlines in case your flight was cancelled or delayed? These and other private and commercial law questions are addressed in the diverse courses our Master's programme offers. The curriculum provides students with a unique opportunity to specialise in European private law, through a comprehensive set of courses covering the issues that are central to the Europeanisation of private law. Students study existing European rules, current harmonisation endeavours and compare –in fields of law where European rules are lacking- national rules of the most influential European systems. Lecturers for the Master’s in European Private Law programme have diverse European backgrounds and many also work with the University of Amsterdam’s Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL), which conducts research specifically on the consequences of European integration and globalisation for private law. Students are invited to participate in the bi-weekly guest seminars organized by the CSECL. European Private Law as a Part-Time Programme It is possible to complete the Master's programme in European Private Law through part-time study. However, classes are only given during the day. Part-time students are advised to complete the programme in two years. Programme outline The Master's programme in European Private Law offers a variety of courses on European and comparative private law. Students are expected to obtain 60 ECTS credits throughout the course of the degree, including elective courses for about one third of the programme and a thesis of 12 ECTS credits. Tuition €1.984 per year for EU/EEA students Master's one year: €14,700 for non-EU/EEA students Master's two years: € 10.450 per year for non-EU/EEA students [-]

Advanced Master's International Tax Law (LLM)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The advanced Master’s in International Tax Law is a full-time programme of one year. The curriculum covers both the established framework of international tax law and emerging issues. [+]

Principles, policy and practice The growing globalization of the world economy brings with it a growing demand for international tax law specialists who have a thorough understanding of the underlying principles, who are familiar with the policy perspectives of countries at differing stages of development and who are aware of the practical implications of the law. The University of Amsterdam has joined forces with IBFD, an internationally renowned tax research institute, to meet that demand. What we call international tax law is actually a fascinating mix of domestic law, treaty law and soft-law initiatives and this programme offers you the insight and skills you need to deal with this complex area. Highlights of this programme are: Core teaching staff drawn from the University of Amsterdam and IBFD Guest lecturers from a wide range of countries and backgrounds Programme includes optional courses and skills training exercises Small class of selected students Active involvement of IBFD and access to IBFD resources Networking opportunities Degree certificate After succesful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master's degree in International Tax Law and the title Master of Laws (LLM). International Tax Law The advanced Master’s in International Tax Law is a full-time programme of one year. The curriculum covers both the established framework of international tax law and emerging issues. A fundamental premise is that a proper understanding of this area of the law requires studying both the “big picture” and the technicalities. Optional courses allow you to give your study a regional focus. Major themes of the programme include: Evaluating the tax policy choices made by states, particularly in the context of cross-border structures and the flow of capital, income and persons; Examining the interaction among the various forces that shape international tax law - domestic law, bilateral treaties, multinational agreements, inter-governmental organizations, case law and academic writing. The programme also includes components that allow you to delve into selected issues in depth and, at the same time, develop your professional skills, such as: A moot court in which you present both written and oral pleadings; A mock tax treaty negotiation, carried out in small teams over a period of several months under the guidance of a mentor with extensive experience of tax treaty negotiations. Writing skills are particularly important and most of the course components conclude with a written exam requiring a number of short essays. You will also be required to write a final paper, giving you the opportunity to define and focus on your own research question. Throughout the programme attention will be paid to the structure of your written work as well as its content. [-]

Dual LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law/European and Insolvency Law

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen

Nottingham Law School and Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands have become partners to offer an exciting and innovative dual Masters in Law degree. At the end of one year of study, successful students will be awarded the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law from Nottingham Law School and the LLM European and Insolvency Law from Radboud University... [+]

Top Master's Programs in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands. Dual LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law/European and Insolvency Law Nottingham Law School and Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands have become partners to offer an exciting and innovative dual Masters in Law degree. At the end of one year of study, successful students will be awarded the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law from Nottingham Law School and the LLM European and Insolvency Law from Radboud University. Programme This dual LLM programme is designed for students who wish to develop their understanding and knowledge of Corporate, Insolvency and European Law for a legal career with a strong European and international focus. The modules taught at both campuses are presented in English, and students will enjoy the benefits of being taught by experts from both the Nottingham Law School and the Faculty of Law at Radboud University. Lecturers from both universities will be at the Radboud University campus at the start of the course to welcome students, and to ensure that they quickly settle into student life. The programme is taught at the Radboud University campus in Nijmegen during the first semester from September to the end of December. Students then move to the Nottingham Law School City site in Nottingham, and are taught there until early May. The LLM thesis / dissertation can be completed at either campus. Two of the modules on the programme are full year modules and are studied partially at the Nijmegen campus, partially at the Nottingham campus, and partially on-line through the Nottingham Trent University online workspace (NOW). Entry requirements You are required to have one of the following: a Dutch Bachelor's degree (or equivalent, from a research university) in law and knowledge of the basic concepts of international or European Law (as established by the Examinations Board) a UK undergraduate degree in Law (2.2 or above) or, an honours degree in another discipline plus either the CPE (Common Professional Examination) or GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) conversion qualification a recognised undergraduate degree in law equivalent to either of the above qualifications. International student language requirements In order to study on this programme you need to have a sufficient level of English. Non-native speakers of English, without a Dutch Bachelor's degree or VWO diploma, need one of the following: a TOEFL iBT score of 83 (with at least: Reading 18, Listening 17; Speaking 20; Writing 17) an IELTS score of at least 6.5 a Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher. International student visa requirements It is imperative that all students check the visa requirements for studying in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. A visa granted for The Netherlands does not automatically allow applicants entry into the United Kingdom, and vice versa. Students must therefore ensure that they meet the visa requirements of both countries when applying for a place on this dual programme, and must also ensure that applications are submitted in plenty of time before the commencement of modules at each campus. International students will be required to have a valid visa for studying in both The Netherlands and in the UK. As the programme commences in The Netherlands international students will start the programme before applying for a UK tier 4 visa. It is the responsibility of the student to obtain their visas. [-]

LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 

The new course builds upon our considerable expertise in this area and has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry... [+]

LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law The new course builds upon our considerable expertise in this area and has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry. About the LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law This course will provide you with a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in the area, with a particular focus on the environmental law and investment law aspects of the oil, gas and mining industries. It also draws on our strengths in international trade and commercial law, which will help you gain an appreciation of the oil, gas and mining industries in their global economic context. The LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law provides the foundations for a future career or further postgraduate (MPhil/PhD) study in most aspects of the regulatory and commercial world, as they relate to the international energy industry, with a specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors of this burgeoning area of economic activity. Why choose this course? Gain a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in this specialist and expanding area of Law. Gain an appreciation of the Oil, Gas and Mining industries in their global economic context. Benefit from our expertise in Oil, Gas and Mining as well as the complementary fields of International Trade and Commercial law. Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available Attend an International Summer School with the opportunity to explore Law in a European context. Scholarships available. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Modules You will complete six taught modules and an independently researched and written dissertation, under the supervision of an expert academic. In addition to four core modules you will also select two option modules. The core modules are explicitly designed to ground the student in the general fields of international investment law and international environmental law as they relate to the petroleum and mining sectors of the energy industry. The general approach taken to the teaching of these core modules aims to afford maximum flexibility in the coursework assignments for individuals to write on legal issues that match their personal and / or career and future study interests. You will study six taught modules followed by a dissertation. Core modules: Oil, Gas and Mining Investment Law I Oil, Gas and Mining Investment Law II Oil, Gas and Mining and Environmental Law I Oil, Gas and Mining and Environmental Law II You will also choose two modules from other subject areas. We strongly advise you to take modules from our International Trade and Commercial Law options, which are highly applicable to the Oil, Gas and Mining industries. Students studying by distance learning are required to undertake modules in International Commercial Transactions and International Competition Law. Entry requirements Law graduates You will need a good degree in Law (minimum 2.2) or an honours degree in another discipline, plus either the CPE (Common Professional Examination) or GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) conversion qualification. Non-Law graduates Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers. English language requirements International students need to demonstrate they have sufficient knowledge of written and spoken English before starting the course. We usually require one of the following: IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill. An equivalent English language qualification. [-]

LLM Law (General)

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 

Our LLM Law (General) provides an exciting and flexible approach to postgraduate study, allowing you to build an LLM course to suit your specialist interests and requirements... [+]

Top Master's Programs in Law and Regulations in the Netherlands. LLM Law (General) Our LLM Law (General) provides an exciting and flexible approach to postgraduate study, allowing you to build an LLM course to suit your specialist interests and requirements. About the LLM Law This course is ideal for those who do not wish to specialise in a particular area of law, but would rather demonstrate ability in a range of subject areas. You are given complete choice over which modules to study from our wide range of subject areas including International Trade and Commerce Law; Corporate and Insolvency Law; Intellectual Property Law; Oil, Gas and Mining Law; Sports Law; Human Rights and Justice; and Health Law and Ethics. Why choose this course? Choose to study combinations of modules from our varied range of subject areas. Ideal for those who want to keep their study of Law broad-based. Tailor your LLM to suit your career needs. Full-time and part-time study routes. Attend an International Summer School and explore Law in a European context. Scholarships available. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Modules You will study six taught modules followed by a dissertation. Choose any six modules from those available across our LLM portfolio. Take a look at the modules available in each subject area: Corporate and Insolvency Law Health Law and Ethics Human Rights and Justice Intellectual Property Law International Trade and Commercial Law Oil, Gas and Mining Law Sports Law. You will start your dissertation after completing these modules. Assessment In each case modules are assessed through one piece of course work. This usually takes the form of a problem- or essay-style question, but will vary by module. You can submit and receive feedback on assessments over the course of each module. The dissertation is 18,000 to 20,000 words and is researched and written independently under the guidance of an expert academic. How do I study? The academic year for the LLM courses is split into three parts: two ten-week terms (Term One runs from the beginning of the academic year until the Christmas vacation, Term Two between Christmas and Easter) and the summer period. Full-time students – who complete the course over one academic year – study three modules in each term and complete the dissertation over the summer. Part-time students – who complete the course over two academic years – study three modules across Terms One and Two in each year (six in total), beginning work on researching their dissertation during the first summer period and completing it during the second. On the full-time and part-time modes modules are taught throughout the week. Depending on your timetable you may be expected to attend on more than one day. Seminars are led by academics but will usually require you to carry out extensive guided preparatory work and will often involve short presentations or other contributions. Entry requirements Law graduates You will need a good degree in Law (2.2 or above) or, an honours degree in another discipline plus either the CPE (Common Professional Examination) or GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) conversion qualification. Non-Law graduates Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers. English language requirements International students need to demonstrate they have sufficient knowledge of written and spoken English before starting the course. We usually require one of the following: IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill. An equivalent English language qualification. [-]