The School of Law offers a wide range of programs taught in English. All programs allow flexibility to compose your curriculum.
The Conflict and Security Law program explores law-based responses to issues that threaten human rights, political stability and international security. It is a joint program with the University of Sheffield. It combines expert knowledge and practical training to prepare students for careers in conflict and security law.
The Public International Law program offers study in the general structure and principles of public international law and hands-on experience at international organizations in The Hague.
The International Business Law and Globalization LLM offers training in business law within a framework of corporate social responsibility. It includes courses in international investment law, mergers and acquisitions, and international arbitration.
The Law and Economics program deals with issues such as the economics of competition, market supervision, economic regulation and corporate governance. It prepares students to work at regulatory bodies or international law firms, or also to continue research at the PhD level.
The LLM in International Law of Human Rights and Criminal Justice explores, inter alia, the role of the International Criminal Court in the development of human rights law, as well as how states, NGOs and other organizations can prevents conflicts and human rights violations. It offers three experience-based practical programs.
The Master's in Global Criminology is the most recent addition. It deals with issues such as drug trafficking in drugs and human beings, international terrorism, corruption, environmental harm, and economic crime, and prepares students for careers in public, private and non-governmental organizations, particularly those with a significantly international scope.
The Legal Research program differs from the other LLMs in that it is two years, rather than one. One year is spent in courses in legal research skills, and the second year includes research projects and thesis writing. It prepares students for a legal career in the commercial, public service or academic sector and also offers a foundation for PhD studies.