LL.M. programs vary in length, value and quantity. The regular program is one year of full-time article or two to three years of part-time study. Students often take their courses to either specialize in a particular field, such as international law, or create a custom course of study to suit their personal interests or professional needs.
Those who have a professional degree in law can pursue an advanced academic degree in Masters of Law or LLM. To take the course, you must have a first degree in law as well as extensive field experience. It is offered in a range of countries from across the world.
The capital city of Netherlands, Amsterdam has well known universities such as the University of Amsterdam and Universiteitsbibliotheek Amsterdam. These educational institutions tend to provide diversified graduate and post graduate degree programs, and they have top notch Research and Development facilities.
VU Amsterdam is the first university in Europe to offer a specific International Business Law degree that combines an outstanding, all-around Master’s in Business Law wit
Targeting the Most Complex Legal Challenge of Our Time
How does the law facilitate sustainability? What rights and responsibilities do businesses, governments and NGOs have in addressing the issues of climate change? Can states be forced to bring their policies in line with the Paris 2015 Agreement?
VU Amsterdam is the first university in Europe to offer a specific International Business Law degree that combines an outstanding, all-around Master’s in Business Law with a specific focus on one of the most complex legal challenges of our day: sustainability. It took some time for the corporate world to acknowledge the existential threat to mankind that climate change poses. But now, sustainability goes hand-in-hand with business success – and business survival. VU Amsterdam will help you become a lawyer in high demand, in both the public and the private sector....
This legal Master’s program has deep-rooted multidisciplinary perspectives. Law is the vantage point of our thinking. Classical fields such as Contract Law, Tort Law, the
This legal Master’s program has deep-rooted multidisciplinary perspectives. Law is the vantage point of our thinking. Classical fields such as Contract Law, Tort Law, the Corporate Form, Insolvency Law, and Regulatory Law will be taught in depth. In order for you to operate in an international context, we will focus on the principles; details of national laws will not be dealt with.
The non-legal perspectives will be interwoven in these courses. For example, there is a course on contract law, half of which will be about the (psychological) dynamics of contract negotiations. A similar approach is taken in other subjects, where traditional legal subjects are combined with insights from other disciplines. The goal of the masters’ programme is to enhance the students understanding of the law as it functions in practice, with the ultimate goal of training better, more skillful lawyers. The student will write several papers and prepare oral presentations during the academic year....
Within the programme lecturers and researchers from various foreign backgrounds work together. The Faculty of Law of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is distinctive in having
Within the programme lecturers and researchers from various foreign backgrounds work together. The Faculty of Law of VU Amsterdam is distinctive in having united EU Law, International Public Law, Internet Governance and Legal theory all in one joint research programme. This approach allows a broad, and at the same time in-depth, analysis of transnational legal issues. Students can design their own programme in line with their personal preferences: practical, academic, public law, civil law, economic, theoretical and social.
STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME
Transnational Legal Studies is a full-time, one-year graduate programme, organized as a specialization in the VU Master of Laws (LLM). Its curriculum is designed for students who want to pursue careers related to European and international issues and who are passionate about exploring the political, economic and social context of law. You will follow:...
War crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide disrupt societies and pose a threat to international peace and security. Developing theories to understand this human beh
War crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide disrupt societies and pose a threat to international peace and security. Developing theories to understand this human behavior and designing effective strategies to react to these atrocities is extremely challenging. International Crimes and Criminology is an interdisciplinary Master’s programme in which you will learn how to measure and investigate these crimes. You are challenged to critically reflect on international criminal law and alternative modes of transitional justice, such as truth commissions and amnesties. The Master’s programme is unique: it is not offered by any other university worldwide. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is close to The Hague, the legal capital of the world....