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What will I learn?

The programme is designed to provide an optimal mix to ensure the realization of our goals in the field of knowledge dissemination and the training of academic, legal and practical skills. Within these parameters the programme offers some flexibility in the range of courses that can be chosen. The master's thesis allows you to spend considerable time to study a topic of your choice under the supervision of an experienced staff member.

Job prospects

There are opportunities in legal departments of international organizations or foreign ministries, but also in many national governmental institutions and ministries, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, internationally operating enterprises and academic institutions, be it in the field of trade & investment, environment, energy, or human rights. In larger law firms and legal companies expertise in public international law is relevant for international cases and arbitrations.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law

Study options

Full Time (12 Months)

Tuition fees
€15,000.00 (12,25,490) per year
Application deadline

Expected June 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5,

Groningen,

9712 CP, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Bachelor's degree. Additional requirements English: A VWO diploma or a subject certificate for VWO English (mark 6 or higher), minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of 21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items). Language Centre English Test (LCET) level C1 (B2 for no more than two components). Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 180.

For international students

Students must have a LLB or equivalent.

Grade average: On top of providing the Admissions Board with transcripts and diplomas, students should have an equivalent minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 7/10 (Dutch grading scale).

knowledge minimum: basic knowledge of public international law, on a similar level as the course Public International Law and elementary knowledge of European Law

Native speakers of English may request exemption from providing proof of proficiency. Otherwise you will need to provide proof of English language proficiency:

TOEFL: 100 (all sections need to be at least 21; the writing section needs to be at least 23)

IELTS: 7 (all sections need to be at least 6.0; the writing section needs to be at least 6.5)

Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English);

Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English)

Applicants who are taking/have completed an English-taught bachelor programme at a Dutch research university may be exempt from taking an English proficiency test.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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