What will I learn?

An outstanding preparation for a legal career in the international business arena, combining quality business law theory with a distinctly practical real-world approach. Become a professional business lawyer or an in-house counsel of corporations, or go for a career in academic research.

Program and courses

Understand the full range of legal, social, and economic aspects of corporate organizations and international business transactions.

Case studies form an important part of learning. Handle the challenges regularly faced by business lawyers in their day-to-day practice.
Theory meets real-world practice: draft legal documents that bring predictable results and reduce risks, claims, and litigation.

Typical courses are:

  • International Business Law I and II
  • Banking and Securities Regulation
  • International Company Law
  • Legal Negotiation Workshop

Career prospects

As a Master of Laws in International Business Law you are well prepared for a career as a professional business lawyer or an in-house counsel of corporation. Graduates of this Master have become lawyers in the civil service sector and transnational associations (both for-profit and non-profit) as well. They also work in consultancy, research and policy-making.

Which department am I in?

Tilburg Law School

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
€14,600.00 (US$ 17,333) per year
Start date

Expected August 2021

Venue

Tilburg University

Warandelaan 2,

TILBURG,

Noord-Brabant,

5037, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL with a minimum score of 575 (paper-based) / 233 (computer-based).

For international students

Before applying, please make sure that you meet the following admission requirements:

  • You have an academic Bachelor's degree in Law before the start of this Master's program, or;
  • You have an academic Bachelor’s degree in a law related field (with a minimum of 90 ECTS in law courses).

English language proficiency:

You need to demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting the results of either:

TOEFL with a minimum score of 90 (internet-based) or 577 (paper-based).

Academic IELTS score with a minimum of 6.5 score overall and a minimum score of 6.0 on individual parts of the test.

Cambridge English test results: C1 advanced (formerly CAE) or C2 proficiency (formerly CPE). For both C1 and C2, we accept a score of A, B or C.

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