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European Law in a Global Context

This LLM programme covers all the central aspects of European Union Law, but also has special attention for the global context in which the EU operates.

This unique LLM programme also offers students a thorough understanding of European Law, but adds insight into the increasing links between internal and external EU policies.

Official detailed information on the programme can be found here.

This is a selective LLM, see Faculty pages here for further details.

The LLM European Law in a Global Context is registered under the LLM CROHO label European Economic Law (60688).

Facts & Figures
Degree
LLM in European Law in a Global Context
Course type
Master
Duration
12 months (60 ECTS)
Croho code
60688
Language of instruction
English
Start
September
Faculty
Law
Why study this programme in Groningen?

For current information about this programme, please visit here: https://bit.ly/37Y1QvV

Programme

Students will have to participate in five compulsory courses and the compulsory seminar for this programme plus one optional compulsory course. Like all masters, this programme is also concluded by writing a Master's thesis, worth 18 ECTS.

Periods
Courses1234
Competition Law, Market Regulation, and External Effects (6 EC)
Internal Market Law and its External Effects (6 EC)
Seminar Interactions between Legal Systems: Global, European, and Domestic (6 EC)
EU External Relations Law (6 EC)
EU Institutional and Constitutional Law (6 EC)
EU Environmental Law in a Global Context (6 EC)
Master's thesis (18 EC)
European Human Rights Law (6 EC, optional)
The Law & Economics of European Integration in a Global Context (6 EC, optional)

Curriculum

Students will have to participate in six compulsory courses and the compulsory seminar for this programme. Like all masters, this programme is also concluded by writing a Master's thesis, worth 18 ECTS.

Study abroad

  • Study abroad is optional

More information about studying abroad within this programme can be found on www.rug.nl/law/lep.

Entry requirements

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
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 in the field of European law plus elementary knowledge of public international law

language test

For more details about language requirements please check: https://bit.ly/2Ho7gkM

previous education

LLB or equivalent

reference letter

For further details about letter of reference please check: https://bit.ly/2Ho7gkM

(motivation-) letter

For more details about motivation letter please check: https://bit.ly/2Ho7gkM

other admission requirements

Curriculum vitae. For further information please check: https://bit.ly/2Ho7gkM

Application deadlines

Type of studentDeadlineStart course
Dutch students01 May 202301 September 2023
EU/EEA students01 May 202301 September 2023
non-EU/EEA students01 May 202301 September 2023

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
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 in the field of European law plus elementary knowledge of public international law

language test

For more details about language requirements please check: https://bit.ly/2Ho7gkM

previous education

LLB or equivalent

reference letter

For further details about letter of reference please check: https://bit.ly/2Ho7gkM

(motivation-) letter

For more details about motivation letter please check: https://bit.ly/2Ho7gkM

other admission requirements

Curriculum vitae. For further information please check: https://bit.ly/2Ho7gkM

Application deadlines

Type of studentDeadlineStart course
Dutch students01 May 202301 September 2023
EU/EEA students01 May 202301 September 2023
non-EU/EEA students01 May 202301 September 2023
Tuition fees
NationalityYearFeeProgramme form
EU/EEA2022-2023€ 2209full-time
non-EU/EEA2022-2023€ 16201full-time

Practical information for:

After your studies

Job prospects

You can read more about career prospects for graduates here: https://www.rug.nl/rechten/education/international-programmes/llm/elgc/career-prospects

Research

Research

The faculty's research is carried out under the umbrella of the Groningen Centre for Law and Governance, in which all departments of the faculty are participating. Wherever possible teachers will use and involve this research in the courses that are being taught.

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						Testimonial of Jozef Badida

    European Law

    – Jozef Badida
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    During my legal studies in Bratislava I had the opportunity to participate in the following programmes: an Erasmus in Gent, Leonardo da Vinci training in Malaga and Work & Travel USA. These experiences made my enrollment in the Master of the Laws (LLM) programme at the Law Faculty of the University of Groningen an informed decision.

    Having specialized in European Law, I was privileged to be supervised by leading and renowned scholars in their fields of specialization in the European Union (EU). The metropolitan society of the Netherlands and the internationalization policy of the University of Groningen allowed me to interact with people of many nationalities, resulting in a lot of insights into other cultures and ways of life. This will definitely be beneficial in my future career path. It is my hope that this reputable education is going to be the key to attaining my goal to work for the European Commission.

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Study support

If you come across questions with regard to your programme, study progress, your way of studying, personal circumstances, etc., you can go to the International Office for guidance. All discussed in these conversations is treated confidentially.