Refugee and Asylum Law

Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode RGMBE01606
Vaknaam Refugee and Asylum Law
Niveau(s) master, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a (Blok 3)

Uitgebreide vaknaam Refugee and Asylum Law
Leerdoelen Students will:
- Gain knowledge about the different international standards applicable to refugees and asylum seekers;
- Be able to reflect on the main concepts of refugee and asylum law;
- Learn about the relation between international treaties, the Common European Asylum System and the European Convention on Human Rights;
- Gain knowledge about the Dutch asylum system;
- Be able to recognize and reflect on the problems and challenges both the international standards and the European Asylum System are facing.
Omschrijving This course will explore Dutch migration law. In this course, different aspects of Dutch migration Law will be dealt with, such as gaining entry into the Netherlands, which admission procedures needs to be followed in order to gain a residence permit (regular and asylum residence permit) the consequences of staying illegally in the Netherlands and judicial protection in the field of Dutch migration law. The course also focus on actual developments in migration law, both on a national level and an international level.
The course will be taught in the form of seven lectures.
The module dovetails with Dutch administrative Law (1, 2 and 3) but can also be followed independently.
Uren per week 2
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege
(7 2-hour lectures)
Toetsvorm opdracht(en)
(The exam will consist of three assignments which need to be handed in during class on on forehand established deadlines. The final grade is determined by the average of the grades on the three assignments. Students need to hand in all three assignments. Students that don't hand in all three assignments can't pass the exam. There is no second chance for this exam.)
Vaksoort m5-niveau, juridisch
Coördinator mr. dr. L.D. van Kleef-Ruigrok
Docent(en) mr. dr. L.D. van Kleef-Ruigrok
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
2 readers containing articles and laws and treaties.
The Law of refugee status, Cambridge University Press, second edition, 2014 James C. Hathaway and Michelle Foster 978-1-107-68842-1
  • This course is only accessible for students that have been fully admitted to a master's degree programme within the Faculty of Law.
  • This course is not open to non-law exchange students.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Exchange programme Law 1 semester II a optional
LLM International Human Rights Law 1 semester II a a. optional compulsory
LLM Public International Law 1 semester II a optional compulsory
Open Colleges 1 semester II a keuze