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LLM in International Human Rights Law

Programme requirements

In order to obtain an LLM degree in International Human Rights Law programme a candidate must successfully complete a total of 60 ECTS:
a.   Four compulsory courses:
-     International Criminal Courts and Tribunals (6 ECTS)
-     International Health Law (6 ECTS)
-     International Human Rights Law (6 ECTS)
-     International Institutional Law (6 ECTS)
b. Two optional courses (at least 12 ECTS).
One course needs to be chosen from these two courses:
-     International Humanitarian Law (6 ECTS)
-     Refugee and Asylum Law (6 ECTS)
The second course needs to be chosen from these two courses:
-     European Human Rights Law (6 ECTS)
-     International Crimes (6 ECTS)
c. The seminar Human Rights (6 ECTS)
d. Master’s thesis (18 ECTS)

Block 1

Block 2

Block 3

Block 4

International Human Rights Law

6

International Criminal Tribunals and Courts

6

Choose 1 of 2:
-         Refugee and Asylum Law
-         International Humanitarian Law

6

Choose 1 of 2:
-       International Crimes
-       European Human Rights Law

6

International Institutional Law

6

International Health Law

6

Seminar Human Rights

6

Master’s thesis

18

Total semester 1

30

Total semester 2

30

Programme structure

The programme consists of six courses (minimum), a seminar and the writing of a Master’s thesis. The programme requires one year, full-time to complete.

Exchange period in the first semester (Fall term), as exchange student:
- International Criminal Tribunals and Courts (6 ECTS)
- International Health Law (6 ECTS)
- International Human Rights Law (6 ECTS)
- International Institutional Law (6 ECTS)
-Seminar Human Rights (6 ECTS)

LLM completion in the second semester as registered regular LLM student (Winter/Spring term), after graduation at home university:
- Either Refugee and Asylum Law or International Humanitarian Law (6 ECTS)
- Either International Crimes or European Human Rights Law (6 ECTS)
- Master’s thesis (18 ECTS)

The LLM International Human Rights Law is registered under the LLM CROHO label International Law and the Law of International Organizations (60605).

Last modified:04 December 2017 10.02 a.m.