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About us Faculty of Law International programmes LLM programmes 2023-2024 Governance and Law in Digital Society

Governance and Law in Digital Society

Recent advances in digitalisation have resulted in an increasing number of parties becoming involved in privacy and security issues. But how should we approach obstacles and issues brought about by digitization? Governance and Law in Digital Society offers an integrated programme to study the challenges and opportunities faced in a digital society, combining key themes of governance, law, and security.

In the job market, there is a clear demand for graduates with an interdisciplinary profile capable of interpreting developments in digital society and responding to them accordingly. This Master's programmes is designed to meet this demand and prepare students for a career within this field.

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We hope that you will join us for a successful and rewarding period of study and we of course welcome enquiries on the programme from prospective students through our information request form. As the programme is a hybrid of both law and the social sciences, applicants must have an LLB or equivalent with a minor in Social Sciences or a BSc in Social Sciences with a minor in Law. For those with a relevant degree but are missing a required minor, we also offer a Pre-LLM programme.

Prof. Dr. H. Winter, Academic Director GLDS LLM
Prof. Dr. H. Winter, Academic Director GLDS LLM

The LLM Governance and Law in Digital Society is registered under the LLM CROHO label Law and Public Administration (66461). Please note this LLM is taught at the University of Groningen Campus Fryslan in Leeuwarden (not Groningen).

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