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Public International Law

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This is a Top Rated Programme in the Netherlands.

The LLM programme in Public International Law at the University of Groningen provides students with a strong foundation in most fields of public international law, and is designed to provide an optimal mix of teaching and mentorship, to ensure the realization of our goals in the field of knowledge dissemination and the training of academic, legal, and practical skills. Within these parameters, the programme offers some flexibility in the range of courses that can be chosen and students can opt for a peace & security, an economic/environmental or a dispute settlement profile.  The programme offers the opportunity for starting or enhancing one's professional career in an international legal environment, be it at a national government level, in the United Nations, or at an international non-governmental agency.

These webpages should provide you with the information needed to enable you to make an informed decision for applying to our programme. Please have a look at the:

We of course welcome enquiries on the programme from prospective students through our information request form. For those with previous law related studies, but not an LLB from a research University, we also offer a Pre-LLM programme.

If you are a current student with a question, please contact us at LLM@rug.nl. If you have already submitted an application and have a question, please contact the Admissions Office at admission@rug.nl.

Prof. dr M.M.T.A. Brus Academic Director Public International Law
Prof. dr M.M.T.A. Brus Academic Director Public International Law

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

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