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About us Faculty of Law International programmes LLM programmes 2024-2025 Technology Law and Innovation

Programme requirements and structure

The Technology Law and Innovation LLM is a one year long, full-time programme. The language of instruction and examination in the programme is English.

Programme requirements
In order to obtain an LLM degree in this programme a candidate must successfully complete a total of 60 ECTS*:
a.   Six compulsory courses:

  • Data Driven Innovation (6 ECTS)
  • Competition Law and Market Regulation (6 ECTS)
  • Cybersecurity in Inernational and EU Law (6 ECTS)
  • Intellectual Property and Innovation (6 ECTS)
  • The Law of Sustainable Technology (6 ECTS)
  • Consumers and Innovation (6 ECTS)

b. Seminar Interactions between Legal Systems in Technology Law (6 ECTS)
c. Law in Practice (6 ECTS)
c. Master’s thesis (12 ECTS)

* Please note these course requirements are subject to change

Programme structure
All programmes consist of six courses (minimum), a seminar, a law in practice module, and the writing of a thesis. The academic year in Groningen runs from the first week of September to the end of August and is divided into two semesters of two blocks each. Each lecture block is followed by periods of examinations.

Do you have a question about an LLM programme? Contact the Faculty of Law directly through our information request form .

The Faculty reserves the right to cancel or alter courses when necessary. Applicants receive due notice of any changes in the curriculum. These webpages will always hold the most recent information about the programmes.

Last modified:16 August 2023 4.03 p.m.