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Education The Faculty Graduate Schools Graduate School of Law Master programme

Admission requirements and procedure

You may apply by sending the following documents to the Graduate School of Law (GGSL ggsl@rug.nl):

  • curriculum vitae;
  • an overview of all study results obtained so far, including examinations that have not been passed;
  • a letter of motivation for doing this course, based on one's own expectations, interests, and ambitions;
  • written results of the previously conducted research, such as papers, theses, scientific articles;
  • and other documents that, in the opinion of the prospective student, may contribute to a clear picture of the suitability for pursuing this program.

The admission and selection committee for the Research Master's program will, on the basis of the above documents, determine the admissibility to the program. After the closing date (1 May prior to the following academic year), all applicants will receive a written assignment asking them to give a brief reasoned opinion in response to a piece that has recently appeared in a newspaper or magazine. This written assignment serves to support the submitted documents that demonstrate aptitude and talent for the program. 

The application is submitted to the Admissions Committee consisting of prof. A. Tollenaar (RUG), prof. C.M.D.S. Pavillon (RUG), dr. J.J. Dijkstra (RUG), dr.J.J.J. Sillen (RU), dr. K.K.E.C.T. Swinnen (EUR) en drs. L. Both (RUG).

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