Below you will find an overview of the curriculum taught in the LLM in International and European Law programme in the 2021-2022 academic year:
The LLM in International and European law is a 60 ECTS Advanced Master’s degree obtained in one academic year (from end September until early July). After a solid set of 8 core courses on EU institutional law and judicial protection, EU external relations law, public international and comparative law, human rights and competition law, students can choose to focus on one of 3 specialisation options: Public law; Business law; and Data Law. Throughout the programme, you develop your own research topic by means of a Master’s thesis.
Giving you a broad overview (18 credits) as well as deepening insights (12 credits) into international and EU law, including a short research paper by teams of up to four students.
- EU Institutional Framework and Judicial Protection - lecturers: Dirk Arts, Youri Devuyst
- International and Comparative Law - lecturers: Ricardo Gosalbo Bono, Stefaan Smis
- Globalization, International Law & Sustainable Development - lecturer: Servaas van Thiel
- International and European Protection of Human Rights - lecturer: Serge Gutwirth
- EU Economic Law - lecturer: Tony Joris
- International Economic Law and Organizations - lecturer: Frank Hoffmeister
- International and EU Competition Law - lecturer: Ben Smulders
- EU External Relations - lecturer: Karel De Gucht
Specialise in either the public, business, or data law option (12 credits), including practical exercises and a real life case study simulation, for instance in the field of European competition law.
- EU Environmental Law in an International Context - Lecturers: Harri Kalimo, Sebastian Oberthür
- International and European Criminal Law - Lecturer: Paul De Hert
- Case Study on Public International/EU law - Lecturer: Harri Kalimo
- European and International Private Law - lecturer: Arnaud Nuyts
- International and European Taxation - lecturer: Marie Lamensch
- Case Study on European Competition Law - lecturer: Tony Joris
- International and European Data Protection Law - lecturer: Hielke Hijmans
- Data Policies in the European Union - lecturer: Vagelis Papakonstantinou
- Case Study on Global Privacy and Data Protection - lecturer: Joris Van Hoboken
Develop your own research topic by means of a Master's thesis, worth 18 credits. Engage in an exciting intellectual journey on the topic of your choice.