LLM in International and European Law - 2021-2022 curriculum

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.

Compulsory courses

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.


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.

Public law

Business law

Data law


Master's thesis

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.