European Competition Law and Regulation (International and European Law)

European Competition Law and Regulation (International and European Law)

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 1 April
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: €15,510
Domestic tuition: €2,083

Program overview

The master track European Competition Law and Regulation offers a unique program across European universities to specialize in competition law and study the regulatory framework applicable to economic activities in fast-moving and progressively digitalized markets. Students will learn to fully understand and explain the complex web of market processes in the European law context and will also obtain the fundamental legal skills that allow them to master new legal fields and solve a diverse range of legal problems.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Academic legal background Admission to the Master's programme is determined based on your academic background, which must include: 1. An academic degree comparable to a Dutch Bachelor of Laws. Students with a liberal arts and sciences degree with a law emphasis from any University College in the Netherlands are eligible to apply for admission to the 4 tracks of the LLM in International and European Law provided they have acquired at least 45 ECTS for law courses taken during (and as part of) the successfully completed, corresponding programme. Their applications will be evaluated on an individual basis. Students with a non-Dutch university Bachelor's degree comparable to a Dutch Bachelor's degree in European Studies or International Relations are eligible to apply for admission to the 4 tracks of the LLM in International and European Law provided they have acquired at least 45 ECTS for law courses taken during (and as part of) the successfully completed, corresponding programme. Their applications will be evaluated on an individual basis. Students with a non-Dutch university Bachelor's degree in another discipline are eligible to apply for admission to the 4 tracks of the LLM in International and European Law provided they have acquired at least 60 ECTS for law courses taken during (and as part of) the successfully completed, corresponding programme. Their applications will be evaluated on an individual basis. Students with a BSc degree in PPLE with a major in Law are eligible to be admitted directly to the 4 tracks of the LLM in International and European Law. 2. Basic knowledge of Public International Law is required for the following tracks: Public International Law International Trade and Investment Law The Amsterdam Law School offers a self-study course in Public International Law before the Master’s programme starts, followed by an examination in September/ February. This course is compulsory for those students who have a deficiency in Public International Law. The course does not count for the 60 ECTS of the Master’s programme. 3. Basic knowledge of European Law is required for the following tracks: European Union Law European Competition Law and Regulation The Amsterdam Law School offers a self-study course in European Law before the Master’s programme starts, followed by an examination in September/February. This course is compulsory for those students who have a deficiency in European Law. The course does not count for the 60 ECTS of the Master’s programme. English language proficiency In an international environment, sufficient mastery of the English language is critical for academic success. Students must take an English-language proficiency test to demonstrate their ability. The Amsterdam Law School accepts the following tests and test results:

Career opportunities

Graduates of this master track will in particular be qualified for an international career in the EU institutions, national governmental organizations of EU Member States dealing with economic regulation and competition law as well as private practice, either as practitioner in national and international law firms or as in-house-lawyer in national and international companies.