Information Law (LLM)

Information Law (LLM)

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: 1 April
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: €11,000
Domestic tuition: €2,083

Program overview

The Research Master's in Information Law provides ambitious students with the legal skills that enable them to tackle the complex legal issues that arise in an information society, both from a scientific and practical perspective. The programme offers outstanding students with an interest in scientific research in the field of information law the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of subjects relevant to information law, to obtain hands-on research experience embedded in one of the world's leading research centers and a semester at a foreign law school abroad.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Academic legal background You have a Bachelor's degree in law (LLB) from a Dutch university, or an equivalent degree from a foreign university. Students with a BSc degree in PPLE with a major in Law are also welcome to apply. 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: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - The minimum required TOEFL score is 100 iBT, with a minimum score of 25 for reading and listening skills and 24 for speaking and writing skills. TOEFL ITP-scores are not accepted. IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - The minimum required overall IELTS score is 7.0, with a minimum score of 6.0 for each individual component. Cambridge English Language Assessment - A Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) certificate (minimum grade C) or Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) certificate. Selection Criteria Applicants will be selected on the basis of study results and motivation by a Selection Committee. The criteria that are employed by this committee are as follows: A GPA of at least a 7.5 (on a scale from 1-10) A motivation for the programme with demonstrable affinity with research and with the subject matter of the programme Demonstrable experience in the field of the subject matter Level of analytic and writing skills Curiosity, creativity, and an independent mind-set

Career opportunities

The Research Master's in Information Law is an ideal programme for students who aspire to careers as researchers inside and outside a university, policy makers and leading lawyers of information law at national and international levels. It gives highly talented students a head start on research, and the opportunity to specialize, explore and reflect on important concepts in this particular area.