International and European Law

Join this 1-year Advanced Master programme in Brussels that is a 'best practice in international perspective' and a 'degree that always opens the first door' (May 2016 government audit report). Choose between the Public and Business Law option and become part of a 1,200+ alumni network that will be invaluable for your future career! We've developed a minisite dedicated to this programme that will tell you all you need to know about it! It also contains a short Youtube clip with testimonials from professors, students, and alumni.

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Programme content

The LLM offers a unique mixture of European and international, public and business law in the following fields:

  •     EU Institutional Framework and Judicial Protection
  •     EU Economic Law
  •     External relations
  •     Globalization, International Law & Sustainable Development
  •     International and European Protection of Human Rights
  •     European and International Competition Law
  •     International Economic Law and Organizations
  •     International and Comparative Law

The educational techniques of the programme include, in addition to the more traditional forms of lecturing, interactive class teaching as well as practical case studies that simulate day-to-day professional life. The programme offers a balanced, versatile package.

Study credits

ECTS (European Credit Transfer System): 1 credit represents 25-30 hours of study activity

AFTER GRADUATION

A master degree opens doors in many different branches and sectors. You will be able to work in the private sector, (non-) governmental organisations, or continue your academic career as a PhD researcher. Not sure what your next step should be? The VUB helps you with your first steps on the job market.

First step on the market

Our students are offered personalised coaching and career advice at the VUB Career Centre. Clients of the VUB Career Centre include major law firms, the European Commission, the European Parliament, European Agencies and consultancies. We have over 1200 highly successful alumni who are now working in international institutions such as the European Union, the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund, the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, in national administrations, diplomatic services, the judiciary, as well as in major law firms, corporations and NGOs.

The VUB helps you to make your first step in the job market with workshops, networking events, job fairs, tips ‘n tricks for job interviews. All an ambitious student needs!

Careercenter


The VUB helps you to make your first step in the job market with workshops, networking events, job fairs, tips ‘n tricks for job interviews. All an ambitious student needs!

First step on the market

Phd?


If you want to continue your academic career, you can apply for a PhD position at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. All you need is a promoter, research subject and sufficient funding. Are you up for this challenge?

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