European Economic Law, L.L.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #59 (ARWU) ,
The European Economic Law program from the University of Groningen covers the central aspects of European Market Law, meaning that  students learn about the many different types of law, including institutional law, labor law, tax law, and the European protection of human rights.  

About

Are monopolies allowed within the EU? How can a German company protect itself against aid from the Dutch government to Philips? If you find these questions interesting, then this European Economic Law program from the University of Groningen is for you!

The program consists of six courses encompassing a broad range of topics, some incorporating a political science approach. In addition, you will attend a masters seminar and write a thesis. The language of instruction and examination is English.

Job prospects

The programme is designed to equip its graduates for work in major law firms, the Community Institutions and as in-house lawyers. It is also suitable for those who are interested in the interaction between law and politics or for those who are looking for a career in policy-making or policy-influencing roles.

Accreditation


Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • European Internal Market Law
  • Market Regulation 
  • Seminar European Market Law
  • Competition Law 
  • Constitutional Principles of the EU Market 
  • EU Trade Law 
  • Master's thesis 
  • European Human Rights Law
  • European Law of Judicial Protection 
  • European Sustainability Law
For more information, please visit the programme website.

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 12 months
                  • Credits
                    60 ECTS
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus

                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                  • Minimum required score:

                    6.5

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                    Book IELTS
                  • Minimum required score:

                    92

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                  Academic Requirements

                  • Grade average - GPA equivalent to 7/10 (Dutch grading scale)
                  • Grade list
                  • Knowledge minimum - Basic knowledge in the field of European law plus elementary knowledge of public international law
                  • English proficiency
                  • Previous education - LLB or equivalent
                  • Reference letter - 1 academic reference should be provided
                  • Written request - Applicants must send a motivation letter (max. 650 words). 
                  • Curriculum vitae.

                                                            Tuition Fee

                                                            • International Applies to you

                                                              14200 EUR/year
                                                              Tuition Fee
                                                              Based on the original amount of 14200 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                                            • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                                              2006 EUR/year
                                                              Tuition Fee
                                                              Based on the original amount of 2006 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                                            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                                            Living costs for Groningen

                                                            750 - 1000 EUR/month
                                                            Living Costs

                                                            The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                                                            Funding

                                                            Several scholarships are available for international students who are motivated to study Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programmes, as well as for exchanges, short courses and research stays at our university.

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