Master and LLM

Master in International Law (120 ECTS)

  • Two-year programme providing in-depth training in international law as well as the tools and approaches necessary for rigorous legal analysis.
  • Includes complementary courses in other disciplines (economics, history, political science, anthropology and sociology of development)
  • The programme comprises compulsory courses, optional seminars and an original research dissertation in the second year.
  • Aimed at those who wish to pursue either a PhD or a career in research


Early admisson deadline

  • Application deadline: 15 November 2017*
  • Decision notification: mid-January 2018

Regular admisson deadline

  • Application deadline: 15 January 2018*
  • Decision notification: mid-March 2018

Late admisson deadline

  • Application deadline: 1 March 2018*
  • Decision notification: early April  2018

* Referees will have an additional week to submit their reference letter.

Applications for 2018 will open mid-September 2017.

LL.M. in International Law (60 ECTS)

  • Our LL.M. in International Law is a one-year programme that provides advanced, comprehensive and practical training in international law.
  • The LL.M. gives a firm grounding in public international law, yet allows students to tailor their studies according to their particular interests. Specialty streams include Environment, Energy and Natural Resources; International Economic Law; and International Protection of Vulnerable Groups.
  • In addition to teaching general and specialist legal knowledge, the LL.M. in International Law facilitates a deeper exploration of the most pressing issues in the discipline and hones the professional skills necessary to launch or advance a career in international law.
  • Our LL.M. students have a strong track record of employment in the legal profession, international and non-governmental organisations, government ministries and diplomacy, as well as various private sector destinations.