The Research Master's in Public International Law deals with some of the most important and fascinating topics of our time, such as protection of human rights and international criminal justice.
The two-year Research Master's programme in Public International Law aims to give students knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of public international law and, in particular, key areas of the international rule of law, legal science and international legal research. At the same time, students will acquire the skills they need to be able to apply their knowledge in these areas in order to conduct fundamental and applied research.
The Research Master's will allow students to pursue a career in international law, whether in academia or in practice.
€ 2060 / jaar
During the first year, students gain an understanding of the foundations of public international law and the international rule of law. They are also trained in legal research. Master classes help improve writing, presentation, debating and argumentation skills. In the second year, students will specialise in a topic within the theme of the international rule of law. Students take part in a research seminar, and are intensively supervised as they conduct research for their theses.
Lectures, seminars, excursions, internship possible.
Prof. P. A. Nollkaempe:
'The Research Master in the International Rule of Law deals with some of the most important and fascinating legal topics of our time, such as the world-wide protection of human rights, international criminal justice and the regulation and control of the powers of the Security Council in maintaining international peace and security. This Master's will allow students to distinguish themselves in pursuing a career in international law, whether in academia or in practice.'
This Master's programme trains students for a career as a researcher, whether inside or outside academia. You will learn the skills necessary to write a dissertation and you will have excellent prospects for various types of intellectually demanding careers in public international law. Graduates can expect to find employment with international organisations, government institutions, universities, international or domestic courts and law firms.
The two-year Research Master's programme in Public International Law aims to give students knowledge and understanding of fundamental principles of public international law and, in particular, key areas of the international rule of law, legal science and international legal research.
This programme provides a solid education in International Law
Tuition fees are adjusted annually. For up-to-date information, please see www.uva.nl/collegegeld (Dutch students) or www.uva.nl/tuition (international students).