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Commercial Law

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

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Commerical law, Company law, Labour law. International mergers, the legal aspects of shipping and the transportation of goods.

This programme focusses on developments and practical problems from a comparative law perspective. It provides you with the facts on intellectual-property, security and ownership rights. Learn how risks are shared, and about the key role of title documents such as bills of lading.

Get the tools to do business internationally! Participate in company visits to see how things work in practice. Rotterdam, Europe's main port and the third largest in the world, is an important commercial center and one of the largest logistical hubs of the world. As a result it is a perfect location to study commercial law.


2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 11600 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 11600 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar
2019 Full-time Institutioneel € 11900 / jaar
2019 Full-time Internationaal € 11900 / jaar
2019 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2078 / jaar


Students with a first or second degree with the English language as medium of instruction (please submit proof) do not have to submit a TOEFL or IELTS test report.


This LL.M. offers you a comparative law perspective with particular attention to differences in approach and outcome between civil and common law jurisdictions. In addition to learning through lectures and assignments, company visits and workshops are organized in the city and in the wider port area, to allow you to experience commercial, corporate and maritime practice.


Subjects (depending on your specialization) in the fields of:
*Commercial Law
*Corporate Governance
*Maritime Casualties
*Marine Insurance

instruction modes

Lectures, seminars, essays/papers, coursework, thesis. By creating an interactive learning environment, especially during the seminars, students are required to actively participate in class discussions and use creative thinking.

job perspective

A few possible professions after obtaining a LL.M. degree
* attorney active in litigation, arbitration and contract-drafting,
* in-house counsel in the legal department of banks and businesses in the maritime and transport industry,
* a claims handler, broker or underwriter in the insurance industry
* advisory positions to government agencies and port authorities and in academia

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 12 maanden
Type LL.M (Master of the Laws)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur Geen titel
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 420