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The award
LLM

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 14350

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About Global Criminal Law at University of Groningen

How are international and transnational crimes prevented, investigated and prosecuted? Is criminal law an effective tool in the present context of globalized criminality?

These questions will constitute some of criminallaw's biggest challenges for the years to come and are the focus of the Global Criminal Law LLM track, which explores the applicationof criminal law - both substantive and procedural - in the contextof global criminality, such as organized, transnational and international criminality.

This track offers you the two-fold opportunity to studysubstantive and procedural criminal law from a comparative and international perspective but also to specialise in the study ofspecific criminal behaviour: organised and financial crimes,cybercrimes and international crimes.

More detailed information on theprogramme can be found here.

Applications should be madethrough the ''Admission and application'' tab on thispage.

The LLM Global Criminal Law is registered under the LLMCROHO label Criminal Law and Criminology (60669).



How are international and transnational crimes prevented, investigated and prosecuted? Is criminal law an effective tool in the present context of globalized criminality?

These questions will constitute some of criminallaw's biggest challenges for the years to come and are the focus of the Global Criminal Law LLM track, which explores the applicationof criminal law - both substantive and procedural - in the contextof global criminality, such as organized, transnational and international criminality.

This track offers you the two-fold opportunity to studysubstantive and procedural criminal law from a comparative and international perspective but also to specialise in the study ofspecific criminal behaviour: organised and financial crimes,cybercrimes and international crimes.

More detailed information on theprogramme can be found here.

Applications should be madethrough the ''Admission and application'' tab on thispage.

The LLM Global Criminal Law is registered under the LLMCROHO label Criminal Law and Criminology (60669).


After your studies

Job prospects

The programme is specifically tailored to train students intobecoming well-equipped legal professionals with both academicskills and practical knowledge of criminal law. Graduates can applytheir specialized understanding of substantive and proceduralcriminal law in domestic, regional and international contexts. Inparticular, the programme meets the requirements of a career withinint. organizations and judicial institutions as well as withininter-governmental and nat. government agencies.

The programme is specifically tailored to train students intobecoming well-equipped legal professionals with both academicskills and practical knowledge of criminal law. Graduates can applytheir specialized understanding of substantive and proceduralcriminal law in domestic, regional and international contexts. Inparticular, the programme meets the requirements of a career withinint. organizations and judicial institutions as well as withininter-governmental and nat. government agencies.

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Entry requirements

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
grade average

On top of providing the Admissions Board with transcripts anddiplomas, students should have an equivalent minimum GPA (GradePoint Average) of 7/10 (Dutch grading scale).

knowledge minimum

basic knowledge of criminal law and elementary knowledge ofpublic international law

language test

If you are not a native speaker of English, you will need toprovide proof of English language proficiency:

  • TOEFL: 92 (all sections need to be at least 21; the writingsection needs to be at least 23)
  • IELTS: 6.5 (all sections need to be at least 6.0; the writingsection needs to be at least 6.5)
  • CAE or CPE
  • Applicants who are taking/have completed an English-taughtbachelor programme at a Dutch research university are exempt fromtaking an English proficiency test.
  • For more details about language requirements please check: http://www.rug.nl/(...)mission-requirements

The test scores cannot be older than two years.

previous education

LLB or equivalent

reference letter

Candidates must provide one letter of reference from an academicreferee who has detailed knowledge of their academic records. Thereference can be emailed to the Admission Office from yourreferee's institutional e-mail address or uploaded in the OnlineApplication System. The uploaded letter should be on a letterheadand signed by the referee and must contain contact details of yourreferee, including his or her institutional e-mail address. Moreinformation can be found at : http://www.rug.nl/(...)mission-requirements

written request

Applicants must send a motivation letter (max. 650 words). Theletter should be written by the applicants themselves; it is notallowed to submit an (official) translation.

other admission requirements

Curriculum vitae As this programme is a full selection master,all students should meet the admission requirements. For a fulllist of the requirements, please check: http://www.rug.nl/(...)mission-requirements

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
grade average

On top of providing the Admissions Board with transcripts anddiplomas, students should have an equivalent minimum GPA (GradePoint Average) of 7/10 (Dutch grading scale).

knowledge minimum

basic knowledge of criminal law and elementary knowledge ofpublic international law

language test
  • TOEFL: 92 (all sections need to be at least 21; the writingsection needs to be at least 23)
  • IELTS: 6.5 (all sections need to be at least 6.0; the writingsection needs to be at least 6.5)
  • CAE or CPE
  • Applicants who are taking/have completed an English-taughtbachelor programme at a Dutch research university are exempt fromtaking an English proficiency test.

The test scores cannot be older than two years.

previous education

LLB or equivalent

reference letter

Candidates must provide one letter of reference from an academicreferee who has detailed knowledge of their academic records. Thereference can be emailed to the Admission Office from yourreferee's institutional e-mail address or uploaded in the OnlineApplication System. The uploaded letter should be on a letterheadand signed by the referee and must contain contact details of yourreferee, including his or her institutional e-mail address. Moreinformation can be found at : http://www.rug.nl/(...)mission-requirements

written request

Applicants must send a motivation letter (max. 650 words). Theletter should be written by the applicants themselves; it is notallowed to submit an (official) translation.

other admission requirements

Curriculum vitae As this programme is a full selection master,all students should meet the admission requirements. For a fulllist of the requirements, please check: http://www.rug.nl/(...)mission-requirements

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