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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 European Economic Law at University of Groningen

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 degree is for you!

The European Economic Law program covers thecentral aspects of European Market Law, meaningthat students learn about the many differenttypes of law, including institutional law, labor law, tax law, and the European protection of humanrights. 
The program consists of six courses encompassinga broad range of topics, some incorporating a political scienceapproach . In addition, you will attend a mastersseminar and write a thesis. The language ofinstruction and examination is English.

More detailed information on the programme canbe found here.

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

The LLM European Economic Law is registered under the LLMCROHO label European Law (60602).

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 degree is for you!

The European Economic Law program covers thecentral aspects of European Market Law, meaningthat students learn about the many differenttypes of law, including institutional law, labour law, tax law, and the European protection of human rights.
The program consists of six courses encompassinga broad range of topics, some incorporating a political scienceapproach . In addition, you will attend a mastersseminar and write a thesis. The language ofinstruction and examination is English.

More detailed information on the programme canbe found here.

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

The LLM European Economic Law is registered under the LLMCROHO label European Law (60602).

After your studies

Job prospects

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

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

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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 in the field of European law plus elementaryknowledge of public 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 in the field of European law plus elementaryknowledge of public 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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