The unique LLM in Legal Research gives you the crucial research and analytical skills that are in demand today - whether your ambitions focus on working in academia or in a commercial law firm.
If you have a Bachelor's in law, a curious and analytical mind, and a desire to dig deep into complex legal issues, you'll find the LLM Legal Research to be a programme of unparalleled quality, opportunity, and relevance. Facilitated by Utrecht's Law Faculty- renowned throughout Europe for prolific and excellent legal research- this 2-year prestige Master's gives you the time and support to lay a solid foundation for an academic, commercial, PhD or public policy career. A maximum of 25 participants begin the LLM Legal Research each year. Challenging courses in research methodologies, academic writing, and the dynamics of law in the EU and international context prepare you to take on a variety of research projects, deepening your research skills and knowledge in your preferred legal field. Working with your professors you gain an academic network as well, helpful for future PhD research. 'The LLM has given me the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of my favourite field of law, while developing research skills and being surrounded by great professors. As icing on the cake, my Master Thesis is the foundation of my PhD research. What more do you want?' - Irene Aronstein, alumna
Types of teaching (in year 1):
This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.
The NFP is for mid-career professionals who are nationals of and working and living in one of the NFP countries. NFPs are fellowship programmes designed to promote capacity building within organizations in 60 developing countries by providing training and education to their mid-career staff members.
For additional information: Website
Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands