O que eu aprenderei?

In the European and International Business Law programme, you will examine the interactions between international, European and national business law in multi-level jurisdictions.

Programme overview

Courses are taught by expert staff with an international reputation and by guest lecturers who hold senior positions with legal firms, international courts or business organisations. Teaching is grounded in the Law School’s distinguished research programme, ‘The progression of EU law: accommodating change and upholding values.'

You will become familiar with the case method approach and the combined research/transfer of knowledge approach. You will also develop a thorough understanding of how EU Law interacts with global economic law.

You will learn to:

  • apply your knowledge of the law, your experience and your skills in a professional environment
  • formulate research questions and appropriate strategies for answering these questions and testing hypotheses
  • apply adequate legal scientific research methods and tools and to present and communicate results and findings, both in an academic as well as in professional context

Reasons to choose European and International Business Law at Leiden University?

As a student of the advanced master’s European and International Business Law, you will benefit from:

  • Excellent reputation: This programme has more than two decades of history and is offered through Leiden Law School’s Europa Institute. The teaching is grounded in the Law School’s distinguished research programme ‘The progression of EU law: accommodating change and upholding values.
  • Expert instructors: Courses are taught by expert staff with an international reputation as well as by guest lecturers who hold senior positions with legal firms, international courts or business organisations.
  • Moot court skills: You will have the possibility of participating in the European Law Moot Court (ELMC), the most renowned competition in the field of EU law. If you advance to the oral round of the ELMC competition, you will receive training in research, analysis, legal writing and pleading in a simulation of an EU law case. If interested, you may have the opportunity to present at the ELSA Moot Court, which relates to the field of WTO law.

Career prospects

As a graduate, you will be well prepared for challenging positions in a wide variety of national and international organisations.

Most of our graduates go on to careers in international departments of law firms, international businesses, international bureaus of government service or other international organisations.

More specifically, our alumni have found jobs working with:

  • judges’ cabinets at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg
  • Directorates of the European Commission
  • Ministries of Foreign Affairs
  • the World Trade Organization

They have also been selected for PhD and research positions at the most prestigious academic institutions, including the European University Institute in Florence.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Leiden Law School

Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

€18.300,00 (R$ 110.406) por ano

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Prazo para inscrição

Esperado April 2021

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Data de início

1 Setembro 2020


Leiden University

Rapenburg 70,



2311, Netherlands

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Applicants need a BA or BSc degree (or equivalent) to be admitted to any of Leiden University’s master’s programmes. English-language proficiency: IELTS - 6.0; Toefl (internet based): 80 (component score: 20); Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE), or C1 Advanced (CAE): Cambridge component score of 169.

Para estudantes internacionais

In order to be considered for this advanced master’s programme, you should:

  • have a full degree in Law (offering access to legal practice in the country where it was obtained) from a recognised University/Law School;
  • present two letters of recommendation from current or previous professors and/or employers

Language requirements:

  • proven English language proficiency, demonstrated by way of a TOEFL test (overall score of 100 Internet-based), or IELTS test (overall score of 7.0), or Cambridge English Proficiency certificate (CPE).
  • in addition to the above-mentioned overall English test scores, minimum band scores of IELTS 6.0 (TOEFL 20) are required for all sub-sections.

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Sobre a universidade

Amplie os horizontes com mais de 50 programas de bacharelado ou 79 de mestrado na Universidade de Leiden, nas históricas cidades de Leiden e Haia.

  • Universidade de Leiden – quase 450 anos de sólida reputação
  • Perspectiva internacional; corpo estudantil multicultural
  • Pesquisa globalmente renomada e de relevância social
  • Cursos altamente reconhecidos – melhor perspectiva de carreira