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Research Master in Law



Research Master in Law is a two-year master's program designed for talented bachelor's students with strong analytical skills and an interest in academic research. Students who already have a master's degree can apply for the abridged one-year program.

Offered in cooperation with Leuven University (Belgium), students from all over the world gain access to the best professors in the field at two world-class universities, participating in courses at both Tilburg and Leuven. The Research Master in Law ranks # 1 in The Netherlands according to the Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs (Dutch Guide to Higher Education), 2012.

An exceptionally broad curriculum is just one of the ways in which this program offers talented young researchers a superior academic learning environment. Students enjoy a high level of faculty guidance and peer support in writing their research proposal, which serves as the basis for future applications to PhD or other research positions. Students enjoy exceptional flexibility, with the scope to choose their own research topic, supervisor and research group.

Location: Tilburg, the Netherlands

Duration: 2 years

Possible careers: legal practitioners and found employment at law firms and international organizations worldwide or (PhD) research career

Admission requirements:

• Completed academic Bachelor's in Law
• Legalized translation of the bachelor or master degree (if not in English)
• IELTS with minimum 6.5 or TOEFL with minimum 90 or CAE or CPE
• Motivation Letter
• Two letters of recommendations
• CV
• Snapshot (questionnaire) filled
• Thesis / paper / article written in the English language


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