International Civil and Commercial Law (Advanced)

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Application deadline: EU/EEA students: 15 June (September intake); Non - EU/EEA students: 1 April (September intake)

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About International Civil and Commercial Law

Globalisation and increasing international trade have resulted in the rapid internationalisation of civil and commercial law practice. This Master of Laws Advanced Studies programme has been designed with these developments in mind and aims to prepare graduates for careers in this constantly evolving environment.

The focus of the programme is the deepening and widening of knowledge in the field of civil and commercial law in an internat ional context. Transnational sources of hard law and soft law are addressed, as is relevant case law. Full consideration is also given to the comparative side of international civil and commercial law in both theory and practice, in particular the differences between common law and civil law and between certain domestic legal systems.

International civil and commercial law is a complex and multi layered area, in that different levels of international, EU and national laws co - exist and interact with one another. The programme therefore equips graduates with the skills to fully understand these inter twined layers and apply their knowledge to domain - specific problems in legal practice.

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Job and Career prospects

Our graduates go on to work at organisations such as pricate law firms, multinational companies, international courts, govern mental organisations and research institutes. Many of our graduates also contribute to legal scholarship in international civil and commercial law by pursuing postgraduate or PhD research.

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About Leiden University

Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with academics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges. We keep an open mind, do not shy away from difficult discussions and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open - minded and critical attitude from you.

We challenge you to look beyond your own boundaries. Leiden University welcomes anyone who wants to achieve their full potential. Our modest community size in the historical cities of Leiden and The Hague creates a highly personal and committed atmosphere. Together, we map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. You will also be encouraged to conduct research in cooperation with eminent and enthusiastic scholars. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless o f the career path you choose!

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