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Law & Finance (Advanced LL.M.)





1 year



In today’s interconnected world, national and international financial markets have far-reaching effects on organisations and individuals around the globe. That is why the financial sector is becoming increasingly regulated, leading to a growing need for specialists who work at the intersection of law and finance. In the Law & Finance programme, you will be specially trained to excel in this global and multidisciplinary field.


The Law & Finance Advanced Studies programme is optimally designed to suit requirements for both national and international professional positions. When you graduate, you will be qualified to work in a wide range of organisations such as financial institutions, such as banks and investment firms, European and national financial supervisory authorities, other governmental and inter-governmental bodies and public administration, law firms, judiciary and arbitration courts, companies and academic and research institutes.

Best preparatory bachelor’s

A full degree in law offering access to legal practice in the country where it was obtained, or an equivalent law degree from a recognised University/Law School or a degree at an equivalent level in another discipline such as economics or business administration, with a sufficient background in law evidenced by, for instance, certificates of courses in law successfully concluded or substantial professional legal experience. Evidence of excellent academic performance by way of an academic transcript.

English proficiency**

IELTS: 7.0 / TOEFL internet-based: 100

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EU/EEA student tuition fee*


Non-EU/EEA student tuition fee

The Advanced LL.M. programmes are not subsidised by the Dutch government. For these programmes an institutional tuition fee applies. The tuition fee for the Advanced LL.M. programmes for all students is €20,900 (€10,450 Advanced LLM programmes - part-time)

* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master’s programme in The Netherlands
**  English language proficiency requirements are subject to change. Please check  our website for the updated English language proficiency requirements. You can  find the exact language requirements and more detailed language requirements  per programme under each programme description. Also check our website for  detailed information on the types of English tests accepted and the equivalent  scores for IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English tests.
NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees.