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Rotterdam: where law meets business.

Do you want to study Law? At Erasmus University, in the dynamic and diverse city of Rotterdam, Law is one of the main areas of research and education. A distinguishing feature of the education provided by Erasmus University Rotterdam is the combination of academic training, international orientation and social relevance - education that is closely interwoven with excellent scientific research. Start your international legal career in the Netherlands, with one of our highly ranked bachelor, master or executive programmes.

Erasmus University Rotterdam has a strong social- and business-driven orientation. The motto of the law undergraduate and postgraduate programmes is therefore ‘Where law meets business’.

Law orientated master programmes

Commercial and Company Law

Commercial and Company Law: provides you with the legal aspects of doing business in an international setting.

Development Studies

In the MA programme you learn about the most recent theories and debates in development studies and you learn to apply this knowledge to practical issues of development and social change.

Health Economics, Policy & Law

Get a comprehensive view by exploring the economic, political and legal approaches to the complexities of healthcare systems.

International and European Union Law

Explore the processes and consequences of increased economic integration, which are ongoing both within the European Union and internationally.

International Arbitration and Business Law

International Arbitration and Business Law LL.M. provides its graduates with a unique set of international arbitration skills together with a solid expertise in international business law.

International Master’s in Advanced Research in Criminology (IMARC)

IMARC is an interdisciplinary programme that is developed to prepare students for current demands in the field of border-crossing, security and social justice.

More information on the IMARC-website.

International Trade Law

This LL.M. covers the legal aspects of international trade and commerce. It is exclusively focused on international commercial law.

Legal Theory

Would you like to specialise in philosophy of law? Or specifically in socio-legal studies? Or would you prefer to design your own study programme?

Maritime & Transport Law

The programme ‘Maritime and Transport Law’, a specialisation of the LL.M. in Commercial Law, provides you with thorough, in-depth knowledge of the dynamic world of maritime and transport law

Urban Management and Development

The MSc in Urban Management and Development provides in-depth insight into urban theories, policies and trends globally.

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