Netherlands Law Schools
Comprehensive Directory of Law Schools in Netherlands in Alphabetical Order
Netherlands Law Schools
- Amsterdam - Amsterdam Law School
Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, Amsterdam 1012 CN, Phone: +31 20 525 34 21
The Amsterdam EXchange programme (AEXp) of the Amsterdam Law School offers a selection of ABA approved advanced European Union law and public international law courses at master's (LLM) level. These courses are taught in English by the Law faculty’s most distinguished lecturers. Classes consist of both international and Dutch students.
- Amsterdam - University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
The Amsterdam Law School is an integral part of the Amsterdam Institute of Law Education of the Faculty of Law of the Universiteit van Amsterdam. It takes care of all LL.M. Programmes. Most of these LL.M. programmes are taught in Dutch, but several are English taught programmes. The ALS is also responsible for the Amsterdam EXchange Programme and offers in this context approximately 40 courses.Law Library
- Amsterdam - Vrije University- Faculty of Law
De Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam 1081 HV, Phone: +31 (0) 20 598 6205
The Faculty of Law of VU University Amsterdam offers international law students a unique opportunity to explore Europe and the Netherlands from an unknown angle. Its experience in international law enables the faculty to provide insight into the workings of the international legal system currently being developed. Located in the capital city of a country with a long tradition of international trade, the law faculty is experienced in teaching students about an open legal system.
- Groningen - University of Groningen -Faculty of Law
Oude Boteringestraat 44, Groningen, Phone: +31 50 363 9111
The Faculty is a modern, internationally oriented institution, that builds on a longstanding tradition of four centuries. Groningen belongs to the top three of law faculties in the Netherlands. The legal education has been rated the best in the country. The Faculty gives high priority to the international dimension of education and research.
- Leiden - Leiden University - Faculty of Law
Steenschuur 25, Leiden 2311 XK, Phone: +31 (0) 71 527 7512
Nearly 1,000 students choose to study Law at Leiden on an annual basis. Since 2005 a numerus fixus has reduced the number of students to 850 annually, though students who register early can be sure of a place. In the Netherlands students automatically qualify for university entry having completed a pre-university diploma (VWO). The total number of students at the Law Faculty is currently around 4,500, including about 300-400 international students. The number of academic and support staff totals 450.
- Leiden - Leiden University School of Law Law Library
- Maastricht - Maastricht University - Faculty of Law
Bouillonstraat 1-3, Maastricht 6211 LH, Phone: +31 (0)43 3882222
The Faculty of Law at Maastricht University consists of approximately 2,000 students and 200 staff members. The faculty is located in an imposing building in the city centre, housing faculty staff, computer rooms and classrooms fully equipped with all electronic and other facilities. The faculty’s central location in the city centre, with its numerous pavement cafes, bars and restaurants, and the proximity of several other faculties, makes it an authentic inner-city campus.
- Maastricht - Universiteit Maastricht - Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University (the Netherlands) offers an accredited English-language postgraduate advanced master programme, the Magister Iuris Communis (MIC) programme, leading to the degree of Master of Laws (LL.M.). This one-year programme is open to students who, upon successful completion of their basic legal education on Masters level, wish to acquire the specialised knowledge and skills necessary for a European or international legal career.
- Nijmegen - Radboud University - Faculty of Law
Thomas van Aquinostraat 6, Nijmegen, Phone: +31 24 361 23 08
The Faculty of Law has 2.651 students and in 2006 there were 122,0 (fte) academic staff allied to the faculty. An attraction for visiting students is the combination of high standards with a relatively low number of students, which means that lecturers can give a great deal of attention to their students. This also means that it is relatively easy to meet other students and ensures effortless integration into the local university community.
- Rotterdam - Erasmus University - School of Law
The character of Erasmus University reflects the character of the city in which it is situated; Rotterdam. Rotterdam is an international centre for commerce and trade, with one third of its area occupied by the largest commercial port in the world. The School of Law aims at an international and interdisciplinary approach to law and trade, with a strong emphasis on practical business orientation.
- The Hague - Hague Academy of International Law
This mission, which its founders attributed to it in line with the "peace through law" movement, has remained entirely relevant to the present day. In fulfilling its mission, the Academy has succeeded in both preserving its traditions derived from the Hague Peace Conferences of 1899 and 1907 and adapting itself to the most recent needs of a world undergoing profound change.Legal Publications
- Tilburg - Tilburg University - Faculty of Law
Warandelaan 2, Tilburg, Phone: +31 (0) 13 466 2290
Independent reviews indicate that the quality of the Tilburg Faculty of Law is very high. Appraisal committees appointed by the Minister for Education rank the faculty as one of the best in the Netherlands, in terms of both study and research programmes. It stands out due to the solidity of its organisation and the comprehensiveness of its facilities.
- Utrecht - Utrecht Law School
Janskerkhof 3, Utrecht 3512 BK, Phone: +31 30 253 7289
The Utrecht School of Law, with approximately 4,000 students and 400 staff members, is one of the university’s oldest faculties. It is housed in ten historical buildings in the heart of Utrecht and offers a wide range of disciplines, renowned research institutions and the largest law library in the Netherlands, which is outstandingly equipped.