Master Programme in Global Criminal Law - University of Groningen
The LLM programme in Global Criminal Law focuses on the application of criminal law – both substantive and procedural - in the context of global criminality, including organised, transnational, and international criminality. This track offers the students the two-fold opportunity to study substantive and procedural criminal law from a comparative and international perspective and also to specialise in the study of specific criminal behaviour: organised and financial crimes, cybercrime and international crimes. The programme offers a unique insight into transnational criminality.
The programme is designed to equip graduates for careers within international organizations and judicial institutions as well as within intergovernmental and national government agencies.
Single/Double Diploma: single
Number of Places/Students per year: not provided yet
Duration: one year
Price/Fee: Tuition fees for students depend on their country of origin EU/EEA: 2060 EUR; Non-EU/EEA 14350 EUR.
Scholarships: several scholarship possibilities exist for studying in the Netherlands and the best way to view them is to check the University of Groningen Grantfinder. Additionally, some EU students may qualify for a study loan from the Dutch government if meeting certain criteria.
Accommodation: please see the information provided on Energy and Climate Law Master Programme.
Application Process: please see the information provided on Energy and Climate Law Master Programme.
• Courses (60 ECTS)
A. six courses*: Comparative Criminal Law (6 ECTS); Criminal Procedure and Human Rights (6 ECTS); Cybercrime and Cyber Security (6 ECTS); International Crimes (6 ECTS); International Criminal Tribunals and Courts (6 ECTS); Organised and Financial Crime (6 ECTS)
B. one seminar: International Cooperation in Criminal Matters (6 ECTS)
* Students who already took one of the compulsory courses in their Bachelor can apply for an exemption for such a course through the Board of Examiners. (An) extra optional course(s) from the list of optional courses should be chosen to replace the exempted course(s).
- Thesis (18 ECTS)
- Internship - if it is required in order to graduate the master program
Graduates of the programme can apply their specialized understanding of substantive and procedural criminal law in domestic, regional, and international contexts. In particular, the programme is designed to meet the requirements of a career within international organizations and judicial institutions as well as within inter-governmental and national government agencies.
Read more information about the master here.