Master in International Public Law University of Oslo 

The programme has options within international public law, international criminal and humanitarian law, international economic law, international environmental and energy law and human rights.

Location: Oslo, Norway

Single Degree

Language: English

Number of Places/Students per year: 22

Duration: 1,5 years

Price/Fee: no tuition free 

Scholarships: here

Accommodation: The student housing is administered by the Student Welfare Organization in Oslo and Akershus (SiO). All International students can apply for housing through SiO Housing. More information here.

Application Process: The application period for studies starting:

a. Non-EU/EEA applicants: from 1 October until 1 December, 

b. EU/EEA/Swiss applicants: from 1 February until 1 March. 

The process is the same as for the Human Rights Programme, please see the information provided there. 


The required documentation varies depending on the country of applicant`s origin. More information can be found here.


Program Structure:

Students select one programme option (specialisation) upon start of the programme. The programme has an obligatory Master`s thesis.  You will find more detailed information under each programme option:

1. LL.M. in Public International Law

2. LL.M. in PIL with programme option in International Criminal and Humanitarian Law

3. LL.M. in PIL with programme option in International Environmental and Energy Law

4. LL.M. in PIL with programme option in International Trade, Investment and Commercial Law

5. LL.M. in PIL with programme option in Human Rights


Career prospects

This study programme leads to a specialisation in public international law, qualifying for a broad field of careers within international law. More information here.


LLM Contact 

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By Sasha Zablotskyi

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