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International Law and the Law of International Organizations: International Human Rights Law LLM

University of Groningen Law

Full time September LLM 12 months

About the course

Can a church be attacked if a sniper hid in the tower during an armed conflict? Having the Polish nationality, being tortured in a Thai prison, what rights do you have? Can you invoke them and how?

In this programme, you will be trained in human rights at the international level, but also in international humanitarian law and other related fields of (international) law. You will learn about the different systems and how human rights are interpreted within these systems and in different countries.

Official detailed information on the programme can be found here.

The LLM International Human Rights Law is registered under the LLM CROHO label Public International Law (60856). This is a Top Rated Programme in the Netherlands.

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Entry Requirements

- LLB or equivalent

- Applicants must send a motivation letter (max. 650 words). The letter should be written by the applicants themselves; it is not allowed to submit an (official) translation.

- Basic knowledge of public international law, on a similar level as the course Public International Law, including some elementary human rights law and elementary knowledge of European Law

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