LLM in International and European Law

Vrije Universiteit Brussel    Brussels School of Governance

Full time & Part time September LLM 1-2 years
Law (22)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the LLM in International and European Law at the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG). This prestigious programme, with over 50 years of excellence, offers a comprehensive curriculum tailored for a global legal career. Delve into core areas of international and European law, tackle emerging global challenges, and culminate your studies with a research block under expert guidance. The evening classes provide flexibility for both recent law graduates and professionals, ensuring a seamless balance with daytime commitments. Benefit from a unique blend of top-tier EU scholars and practitioners, fostering a dynamic learning environment enriched with cultural diversity. The programme's limited class size fosters close interactions among students and professors, creating lasting bonds. To qualify, applicants need a MA in Law or an equivalent degree recognized by the Academic Board. Elevate your legal expertise amidst the vibrant legal dynamics of Europe and beyond with this esteemed LLM programme.

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Brussels School of Governance (BSoG)

The Brussels School of Governance - An alliance between Vesalius College and the Institute for European Studies. The latter one is a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Brussels, which offers an outstanding research-focused environment in the heart of Europe. Located close to the main EU institutions, and in proximity to international organisations and law firms, there are excellent networking and internship opportunities. The BSoG boasts excellent teaching facilities and a modern working space, right next to the amenities of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) Etterbeek campus. Please visit our website to learn more about our programmes and research.

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Entry Requirements

Students are eligible to apply when they have either (1) obtained a MA in Law (5 years / 300 ECTS), or (2) if they have obtained, in accordance with the regulations of the country where the diploma is issued, a final law degree that provides access to the legal profession or to the qualifying exams for admission to the Bar, even if that law degree is less than 300 ECTS. The equivalence of foreign degrees will be decided by the Academic Board of the Programme.


Students taking the programme in one year pay 6.000 EUR (60 Study Points). Students taking the programme in two years pay 3.500 EUR per academic year, so 7.000 EUR in total. These tuition fees are applicable to both EU and non-EU students.

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The BSoG scholarships take the form of a reduced tuition fee (partial waiver).
They are awarded on the basis of merit and demonstrated need upon decision of the program's board.
Applications for the partial waiver have to be sent together with the application for the master program itself. Students can apply for such a partial waiver by 15 April at the latest.


The scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and demonstrated need. Students have to apply for the scholarships when they apply for the master's program.

Application Procedure

Please see the application form on how to apply for the waiver.

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