Taught course

Business Law (specialisation)

Radboud University · Faculty of Law

Entry requirements

A completed Bachelor's or Master's degree* , or equivalent diploma in (European) Law.

A proficiency in English

In order to take part in this programme, you need to have fluency in both written and spoken English.This requirement has been satisfied when the student meets the conditions, listed on our website.

Motivation letter in English

Please explain in your motivation letter why you would like to enrol in the Master’s specialisation of your choice within the European Law programme. Also attach your resume with a photo and your grade list to this letter.

Please note: The selection committee strives for an internationally diverse student population within this specialisation. Therefore the number of places available to Dutch students is limited.

If you are a Chinese student and want to register as a student on an English-taught programme at a Dutch higher education institution you need to apply for a Nuffic Certificate. More information can be found on the Study in Holland website.

* Students who obtained their degree in Indonesia e.g., are required to have obtained a Master's degree in Law (Sarjana Hukum II).

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

The Master's specialisation in Business Law focuses on giving students a thorough understanding of EU legislation, as well as the legal practices of enterprises that do business in and with EU member states. This programme will give you a broad understanding of the internal and external markets of the EU, and Europe's position in th world.

This programme is closely connected with the Radboud Business Law Intstitute, a research institute that combines academic excellence with practical expertise. This centre is accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

What will you learn?

  • Investigate topics such as corporate restructuring, corporate mobility, formation and financing of companies, European business forms, employee involvement, corporate governance and takeover regulations
  • Learn to analyse both primary and secondary EU legislation, as well as the case law of the Court of Justice of the EU and the legislation of relevant jurisdictions
  • Gain understanding the interaction of European and national law on businesses
  • Get valuable experience designing, conducting and presenting your research

Career prospects

Graduates from this programme can find work in a wide variety of positions:

  • Lawyer
  • Lobbyist
  • Consultant
  • Legal expert for business, financial institutions or other NGOs or governmental organizations

*This is a specialisation of the Master's of European Law

Quality label

This programme was recently rated number one in the Netherlands in the Keuzegids Masters 2015 (Guide to Master's programmes).

To apply for this course, please contact us by e-mail.

Learn more via the Radboud University contact form.

Fees and funding

UK students
€ 17,470
International students
€ 2,530 EU/EEA and € 17,470 non-EU/EEA

There are various scholarships available for studying at Radboud University. Some of the opportunities are described below. A full list, including detailed information, can be found on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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