Taught course

Human Rights and Migration (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.

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

** Applicants are considered to be a native speaker of English if they are a citizen of Australia, Canada (with exception of Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, USA or South Africa, or if they have obtained an LL.B Bachelor's programme in Law in one of the countries mentioned above. Students from the European Law School Bachelor at Radboud University, are also exempted from a language test.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

Programme overview

Thee Master’s specialisation in Human Rights and Migration focuses on legal issues relating to migration and human rights in its theoretical, operational, social and political context. The core of the programme lies in European legislation and international human rights treaties. This is a dynamic field of law and this programme examines interplay between national, European and international law, as well as on the ins and outs of the EU lawmaking process.

The Netherlands long tradition in the field of refugee law and international human rights and is home to the International Court of Justice in The Hague, making it a great place for studying this field of law.

Radboud's Faculty of Law in Nijmegen was the first in the Netherlands to set up a dedicated European Law programme. It has built an international reputation in the field of European law, immigration law and private law, and is part of a large network that includes more than fifty universities in Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia.

What will you learn?

  • Gain insight into issues of freedom of movement and immigration within the European Union; asylum and immigration appeals and remedies; as well as international human rights law
  • Choose from a variety of electives based on your interests
  • Gain valuable research and professional experience, learning to design, conduct and present your own research

Career prospects

Graduates from this programme could find work in a variety of organisations:

  • NGOs and IGOs
  • Government agencies
  • International organizations
  • International courts
  • Lobbying or consulting agencies
  • Commerical business

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

If you have any questions, email us here: study-information@ru.nl

Learn more via the Radboud University contact form.

Fees and funding

UK students
€ 17,470
International students
EU € 2,530 Non EU € 17,470

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

Course contact details

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