Research course

Research Master in Law

Tilburg University · Tilburg University
LLM by research

Entry requirements

Diploma requirements:

  • A Bachelor degree in Law

English Language proficiency:

  • Academic IELTS: minimum score of 6.5
  • TOEFL Internet based: minimum of 90
  • Cambridge: CPA or CAE

For more information on entry requirements, please visit the program website.

Months of entry


Course content

The LLM Research Master in Law is your opportunity to develop new knowledge and cutting-edge academic research skills that can help solve important societal and theoretical issues.

In this program you are provided with knowledge on a wide range of research methods, including comparative law, empirical research, and law and economics. Additionally, you develop the social and intellectual skills needed to perform in national and international research groups.

The methodological training will benefit you in all professions that require research skills, including academic research (e.g. PhD research) and professional research conducted by lawyers, judges, ministries, NGOs et cetera. It's a unique opportunity to develop yourself.

Information for international students

Tilburg University is known for its international orientation: students and staff from more than 100 countries currently study and work here.

We offer a number of excellent support services for international students. These include:

  • Personal guidance throughout the application process

  • Help in finding accommodation

  • Immigration services

  • Tilburg Orientation Program for newly arrived students

  • Buddy system for international students

  • Career Center

Fees and funding

UK students
EUR 2,060 p/a
International students
EU citizens: EUR 2,060 p/a Non-EU citizens EUR 14,500 p/a

Tilburg University provides a number of scholarships for outstanding and highly motivated international students who have been admitted to a Master’s program. You can find short descriptions of the available scholarships on our website. Please note that the number of scholarships are limited and mainly targeted at students with an excellent academic background and grades.

Qualification and course duration

LLM by research

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Dennis Baas