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Law (LL.B.)

Consumer complaints, the war against drugs, family issues, matters of state: Rechtsgeleerdheid (Law) is socially relevant and topical.

Note: This Bachelor programme and its specialisations are only offered in Dutch.

Are you interested in people and developments in society? Are you keen to learn and do you have good analytical and reasoning skills? Then Rechtsgeleerdheid is very likely the right study for you. As a legal professional, you try in a creative way and within the confines of the legal system, to find the best solution. A feeling for language, self-discipline, a critical mind and perseverance are all relevant in this profession.

Why study Rechtsgeleerdheid at Leiden University?

  • You choose a faculty that has an excellent international reputation, in perhaps the most beautiful student city in the Netherlands with its great atmosphere.
  • In the degree programme Rechtsgeleerdheid you learn everything about national, European and international law from inspiring lecturers who are often also employed as judges, lawyers, civil-law notaries or (business) legal experts.
  • You can broaden your studies by learning a foreign language, for example, or doing an internship with one of the faculty‚Äôs high-level legal partners or working at a legal advice centre.
  • Our excellent facilities, such as the Moot Court room, the law library and our excellentinternational network, are all at your disposal.

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