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Advanced Master Law and Digital Technologies - Leiden University

Law and Digital Technologies (Advanced LL.M.)

About the programme

In this programme, you will acquire in-depth knowledge about legislation and governance regarding the internet, computers, mobile devices, persuasive technologies and ambient intelligence.

Programme overview

The Law and Digital Technologies Advanced Studies programme aims to cultivate diverse expertise on law and governance of the internet and digital technologies. Coursework will focus on regulatory theory (internet governance and techno-regulation) as well as national and international law (hard law, soft law and case law). You will take part in additional relevant projects, such as negotiating IT contracts and a cybercrime experiment. The programme is completed by writing a final thesis.

More information about the programme structure

Educational methods

The teaching takes place in small, seminar style classes, which require your active participation. You will be taught by lecturers who come from a wide variety of backgrounds and are experts in their field. In addition to their research and teaching career, many of them hold positions at prominent law firms such as NautaDutilh, Bird & Bird, Clifford Chance, Visser Schaap & Kreijger, and C-Legal, as well as companies such as KPN Telecom and Considerati.

Student support services

The programme coordinator will be your first point of contact before, during and after the programme. The coordinator can help you with all kinds of practical questions related to your programme and can refer you to someone else if necessary. 

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