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Advanced Master Law and Digital Technologies - Leiden University

Law and Digital Technologies (Advanced LL.M.)

Programme structure

We aim to engage your mind through our multidimensional approach to legal and regulatory theory.

Programme outline

This programme will teach you about a range of legal, regulatory and ethical issues with respect to digital technologies. More specifically, your coursework will help you develop a deeper understanding of:

  • internet governance
  • technology regulation
  • international media law
  • European telecommunications law

Your courses will also address the transnational sources of hard law, relevant case law and techno-law.  Particular focus is given to the differences in addressing novel legal questions that arise from technological developments.  


In this programme, you will take the following courses:

As part of the cybercrime and cybersecurity course, you will take part in an experiment with relevant cybercrimes, such as hacking and social engineering, in a controlled environment. And in the context of the course on ICT contracts, you will develop practical skills such as drafting and negotiating IT contracts under supervision of experienced IT lawyers. You will conclude the programme by writing a thesis.

For detailed information on the courses and curricula, see the e-Prospectus. Please note that this guide applies to the current academic year, which means that the curriculum for next year may differ slightly

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