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Advanced Master Law and Finance - Leiden University

Law & Finance (Advanced LL.M.)


An important component of this master consists of extracurricular activities.

Leiden Leadership Programme

Do you like a personal challenge in leadership? Then join the Leiden Leadership Programme. The Leiden Leadership Programme (LLP) is a one-year honours programme for master’s students. During the LLP, Master’s students from a wide range of studies partake in lectures and trainings. You apply the acquired knowledge and skills in a practical assignment for a company or an organisation. Through this, you learn to make an impact within a relevant social theme.
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During this programme, you will have the opportunity to participate in a number of extracurricular activities that will enhance your studies, such as:

  • A study trip is organised for Law & Finance students to selected financial market players. On previous student trips we visited the European Central Bank, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the Single Resolution Board, the European Banking Federation, Jones Day law firm, Ashurst international law firm.
  • FINSTAS is the study association for and by Leiden University’s financial law students. Membership is open to both international and Dutch students. As a member, you will be able to engage in all of the extra-curricular network events organized by FINSTAS.
  • The Hazelhoff Centre for Financial Law organises a guest lecture series, which are open to all master students: the Hazelhoff Guest Lectures. In these guest lectures, eminent speakers from the financial field discuss timely issues of financial law. The Hazelhoff Guest Lectures are organised regularly throughout the year. 
  • In addition students may participate in a negotiation game organized by the Hazelhoff Centre for Financial Law. This game will simulate a negotiation of a financial transaction and is facilitated by lawyers, who work on such transactions in their daily practice. By participating in such game, students can practice with situations and arguments which they are likely to experience in their professional career.

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