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Law and Society (MSc)

After graduation

The Master’s degree Law and Society offered by the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society at Leiden University, will provide you with the skills and knowledge that are necessary for a successful career in both the private and public sector.

Career perspectives

The Master’s degree Law and Society was initiated in response to demands in the labour market: experts from the professional field expressed a need for students trained in an interdisciplinary, socio-legal approach to law, who possess an in-depth understanding of the formation and functioning of law.  Career prospects students may consider when choosing this Master’s programme include:

  • Intergovernmental organisations;
  • Non-governmental organisations;
  • National and European Union  civil services;
  • Lobby and consultancy firms and large corporations;
  • Academia.

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