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Public International Law - Leiden University

Public International Law (LL.M.)

Career prospects

The Regular LL.M. (specialization in Public International Law) will provide you with a broad academic training.

You will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career within:

  • Public authorities (ministries), diplomatic service
  • International organizations
  • International courts and tribunals
  • Universities
  • Private legal practice 
  • Non-governmental organizations

Academic skills and attitude

After a successful completion of this LL.M., the student:

  • is able to write high quality papers on the theoretical aspects of complex legal issues;
  • is able to present and defend his findings, and to critically appraise the findings of other students;
  • is able to moderate a legal debate on particular issues.

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