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International & European Law bachelor’s degree programme

Law encompasses all aspects of your life. From issues related to business, economics, personal finances, health, the environment, politics, human rights, international relations and many more. As the world becomes even more interconnected, there is an increasingly significant demand for legal practitioners that understand this. Studying international law will allow you to develop insights into the global legal system and its influence on both national and international policies.


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About International & European Law

This unique bachelor’s degree programme is taught entirely in English and is specifically designed to be your springboard to a career as a successful legal professional in an increasingly international field. We’ll ensure that you acquire the professional and research skills to make you exceptionally employable.

With a strong focus on legal training in an international environment, this Programme will boost your ability to analyse legal problems, from an international perspective and develop your critical thinking skills. 

  • 4 year English Programme
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Choose courses of own preference in 3rd year
  • Law minors
  • Exchange partners worldwide
  • (Inter)national

Meet our Students

Here's what our students think about the programme:

Francesca Minetto

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Why our Law programme is unique

  • most of our graduates secure promising international careers in exciting key positions
  • vast international professional network giving you access to the public organisations and private companies
  • practice and theory help you develop a can-do attitude in numerous fields
  • hands-on projects helping real-life clients to protect their assets
  • access to high-level internships from around the world
  • expert guest speakers from the field will share their experiences with you
  • strong sense of community with a passionate culture
  • supportive international staff with extensive sets of skills, knowledge, and experience
  • social, political, and cultural diversity amongst the student body
  • high academic and professional standards, encouraging you to push your boundaries


What The Hague University of Applied Sciences can offer you!

At THUAS, we have almost 26,000 students from more than 140 different countries. The Hague is the perfect location to become a global citizen. It is home to international organisations such as the International Criminal Court, Europol, and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
There are also many good reasons to study in the Netherlands. It offers a high standard of living at a fairly low cost. Moreover, Dutch education is one of the most innovative and forward-thinking systems in the world. It’s based on student-led learning, debate and hands-on experience. Dutch society is liberal and open-minded with a vibrant cultural scene. You’ll be part of a dynamic cosmopolitan and multi-cultural community right in the heart of Europe.


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Career opportunities

The Law Programme will prepare you for a wide variety of international careers, working for multinational or governmental organisations, companies and NGOs. Studying in world’s capital of Peace, Justice and Security means you’ll be right in the hub of international law. After graduating, you will have a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) and will be fully equipped to kick-start your career as a legal professional.

  • Compliance officer
  • Legal researcher
  • Project worker
  • Legal advisor
  • Legal assistant
  • Trainee solicitor
  • Policy analyst

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Cavin Khosravi LAW student

Cavin Khosravi

Hi, my name is Cavin Khosravi, I grew up in Sweden and England although I’m from Iran and was born in the Netherlands. I study International and European Law (second year) and when I’m not, I am normally buried under psychology, neuroscience and philosophy books. On the side I am also the Vice President of the Hague Student Union, HSVB. I would be more than happy to answer any relevant questions you may have as prospective students, I hope I can be of service.

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Areege Mallah

I'm Areege and currently in my third year of the International Law Program. I am 22 years young and I enjoy travelling, reading, leading, and binge watching series. Law is also obviously an interest of mine, hence, do not hesitate in posing any of your questions to me in English, Dutch or even Arabic, I will try to help you as much as possible and as soon as possible.

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More information

If you have any further questions about admission requirements, enrolment or about following International and European Law, please email to iel-externalrelations@hhs.nl. You can also like and follow our Facebook page or Instagram.