International & European Law - English

You could be a trade policy analyst, researching trade-related policies at the OECD in Paris. This is what you do after you complete the degree programme and begin working on real assignments. But as a young professional, you do much more. You discover, for example, the culture at ‘your’ company. You attend meetings and company parties and meet with colleagues. You also learn all there is to know about ‘your’ market - the latest developments, the competition and what they do. In other words, you learn what this profession involves on a daily basis.

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Can I become a lawyer or a judge after I graduate?

After graduating from the International and European Law programme, you will have a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) and will be fully equipped to kick-start your career as a legal professional. However, in most countries, a Bachelor’s degree alone will not make you eligible to enter the bar. If you want to become a lawyer (advocate, solicitor, barrister, etc.), then you will have to select the country in which you would like to practice law and then establish that country’s additional requirements. In the Netherlands, for example, it means you will have to follow a Master’s degree in law and attain a so-called ‘civil effect’.
what will you become
Compliance officer
Legal researcher
Project worker
Legal advisor
Legal assistant
Trainee solicitor
Policy analyst

Continue studying

An increasing number of LAW graduates decide to continue their education after graduating from THUAS. Outside the Netherlands, LAW students can follow a Master’s directly after graduation. We’ve seen, for instance, that LAW students have no problem enrolling for a Master programme at King’s College in London, UK, or at the University of Kent in Canterbury. We’ve also had students do their Master’s at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia, the London School of Economics and at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge in the UK.

Note, however, that different rules apply in the Netherlands, as most Dutch universities require that THUAS graduates follow a pre-master’s first. There are exceptions, such as Maastricht University, but students will have to complete an entry test first.

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It takes a bit of thought and research to find the right programme. The Hague University of Applied Sciences organizes various activities throughout the year to give you the best possible idea of the various study’s offered. You also learn what it’s like to study at THUAS. This way, you can click on the registration button without a doubt in mind. Or you’ll know for certain it’s not right for you. 
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