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Erasmus University Rotterdam

Main Campus Woudestein, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • QS World University Rankings
    197
  • Degree LLM
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months
  • Scholarships No
  • Start date Jan-2000
Students acquire the research, writing and presentation skills essential to a successful career as a legal practitioner or an in-house counsel in the maritime- or transport-related business world. This programme focuses on current developments and practical problems from a comparative law perspective. Students will develop an international outlook on the many legal aspects of shipping and the transportation of goods. This programme aims to educate legal professionals that are well prepared to meet the many challenges that arise from this field. The study programme is divided over five blocks of eight weeks each. During the first block students receive a general introduction to the subject matter. They learn how to do independent legal research and how to report their findings through presentations and papers during a 15 ECTS Legal Research and Writing Skills Course. Successful completion of this course is a precondition to being admitted to the Master Thesis. The second block is composed of two courses: Transport Law and (Public) Law of the Sea. In the third block you will follow the 10 ECTS course Charter-Parties & Bills of Lading. The fourth block consists of a 5 ECTS course, Maritime Casualties and one 5 ECTS elective. The last block consists of a Master Thesis (10 ECTS) and the course Marine Insurance.

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A unique institution based on the concept of a "multicultural classroom", Erasmus University Rotterdam blends high-quality education with an enriching global perspective.International rankings name Erasmus University among the world’s leading players, and students recommend the institution for the quality of the lectures, expertise of the staff and opportunities in preparation for a successful career.International studentsLocated in the Netherlands in the city of Rotterdam, Erasmus University is known for its global mindset, offering the chance to join a truly international environment. The university has 5,000 international students, comprising just under 20% of the whole student body. Furthermore, 40-60% of students enrolled in English-taught programs come from outside the Netherlands.Financial aidErasmus University offers different types of scholarships and financial aid based on students’ needs. It also offers guidance for students who are eligible for grants offered by the Dutch government.Student lifeErasmus University's main campus was designed to offer students everything they need in a place where they feel safe. In addition to excellent study areas and a modern library, students can also eat at the Food Court or get active in the sports center. The campus is also home to a grocery store, bike shop, hair salon, bar and many more facilities - it's like a mini city!Virtual experienceEven if you can't visit the Erasmus University Rotterdam campus in person, you can get a feeling of what it's like to study here. Check out campus, housing, class, the city, and career experiences as told by our current students and alumni.Studying at Erasmus UniversityErasmus University offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, covering the following subjects:BusinessEconomicsLawPsychologyPedagogySociologyPublic administrationUrban management and developmentDevelopment studiesHistoryArts and cultureMediaPhilosophyMedicine and healthFollow Erasmus University for live updates on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.

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