The School of Law offers you a five-month International Law programme in which you will enrol with students from all over the world. The language of instruction and communication in this international minor is English.
The programme addresses a large variety of subjects including international social law and labour law aspects but also business law aspects and general concepts of European law. Both legal courses and skills training courses are part of the programme, see programme overview.
Excursions, seminars and guest lecturers
Moreover, the programme includes excursions, seminars and lectures from guest lecturers from all over the world. By the end of the semester you will have reached a level in knowledge and skills that will allow you to be able to operate as a paralegal in an international context.
Can I apply?
The programme is aimed at students with various academic backgrounds: social law students or students with a business, marketing, communication or real estate background can attend the programme and will find it useful for their future professional careers. It is emphasized that no in-depth legal knowledge is required. Materials will be offered in such a way that even students with basic knowledge of law and international law can successfully join the programme.
Students need to have a good to advanced level in written and spoken English in order to successfully participate in International Law and be able to complete the programme. The required level for admission is B2 (= Independent User, Vantage/Upper-Intermediate level) in the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), comparable to IELTS 6.0, TOEFL iBT Total minimum score 87-109 or TOEIC Speaking and Writing minimum score 160 and 150.
For more information: www.hanze.nl/internationallaw