Master of Laws in International and European Law (International and Human Rights Law)

The LLM in International and Human Rights Law is an exciting new programme tailored for students seeking to specialise in the field of public international and human rights law. This specialist LLM provides the students with a solid basis in the form of carefully preselected mandatory course units on human rights and migration law as well as on international public law and sustainable development. At the same time, the curriculum leaves room for the students to choose among many electives in accordance with their career priorities so as to gain expertise on various contemporary topical issues of international and human rights law.

Subsequent Master's Programme
1 year 60 credits
Faculty of Law and Criminology
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Application Deadline (for International degree students)

For both Belgian and international students:

The application for this advanced master programme is to be started up via Oasis.

The application form and the accompanying documents, in electronic version, should reach the International Admissions Desk in the spring of the year preceding the academic year for which you are applying. Please refer to the different application deadlines mentioned below for EU/EEA citizen students, non EU/EEA citizen students and students holding a Belgian diploma.

Early applications are recommended (certainly for students in need of visa) and will be decided upon between February and June/early July.

Application Deadlines

  • 1st of April for non EU/EEA citizen students
  • 1 of July for non EU/EEA citizen students living in Belgium with a valid residence permit
  • 1st of July for EU/EEA citizen students


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Programme contact

Department of European, Public and International Law, Human Rights Centre
Coordinator LLM specialisation in International and Human Rights Law
Prof. dr. Yves Haeck
T +32 (0)9 264 68 21

International Relations Officer
Svitlana Berezhna
T +32 (0)9 264 97 00