Energy and Climate Law

Course Information
  • Subject: Law, Environment
  • Level: Master
  • Type of Degree: LLM
  • Cost: EUR 1,951 2015/2016

Course description

This one-year Master's programme is taught entirely in English and leads to a LLM in International and European Law.

It focuses on the main principles of energy market liberalisation, which has caused significant changes in the energy sector over the last few years. It also deals with how climate law affects the energy sector.

The Faculty is home to the Groningen Centre of Energy Law, the only research centre for energy law in the Netherlands.

The programme is delivered in the middle of the "Energy Valley" of the Netherlands, so students will have the chance to learn from leading experts in the field of energy law.

Admission requirements

  • A university Law degree, second class honours
  • A letter  of motivation in which applicants explain why they want to participate in the programmes (max. 650 words)
  • CV
  • Two academic references

Career prospect

Job examples

  • In-house lawyer in energy company
  • Energy expert for law firms
  • Energy lawyer in governmental institutions and ministries, inter- and non-governmental organisations and academic institutions

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LLM Energy and Climate Law

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