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European Criminal Justice in a Global Context

Utrecht University

Master Postgraduate Utrecht

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts/Bachelor of Science
Field of study General programmes
Course summary The Master's examines the Europeanisation and internationalisation of criminal justice, preparing students to enter a dynamic and fast-changing global landscape.
Course description This Master's programme European Criminal Justice in a Global Context deepens the knowledge on EU criminal law and its interaction with national criminal justice systems. It is designed to prepare the student for today's dynamic, fast-changing and increasingly globalised legal environment. It intends to be an intellectual challenge as well as the platform for a legal career. This LLM focuses on: *The constitutional foundations for criminal justice in a Europeanised setting, including the fundamental rights dimension and the harmonisation of defence rights and safeguards; *The effects and impact of EU law on domestic criminal justice and its relationships with administrative law enforcement in such areas as anti-money laundering, financial fraud and other serious cross-border offences; *The different legal regimes for transnational enforcement cooperation and exchange of information, including the European Arrest Warrant and European Investigation Order; *The relationships between national criminal justice and EU authorities such as Eurojust and the European Public Prosecutor's Office; *The relationship between European criminal justice and its global context (external dimension).
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, excursion, group assignment, lecture, individual assignment, oral presentation, internship, traineeship, tutorial, working group, self study
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Information about the institution Commitment, inspiration, ambition and independence are Utrecht University's core values. The University fosters its academic community through investment in staff and students.


Admission requirements
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English 17
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English 18
IELTS overall band 6.5
IELTS writing 6
TOEFL internet based 93
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 - -
1 Sep 2021 - -
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 2143n.a.n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.


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