Master of Laws

10 Apart from its legal features, this Master of Laws is about bringing together students from all over the world, learning from each other, learning from our pasts and cultures, from our differences, finding our commonalities, and looking to the future together. investment law you will look into principles of protection and substantice standards and investor-state dispute settlement. You will also consider the role and competence of the EU in this field. The course on intellectual property law takes into consideration both the business and public governance context. You will be encouraged to consider various strategies to Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). This will include the international context and different types of agreements. Within the module ‘Commercial Transactions & Disputes’ you will focus on the different approaches and on the law applicable to commercial transactions. You will learn about the extent to which parties can navigate between legal systems, with respect to both substantive law and dispute settlement. You will tackle dispute settlement questions, such as: Should parties opt for court proceedings, arbitration or mediation and what are the consequences of these choices? And you will consider what the international effect of the resulting judgment, award or agreement is. You will consider the methods and potential of private and business law harmonisation at the European and the international level. The focus will be on key domains of private law such as contract law and consumer law. You will examine international insolvencies, including the question of enterprises that have assets in different countries and the insolvency of enterprise groups that are active in various countries. The programme offers you an ‘open space’ of 6 ECTS credits. In this space you can choose from a wide range of electives or interdisciplinary courses or seminars. Alternatively, you