LLM the netherlands (Tilburg in particular). Opinions?


vect
Hello.

I'm applying for the LLM in Law and Technology at Tilburg university. Any former/current students out there to share their experience?

Likewise, opinions on other Dutch universities (Amsterdam, Maastricht, Utrecht, Erasmus Rotterdam) would be much appreciated, notably on the LLMs in EU and international law and EU competition law.

Best of luck to all those applying for LLMs!
Hello.

I'm applying for the LLM in Law and Technology at Tilburg university. Any former/current students out there to share their experience?

Likewise, opinions on other Dutch universities (Amsterdam, Maastricht, Utrecht, Erasmus Rotterdam) would be much appreciated, notably on the LLMs in EU and international law and EU competition law.

Best of luck to all those applying for LLMs!
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mimmolino
I'm applying too for this LLM. But I should pass, before, the ielts exam.
For me the other dutch university quite good in these fields are:

Nijmegen for European Law
Amsterdam for International Law
Leuven for IP Law (option media law)

If you want, contact me in private; so we could exchange some information about the Tilburg's LLm in technology law. I'm so interested in this .

;-)

Mimmolino
I'm applying too for this LLM. But I should pass, before, the ielts exam.
For me the other dutch university quite good in these fields are:

Nijmegen for European Law
Amsterdam for International Law
Leuven for IP Law (option media law)

If you want, contact me in private; so we could exchange some information about the Tilburg's LLm in technology law. I'm so interested in this .

;-)

Mimmolino
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I'm applying too for this LLM. But I should pass, before, the ielts exam.
For me the other dutch university quite good in these fields are:

Nijmegen for European Law
Amsterdam for International Law
Leuven for IP Law (option media law)

If you want, contact me in private; so we could exchange some information about the Tilburg's LLm in technology law. I'm so interested in this .

;-)

Mimmolino


Tilburg is beautiful. It's a modern unversity, and you can get everything you need, very easy. I miss it really...
<blockquote>I'm applying too for this LLM. But I should pass, before, the ielts exam.
For me the other dutch university quite good in these fields are:

Nijmegen for European Law
Amsterdam for International Law
Leuven for IP Law (option media law)

If you want, contact me in private; so we could exchange some information about the Tilburg's LLm in technology law. I'm so interested in this .

;-)

Mimmolino </blockquote>

Tilburg is beautiful. It's a modern unversity, and you can get everything you need, very easy. I miss it really...
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vect

Tilburg is beautiful. It's a modern unversity, and you can get everything you need, very easy. I miss it really...


Hey.

A positive opinion is excellent news!

So you liked the city. I have read so far that it is quite grey and boring. Can you tell me more about the activities there?

Is is feasible to go to other cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Maastricht) during the weekends? how long would that take by train roughly?

Could you tell me a little more about the academic environment? Are the professors approachable? Are the classes interesting?
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Tilburg is beautiful. It's a modern unversity, and you can get everything you need, very easy. I miss it really...</blockquote>

Hey.

A positive opinion is excellent news!

So you liked the city. I have read so far that it is quite grey and boring. Can you tell me more about the activities there?

Is is feasible to go to other cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Maastricht) during the weekends? how long would that take by train roughly?

Could you tell me a little more about the academic environment? Are the professors approachable? Are the classes interesting?
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Tilburg is beautiful. It's a modern unversity, and you can get everything you need, very easy. I miss it really...


Hey.

A positive opinion is excellent news!

So you liked the city. I have read so far that it is quite grey and boring. Can you tell me more about the activities there?

Is is feasible to go to other cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Maastricht) during the weekends? how long would that take by train roughly?

Could you tell me a little more about the academic environment? Are the professors approachable? Are the classes interesting?


I'd also be interested in some more info!
<blockquote><blockquote>
Tilburg is beautiful. It's a modern unversity, and you can get everything you need, very easy. I miss it really...</blockquote>

Hey.

A positive opinion is excellent news!

So you liked the city. I have read so far that it is quite grey and boring. Can you tell me more about the activities there?

Is is feasible to go to other cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Maastricht) during the weekends? how long would that take by train roughly?

Could you tell me a little more about the academic environment? Are the professors approachable? Are the classes interesting?</blockquote>

I'd also be interested in some more info!
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AnnaLLM
I just posted about the city in another thread, but I will repeat here that Tilburg is an excellent city for students. The location is great as you are only short (train) drives from many Dutch cities as well as Belgium and Germany. Even Paris is only a few hours away!

Also, Tilburg University has a great programme for International and European law.
I just posted about the city in another thread, but I will repeat here that Tilburg is an excellent city for students. The location is great as you are only short (train) drives from many Dutch cities as well as Belgium and Germany. Even Paris is only a few hours away!

Also, Tilburg University has a great programme for International and European law.
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Hi everyone!
How about cost of living and accomodation in Tilburg?
By the way, anyone who get in IT LLM in Tilburg, how was it?
I'm seriously thinking to apply there....
Hi everyone!
How about cost of living and accomodation in Tilburg?
By the way, anyone who get in IT LLM in Tilburg, how was it?
I'm seriously thinking to apply there....
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AnnaLLM
To rent a student room would be around 300-400 euros per month. For an apartment you would probably pay around 600-700 a month.

Tilburg is mainly known for their international law and their international business law programs. I don't know anything about their IT program.
To rent a student room would be around 300-400 euros per month. For an apartment you would probably pay around 600-700 a month.

Tilburg is mainly known for their international law and their international business law programs. I don't know anything about their IT program.
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I am exempted as my LL.B was from University of London.
I am exempted as my LL.B was from University of London.
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wrong thread!
wrong thread!
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Kalev
I am very content with the education quality of the LL.M. Law and Technology programme so far. The lectures are quite interactive and I find them really useful and relevant in terms of achieving the goals of every particular course. We are provided with most of the materials online, not just with the compulsory readings but with background (optional) ones as well. When it comes to studying, the library has both quiet floors and group work desks. Last but not least, the lecturers are really friendly and approachable, both via e-mail and in person.
I am very content with the education quality of the LL.M. Law and Technology programme so far. The lectures are quite interactive and I find them really useful and relevant in terms of achieving the goals of every particular course. We are provided with most of the materials online, not just with the compulsory readings but with background (optional) ones as well. When it comes to studying, the library has both quiet floors and group work desks. Last but not least, the lecturers are really friendly and approachable, both via e-mail and in person.
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TinjeHob
Hey vect,
Just like Kalev I am a master student at Tilburg University. Since I chose the EU Law program I am not able to rate the Law and Technology LLMS. I did my bachelor studies in Maastricht though, so I am able to compare a bit :)

The first remark that I want to make is that a one year program is very short and you don't have much time to adapt. But if you are aware of the things that are important to you with regard to the study environment, you should be fine.

In general, Maastricht is smaller, but a bit more "glamorous" than Tilburg. it is very close to the German border and known for its excellent reputation and hence there are a lot of German students at this university. housing is very expensive and the cost of living as well. In addition, the faculties are all scattered over the city and I had the feeling that most students stick to their faculty when choosing their friends. This is not the case in Tilburg. In both cities you can join associations which is nice and always good for you CV :P The fact that it is a campus Uni makes Tilburg seem bigger and more open. In addition, housing is relatively cheap compared to other students cities such as Amsterdam and Maastricht. I recommend to join kamernet.nl because the demand in the Facebook groups outweigh the offers.

With regard to the quality of the European law programs. I can confirm that Maastricht has an excellent reputation. they use a special teaching/learning method called problem-based-learning that is very interactive and focused on student input within small groups. In Tilburg, focus is put on the lecturers teaching. students have to prepare and are encouraged to discuss, but participation is not strictly mandatory as in Maastricht. In my experience, the groups in Tilburg are small as well and the professors are vey enthusiastic and willing to answer questions. during my bachelor studies, I didn't have many Professors lecturing in Maastricht. In Tilburg, I do! In 4 out of 5 courses I had professors teaching which enhanced the quality greatly. I am aware of the fact that You cannot compare the bachelor to the master level, but I am very satisfied with the quality of teaching at Tilburg university. Another fact that I like about Tilburg is that you are relatively free to choose your own courses according to you preferences. And if you are interested in more extracurricular courses you can choose from other LLMs as well. In Maastricht the program is a bit more rigid.

good luck with choosing you master program!
All the best,
Christina
Hey vect,
Just like Kalev I am a master student at Tilburg University. Since I chose the EU Law program I am not able to rate the Law and Technology LLMS. I did my bachelor studies in Maastricht though, so I am able to compare a bit :)

The first remark that I want to make is that a one year program is very short and you don't have much time to adapt. But if you are aware of the things that are important to you with regard to the study environment, you should be fine.

In general, Maastricht is smaller, but a bit more "glamorous" than Tilburg. it is very close to the German border and known for its excellent reputation and hence there are a lot of German students at this university. housing is very expensive and the cost of living as well. In addition, the faculties are all scattered over the city and I had the feeling that most students stick to their faculty when choosing their friends. This is not the case in Tilburg. In both cities you can join associations which is nice and always good for you CV :P The fact that it is a campus Uni makes Tilburg seem bigger and more open. In addition, housing is relatively cheap compared to other students cities such as Amsterdam and Maastricht. I recommend to join kamernet.nl because the demand in the Facebook groups outweigh the offers.

With regard to the quality of the European law programs. I can confirm that Maastricht has an excellent reputation. they use a special teaching/learning method called problem-based-learning that is very interactive and focused on student input within small groups. In Tilburg, focus is put on the lecturers teaching. students have to prepare and are encouraged to discuss, but participation is not strictly mandatory as in Maastricht. In my experience, the groups in Tilburg are small as well and the professors are vey enthusiastic and willing to answer questions. during my bachelor studies, I didn't have many Professors lecturing in Maastricht. In Tilburg, I do! In 4 out of 5 courses I had professors teaching which enhanced the quality greatly. I am aware of the fact that You cannot compare the bachelor to the master level, but I am very satisfied with the quality of teaching at Tilburg university. Another fact that I like about Tilburg is that you are relatively free to choose your own courses according to you preferences. And if you are interested in more extracurricular courses you can choose from other LLMs as well. In Maastricht the program is a bit more rigid.

good luck with choosing you master program!
All the best,
Christina
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AIMTSI
Also I m a masters student in Tilburg, but in another program of law school. I would say that yes, Tilburg is grey and maybe not that beautiful as other dutch cities. However, it has one of the best law Schools in the country and is the quality of studies that matters during a masters degree. Tilburg city,is really easy to get around and has a lot of meeting places perfect for student life. The university is quite new and offers a lot of facilities as well as a good environment of studying. I would also agree on the proximity between students and professors and how easy it makes it to develop your qualities and work better.
Also I m a masters student in Tilburg, but in another program of law school. I would say that yes, Tilburg is grey and maybe not that beautiful as other dutch cities. However, it has one of the best law Schools in the country and is the quality of studies that matters during a masters degree. Tilburg city,is really easy to get around and has a lot of meeting places perfect for student life. The university is quite new and offers a lot of facilities as well as a good environment of studying. I would also agree on the proximity between students and professors and how easy it makes it to develop your qualities and work better.
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Ave
Hello! I am currently studying in Tilburg and, to be honest, I expected the city to be a lot worse based on how my Dutch friends depicted it. For a tourist it might not be spectacular, and also not for Dutch who are used to bigger towns, but for students it's really a great place to be.
I would call it a quiet town when there are no students around, but that only means that if you are a student, you will always find a lot of things to do with your fellow students. Here's a guide to the city:
http://www.inyourpocket.com/Netherlands/Tilburg
When moving here you must consider 250-400 euros inclusive for a room in a shared apartment, as well as roughly 400 euros for food. If you want to travel, trains are rather expensive but have really good connections. It's best to travel in groups because that way you can get crazy discounts (e.g. round trip to the Hague for 7 euros instead of 30 euros).
Tilburg's proximity to Belgium, as well as to Eindhoven airport is really beneficial because you have low-cost flights to many places. In addition, you have loads of cycling paths if you fancy going on bike tours to the closest cities. What few students take advantage of is the green surroundings where you can really relax after studying and partying hard.
What I consider good in this city is that you can find parties and group activities easily, but at the same time you can find your quiet spot if in the middle of the exam period.
Good luck with choosing what's best for you!
Hello! I am currently studying in Tilburg and, to be honest, I expected the city to be a lot worse based on how my Dutch friends depicted it. For a tourist it might not be spectacular, and also not for Dutch who are used to bigger towns, but for students it's really a great place to be.
I would call it a quiet town when there are no students around, but that only means that if you are a student, you will always find a lot of things to do with your fellow students. Here's a guide to the city:
http://www.inyourpocket.com/Netherlands/Tilburg
When moving here you must consider 250-400 euros inclusive for a room in a shared apartment, as well as roughly 400 euros for food. If you want to travel, trains are rather expensive but have really good connections. It's best to travel in groups because that way you can get crazy discounts (e.g. round trip to the Hague for 7 euros instead of 30 euros).
Tilburg's proximity to Belgium, as well as to Eindhoven airport is really beneficial because you have low-cost flights to many places. In addition, you have loads of cycling paths if you fancy going on bike tours to the closest cities. What few students take advantage of is the green surroundings where you can really relax after studying and partying hard.
What I consider good in this city is that you can find parties and group activities easily, but at the same time you can find your quiet spot if in the middle of the exam period.
Good luck with choosing what's best for you!
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