Leiden to Offer LL.M. Program in International Children's Rights

New program to launch in September, pending NVAO accreditation

Leiden University will launch a Master of Laws program in Advanced Studies in International Children’s Rights in September 2015, pending accreditation by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). 

According to the university, the new program will offer "substantive courses on highly topical and global issues, including migration and children’s rights, child protection, economic, social and cultural rights of children, children and the justice system, children and private international law, general measures of implementation & the role of non-state actors and children’s rights and digital technologies." 

The program will also offer a module specifically about the enforcement and monitoring of children’s rights, including site visits and courses on children’s rights litigation, international and national monitoring and domestication of children’s rights.

The program can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. It will be taught in English, open to graduates with a law degree and other graduates with relevant professionals experience.

For more information, please visit the program website or Leiden's full LLM GUIDE directory profile.

Update: Leiden has extended the application deadline for its new LL.M. program in Children's Rights from April 1st to May 1st. This new deadline applies only to students with an IELTS score of 6.5 and higher; the regular deadline of 1 April still applies to students needing to take part in the 2-month pre-sessional course.


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