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About the programme

In this programme, you will acquire in-depth knowledge about legislation and governance regarding the internet, computers, mobile devices, persuasive technologies and ambient intelligence.

Programme overview

The Law and Digital Technologies Advanced Studies programme aims to cultivate diverse expertise on law and governance of the internet and digital technologies. Coursework will focus on regulatory theory (internet governance and techno-regulation) as well as national and international law (hard law, soft law and case law). You will take part in additional relevant projects, such as negotiating IT contracts and a cybercrime experiment. The programme is completed by writing a final thesis.

What does this master's programme entail?

Technology has become an important issue in almost every area of national and international law practice. Today, people are constantly confronted with concerns of privacy, personal data protection, cybercrime and cybersecurity. New uses for technology are often developing more rapidly than the law itself, creating interesting challenges for legal professionals and scholars. This programme will equip you with both theoretical knowledge and professional skills necessary to thrive in an interdisciplinary, global environment.

Reasons to choose Law and Digital Technologies at Leiden University?

As a student of the Law and Digital Technologies programme, you will benefit from:

  • Multidisciplinary learning: You will develop expertise on the law and governance of the internet and digital technologies, focusing on regulatory theory (internet governance and techno-regulation) as well as national and international law (hard law, soft law and case law).
  • Excellent reputation: Leiden Law School has developed its reputation for excellence by combining a high level of academic teaching with acclaimed and innovative research. Its tradition of quality attracts prestigious professors and professionals from around the world who teach you in a challenging and supportive atmosphere.
  • International environment: In addition to the international focus of the curriculum, the unique blend of students and instructors that represent all continents makes our programme a truly global experience.

Career prospects

The Law and Digital Technology programme prepares you for a variety of successful careers in an ever-advancing global field.

Becoming a graduate of Leiden’s Law and Digital Technologies Advanced Studies programme will provide you with many opportunities for positions in a wide range of national and international organisations.

Our alumni have gone on to careers at:

  • international law firms
  • tech companies
  • the judiciary
  • governmental institutions
  • NGOs
  • academic and research institutions

Hangi bölümdeyim?

Leiden Law School

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (1 yıl)

Okul ücreti
€18,300.00 (TRY 140,786) Yıllık

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Başvuru Tarihi

Planlanan April 2021

Daha fazla bilgi

Başlangıç tarihi

1 Eylül 2020


Leiden University

Rapenburg 70,



2311, Netherlands

Giriş koşulları

Amerika gelen öğrenciler için

Applicants need a BA or BSc degree (or equivalent) to be admitted to any of Leiden University’s master’s programmes. English-language proficiency: IELTS - 6.0; Toefl (internet based): 80 (component score: 20); Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE), or C1 Advanced (CAE): Cambridge component score of 169.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

The following diploma requirements apply for this programme:

  • A full degree in law offering access to legal practice in the country where it was obtained, or an equivalent degree from a recognised university/law school;
  • or a degree at an equivalent level in a relevant discipline with a sufficient background in law; and
  • evidence of excellent academic performance.

Language requirements

  • proven English language proficiency, demonstrated by way of a TOEFL test (overall score of 100 Internet-based), or IELTS test (overall score of 7.0 - academic module only), or Cambridge English Proficiency certificate (CPE), occasionally complemented by a telephone interview.
  • in addition to the above-mentioned overall English test scores, minimum band scores of IELTS 6.0 (TOEFL 20) for speaking, listening and reading, and a minimum band score of IELTS 6.5 (TOEFL 22) for writing are required.
  • English test results may not be more than two years old!

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