Short Courses in Law

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Short Course Migration and the (Inter-)National Order of Things

This Migration and the (Inter-)National Order of Things course from the University of Bergen introduces PhD candidates to key concepts, cross-cutting research and analysis in the fields of law, anthropology, human geography and political science.

Bergen Summer Research School
Certificate Advanced Qualitative and Legal Methods in Criminology

As an advanced training in qualitative and legal methods in criminology, the Advanced Qualitative and Legal Methods in Criminology from Utrecht Summer School aims to be a platform for PhD students preparing or conducting their criminological fieldwork, to discuss the methodological challenges within their research projects. The emphasis will be on 'doing research': candidates will be supervised on small assignments linked to their own PhD research projects.

Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance (UU)
Certificate Regulating Big Tech: Competition, Privacy, and Intellectual Property

Data protection authorities are concerned with the privacy implications of the collection and sharing of large amounts of data by these companies. This "Regulating Big Tech: Competition, Privacy, and Intellectual Property" course from Utrecht Summer School aims to give an overview of how technology companies are regulated in the EU. What are the common threads? And what challenges does one encounter when regulating in areas of rapid technological change?

Certificate Sports Law

Big fan of sports? New to practice or considering a future in sports law? Want to improve your skills in negotiation and contract drafting? Join a team of like-minded law students and young practitioners this July in the Sports Law programme offered by Bucerius Law School to gain critical skills for success in this exciting field!

Bucerius Summer Program


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Law degrees prepare students to looks into the system of rules and regulations that are usually enforced through a set of institutions. Law works as a major social mediator between people. Studying law equips students with advanced communication skills and keen problem-solving abilities. Students are expected to have superior language skills and self-discipline, as considerable workload needs to be managed during the studies. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in law allows students to develop determination, commitment, intellect and stamina. It enables students to analyse both sides of complex problems and to come up with an effective and unbiased solution. Ethics is another very important component of law studies.

Law schools worldwide provide a wide range of Bachelors of Law (LL.B.), and Masters of Law (LL.M.) encompassing diverse academic disciplines including constitutional law, international law, private law, European law, business law and criminal law. The most advanced degree of law in the United States is the Doctor of Judicial Science (S.J.D.).

The knowledge and skills gained from a law degree provide a solid foundation for an exciting and challenging career path as a solicitor or barrister. Graduates can also have a vast number of opportunities in almost every industry with their ability to examine, negotiate and communicate with diverse people.

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