Study programme

International Criminal Law (LLM)

The International Criminal Law programme combines the study of theoretical aspects and foundations of International Criminal Law with its practical application, by offering a workshop in criminal tribunals and providing opportunities to engage in internships.

Amsterdam Law School students and Columbia Law School students complete the programme as a group, spending the first semester at the Amsterdam Law School and the second at Columbia Law School.

The programme consists of both compulsory and elective courses.




International Criminal Law

Semester I 

International  Criminal Law (6 EC)

 Sept 2018- Dec 2018 International Criminal Tribunals: Procedural aspects (6 EC)
  International Criminal Tribunals: Substantive Law (6 EC)
  Amsterdam Law Practice in International Criminal Law (6 EC)
  Comparative Introduction Common and Civil Law (3 EC)
  Thesis preparation (3 EC)

Semester II 

Please see the following link to Columbia Law School for uptodate information regarding its courses:

March-Aug 2019 Colloquium on International Criminal Law
  Selected elective courses
  Thesis (7.5 AC)

Second semester at Columbia Law School

In November 2018 you will find a link here to Columbia Law School for up-to-date information regarding its courses.

Accreditation and academic title

The quality of this joint LLM programme has been positively assessed by the Accreditation Organisation of The Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). Upon successful completion of the programme, students will thus receive a legally accredited master's degree and the title Master of Laws (LLM). 

Published by  Amsterdam Law School

19 July 2018