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Exchange Programme


Exchange Programme for Law students

Amsterdam Exchange Programme in Law

International students who are interested in going on exchange for a semester to the Amsterdam Law School of the UvA can either come through an official exchange programme, or as an independent fee-paying student.

The Amsterdam Law School of the UvA offers students a wide variety of specialised courses and has a strong international orientation, carrying both a global and a European focus. A long-standing tradition of offering LLM programmes taught in English has drawn students from around the world.

Top 4 reasons to study at the Amsterdam Law School:

  1. Top staff: classes are taught by top researchers and practitioners who have worked at EU institutions, international tribunals, the International Court of Justice in The Hague, and other public institutions or top law firms.
  2. International student body: the Amsterdam Law School has an international and diverse student body.
  3. Affordable quality: high-quality English-language programmes at affordable tuition rates.
  4. Amsterdam: attractive central location in a cosmopolitan city with a high standard of living and widespread use of English.

What courses can I follow?

There are courses in trade or criminal law, international and European law. 

List of law courses for exchange students

Student profile

The following students may enrol as exchange students:

  • Erasmus/U21 students enrolled at a university with which the Amsterdam Law School has concluded an exchange agreement;
  • Students from partner universities with which the Amsterdam Law School or the University of Amsterdam have concluded an exchange agreement;
  • Other third and fourth year (academic) law students, provided they meet all requirements.

Major international network

The Amsterdam Law School is part of a major international network of law schools.

List of partneruniversities

Start and duration

Students can study in the Amsterdam Exchange Programme in Law for a period of one semester. The 20 week semesters start in September and in February.


All students in the Amsterdam Exchange Programme in Law receive a transcript stating the courses they have succesfully completed and the credits and grades obtained for these courses.

Mode Full-time
Credits 30 ECTS, one semester months
Language of instruction English
Starts in February, September