Erasmus School of Law Partial Tuition Waivers in Netherlands, 2018-19

Scholarships: For the academic year 2018-2019, Erasmus School of Law/EUR partial tuition waivers are open to students from non-EU/EEA countries.

Host College/University: Erasmus University Rotterdam is a public university located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The university is named after Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a 15th-century humanist and theologian.

Degree level/ Field of Study: Scholarships are available for pursuing taught LLM programmes.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of International and European Public, Commercial Law, Commercial and Company Law, Maritime and Transport Law and International Trade Law.

Scholarship Award: Prospective Master students from non-EU/EEA countries with highly qualified legal skills are eligible for a ESL/EUR partial tuition waiver of about 80% of the tuition fee.

Nationalities: Students from non-EU/EEA countries are eligible to apply.

Number of Scholarships: For the LL.M. in International and European Public Law 1 waiver is available. For the LL.M. in Commercial Law, 3 waivers are available: one for the specialisation in Commercial and Company Law, one for the specialisation in Maritime and Transport Law and one for the specialisation in International Trade Law.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • In order to qualify for this waiver, students need to prove their excellent academic legal skills by the grades obtained during their Bachelor of Law. Excellence for prospective students is proven if the average grade for the Bachelor courses completed so far is at least 8.0/10 (or equivalent).
  • In addition to their excellent academic legal skills, prospective students need to write a motivation letter in which they indicate why they would like to study at ESL and in which programme they are interested. The students applying for this waiver need to outline as well what their plans are after completing the LL.M. (intended career path).
  • The candidate should have a very good command over the English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Applying procedure Instructions: Every application can be submitted by e-mail or regular mail to the LLM office.

Students need to include the following documents:

  • (provisional) Admission letter
  • Motivation letter (including intended career path)
  • CV
  • Official grade list of your Bachelor of Law. If you have not yet finished your Bachelor of Law please provide an official overview of the results achieved so far.
  • Description of financial position including a bank statement (that shows an amount sufficient for the living costs during your studies of 12 x €900) and an indication of the maximum amount that can be contributed by the prospective student and/or external sponsors

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Scholarship Deadline: May 1, 2018

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