Master of Laws

Master of Laws

Master of Laws

Master of Laws

  • Duration:
    1 year

  • Lecture hours:
    Afternoon/Evening Sessions 
    3:00 PM – 9:00 PM

  • Language of Instruction:

  • Type:
    Master of Law

  • Program Coordinator:
    Contact the secretariate

  • Faculty:
    School of Law

Tuition Fees:

  • ANG 7,100 per year (tuition fee)

  • ANG 1,000 per year (books, syllabi, etc.)
    ANG 500 exam tuition 

Mastering the Law

Mastering the Law

The Master of Laws program focuses on further exploring and developing your knowledge and skills acquired during your Bachelor of Laws program. For those who have a bachelor of applied science in Law there is a pre-master program.

The program has three specializations: private law, constitutional & administrative law, and criminal law. The capita selecta courses give further knowledge and a total of 4 elective courses need to be followed. At least 2 electives have to be related to your selected specialization.

The Master consists of the following courses:

  • Reflection on Law (5)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (5)
  • 4 Capita Selecta (4x5)
  • Presentation Capita Selecta Semester 1 (2)
  • 4 Elective Courses (4x5), including capita selecta courses from other specialties.
  • Master Thesis (8)


This program is only offered in Dutch. 

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Advantages of a Master's Degree in Law

Advantages of a Master's Degree in Law

  • The Master of Laws is a NVAO accredited program
  • Specialized both in local (Curaçao) law and Dutch law
  • Education in accordance with the Dutch university standards
  • Small-scale university; accessible learning and study in a non-hierarchal environment allowing easy access and collaboration with professors
  • Excellent career perspectives
  • Top of the line professors: engaged staff, expert guest lecturers from Dutch universities

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