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Programme overview

The Erasmus Mundus Master in International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development (ILGSPD) offers you the unique opportunity to study across six partners over two years and gain a joint, double or a multiple Master degree, depending on the combination of three degree-awarding partners. It is recognised by the European Commission as an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD).

KEY FACTS

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • This programme is at the forefront of cutting-edge teaching with its multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach to the international law of global security, peace and development.
  • You will be offered mobility opportunities at leading European universities as part of an innovative, multidisciplinary, and integrated team-delivered programme.
  • It offers a uniquely comprehensive degree, bringing together all international legal regimes relevant to global security, peace and development, by incorporating specialisms in human rights, migration, peace and security, and sustainable development.
  • You will undertake a multifaceted programme of summer schools, guest lectures, legal clinics, work placements, interaction with practitioners, moot courts and language training.
  • This degree spearheads an innovative approach to legal education that is urgently needed for our increasingly volatile, interconnected and complex global future, and trains graduates of excellence with leadership potential in international law and global affairs.

DEGREE AWARD

Students who complete the Erasmus Mundus Master in International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development will be awarded joint, double or multiple degrees depending on the partner institution they choose in Semester 3. 

All ILGSPD students will receive an LLM in International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development from the University of Glasgow and a Master's in International Security from IBEI. 

Depending on their Semester 3 Study Track selection, students will additionally receive the following degrees:

  • Master of Arts in International Law and Human Rights (University of Tartu), OR
  • LLM in International and European Law (Radboud University), OR
  • Specialised Master in Public International Law (Université libre de Bruxelles), OR
  • Students who select Leuphana University of Luneburg will receive a joint LLM in International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development with the University of Glasgow.

Overall, the programme is recognised by the European Commission as an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD).

CAREER PROSPECTS

Our Master programme will be a springboard for you to a future career in the fields of law, policy and international relations, having been equipped with unique multidisciplinary and transferable skills, as well as professional experience through internships and work placements. This includes the traditional international legal avenues such as working in legal departments of international organisations such as the United Nations, or in foreign ministries of states, as well as careers in policy and practice both at the international and domestic level.

 

TUTION FEES (2021-23)

Home/EU students: €8,606 per annum / £7,700 per annum  (2 year programme)

International students: €17,138 per annum / £15,333 per annum (2 year programme)

Tuition Fees are set annually in Euro (€) and are maintained for each student cohort.

Fees are converted to £GBP using the Erasmus Mundus approved currency converter on 1st September.

Fees listed cover tuition only. As the programme contains various mobility periods, students (funded and self-funded) will need to cover their own airfares between each chosen partner.