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Application

Amsterdam International Law Clinic

Clinic students are selected through a selection process. Registration at SIS is not necessary. However, it is recommended to register for an alternative course in case you are not selected.

Requirements and eligibility

The Amsterdam International Law Clinic is only open for students enrolled in:

Should a particular case or project in the Amsterdam European Law Clinic or Amsterdam International Law Clinic provide the possibility for students from other Masters to participate, this will be communicated through the Clinic’s website informing other Master students about the possibility to apply as well.

How to apply

Please submit your application, in English, by sending an e-mail to amsterdamlawclinics@uva.nl addressed to Ms. Linde Bryk, LL.M, indicating in the subject-line ‘Application Amsterdam Law Clinics – [your name]’ Your application must include:

  • A short personal statement that clearly expresses your motivation to participate in the Clinic and why you are ideally suited to make a contribution (max 400 words);
  • Your CV or resume (max. 2 pages);
  • An overview of relevant courses and grades from courses you have taken at the University of Amsterdam or other universities;
  • A sample of at least 5 pages of your own writing in English, preferable a paper dealing with international or European law;
  • Indication of preferences. The Amsterdam Law Clinics strive to ensure that as many students as possible are given the opportunity to participate in a clinic during their Master. We cannot ensure admission to a particular clinic and the application and selection process for the clinics is competitive. We recommend students to list in the email that accompanies their application at least 3 clinics ranked in order of interest.

If selected for the clinic of first choice, selection is binding.

Deadline for application:

19 June 2020

Depending on the amount of cases and projects, Clinics may decide to issue an additional call for applications at the end of August 2020. We advise students who are interested and who missed the deadline to keep themselves informed on these potential additional calls through the website of the Amsterdam Law Clinics.