The Amsterdam International Law Clinic offers Master's students the possibility to combine international law theory and practice at the University of Amsterdam.
Cases may concern international human rights law, international criminal law, international environmental law or any other field of international law. Recent clients have included the International Bar Association, the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN), Diakonia (Jerusalem Office), and the Public Prosecutor for Crimea in the Ukraine.
During the spring semester of the academic year 2020-2021 (February until June) the AILC will work for a renowned NGO on a clinic project focusing on human rights.
During the time you participate in the Clinic, you will attend the compulsory Clinic Course. This course deals with various aspects of the legal profession and the provision of legal services. Professionals from the field, both academics and attorneys, will address various topics such as the writing of legal opinions, legal research, and the client-attorney relationship.
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.
Other requirements are:
Please submit your application, in English, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org addressed to Ms. Linde Bryk, LL.M, indicating in the subject-line ‘Application Amsterdam Law Clinics - [your name]’. Your application must include:
If selected for the clinic of first choice, selection is binding
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.
If you're interested in more hands-on information about the clinic and experiences from former Amsterdam International Law Clinic students, you can contact any of the following former students. Send an e-mail to email@example.com and we will provide you with the relevant contact information.
|Spring semester 2019-2020|
|Nuria de Jong|