Law and Digital Technologies (Advanced)

This Master of Laws Advanced Studies programme is a focused and demanding postgraduate degree programme. It is aimed at both legal professionals and top graduates who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge into the field of law and digital technologies from an international and multidisciplinary perspective.

Persuasive technologies

In this programme, you will acquire in-depth knowledge about legislation and governance regarding internet, computers, mobile devices, persuasive technologies and ambient intelligence. For this purpose, you will study the multiple modes (i.e. law, contract, and technology) of regulating emerging and converging digital technologies at the global international level, EU level, national level and business level.

Professional skills

In addition, you will develop the skills needed to handle and present complex and difficult legal materials, orally and in writing, which you will benefit from in your later professional career. Some students may choose to continue to pursue, after graduation, further academic research in the area of Law and Digital Technologies.

For who?

This advanced studies programme is specifically aimed towards:

  • International and Dutch legal professionals
  • International and Dutch top-graduates

Master details

  • Degree Master of Laws in Advanced Studies in Law and Digital Technologies
  • Mode of study Full-time, part-time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Start date September
  • Language of instruction English
  • Location Leiden

Prof Simone van der Hof

Programme Director

‘This programme provides you with advanced knowledge and practical skills to find answers in this demanding, international and interdisciplinary, environment.’

‘The emergence of digital technologies raises many fundamental and complex legal challenges that legal professionals and legal scholars need to be able to address in their work. This programme provides you with advanced knowledge and practical skills to find answers in this demanding, international and interdisciplinary, environment.’

Virtual tour Leiden Law School

Play Virtual tour Leiden Law School

Find your master's at Leiden University