How to apply

Master student or exchange student and interested in migration law?

The Migration Law Clinic is looking for talented students who are interested to participate in the Clinic starting from February 2019.

The Clinic is open to master students in law or criminology and exchange students of the VU University and other universities in the Netherlands.

Master students of the VU specialisation International Migration and Refugee Law will have preference over other students.

Students are selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Interest in or affinity with migration law and/or European law / human rights, which should be demonstrated by elective courses or ancillary activities. Knowledge of migration law is an advantage, but not necessary;
  • Whether the Clinic fits into the curriculum;
  • Availability on Tuesday afternoons and during at least one semester: availability during two semesters is an asset;
  • Motivation to participate in the Clinic;
  • Good study results demonstrated by a list of grades;
  • Good writing and research skills which should be demonstrated by papers/assignments/thesis; and
  • Good English reading and writing skills demonstrated by papers/assignments/thesis written in English and/or the application letter.

To apply, students need to send a letter stating their motivation, CV, list of grades and a written paper, assignment or article in English to the course coordinator, Marcelle Reneman (migrationlawclinic@vu.nl) before 14 January 2018.