Admission requirements

What are the Admission requirements?

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree in Law or Criminology
  • Students who have not completed a BA at Leiden University may contact the Graduate School before the end of the admissions period to inquire about the acceptability of their course of study. 
  • An average grade in the Bachelor's degree of at least 7.5 (or the best 10% of students)
  • a grade for the BA thesis equivalent to at least 8 in the Dutch grading system
  • English language proficiency (level B2, CEFR)
  • admissions are based on many factors, such as extra-curricular activities, motivation, the letter of recommendation and the interview


Last Modified: 24-05-2012