Criminology and Criminal Justice is a one-year Master at the renowned Leiden Law School at Leiden University. The programme focuses on criminology, criminal law and their mutual relationship. It is unique in its cross-national and multidisciplinary scope.

Crime and crime prevention

As a student in this programme, you will thoroughly study the concept of criminal justice: the system of principles, rules, practices and institutions through which the state administers sanctions against socially undesirable behaviour. The programme addresses key institutions, processes and cross-national issues on crime and crime prevention, law and policy. The Criminal Justice Master's distinguishes itself by its international comparative perspective, analysing criminal justice systems, legislation and policies in common law and civil law countries.

Lectures and fieldtrips

Our programme is taught by academic staff as well as by professionals working in the criminal justice sector. Apart from following lectures, you will also participate in fieldtrips to Dutch and international institutions such as the Netherlands' Council of State, Europol and the European Parliament.

Specialisations

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice (English)
  • Criminology and Security Policy (Dutch and English)

Interested?

If you would like to know more, please get in touch or visit the programme introduction page on our website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/criminal-justice/en/introduction.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 31, 2019
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