Master of Criminology (Leuven) KU Leuven
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KU Leuven's Master of Criminology is characterized by a strong link between education and research, and explicitly international orientation and comparative methodology, with special attention given to the cross-border character of criminality.
General subjects include criminological theories and models of law enforcement, psychology, law and criminal justice, youth criminology and juvenile justice, and research methods. The program also offers cutting-edge courses on international police and judicial cooperation, political crimes and transitional justice, restorative justice, terrorism, and organized and corporate crime. You can also apply for a program in cooperation with Maastricht University.
LINC is the most recent institutional incarnation (2007) of the criminological tradition in Leuven, which began with the establishment of the School for Criminology in 1929. Excellence in criminology continues in the present day, combining solid research with a deep commitment to a society structured within ten research lines. LINC is composed of 11 professors and more than 70 assistants and fellows involved in criminological research and education.
- The Master of Criminology contains a rich selection of international courses, providing an in-depth study of crime, law enforcement, and criminological theories.
- The courses are taught by internationally respected academics that are specialist in their field.
- The program builds on the expertise of the Leuven Institute of Criminology, guaranteeing an excellent academic education and a supportive learning environment.
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