Energising the way you see energy law


The North Sea Energy Law Partnership (NSELP) proudly presents the Advanced LLM in Energy Law. The Advanced LLM is a dynamic part-time accredited master which brings together the combined knowledge of not one, but four highly-ranked European universities. The Universities of Groningen (the Netherlands), Oslo (Norway), Aberdeen (United Kingdom) and Copenhagen (Denmark), all partners in the NSELP consortium, offer this joint degree LLM with and advanced curriculum designed to help participants gain a broader, deeper, more powerful vision of energy law.

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The programme does not only attract participants from EU countries, but also from countries such as Brazil, Chile, Ghana, Iceland, Mozambique, Norway, and the United States. Many other nationalities are represented as you can see in our testimonials section.

Leading experts in the field of energy law provide the teaching sessions which are complemented by the site visits relevant to the topic of the module. The unique structure allows participants to continue full-time employment and enables them to establish close relationships with fellow participants, lecturers and practitioners during those concentrated teaching modules. Once the four teaching modules are completed, there will be nine months for writing and submitting the Master’s thesis.

Applications for 2023 – 2025 are open until 1 June 2023. 

(For late applications or individual modules, please contact us)

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Participating Universities

University of Groningen

Liberalising and Regulating the Energy Market

University of Copenhagen

Climate Change and
the Energy Transition

University of Aberdeen

Energy Security, Safety and Investment Protection

University of Oslo

Energy Trade Law and
Energy Contracting


Between 2008 and 2010 the Advanced LLM in Energy Law (then called the North Sea Energy Law Programme) received funding from the European Commission for curriculum development as a Lifelong Learning Erasmus Programme. In the final assessment by the European Commission the programme received the following scores, the highest possible score being ten (which translates to 100%). The Final Report praises the activities from the partners across the board. From realizing the objectives to active involvement of all partners and the quality assurance strategy to project management strategy.

summary Scoring Sheet for Final Report

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