International LLM

Tel Aviv University

Program Description

International LLM

Tel Aviv University

The International LL.M. program at Tel Aviv University attracts outstanding law students to study and collaborate with Israel's elite legal academia, students and legal professionals.

Through a wide range of classes taught by world-renowned professors, international students have the opportunity to study for their advanced academic law degree at Israel's leading law faculty.

Ranked #1 in Israel and #1 outside the US and UK, Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Law has the greatest scientific research impact factor and highest citations per paper (2013 QS World University Rankings).

The rigorous academic curriculum is based on innovative approaches to legal theory that will provide law students with insights for legal practice and analytic skills for advanced academic research. Classes will explore contemporary challenges to the law stemming from processes of globalization, the Israeli legal and social systems, the complexities of the Middle East region, and the technological and entrepreneurial dynamism of the "Start-up Nation".

International LL.M. students may pursue a general course of study or concentrate their studies in one of the following topics, which will be noted on their transcripts:

  • Global Governance & Human Rights
  • Law & Technology
  • Law & Business

LL.M. candidates will be eligible to apply for conditional admittance to the PhD Program at the Faculty of Law, following the successful completion of the LL.M. degree.

Application Requirements, Tuition & Financial Assistance Applicants must have completed a first degree in law by July 2016 in order to be eligible to enroll in the International LL.M. program.

Apply online at

  • An application form
  • Transcripts for your first law degree*
  • Law school ranking
  • CV or resume
  • Statement of intent**
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL or IELTS score***

*First law degree transcripts: Transcripts must indicate courses and grades from your first degree in law. Additional degrees may be submitted for review, but will not be used to calculate the minimum grade point average required (Israeli equivalent of 80). If available, please ask your law school to provide a letter indicating your individual law school ranking.

**Statement of Intent: Your essay should be no more than 500 words and should describe your background, your academic or professional interests and goals, and your motivation to study in the International LL.M program.

***TOEFL or IELTS score: An English-language proficiency exam must be taken before July 1, 2016, and official scores must be sent directly to the TAU International office by the testing agency. TAU International's ETS code is 7704. TOEFL test minimum scores: written 582, computer-based 223, or internet-based 89. The minimum overall bandwith score for the IELTS test is 7. Exemptions may be granted - please inquire with the Admissions Director.

Tuition for the International LL.M. program is $20,000. Substantial fellowships will be offered to promising candidates according to needs and academic qualifications, and in order to promote diversity. Applicants to the International LL.M. program will be automatically considered for fellowships based on prior academic and professional achievement.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 17, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
10 months
Full time
20,000 USD
Request Info
Applications will be considered after March 15, but it is advisable to apply as early as possible to be considered for scholarships and on-campus housing accomodations.
Start date Sept. 2017
Israel Tel Aviv
Application deadline Request Info
Applications will be considered after March 15, but it is advisable to apply as early as possible to be considered for scholarships and on-campus housing accomodations.
End date July 21, 2017
Duration 10 months
Price 20,000 USD