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International Law is traditionally separated into two branches: jus gentium, or the customary laws articulating standards of international conduct; and jus inter gentes, or international agreements and treaties. An LLM in International Law provides the student with specialized knowledge of the framework governing stable international relations. While an LLM alone does not entitle the bearer to pra… Read more

International Law is traditionally separated into two branches: jus gentium, or the customary laws articulating standards of international conduct; and jus inter gentes, or international agreements and treaties. An LLM in International Law provides the student with specialized knowledge of the framework governing stable international relations. While an LLM alone does not entitle the bearer to practice law, graduates from an LLM in International Law program are better equipped to meet relevant challenges in their careers.

What are the benefits of an LLM in International Law?

Typically lasting only one year, an LLM in International Law represents a modest time commitment with substantial payoff. The specialist knowledge gained through an LLM in International Law can enhance career prospects. Some students use an LLM in International Law as a stepping-stone from law studies in their home country to be eligible to take qualifying law exams in another country.

What are the LLM in International Law requirements?

Most law faculties require that applicants to an LLM in International Law have an undergraduate degree in law or another related program (such as International Relations, Human Rights or similar). Some LLM in International Law are strictly coursework-based, while others require the submission of a thesis based on research. 

Which career with an LLM in International Law?

Lawyers with an LLM in International Law programs often go on to work for

- the United Nations (UN),

- the International Criminal Court,

- the European Court of Human Rights,

- and others.

Graduates from LLM in International Law, even those without a prior law degree, go on to rewarding careers in EU- and UN-sponsored organizations or further study through a PhD. 

How much does it cost to take an LLM in International Law?

The costs of an LLM in International Law will vary greatly between different schools, programs and depending on the individual student. Some faculties offer online study options for LLM in International Law programs. An LLM in International Law online course adds the flexibility of not needing to travel to campus for classes.

How to enroll in an LLM in International Law?

If you are interested in a Law Degree and have a connection to the international affairs, the LLM in International Law is right for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Bristol, United Kingdom +2 More

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law and non-law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist ... +

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law and non-law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online. -
LLM
Part-time
24 months
English
Jul 2020
Campus
Online
 
King's College London Online
London, United Kingdom

Develop your global legal career with an online LLM from The Dickson Poon School of Law, one of the world’s leading law schools. The 100% online International Corporate & ... +

Develop your global legal career with an online LLM from The Dickson Poon School of Law, one of the world’s leading law schools. The 100% online International Corporate & Commercial Law LLM allows you to benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are. You will gain an unrivalled understanding of the areas of law governing the highly complex, sophisticated and dynamic corporate and commercial worlds that are increasingly global in character. -
LLM
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Online
 
Informa Connect
London, United Kingdom

Improve your career prospects by gaining a Masters in International Human Rights Law while remaining in full-time employment.

Improve your career prospects by gaining a Masters in International Human Rights Law while remaining in full-time employment. -
LLM
Part-time
2 years
English
11 Sep 2020
01 Sep 2020
Online
 
University Of the West Of England, Bristol
Stoke Gifford, United Kingdom

Part of our comprehensive range of LLM programmes, the LLM in International Law offers you an opportunity to study the fundamentals of international law at an advanced level, ... +

Part of our comprehensive range of LLM programmes, the LLM in International Law offers you an opportunity to study the fundamentals of international law at an advanced level, linking theory to practice. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

The Master of Laws is taught by leading specialists in their fields and allows students to specialize in European business law or international and European public law.

The Master of Laws is taught by leading specialists in their fields and allows students to specialize in European business law or international and European public law. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of St. Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
St. Gallen, Switzerland

The shifting balance between the state and the economy has given rise to new challenges at the intersections of law, business and government. Addressing these issues calls for ... +

The shifting balance between the state and the economy has given rise to new challenges at the intersections of law, business and government. Addressing these issues calls for professionals who have the necessary legal skills and management capacities. The Master’s programme in International Law (MIL) combines a specialist legal education with essential aspects of business and politics. We prepare our graduates for a wide range of careers in the corporate world, in government, diplomacy, and other public and private sector institutions. -
LLM
Full-time
18 months
English
14 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Real Madrid Graduate School – Universidad Europea
Madrid, Spain

Real Madrid Graduate School Universidad Europea’s Master in Sports Law, LLM is aimed at law graduates from all around the world who want to develop their professional careers ... +

Real Madrid Graduate School Universidad Europea’s Master in Sports Law, LLM is aimed at law graduates from all around the world who want to develop their professional careers in the field of international sports law. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

You will study the core principles of European and international law in depth, and go beyond this to understand the role of law in a globalizing world, and the challenges that ... +

You will study the core principles of European and international law in depth, and go beyond this to understand the role of law in a globalizing world, and the challenges that it raises to our traditional ideas of sovereignty and democracy. Optional courses allow for specialization, and whether your interests are in human rights, economic law, constitutional principles, security and terrorism, equality and justice, or cross-border phenomena such as global warming and the internet, the friendly and diverse department of Transnational Legal Studies will help you achieve a Master of Law degree (LLM) which takes you further in your career. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Lausanne - School of Law
Lausanne, Switzerland

The program provides detailed knowledge of the rapidly evolving field of law and technology that is challenging today’s society. It covers topics from artificial intelligence ... +

The program provides detailed knowledge of the rapidly evolving field of law and technology that is challenging today’s society. It covers topics from artificial intelligence and fintech to big data and the sharing economy and provides insights into the technological and economic aspects of innovation which are needed to understand how the law responds to new technologies. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
31 May 2020
Campus
 
Leuphana University Luneburg
Lüneburg, Germany

The two-year LLM pro­gram­ of­fers an in-depth stu­dy of in­ter­na­tio­nal eco­no­mic law with a dou­ble de­gree from Leu­pha­na Uni­ver­si­ty Lüne­burg in Ger­ma­ny and the U ... +

The two-year LLM pro­gram­ of­fers an in-depth stu­dy of in­ter­na­tio­nal eco­no­mic law with a dou­ble de­gree from Leu­pha­na Uni­ver­si­ty Lüne­burg in Ger­ma­ny and the Uni­ver­si­ty of Glas­gow in Scot­land, or the Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies in Bar­ba­dos. -
LLM
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2020
01 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Suffolk University Law School
Boston, USA

Suffolk Law's LL.M. in Global Law and Technology will help you meet these challenges and prepare for the future practice of law.

Suffolk Law's LL.M. in Global Law and Technology will help you meet these challenges and prepare for the future practice of law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, USA

Effective post-J.D. legal study provides the opportunity to explore areas of the law in more depth through a customized curriculum taught by leading experts in a stimulating a ... +

Effective post-J.D. legal study provides the opportunity to explore areas of the law in more depth through a customized curriculum taught by leading experts in a stimulating academic environment. At Southwestern Law School, we offer an outstanding Master of Laws (LL.M.) program that fulfills that promise. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Católica Global School of Law
Lisbon, Portugal

This is a program like no other offered in Europe. Our aim is to teach Law in a European and Global Context and to do so with a top international faculty and employing new met ... +

This is a program like no other offered in Europe. Our aim is to teach Law in a European and Global Context and to do so with a top international faculty and employing new methodologies and pedagogical techniques. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of San Diego School of Law
San Diego, USA

The LLM in ComparativeLaw program is designed for attorneys and law school graduates educated outside of the United States. Candidates for the LLM in Comparative Law are enrol ... +

The LLM in ComparativeLaw program is designed for attorneys and law school graduates educated outside of the United States. Candidates for the LLM in Comparative Law are enrolled in two required courses, Introduction to U.S. Law and Legal Writing and Research. Other courses are electives and may be taken in any area of law. Students have the option of pursuing a Concentration in one of six popular areas of law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
02 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Middlesex University Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The LLM Law is designed to deepen and broaden students’ knowledge of the law as an academic subject by providing students with a systematic understanding of legal processes, m ... +

The LLM Law is designed to deepen and broaden students’ knowledge of the law as an academic subject by providing students with a systematic understanding of legal processes, methods and concepts; of the social and political context in which legal processes take place; and of appropriate theoretical conceptions of law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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