115 Law Studies in International Law

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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Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, USA

Southwestern Law School invites inquiries from foreign law firms and individual international practitioners in the fields of technology, entertainment, and intellectual proper ... +

Southwestern Law School invites inquiries from foreign law firms and individual international practitioners in the fields of technology, entertainment, and intellectual property, for specialized training proposals leading to the award of the LL.M. -
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Full-time
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Sep 2020
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Columbia University, Columbia Law School
Manhattan, USA

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The Columbia Executive LL.M. in Global Business Law is an accelerated hybrid program designed for high-achieving, experienced lawyers ready to advance their careers, build a global network, and take the lead in complex cross-border transactions. Globalization has transformed the legal landscape. Success in today's interconnected economy requires a nuanced understanding of U.S. law and principles. Columbia's Executive LL.M. is tailored for lawyers in international practice with approximately five years of experience. Our program provides an expert foundation in U.S. business law and translates essential legal concepts within an international framework. -
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Online & Campus Combined
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7 months
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24 Mar 2020
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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. -
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Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
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. -
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Full-time
18 months
English
14 Sep 2020
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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
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English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Católica Global School of Law
Lisbon, Portugal

This is a programme 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 m ... +

This is a programme 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. -
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UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law
Concord, USA

You want to keep up with the widening scope of the international criminal law. Practicing lawyers learn about the latest developments affecting the international criminal law ... +

You want to keep up with the widening scope of the international criminal law. Practicing lawyers learn about the latest developments affecting the international criminal law landscape. -
LLM
Full-time
12 months
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Universitas Gadjah Mada
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The Master of Laws (LLM) Class at the UGM Faculty of Law is designed to fulfill the need of experts in various areas of law which are significant for Indonesia, both locally a ... +

The Master of Laws (LLM) Class at the UGM Faculty of Law is designed to fulfill the need of experts in various areas of law which are significant for Indonesia, both locally and globally. It offers unique modules to enhance the knowledge and ability of the students in analyzing the law in the Indonesian context as well as contributing to the development of law in the global context. Equipped with an LLM degree, our alumni are geared to be capable of filling critical legal posts in a wide array of fields, from multinational corporations to international organizations. -
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Full-time
4 semesters
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Campus
 
American University Washington College of Law
Washington, USA

As one of the leading international law LL.M. programs in the United States, the International Legal Studies Program offers a number of specializations including international ... +

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Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
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Sep 2020
Campus
 
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Indianapolis, USA

When you’re ready to take the next step in your law career, a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the IU McKinney School of Law can help. The LL.M. program offers six specialti ... +

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Part-time
English
02 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Université de Montréal Law Faculty
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The LL.B. program is an opportunity for a student to delve deeper into a subject, both in the major areas of law and in certain specialized fields.

The LL.B. program is an opportunity for a student to delve deeper into a subject, both in the major areas of law and in certain specialized fields. -
LLM
Full-time
12 months
French
 
Robert Kennedy College
Zürich, Switzerland +3 More

This course provides law graduates with the opportunity for advanced learning in key areas of international commercial law, including International Sale of Goods, Internationa ... +

This course provides law graduates with the opportunity for advanced learning in key areas of international commercial law, including International Sale of Goods, International Intellectual Property Law, International Corporate Law and Governance, and Advanced Contract Law and Negotiation. -
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Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
King's College London Online
London, United Kingdom

The International Financial & Commercial Law LLM programme will provide students with an in-depth understanding, and expertise in a number of key areas of financial and co ... +

The International Financial & Commercial Law LLM programme will provide students with an in-depth understanding, and expertise in a number of key areas of financial and commercial law, as well as with skills and analytical tools to enable them to apply, analyse and think critically. -
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Part-time
2 years
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Center for International Legal Studies
Budapest, Hungary +2 More

Five institutions organize the LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice. The Center for International Legal Studies (Salzburg, Austria) has more than 5,000 lawyer members th ... +

Five institutions organize the LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice. The Center for International Legal Studies (Salzburg, Austria) has more than 5,000 lawyer members throughout the world. The Law Faculty of Lazarski University (Warsaw, Poland) has ranked first among Polish university law faculties for the last seven years. Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary), founded in 1635, ranks as the leading law faculty in Hungary. The Center for Financial Law and Policy at Lixin University is based in Shanghai, China, Boston University School of Law (Boston, Massachusetts) was established in 1872 and ranks in the top 25 of more than 200 law schools accredited by the American Bar Association. -
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Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
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Sep 2020
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Online
 
University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Zürich, Switzerland

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2 semesters
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