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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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Unicaf - University of East London
London , United Kingdom

If you already have a law career then this course gives you the chance to specialise with focused, professional training in the fields that interest you.

If you already have a law career then this course gives you the chance to specialise with focused, professional training in the fields that interest you. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
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
Campus
Online
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London , United Kingdom

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. -
LLM
Part-time
24 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
UNICRI United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute
Turin , Italy

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Transnational Crime and Justice is specifically designed for young professionals and university graduates wishing to specialize in the fields of ... +

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Transnational Crime and Justice is specifically designed for young professionals and university graduates wishing to specialize in the fields of comparative criminal law, humanitarian law, human rights law, transnational crimes and transitional justice. -
LLM
Full-time
8 months
English
Nov 2020
06 Sep 2020
Campus
 
St. John’s University School of Law
New York , USA

The LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice (TLP) is designed to train foreign attorneys in the rapidly expanding cross-border practice of law, to educate global attorneys withi ... +

The LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice (TLP) is designed to train foreign attorneys in the rapidly expanding cross-border practice of law, to educate global attorneys within the New York City legal community ― the center of global legal practice ― and to enhance non-native English speaking attorneys’ skills in practicing law in English, the lingua franca of the global legal profession. -
LLM
Full-time
2 - 3 semesters
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Peking University School of Transnational Law
Shenzhen , China

STL’s LL.M. program combines courses in transnational law from many legal traditions to prepare students for global practice involving conflicting legal traditions, complex tr ... +

STL’s LL.M. program combines courses in transnational law from many legal traditions to prepare students for global practice involving conflicting legal traditions, complex transnational business transactions, and dispute resolution. Staffed with top multi-national scholars, STL focuses on immersive, interactive classroom instruction and training in critical thinking. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Aug 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
Campus
 
University of Bristol Law School
River Avon , United Kingdom

The International Commercial Law programme will enable you to engage in intensive study of specialist international and commercial topics. The international law units can be c ... +

The International Commercial Law programme will enable you to engage in intensive study of specialist international and commercial topics. The international law units can be chosen from topics within the field of private international law and the content of commercial law units includes an international element, such as international trade. The programme will appeal both to students from outside the UK and to students who wish to combine their areas of specialism. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Philadelphia , USA +1 More

Strong rankings. Personal attention. Top value. Earn an LL.M. at Temple University Beasley School of Law, where you will take courses together with JD students, become part of ... +

Strong rankings. Personal attention. Top value. Earn an LL.M. at Temple University Beasley School of Law, where you will take courses together with JD students, become part of a tight-knit community established in 1974, and live in the affordable city of Philadelphia, strategically located between New York and Washington DC. We invite you to join the Temple family to advance your career. -
LLM
Full-time
English
12 Aug 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 seven special ... +

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 seven specialties: American Law for Foreign Lawyers; Corporate and Commercial Law; Health Law, Policy, and Bioethics; Intellectual Property Law; International and Comparative Law; International Human Rights Law; and World Trade Law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 semesters
English
Campus
 
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. -
LLM
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
The Fletcher School, Tufts University
Medford , USA

Fletcher's Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Law is designed for lawyers interested in gaining broad expertise in international law. Our LL.M. reflects The Fletcher Scho ... +

Fletcher's Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Law is designed for lawyers interested in gaining broad expertise in international law. Our LL.M. reflects The Fletcher School's goal of increasing international understanding and preparing students from around the globe for leadership positions. We differ from traditional law schools because the program is focused exclusively on issues of public and private international law. Our courses cover the spectrum of international law and are taught by experts with both academic expertise and extensive real-world experience. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Zürich , Switzerland

LL.M. International Sports Law

LL.M. International Sports Law -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 semesters
English
Campus
 

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