123 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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