Master’s Degree in Law in International Studies (LLM)

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Program Description

Whether you are interested in business law, tax, human rights, immigration, family law or other areas, learning about other countries’ laws and the international practice of law is beneficial to a career in any industry and practice.  No matter where you practice law—abroad or in the United States—you will deal with issues that require the knowledge to identify and solve issues involving international or comparative law.

While studying for your JD, you can also earn a Master’s Degree in Law in International Studies (LLM) from a host university abroad, all within three years. You will receive rigorous training and preparation at one of our partner schools, while being fully immersed in the vibrant culture of your host institution. You’ll learn from and with faculty and students from all over the world, returning with the knowledge and cultural aptitude to succeed in your career.

Last updated Oct 2020

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At Villanova Law, our broad-based legal education is grounded in academic rigor; practical, hands-on training; and a foundation in business that primes graduates for diverse and rewarding legal career ... Read More

At Villanova Law, our broad-based legal education is grounded in academic rigor; practical, hands-on training; and a foundation in business that primes graduates for diverse and rewarding legal careers. Wherever your interests may lie—international law, corporate law, intellectual property law or public interest law—you will find programs that will prepare you for the future. Guided by our Where Law Meets Business philosophy, our programming infuses vital business principles, professional skills, ethical training and practical experiences into each student’s education. Through innovative coursework, six clinics and 275+ externship placements, Villanova students learn by doing—and graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market. Read less