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Posted June 19, 2017
Top 10 LLMs in International Law in the United States
Many prestigious Law Schools in the USA offer general LLMs that students can specialise through their choice of courses, but others offer LLMs with a specific concentration in International Law.
Here is our top ten places to study an LLM in International Law in the United States.*
LLM in International Legal Studies – New York University
Cost: $66,422 total costs for all students.
What you will study: Students benefit from the location of NYU Law as there are regular high-profile international leaders visiting the city and they often stop to speak to students. The course covers topics that include Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law, Global Environmental and Energy Law, and the running of institutions such as the United Nations and the World Bank.
LLM – Harvard University
Cost: $64,978 total cost for all students
What you will study: Harvard University's LLM program is designed for foreign-trained students or those lawyers trained in the US who are planning a career in the academic study of the law. The law school offers a program of study for those wishing to concentrate in International and Comparative Law.
LLM – Columbia Law School
Cost: $69,916 total cost for all students
What you will study: Students are encouraged to take extra courses around the university including at the School of International and Public Affairs. Modules include International Criminal Law, Enforcing International Law and International Arbitration.
LLM – Yale Law School
Cost: $64,267 for all students
What you will study: There are many extra-curricular experiences available at Yale Law School that are an invaluable addition to the LLM program. Students can also participate in the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal and the Yale Journal of International Law.
LLM in International Legal Studies – Georgetown University
Cost: $62,244 total cost for all students.
What you will study: Aimed at those who have trained outside of the US. There is a large selection modules to choose from, allowing students to focus their study on specific aspects of International Law that they are interested in and that could help their future career.
LLM in International and Comparative Law – George Washington University
Cost: $60,790 total cost for all students.
What you will study: Students at GW Law can specialise their studies into one of the many areas of International Law including topics such as International Environmental Law, International Business Transactions, International Family Law, Refugee and Asylum Law and Space Law.
LLM – University of Michigan
Cost: $59,762 in-state students / $62,762 out-of-state and international students.
What you will study: The LLM program offers a Curriculum Interest Area of International and Comparative Law with a range of modules around the topic. There are also opportunities to participate in the activities of the Center for International and Comparative Law.
LLM in International and Comparative Law – Duke University
Cost: $64,722 per academic year for all students.
What you will study: This course is aimed at students who are completing a JD in International and Comparative Law at Duke University. Courses covered include International Arbitration, Foreign Relations Law, Structuring Commercial and Financial Transactions, and International Human Rights.
LLM in International Legal Studies – American University Washington College of Law
Cost: $56,724 total cost for all students.
What you will study: This course has been running for 35 years and students can specialise in several different areas of International Law including; International Organisations, Gender and the Law, International Business Law, International Human Rights Law, International Commercial Arbitration, Trade and Investment and International and Comparative Protection of Intellectual Property.
LLM with a certificate of specialisation in International and Comparative Law – University of California, Berkeley
Cost: $49,325 in-state students / $53,276 out-of-state and international students.
What you will study: Students can study courses across a variety of graduate school departments to gain an understanding of the subject from different points of view. The course concentrates on real world problems and new issues arising in International Law.
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