Boston University School of Law

Programme bei

Boston University School of Law

Program type

full time

part time

distance learning

Degree to be obtained


  • in American Law
  • in Banking & Financial Law
  • in Taxation
  • in International Business Law
  • in Intellectual Property Law


  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Tax Law
  • U.S. Law


Winter term

Start: January

Summer term

Start: May


  • BU Law is one of the three founding law schools of the annual Tax Attorney Recruiting Event (TARE).
  • BU Law is one of a select few law schools to have its students invited to the International Student Interview Program (ISIP) each year.

Student profile

BU Law attracts diverse, energetic and academically motivated students for our five LLM programs.
For our specialized LLM programs, we are looking for students with interest and/or experience in the subject area being covered in that program, while our „General LLM“ (LLM in American Law) is perfect for students seeking to explore wide-ranging interests.

Average starting salary

Because a significant percentage of our graduates return to their home country following graduation, we do not track this.

Semester break

Two semesters. There is a month-long break between the fall and spring semesters.


  • LL.M. in American Law - fall
  • LL.M. in Banking & Financial Law - fall and spring
  • LL.M. in taxation - fall, spring and summer (online option-only)
  • LL.M. in International Business Law - fall, spring and summer (all-online)
  • LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law - fall

Language of instructions

English is the exclusive language of instruction.