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Established in 1859, the University of Georgia School of Law is consistently regarded as one of the United States' top law schools. The school is proud of its longstanding commitment to preparing the next generation of legal leaders and ensuring a strong return on investment for its three degrees – the Juris Doctor, the Master of Laws and the Master in the Study of Law. The school’s accomplished faculty includes nationally and internationally renowned scholars.
The Dean Rusk International Law Center has served since 1977 as a nucleus for global research, education, and service at the University of Georgia. Today, top-ranked international law offerings at the University of Georgia School of Law prepare students to practice in areas as varied as business and trade, arbitration and dispute settlement, the environment and sustainable development, human and children’s rights, and global governance and collective security.
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UGA School of Law:
The UGA School of law expert faculty includes 5 former U.S. Supreme Court judicial clerks, Fulbright Scholars and a recipient of the American Law Institute Young Scholars Medal; many serve as consultants to legal institutions, foreign governments and corporations.
Senior Political Affairs Officer, UN Assistance Mission in Darfur
Dr. Knut Woestehoff (LL.M.), Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (San Francisco)
Nuran Kerimov (LL.M.), Managing Partner, Deloitte (Baku)
Michael Reiffenstuel (LL.M.), German Ambassador to S. Korea
In her interview Valeria Subocheva Smith tells us why she chose to study law and how attending the University of Georgia School of Law changed her career.
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In her interview Juliane Thon tells us why she chose to study law and how attending the University of Georgia School of Law changed her career.
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The University of Georgia School of Law awards the LL.M. degree following the successful completion of 26 credit hours, typically within one academic year. Aided by a curriculum advisor, you may choose from a spectrum of courses in civil, criminal, and other aspects of the law. You may pursue a general course of U.S. legal studies, or focus on one of the LL.M. Concentrations below.
Almost all of our LL.M. students take a practical skills course. These include a wide range of courses, for example, Business Negotiations, Trial Practice, Labor Arbitration, International Arbitration, Mediation, Mergers & Acquisitions, and externships.
The University of Georgia School of Law also offers a dual 2-year LL.M./MBA degree in cooperation with the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.
LL.M. students have diverse career goals, including preparation to sit for a U.S. bar examination and the pursuit of a Concentration affording professional advancement in their home country’s legal profession or academic institutions. Our flexible curriculum allows LL.M. students to pursue an individualized course of study. Our LL.M. alumni include judges and law firm partners, leaders in government and in intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, CEOs and heads of corporate legal departments, as well as university professors and administrators.
Students granted a Georgia Law International Scholar Award pay in-state tuition.
Includes room and board, books and supplies, transportation, student health insurance, miscellaneous living expenses.
Partial tuition scholarships awarded on a merit basis.
Regular application deadline: May 1
Scholarship priority deadline: January 31 (no additional scholarship application)
Applicants to LL.M. studies at the University of Georgia School of Law must have completed a first degree in law (LL.B. or equivalent) at an accredited university outside of the United States and have satisfied the educational requirements for admission to the practice of law in a non-U.S. jurisdiction.
Law students may apply in the final year of their degree program if they will graduate prior to enrollment at the School of Law. Official proof of all university degrees must be received by LL.M. Admissions before fall registration.
The LL.M. program begins with an orientation session in early August each year.
2 semesters. The winter break between semesters is usually 3-4 weeks, depending upon the exam schedule.
We take applications through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).
Talented and diverse:
The University of Georgia has 2,400 international students. The department of International Student Life (ISL) at UGA enhances the student‐learning environment through programs and services that internationalize the campus experience.
The School of Law is located on the University of Georgia’s historic north campus in Athens, a progressive community boasting small-town charm while offering world-class music and culture, extensive access to parks and natural resources, and a low cost of living. Athens lies just 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, Georgia’s state capital and an international trade hub.
On-campus apartments are available.
The university’s award-winning Performing Arts Center boasts two of the country’s best concert halls. Located beside it is the Georgia Museum of Art, which offers an outstanding permanent collection and extensive cultural programming. The 21 varsity athletic teams competing as the Georgia Bulldogs are among the most successful in NCAA Division I, with 45 national championships. For recreation, students enjoy visiting the campus's eight-acre Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, which has 3 gyms, 3 pools (one Olympic-sized, 17-foot diving well, and a lap pool), a 1/8-mile indoor suspended rubberized track, a 44-foot high climbing wall, 14-foot outdoor bouldering wall, 10 racquetball courts, 2 squash courts, bicycle repair stands, 8 full-length basketball courts, and 19,000 square feet of weight-training space. Georgia’s extensive state park system offers further opportunities for recreation.
Support for parents/disabled people
At the Law School, we embrace the University of Georgia's commitment 'to be a diverse campus that is enriched and informed by the personal, cultural, and intellectual differences of its students, faculty, staff, and visitors.'
The Disability Resource Center strives to promote a welcoming academic, physical, and social environment for students with disabilities at UGA.
The Child Development Lab at McPhaul provides developmentally appropriate programs on a full-day basis for children ages 8 weeks to 5 years of both University and community families.
Parents of school-age children can register their children to attend free public schools or apply to a variety of private schools in the area.
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