Universität
University of Georgia School of Law

Programme bei

University of Georgia School of Law

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Program types

Full time LLM

Dual LLM/MBA


Degree to be obtained

  • LL.M. (Master of Laws)
  • Dual LL.M./MBA degree
  • LL.M. students may apply to transfer to the J.D. program and obtain a J.D. in two additional years after the LL.M. (no LSAT required)

Concentrations

  • Preparation for a U.S. Bar Examination
  • Business Law 
  • Family Law and Migration Law
  • Transnational, International, and Comparative Law
  • Public Institutions and the Law

Winter / Summer semester

Summer term

  • Start: January
  • Duration: 5 months

Winter term

  • Start: August
  • Duration: 5 months


Curriculum

Flexible Curriculum

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.


Practical relevance

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.


Student profile

Our LL.M.s include judges and law firm partners, leaders in governments and in intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, CEOs and heads of corporate legal departments, and university professors and administrators. They form a valued part of the law school’s vast network of more than 11,000 J.D., LL.M., and M.S.L. alumni and alumnae. The most recent LL.M. class is comprised of eleven students educated in eleven different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Owing to our flexible curriculum, our LL.M. students have diverse career goals, including preparation to sit for a U.S. bar examination, the pursuit of a Concentration affording professional advancement in their home country’s legal profession or academic institutions, or something else.