University of Missouri School of Law

Programme bei

University of Missouri School of Law

LL.M. in Dispute Resolution “

distance and residential

Degree to be obtained

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Dispute Resolution
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in American Law

Specializations-mainly Dispute Resolution

  • General Law
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • U.S. Law

Semester start

Start: August

Duration: 5 months



Start: January

Duration: 5 months

Student profile

The LL.M. in Dispute Resolution provides practitioners and scholars with a deeper understanding of theoretical, policy, design and ethical issues in dispute resolution.

The LL.M. in American Law provides an introduction to the U.S. legal system.
It will help prepare international attorneys for a U.S. bar exam, for U.S. law practice, or to work with U.S. clients in the students’ home countries or with foreign clients doing business in the U.S.

The LL.M. in American Law allows students flexibility to focus on areas such as intellectual property, commercial law, or employment law.

Semesters and Semester

There are two primary 15-week semesters each academic year. 

Fall semester begins in mid-August and ends in early December. 
Spring semester begins in mid-January and ends in early May. 

There is a break of 4 or 5 weeks between the Fall and Spring semesters, with some options for intercession classes. 
Summer break is from mid-May to mid-August, with some options for summer classes.

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