DePaul University College of Law > Academics > LLM Programs > LLM in International Law
The DePaul Master of Laws (LLM) in International Law provides an
intensive one-year course of full-time study* that emphasizes the
theoretical background and practical skills lawyers need to excel in
international law practice.There are concentrations in five key areas of global practice:
The DePaul international law program is designed for both
experienced attorneys and recent law school graduates from the United
States and abroad who wish to:
Additionally, foreign lawyers and graduates will improve English language skills and gain an understanding of the U.S. legal system.
Please note that achieving the LLM degree at DePaul
University College of Law does not qualify international lawyers to sit
for the bar examination in any state, including New York and California.
With the exception of students admitted to and enrolled in the
joint JD/LLM program, credits earned as part of the JD program do not
count toward the LLM degree. At the discretion of the program director,
students may receive credit for courses previously taken during the
foreign equivalent of a JD program.
* Graduates of ABA-approved U.S. law schools may complete the
program on a part-time basis. Program may be completed in one to four
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