Admission Requirements

Two-Year LLM candidates must have earned a first law degree from their home jurisdiction.

Applicants who are academically qualified but have a lower English proficiency score than 100 on the TOEFL or its equivalent on the IELTS or ILEC will be assessed in a Skype-interview language evaluation as part of their admissions interview.

Applicants with a proficiency score of over 100 on the TOEFL will be assessed along the admission guidelines for regular 1-Year LLM applicants

Candidates must submit:  

  1. an application which includes one brief essay (250-300 words);
  2. an application fee; (only if applying by mail- waived for online applications);
  3. two recommendation letters;
  4. Official academic transcripts, in notarized English translations if not provided in English by your university;
  5. Indication of English-language proficiency, as in a recent TOEFL, IELTS, ILEC or other standardized test score.

**If you do not have a recent standardized test score or no score at all, we will provide the opportunity for a Skype-interview language evaluation as part of your admissions interview. 

Once admitted, you will be required to present a letter of credit from a bank or other lending institution showing you have sufficient financial support to study in the United States. 

All materials must be submitted by May 15.** You may apply via LLM Application for Residential LLM Program (Digital Version).
Letters of Recommendation Form
Application with Instructions 

**We strongly recommend that applicants apply as early as possible.