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International Business Law, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #51 (BCR) Boston, MA, United States
The Executive LLM in International Business Law Program at Boston University is an online and blended learning graduate program that provides exposure to the core topics of international business practice.


Program Learning Outcomes

Students of the International Business Law program offered by Boston University will demonstrate:

  • A basic understanding of international business law from a US perspective.
  • A cultural understanding of issues raised in international and US business law.
  • A basic understanding of the practical considerations of international business law (i.e., “the law in practice”).
  • Familiarity with issue-spotting and problem-solving methods employed by US-trained lawyers.
  • The ability to market their professional skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • US Contract Law for International Lawyers
  • US Corporate Law for International Lawyers
  • US and Trans-Border Securities Regulation
  • US and Trans-Border Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance with US and International Reporting
  • International Business Transactions and Agreements
  • US and International Intellectual Property
  • International Arbitration
  • Global Compliance: Introduction and Best Practices

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    20 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Completed Application for Admission Form
  • Application Fee: $85
  • Official, Sealed Academic Records
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Law School Admissions Test

Tuition Fee

  • International

    55700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55700 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    55700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55700 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
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