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International Law

DePaul University

12 months
1622 USD/credit 38928 USD/year
1622 USD/credit 38928 USD/year
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The LLM in International Law from DePaul University emphasizes the theoretical background and practical skills that lawyers need to excel in international law practice.


The LLM in International Law from DePaul University is designed for both experienced attorneys and recent law school graduates from the United States and abroad who wish to earn an advanced degree in one of the following concentrations:

  • International Business, Commercial & Trade Law
  • International Cultural Heritage Law
  • International Governance & Rule of Law
  • International Human Rights Law & Policy and Criminal Justice

The DePaul international law program is designed for those who wish to:

  • Earn an advanced law degree to assist in the pursuit of a career with law firms, governmental and nongovernmental agencies, and academic institutions worldwide
  • Obtain practical and theoretical knowledge of international law and its interaction with the laws of the United States and other countries
  • Learn the research, analytical and communication skills required to succeed in international law practice
  • Represent clients engaged in international transactions and relationships
  • Establish a network of professional international contacts and clients
  • Work with faculty experts in international and U.S. law
  • Interact with students from diverse legal cultures

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • American Law And Legal Systems
  • Legal Writing And Research
  • International Trade Law
  • Public International Law
  • International Business Transactions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Application fee: A $40 nonrefundable application processing fee is required. If submitting your application electronically, you may pay online through LSAC. If mailing in your application, you may submit a check payable to Office of Law Graduate Admissions.
  • Personal statement: A personal statement is required and must accompany your application for admission.
  • Resume: A current resume is required, should not exceed two pages and must accompany the application.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official law school transcript

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1622 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    38928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1622 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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