LL.M. On Campus

Comparative and International Law

24 months
735 USD/credit 9922 USD/year
698 USD/credit 9423 USD/year
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Comparative and International Law from The American University in Cairo offers a wide range of courses designed to provide students with the intellectual and analytical tools to intervene critically and effectively in the global policy debates confronting their societies, as policymakers, practicing lawyers, judges, academics, activists, or international civil servants. 


Comparative and International Law from The American University in Cairo offers a wide range of courses designed to provide students with the intellectual tools to promote and critically assess economic, social, and legal developments. 

The current curriculum for the LL.M. in International and Comparative Law matches the “generalist” orientation of the degree.  It is designed to provide students with as much flexibility as possible to take courses in their areas of interest.  Fulfilling the requirements of the LL.M. degree normally calls for two years of study.


Graduates of the program hold jobs as policy makers, practicing lawyers, judges, academics, activists or international civil servants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Graduate Law Seminar
  • Jurisprudence 
  • Comparative Law 
  • International Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


27 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for graduate study must have an accredited Bachelor’s degree with an academic record at a level sufficient to qualify for full or provisional admission. 
  • An online application for graduate studies
  • Online payment of the application fee
  • A statement of purpose 
  • An updated resume (CV)  
  • At least two online letters of recommendation from persons familiar with your academic or professional background
  • Official academic records, of which one must be a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with proof of degree completion. 
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency test results 
  • Graduate students may be asked to demonstrate minimum competency in the use of computers and academic libraries as they relate to graduate study and research
  • One recent passport size photograph (a clear electronic copy) 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 698 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Cairo

5312 - 6846 EGP /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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