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Competition, Innovation and Information Law, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
Combining state-of-the-art policy and technical expertise with sophisticated legal analysis, the LLM in Competition, Innovation and Information Law (CIIL) from New York University is unique in its approach in offering students a choice of focus areas—Antitrust and Competition Policy or Intellectual Property and Information Law. 


To develop an integrated understanding of the dynamic forces at play in the modern economy, students in one focus area can also gain exposure to the other through coursework, collaboration with faculty, and participation in a monthly luncheon program and events organized by the Law School's related research centers.

The Knowledge Economy is global in nature. The LLM in Competition, Innovation and Information Law (CIIL) from New York University draws on NYU’s strength in international law and its experts in international and comparative aspects of competition policy and intellectual property law to offer courses and seminars that examine the relationships between global and domestic competition, intellectual property, and information policies.

Rich Curriculum

The extensive curriculum provides ample options for varied interests. Our professors approach their classes with a keen sense of balancing theoretical discussions with practical, real-world examples of the evolving implementation of regulation and policy in the US and abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Antitrust Law
  • Antitrust and Regulatory Alternatives
  • Antitrust: International and Comparative Seminar 
  • Cybersecurity Law and Technology     

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Personal Statement
  • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Hauser Global Scholarship Essay (if applicable)
  • CPA Certificate (if applicable)
  • JSD Sample Research Paper (if applicable)
  • JSD Proposal of Study (if applicable)
  • Addendum (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    99858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99858 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    99858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99858 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
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