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New York University School of Law offers perhaps the broadest, most diverse and dynamic program in International Legal Studies of any school in the world. Apply to the International Legal Studies LLM program from New York University.


Why study International Legal Studies LLM at New York University?

The faculty is unsurpassed in the depth of its knowledge and engagement. The curriculum is unmatched in the strength and variety of international and related course offerings, from human rights and international humanitarian law to trade, finance and investment, from global environmental and energy law to United Nations and World Bank practice, from transnational arbitration to international legal theory.

Students in the International Legal Studies at New York University learn from recognized global leaders in their fields, completing a part of their coursework in advanced seminars which are offered in a small group setting and are dedicated to an in-depth exploration of topics. 

Direct engagement with faculty is also integral to the program, as students develop their research and writing ideas, and define the direction of their future intellectual and professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A Study of Cross-Border Insolvency Cases and Relevant Law
  • Admiralty 
  • Asian American Jurisprudence Seminar
  • Graduate Lawyering
  • Human Rights, Civil Society, and the Internet in China Seminar
  • Refugee and Asylum Law Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

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

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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