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American Legal Studies - International Law

12 months
65838 USD/year
65838 USD/year
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The American Legal Studies - International Law program from Hofstra University equipping you with an in-depth understanding of the American legal system in a global context.


Program Details

American Legal Studies - International Law from Hofstra University is tailored to lawyers who earned their law degrees abroad and are looking to learn more about the U.S. legal system in a global context. 

It is a particularly helpful course of study for those wanting to work for multinational corporations or state or federal government.

The mission of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law is to prepare, challenge and inspire our students to make a difference in the world while we advance important ideas through the legal academy, the profession and society — making an impact of our own.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Political Asylum Clinic
  • Global Externship
  • Externship 
  • Immigration Field Study
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Law of International Trade

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling Admission


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • To give our LLM candidates a foundation in American law, you are required to take a 2-credit course on the U.S. legal system and a graded Legal Writing and Research course. The goal of this course is to familiarize you with the structure of U.S. legal documents and teach you how to communicate effectively in the professional language used by American lawyers.
  • LLM candidates must achieve a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.2 out of a possible 4.0 to receive the LLM degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    65838 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32919 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    65838 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32919 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 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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