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Find Your LLM Spring Tour 2017

The good folks over at Find Your LLM have recently announced their latest LL.M. Spring Tour, which they organize in conjunction with selected partner universities/law schools. From the announcement: This event is open to legal professionals as well as students. Obtaining an LL.M. degree is also the gateway towards a promotion within your current enterprise or firm, as well as better prospective earnings. The LL.M. Spring Tour is an incredible…read more →

Complete University Guide 2017 – UK Law School Ranking

The Complete University Guide’s 2017 League Table for Law has recently been published. As usual, the ranking’s methodology is based on a mix of entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, output, and prospects for each law schools’ graduate on the job market. According to the latest 2017 Complete University Guide Law League Table/Ranking, these are the United Kingdom’s top 10 best law schools (the results from last year’s ranking are in brackets):…read more →

The LLM in International Commercial Law

The University of Warwick School of Law has recently announced the launch of its new LL.M. program in International Commercial Law (starting in October 2017). Warwick joins the growing number of UK, US, and international law schools that expand their postgraduate offerings that blend the corporate and commercial area with international or cross-border aspects. This trend is not surprising given that the demand for specialized LL.M. programs in these fields…read more →

HEC Paris and Georgetown Offer Dual MBA/LLM Degree

Although it is increasingly common for universities to work together and enter strategic partnerships – often on  a cross-border basis – this recent announcement of a new partnership between HEC Paris and Georgetown is particularly interesting: Beginning in 2016, HEC Paris and Georgetown University Law Center will offer two new dual-degree programs. The Master of Business Administration/Master of Laws (MBA/LL.M.) and the Grande Ecole Master in Management/Master of Laws (MiM/LL.M.)…read more →

Complete University Guide 2016 – UK Law School Ranking

One of the most highly watched UK law school rankings, The Complete University Guide’s 2016 League Table for Law has recently been published. Like in previous years, the ranking’s methodology is based on a mix of entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, output, and prospects for each law schools’ graduate on the job market. According to the latest 2016 Complete University Guide Law League Table/Ranking, these are the United Kingdom’s top 10…read more →

LLM in Sustainable Development

This post comes to us from the University of Milan, Faculty of Law The University degli Studi of Milan is offering, for the first time this year, a two-year LL.M. program  in the field of sustainable development. All courses will be taught in English. This unique program, rather than focus on only one aspect of sustainability, takes into consideration the three dimensions of holistic sustainability: economic, social, and environmental development….read more →

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 Results: Law

For UK universities, last month was marked by a major event: The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results were finally published on December 18, 2014. The REF is the UK government’s system for assessing the quality of research in higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The REF is important for several reasons. First, it provides accountability for public investment in research and demonstrates the benefits of that investment. Second, the…read more →

US Law School LLM Information Sessions in England, Belgium, France, Switzerland

Representatives from 11 highly-regarded U.S. universities will host information events for prospective LL.M. students. Representatives from the law schools of Boston University, Duquesne University, Emory University, Hofstra University, Santa Clara University, University of California (Hastings), University of California Los Angeles, University of Maryland, University of Oklahoma, University of San Diego, and University of Virginia will be hosting four information sessions in England, Belgium, France and Switzerland in October for prospective…read more →

Times Good University Guide 2015 Law Rankings

The Times and The Sunday Times have recently published their Good University Guide 2015, which includes U.K. university and subject league tables (rankings). As in last year’s Good University Guide’s edition, Cambridge is still on top of the ranking, securing once again the #1 spot. Oxford and Durham are ranked at #2  and #3, respectively, while Nottingham and LSE are tied for fourth place. Among last year’s big movers were Queen’s, Belfast and…read more →

US LLM Admission Events in Europe

Are you interested in attending an LL.M. program in the U.S. next year and are based in Europe? Then free up your calendars, because between October 20 and 25, LL.M. admission officers from six leading U.S. law schools will be hosting LL.M. events in four European cities. Beginning in Paris, the admissions officers will then continue with events in Brussels, Zurich, and finally in Frankfurt. These events will help prospective…read more →

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