2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog

LLM in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law


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The LLM in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is a hybrid master’s program, with both on-site (residential) and online components, which allows for a high quality curricular offering with a flexible and convenient format. Students interact with more than forty world-renowned experts, including human rights and humanitarian law experts from academia, international tribunals, civil society organizations, and international organizations.

LLM Degree Requirements

The LLM degree requires the completion of twenty-four credits, chosen from the designated list of classes, with a grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better. Before receiving the LLM degree, students must complete two online courses, participate in two summer sessions in residence at the law school, and complete a research and writing project (2-4 credits) and/or a supervised externship (two to four credits). The twenty-four credits needed for the LLM degree can be completed in twenty months.  Absent extraordinary circumstances, students must complete the LLM degree within sixty months of matriculating in a given LLM program. 

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