"I want a high-quality education before I start working. My plans are to stay in the USA and pursue a career as a lawyer because this country has opportunities that I will not find anywhere else."
University of Vigo, Galicia, Spain
Intensive Legal English + J.D./LL.M. in Entertainment Arts and Sports Law
Sit for New York Bar Exam
International students have the option to do a special course of study in the LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law to accumulate enough credits to comply with the State Board of Law Examiners’ requirements to qualify to sit for the New York Bar Exam. These students still complete the LL.M. in the same two-semester period and earn the same degree, receiving immersion in core courses and applicable industry law taught by prominent practitioners. They receive rigorous practical skills training and participate in the mentorship program, site visits, guest speaker series and practicum experience.
For more information visit “Bar Admissions for Foreign Lawyers.”
Complete the Joint J.D./LL.M. Program
International lawyers can also enroll in the joint degree program without fulfilling requirements for the N.Y. Bar. Learn More.
Study the EASL LLM + Intensive Legal English
This option is designed for students who would benefit from improving their English proficiency before they begin their regular LL.M. studies and it starts in the Spring semester. During the first spring semester, students focus on achieving the English-language and communication skills necessary to be successful in the LL.M. program. Students take courses in:
After successful completion of their first semester, students join the incoming EASL LL.M. class in the Fall semester and proceed with the regular course of studies without having to re-take the TOEFL or Academic IELTS test.