Interdisciplinary Programs

Studying at Miami Law gives students access to schools and programs across the University of Miami campus and preparation for wide-ranging career opportunities. As law does not exist in a vacuum, a balanced, interdisciplinary education helps lawyers think creatively, pursue innovation – and succeed in their fields. With this in mind, Miami Law students have the chance to experience this cross-disciplinary integration in several ways:

Joint Miami Law JD/LLM Programs

Entertainment, Arts & Sports
Estate Planning
International Arbitration
International Law
Maritime Law
Real Estate/Property Development

Concentrations / Areas Focus

Miami Law offers optional concentrations and areas of focus for students interested in exploring specific fields of the law. Current options include:

The Business of Innovation, Law and Technology: BILT Concentration
Business Compliance and Sustainability Concentration or Area of Focus
Environmental Law Area of Focus
Immigration, Asylum, and Citizenship Law Area of Focus
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Concentration
Social Justice & Public Interest Concentration 

Joint Degrees w/UM Graduate Schools

Miami Law offers 26 joint degree programs to enable students to complement their legal studies. Some areas include:

  • Music Business
  • Entertainment Management
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Environmental Science
  • Marine Ecosystems 
  • Public Health
  • Medicine
  • Public Interest / Affairs
  • Latin American Studies

International Exchange Programs

Study Abroad: We offer 27 study abroad opportunities with law schools in cities around the world including:

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Ghent, Belgium
  • Haifa, Israel
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Bhubaneswar, India
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Paris, France
  • Shenzhen, China
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Versailles, France
  • Zurich, Switzerland

Courses With Worldwide Universities

LawWithoutWalls: In LawWithoutWalls students from 20+ elite law and business schools around the globe team up to explore innovation in legal education and practice. It has included students from:

  • Harvard Law
  • IE Business School
  • New York Law School
  • Peking University School of Transnational Law
  • Stanford Law School
  • Sydney Law School
  • Universidad de Los Andes Facultad de Derecho
  • University College London Laws
  • University of St. Gallen Law School

University of Geneva: study International Cultural Heritage Law at Geneva's esteemed Art Law Centre.

ISDE: with Madrid-based Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE), study global sports and entertainment industries.

Courses with University of Miami Schools

6 Elective Credits for Interdisciplinary Study: J.D. students not in joint degree programs can use 6 elective credits to take any graduate-level course or intermediate/advanced language course in any School/Department across the University.

Water Resources Law & Policy: China/Vietnam with Rostensteil School of Marine Science

Hospitals, Health Care Services, and Access: Sponsored by Miami Law, this course has been taught by professors from:

  • School of Education and Human Development
  • College of Arts and Sciences:  Geography Department
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Law
  • Miller School of Medicine
  • Department of Public Health Services
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • UM Institute of Bioethics and Health Policy