About us

Emory Law is a top-ranked US law school, offering a world-class faculty, a diverse student body, a sophisticated and dynamic urban setting, practical opportunities to apply legal theory and skills, and a global alumni network.

Emory’s Master of Laws (LLM) is a 24-credit-hour program designed for individuals with a first degree in law who are seeking to build upon their legal background for professional and scholarly advancement.

Emory Law’s academic rigor combined with volunteer opportunities to gain practical legal skills affords both foreign- and US-trained lawyers an
unparalleled LLM experience. Emory’s location in a safe, primarily residential neighborhood in Atlanta is one of many aspects that distinguish us among the nation’s best law schools. We offer personalized attention in a thriving, friendly environment, so that students feel both at home and connected to the world at large.

Atlanta is a global city and a great place to live. With a temperate climate and renowned southern hospitality, Atlanta offers a warm welcome for everyone.
» 16 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in metro Atlanta, including The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, UPS, CNN, Mercedes-Benz USA, and Delta Airlines.
» Students have access to a wide range of affordable housing options within walking distance, along Emory’s extensive free shuttle system, or an easy bike ride away.
» Emory maintains active partnerships with The Carter Center, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and Georgia Institute of Technology.
» The city’s rich cultural offerings include museums, theaters, and music venues, as well as parks and public trails.
» Atlanta’s location makes it easy to travel! Drive a couple of hours to the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, or take a half-day’s road trip to Florida, Georgia and South Carolina beaches. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport provides ready global access.

Study Program

The LLM program is designed to meet the needs of students pursuing their second degree in law. Students holding a US Juris Doctorate pursue the LLM to specialize in a particular field of study. Students holding a foreign law degree pursue the LLM degree to learn U.S. law, and, in some cases, prepare for a US licensing exam.

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

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Application requirements

Prospective LLM applications should complete the online application and submit all supporting documents through LSAC. If you are an international candidate planning to study on campus on a student visa, we encourage you to apply by the early application deadline.

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