About us

Situated in New York City, a global center of business and culture, Fordham Law School attracts individuals from around the globe who are driven to move our profession, society, and world forward. Fordham Law typically draw students from more than 40 countries to its LL.M. and certificate programs in legal English and U.S. law.

The curriculum combines a foundation in enduring legal principles, outstanding opportunities for real-world training, and exposure to emerging theories, techniques, and technologies. With nine LL.M. programs to choose from, you will have the opportunity to specialize in a legal discipline with the support of Fordham Law’s world-renowned faculty. Beyond the classroom, Fordham Law offers extensive experiential learning opportunities, where you can apply your interests and gain practical training.

With New York City’s abundant professional opportunities to expand your network and further your professional goals, Fordham Law is an incomparable choice to advance your legal education.

Study program

The LL.M. program is structured on two interdependent principles: globalization and specialization. In our global society, it is essential for a legal professional to have an international outlook as well as a distinctive area of expertise.

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Application Requirements

Submitting an Application
Fordham Law’s LLM program is designed to accommodate your busy personal and professional schedule. The Law School offers fall and spring start dates as well as part-time and full-time study options.

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Scholarships / Financial Aid Information

Fordham Law offers a variety of merit-based scholarship programs to help you finance your LL.M. degree.

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