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L.L.M. Programs inEnglish at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law Faculty

LLM Program Regulations


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law Faculty (HUL) offers two new English L.L.M program in Human Rights and International Law, and in International Business Law and Intellectual Property.

All courses in both programs are taught by top academics and practitioners, with vast experience and notable achievements in the study and application of human rights and international law, as well as in international commercial law.

The two programs are run in cooperation with the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University and the Minerva Center for Human Rights of HUL.

All studies take place at the Faculty of Law, situated at Mount Scopus campus in Jerusalem.

The HUL is the oldest law school in Israel, and is composed of 40 full-time professors, 100 adjunct professors, 50 instructors and 1,500 students in LLB, LLM/MA and LLD/PhD. Study tracks. The Faculty also hosts every year numerous visiting professors, visiting scholars and exchange students from abroad.


The program is built on HUL’s ongoing record of academic excellence in commercial law, tax law, law and economics and intellectual property. It includes courses, workshops and seminars offered by the strong in-house faculty, adjunct professors and a large number of world-renowned visiting scholars. Among the topics covered in the program are international arbitration, international business law, international investment law, trade and development, Internet law, trademarks and patents law and international taxation.


For information regarding theprograms of 2014 - 2015


The LLM programs in English are open to law school graduates holding an L.L.B or J.D degree who have a good command of English. Candidates are selected on the basis of their law school grades, letters of recommendation and past academic work.


Applicants who did not previously study at an educational institution where the language of instruction was English must submit official TOELFL or IELTS scores. The minimum TOEFL score required is 600 on the paper-based test, 250 on the computer-based test or 89 on the internet –based test. The minimum IELTS score is 7.

Course of Study

The L.L.M. programs consist of 32 credits taken over two consecutive semesters, including four core courses (2 credits each), a workshop (3 credits), seminars (at least two, 4 credits each), electives (1 or 2 credits each) and background courses (3 credits each). In addition, students may choose to submit an L.L.M. thesis.

Tuition fees are $16,000, which include medical insurance and extra-curricular activities.

Scholarships and stipends are available.

Videos about the Program:
International LL.M. Programs: Promotional Film
Meet Rachel Zeliger, on the new Master of Laws Program in International Law and Human Rights


Ms. Shanie Bertel shaniebe@savion.huji.ac.il



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