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LL.M. Program in International Business Law and Intellectual Property
Law Faculty, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law Faculty (HUL) is launching in the fall of 2012 a new LL.M. Program in English, focusing on International Business Law and Intellectual Property.

  • The Program offers a rich and advanced course of study in human rights and international law, fields that constitute an important part of the HUL’s long-standing reputation of academic excellence, and in which the HUL is a hub of international activity.

  • The Program is offered at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, one of the world’s leading academic institutions, which is situated in Jerusalem. The University and Israel – the “start-up nation” - provide a stimulating academic environment and a unique backdrop to the study of international business law and intellectual property.

  • The Program is run in cooperation with the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University.

  • Program Length: Two Semesters

  • Teaching language: English

  • The Program is open to law school graduates holding an LL.B. or J.D. degree with a good command of English. Candidates for the Program will be selected on the basis of law school grades, letters of recommendation and past academic work.

  • Candidates who did not previously study at an educational institution where the language of instruction is English must submit official TOEFL scores or IELTS. 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.

  • Tuition: $16,000. Tuition fees include medical insurance and certain extra-curricular activities. Scholarships and stipends are available.

  • Contact: Ms. Shanie Rabinowitz shaniebe@savion.huji.ac.il


20142-2015 Program of Studies (32 academic credits)

Core Courses (4 out of 6)

62532 - International Regulation of Trade and Investment (Dr. Tomer Broude)

62435 - Intellectual Property Law: Core Principles (Dr. Guy Pessach)

62782- EU Law (Dr. Guy Harpaz)

62655 – International Arbitration (Dr. Saar Pauker)

62146 – International Public Law (Adv. Tal Mimran)

62502 - The Law of the United Nations (Dr. Daphna Shraga)


Workshops (2 out of 3)

62746 – Law and Economics Workshop (Dr. Yehonatan Givati)

62558 – Intellectual Property Workshop (Dr. Guy Pessach)

62669 – International Law Workshop (Dr. Shai Dothan)


Seminars (2 out of 3)

62696 – International and Comparative Aspects of Intellectual Property (Dr. Guy Pessach)

62798 – International Courts (Dr. Shai Dothan)

62704 – Antitrust Law: Comparative Perspective (Dr. Itay Paldor)

Elective Courses

62457 – International Energy Law (Dr. David Kornlbuth)

62130 - International Business Law and Intellectual Property (Prof. Anne vanAaken)

62176 - Theoretical Issues in Trademark Law (Prof. Barton Beebe)

62169 - Human Rights and the Law of the Territory (Prof. Malcolm Shaw)

62171 - U.S. Tort Law (Prof. Mark Gergen)

62175 - Distribution: Procedures and Principles (Prof. Shmuel Leshem)

62181 - Chinese Law (Prof. Pitman Potter)

62183 - Sales and Outsourcing in the Modern Economy: Theory and Practice (Prof. Lisa Bernstein)

62177 - Law and Innovation – Creating a Disruptive Economy (Prof. Tim Wu)

62178 - Psychological Dimensions of Property and Ownership (Prof. Stephanie Stern)


Required Background Course

62081 - Introduction to the law of Israel (Dr. Osnat Grady Schwartz)


LL.M. Thesis track


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