LLM Program

Law Is Global. So Is Our Reach.

Boston College Law School’s LLM program combines rigorous education by renowned faculty at a top US university with individualized attention in a friendly and supportive environment. Through personalized guidance and mentoring, our LLM program provides the critical comprehensive skills needed to succeed as a lawyer and as a leader: gaining and applying knowledge in a global information age, innovating within a modern and global economy, and communicating effectively across cultures.

Our students work with international scholars and experts to better understand the latest international business practices, rules of law, and global developments.

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China Fosun Group's executive director Andrew Liu '14 explains the value of a BC Law LLM degree.
 

Our LLM program is designed to immerse participants in the intricacies and flavor of the United States legal system, and help prepare them for the challenges of work in an increasingly global legal community.
Susan Simone Kang, Director, Graduate Legal Education & International Programs

LLM Voices

Our LLM community is diverse—in backgrounds, interests, and experiences. Discover what BC Law LLM students and alumni are like, where they work, and what they do, on campus and beyond.

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BC Law: Impact
Unlock the Vote: Restoring Felons’ Rights  Link to article
In April, I had the privilege of presenting a talk to the Boston College community as part of BC’s Graduate Student’s Association’s program GradTalks. It&#82...
May 24, 2017
Alex Bou-Rhodes
Why I Wrote About the Paris Agreement Debate  Link to article
“What kind of law are you going to practice?” It’s a question every incoming law student is bombarded with from the moment they register for the LSAT, but I never felt fully p...
May 15, 2017
Brendan McKinnon
“In Times of War, the Laws Fall Silent”  Link to article
Over winter break I watched The Pianist. As the film opens, the main character is playing live on the radio in 1939—just as Warsaw is being bombed by Germany. With the bombs f...
May 01, 2017
Zain Ahmad