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Transnational LL.M.  
Philadelphia, United States; Tokyo, Japan
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
   
Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2014 08/01/2014** Rolling Admission 08/25/2014 12/19/2014
Spring 2015 10/10/2014** Rolling Admission 01/12/2015 05/11/2015
Fall 2015 03/15/2015** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
 Minimum GPA Required: 2.5  Class Level: LLM
 Language Requirement: No  Maximum Credits: 26
 Duration: Academic Year  Open to non-Temple students: Yes
 On-site Orientation: No  Degree Program: Yes
Program Description:

The Transnational LL.M. program focuses in international law.  The degree is designed for law school graduates with a common law background.  Applicants with a civil law background interested in this topic are advised to apply to the LLM for Foreign-Trained Lawyers which allows students to take courses in the subject area: www.law.temple.edu/llm

The degree is 24 credits and is often completed within two years, however, students are given four years to complete the requirements.  If you have not taken international law, you will be need to complete it during the program which will increase your credits required to 26.  

Students are required to study abroad during their degree studies.  You may choose to study at our Japan or Rome campuses or may participate in a program outside of Temple University.  This requirement can be waived with previous study or work abroad experience.   

A required application includes:  

- one to two page personal statement
- one reference letter
- official law transcripts (received in a sealed envelope from university with English translation if    needed)
- $50 application fee

You can read more about this program on our webpage: www.law.temple.edu/llm