• Full-time, Initial education, Continuing education
  • Business Law , General law, Legal Practice, U.S. Law
  • The United States
  • Contact administratif 202-274-4110
    Contact administratif : WCL Graduate Admissions
    Adresse : 4300 Nebraska Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016
    Site Internet : Consulter
    Email : llm@wcl.american.edu ; hlappin@wcl.american.edu



    Opportunity. Community. Innovation. 

    This is what defines the Master of Laws Programs at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL). Designed for both international and domestic law graduates, the LL.M. Programs at AUWCL offer students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a rich academic environment through law courses and seminars, experience the legal community in D.C. through externships, and create a lifelong network with esteemed faculty, classmates, and a global alumni community. We invite you to explore our Programs and rich course offerings below. Join our community and Champion What Matters anywhere in the world.


    American University Washington College of Law is a dynamic law school at the center of policy, business, and all things international. We are a law school of over 1,700 JD, LL.M., and SJD students who Champion What Matters.

    Founded on the principles of humanity, diversity, and equal rights, the law school community incorporates these values into everything we do within our walls and around the globe. We offer more than 20 specialized programs including international law, human rights, law and government, intellectual property, business, and gender studies. The law school is proud of our nationally recognized programs in intellectual property, international law, and public interest law.

    Our location in Washington, D.C. opens up extraordinary internship and employment opportunities within branches of government, international organizations, private and public interest law firms, and non-governmental organizations. What’s more, you will be surrounded by a community of students and faculty that encourage and inspire one another.


    American University Washington College of Law offers LL.M. programs in Advocacy, Intellectual Property Law, International Human Rights and Humanitarian, International Legal Studies, and Law and Government. Each program is a 24 credit degree (roughly 8 – 10 classes) and can take from 1 – 2 years to complete.

    If your aspirations also involve fields outside the law, you can pursue dual degrees that we offer with three professional schools at American University—the School of International Service (LLM/MIS), the Kogod School of Business (LLM/MBA), and the School of Public Affairs (LLM/MPP and LLM/MPA).