LLM GUIDE - Master of Laws (LL.M.) Programs Worldwide

Full ProfileGeorge Washington University Law School (GW Law)

Add to Watch List Request Information New Board Post

George Washington University Law School (GW Law)
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States



The Law School

Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in the District of Columbia, and has produced some of the finest minds across the spectrum of legal scholarship. That tradition continues today, as GW Law graduates use the knowledge and skills they gain here to influence the critical legal conversations of our times.

The Program

The graduate programs at GW draw strength from their close relationship to the J.D. program. With the exception of the program in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, which is limited to LL.M. degree candidates, graduate law students take courses with J.D. students, and the resulting exchange of ideas is beneficial for both groups. Graduate students are able to combine traditionally taught courses with in-depth seminars, internships, skills training, and clinical experience for a comprehensive approach to legal education. Full-time faculty members in each specialized field provide instruction, academic advising, and thesis supervision.

* General LL.M.
* Business and Finance Law
* Environmental Law
* Government Procurement Law
* Government Procurement and Environmental Law
* Intellectual Property Law
* International and Comparative Law
* International Environmental Law
* Litigation and Dispute Resolution
* National Security and U.S. Foreign Relations Law

The Faculty

GW Law faculty members are leaders in their fields, with real-world experience and strong reputations within the legal community. With years of experience at the bar and bench, they bring valuable insight to the classroom. Our faculty members are often called upon to share their insights on current national and global news topics through major media outlets. Regardless of specialty, every faculty member is devoted first and foremost to teaching. Visit www.law.gwu.edu/faculty for full faculty profiles.

Application Procedure

There are different application processes for graduates of U.S. and non-U.S. law schools. For more information, including admissions requirements and assistance, visit www.law.gwu.edu/admissions.

Location

Washington DC

With a history of more than 140 years in the heart of Washington, D.C., life at GW Law is inextricably linked to the life of its surrounding community. Law students have unmatched opportunities to learn from expert faculty and distinguished visitors and to pursue internships, clerkships, and employment, all while enjoying the city's vibrant cultural, nightlife, and dining scenes.

Student Life

GW Law’s active, diverse student body has formed more than 40 student groups, and the Law School is home to seven reviews and journals. Because of our location and connections, the student body enjoys interacting with prominent guest speakers and visitors, including Supreme Court justices and international political leaders. Our facilities are spacious, comfortable, and technologically advanced. GW Law is home to the world-renowned Jacob Burns Law Library, and our students enjoy the resources of a large urban university. Our students are supported and engaged by both a faculty committed to teaching, and a staff dedicated to service.

Program Information

Full-Time, Part-Time
Programs
  • General LL.M.
  • LL.M. in Business and Finance Law
  • LL.M. in Energy and Environmental
  • LL.M. in Environmental Law
  • LL.M. in Government Procurement Law
  • LL.M. in Government Procurement and Environmental Law
  • LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law
  • LL.M. in International and Comparative Law
  • LL.M. in International Environmental Law
  • LL.M. in Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • LL.M. in National Security and U.S. Foreign Relations Law
  • LL.M. / M.A. (Master of Arts) in History with a concentration in U.S. Legal History
  • LL.M. / M.A. Women's Studies
  • LL.M. / M.A. Public Policy with a concentration in Women's Studies
  • LL.M. / M.P.H. (Master of Public Health)
Program Features
  • Credit earned in the George Washington - Oxford International Human Rights Law Program, which is held in summer at the University of Oxford, may be applied toward LL.M. program requirements in International and Comparative Law
  • The LLM / MA is offered with the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences for students who are pursuing the LL.M. in International and Comparative Law
  • The LLM / MPH is offered with the School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) for students who are pursuing the LLM in Environmental Law
Language of Instruction
  • English
Program Website

LLM GUIDE Groups on lawyrs.net


Create group on lawyrs.net

More groups

Photos of this School

Upload your Photos

Scholarships


Related News


More News

Related Articles

LL.M. Programs in National Security and International Security Law
Some law schools have catered to a growing field with specialized programs
By V. Wish
The LL.M. in Health Law
A concentrated program can be an good step into this challenging field of law in the grips of monumental change.
By Anna Blackridge
The LL.M. in Comparative Law
Why this field of law continues to appeal to legal academics and practitioners alike
By Marie Winfield-Pust

More Articles


Last Posts about George Washington University Law School (GW Law) RSS Feed

Thread Views Replies Author Last Post
GW LLM Fall 2014 4180 53 Naijalady Yesterday, 01:29 PM
MJ2011
LLM -BU or GW? 1285 5 Finrod Tue Apr 08, 2014 03:09 AM
LemonLime
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 2014 - Admitted and Enrolling! 1877 15 LemonLime Wed Apr 02, 2014 02:14 AM
LemonLime
BU USC GWU?? HELP!! 754 7 ingie Thu Mar 27, 2014 05:18 PM
hr.llm
GWU BU or USC?? HELP!! 90 0 ingie Sat Mar 22, 2014 04:46 PM
ingie
GWU vs Northwestern 325 1 andreaisabel Sat Mar 22, 2014 01:58 PM
Stagista11
Environmental Law - Europe 39798 15 gt1980 Tue Mar 11, 2014 09:55 PM
cjac
LLM - GW v. BU 890 2 Finrod Mon Feb 03, 2014 09:36 PM
seriousworker
GULC National Security Law (NSL) 16703 19 sggunase Wed Dec 18, 2013 04:53 AM
KJP
LLM to JD transfer 27694 13 saintsb Fri Oct 11, 2013 08:16 PM
MJ2011

View all Posts about George Washington University Law School (GW Law)

LLM GUIDE Blogs about George Washington University Law School (GW Law)

Blog Author Latest Subject
LLM in George Washington University Law School Sh GW - My Choice!
Mon Apr 21, 2008 08:03 AM

Application Tracker

User Program Class
Rank
Work
Exp.
Status Application Complete Decision
gigillm LL.M. in International and Compa… --- 1 year Interested --- --- ---
nusrl-ranchi LL.M. in International and Compa… Top 50% 0 years Interested --- --- ---
ottocruise LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law --- 0 years Admitted 12-06-13 12-10-14 ---
Excited2014 LL.M. in Government Procurement Law Top 20% 10+ years Admitted 03-14-14 03-17-14 04-02-14
Baluza LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law Top 5% 3 years Admitted --- --- ---

View all



Update this Listing