Visiting Exchange Students Interested in a BU Law LLM Program

Former visiting exchange students who subsequently apply—and receive admission—to a BU Law LLM program will be allowed to apply towards the BU Law LLM degree a maximum of 18 credits they received as exchange students. Thereby, exchange students who are accepted and enroll in the LLM program would receive “advanced standing” as LLM students and be in a position to receive the BU Law LLM degree with only one additional semester of study.

Former exchange students wishing to pursue an LLM degree at BU Law would need to apply to BU Law in the normal course, like all applicants, after receiving their home country’s equivalent of a “first degree in law.” They would also be required to return to BU Law within five years of the end of their exchange semesters.

Former exchange students who are accepted into a BU Law LLM program with “advanced standing” would be required to complete all the degree requirements of the LLM program they attend.

For more information about the LLM in American Law, LLM in Intellectual Property, the Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law, and the Graduate Tax Program, click here.

Questions and Inquiries

Office of Graduate and International Programs
Boston University School of Law
765 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 1534
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone: 617-353-5323

John N. Riccardi
Assistant Dean for Graduate & International Programs