Master Your Future! Pursue your LL.M. degree at Tel Aviv University

2018-2019 ARE OFFICIALLY OPEN!

Deadline – May 31, 2018

 

Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree in law (LL.B. , JD, Bachelor of Laws) prior to starting the LL.M. degree. Students in their final year of undergraduate law degree studies may apply, and will be accepted on the condition they finish their first degree in good standing (above 80/100).

 

About the Program:

Law professors from TAU Law and prestigious international law schools teach almost 50 courses, workshops and seminars entirely in English. These classes are designed to explore contemporary challenges to law stemming from processes of globalization, the Israeli legal and social systems, the complexities of the Middle East region and the technological and entrepreneurial dynamism of the "Start-up Nation."

Students may pursue a general course of study, or may choose to concentrate their courses in one of the following areas:

 

  • Law and Business
  • Law and Technology
  • Global Governance and Human Rights (including numerous courses on law and religion)

 

Program Dates:

 

The LL.M. program covers 32 academic credits over the period of 3 academic semesters:

 

  1. The opening Core Semester (including Orientation Day) takes place from September 2, 2018 – October 11, 2018.
     
  2. The Fall Semester takes place October 14, 2018 – January 13, 2019 followed by an exam period January 14, 2019 – February 26, 2019.
     
  3. The Spring Semester takes place February 27, 2019 – June 14, 2019 followed by an exam period June 16, 2019 – July 26, 2019.

 

*ALL SEMESTERS ARE MANDATORY

 

Christmas and New Year’s Day are regular work days unless they fall on a weekend (Saturday) or vacation break *if you celebrate Christmas as a religious holiday, inform your lecturer and LL.M. Admin should you need to miss class. 

 

 

Application Procedures: Create a student profile on the application portal (https://portal.telavivuniv.org/createprofile.php) and upload the following documents:

 

Law degree transcript(s) & diploma(s)

Transcripts must show all courses and grades obtained, and should be submitted with the corresponding diploma. Transcripts may have to be officially translated at the applicant's expense to be reviewed by the Registrar's Office. 

 

Law school ranking

If available, please ask your law school to provide a letter indicating your individual law school ranking.

 

Completed online application form

Make sure to complete the program-related questions on the application portal.  

 

CV or resume

 

Personal Statement (essay)

Your personal statement should be no more than 500 words and should describe your background, your academic or professional interests and goals, and your motivation to study in the International LL.M. program. 

 

Two letters of recommendation

Letters should be written by law professors or legal employment supervisors – or a combination of both. 

 

TOEFL or IELTS score

An English-language proficiency exam must be taken before July 1, and official scores should be sent directly to the TAU International office by the testing agency. TAU International's ETS code is 7704. The minimum scores on the TOEFL test are written 582, computer-based 223, or internet-based 89. The minimum overall bandwidth score on the IELTS test is 7. Exemption may be granted – please inquire with the Admissions Director.

 

$100 application fee

 

 

Tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year is USD $21,000.

  • Tuition includes administration fees, health insurance, access to university libraries, and a number of social events and trips.
     
  • Housing, meals, transportation and incidentals are not included in the tuition fees. 

 

Returning to study for a Master's level degree is an expense for which you must plan accordingly. Students should be cognizant of their spending habits and budget accordingly for the duration of the program. While the degree is an excellent investment in yourself and your career, it is important to adequately prepare for the financial events related to being a student, including tuition, housing, transportation and basic necessities. 

 

 

Tuition Assistance

  • Applicants to the International LL.M. program can apply for merit- and need-based aid. Contact studylaw@tau.ac.il for application.
     
  • FULL SCHOLARSHIPS for Canadian students from the Asper Foundation. Contact studylaw@tau.ac.il for details as the number of scholarships available is limited.
  • External sources of funding are listed here as well as on the LL.M. website – please check with each institution directly to confirm your eligibility: https://international.tau.ac.il/scholarship_programs

 

Some notable scholarships are as follows:

 

·         MASA Israel Journey

 

·         TATA Foundation Scholarship – students from India

 

·         Fulbright Program - U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

 

·         Federal Student Aid - U.S. Department of Education

 

  • Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Cultural and Scientific Relations Division for students from: Argentina, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada (Quebec Province), China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moldova, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands and Turkey

 

  • Minhal HaStudentim (The Student Authority) is a branch of the Israeli government located in Misrad Haklita (the Office of Immigrant Absorption). It is specifically designed to assist immigrant students through their university experience.

 

 

For more details, visit http://studylaw.tau.ac.il or please do not hesitate to contact me directly.

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