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Center for International Legal Studies

LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice

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Who may apply for admission?

Admission to the LL.M. program is limited to persons admitted to practice in the United States and/or who hold a Juris Doctor degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, and/or who hold a law degree from a recognized law school in a non-United States jurisdiction, and/or who are dmitted to practice in a non-United States jurisdiction.

Who issues the degree?

The LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice degree is issued by Lazarski University, a recognized and highly regarded institution of higher education in Poland.

Who are the faculty?

Faculty are provided by Lazarski University, Boston University School of Law, Boston University, and the Center for International Legal Studies.

What continuing legal education conferences can I use for LL.M. credits?

The Center for International Legal Studies conducts several continuing legal education conferences annually in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere. The degree candidate may use any one of the conferences to satisfy the final three credits towards the degree.

What about health and travel insurance?

It is strongly recommended that participants confirm health and accident insurance cover before travelling abroad. The Center for International Legal Studies provides insurance that covers cancellation due to confirmed death or illness of participant or close relative, covers the extent of the paid registration and tuition fees, and applies only to those who timely register. Cancellation insurance is provided automatically on admission and without cost to the participant. Insurance.

Where are the courses taught?

Courses are taught at Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary, and Lazarski University, Warsaw, Poland.

Where will I stay during the course?

The Center for International Legal Studies will recommend lodging options for Budapest. Bookings and payments are to be made directly to the hotel by the participant. Three hotels are within 5 minutes walk of ELTE in Budapest, with rates ranging from €60 to €100 per night, including breakfast and wifi:

Budapest Flats - for booking a flat online.

Participants must book themselves and pay directly. The program takes no responsibility for accommodation arrangements with hotels or flats.

When can I apply?

Applications from United States, European Union, and European Economic Area citizens are considered up to two weeks prior to the commencement of a given teaching Cycle. Non-US, non-EU, and non-EEA citizens must apply no later than eight weeks prior to the commencement of the selected Cycle to assure that necessary travel documents can be processed in a timely manner. Admissions are done on a rolling basis.

Can I transfer credits from another post-graduate program?

LL.M. credits earned at another qualified institution may be transferred to the LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice program, as relevant and at the discretion of the administration. A transfer fee of US $100 per credit is applicable.

Do I need a visa?

Citizens of the United States, the European Union, and the European Economic Area do not require a visa for short-term visits to Austria, Hungary, or Poland. Citizens of other countries should consult with the Hungarian or Polish Embassies in their home countries or seek a Schengen visa.