LL.M. Summer Experience Program

Get a Head Start on Your LL.M. 

Dive into the U.S. legal system, earn academic credits, and enjoy the best of summer in Washington, D.C. Students in the LL.M. Summer Experience Program will enjoy small classes, top faculty, Supreme Court tours, barbecues, museum access, and more. 

 "A fabulous experience!" 

 "The best decision ever… I cannot imagine starting my LL.M. without the Foundations course." 

 "A wonderful class… I feel more prepared and comfortable to begin the LL.M.!" 

"The course clearly makes the transition to the start of the LL.M. and to living in D.C. much easier!" 

Earn up to Four Academic Credits 

Courses fulfill some New York Bar requirements and allow more flexibility in course selection during the academic year. 

Session I (July 10 - 28, 2017) 

Foundations of American Law 
Introduction to the U.S. legal system, common law reasoning, and contemporary U.S. legal issues. (Two credits) 

Session II (July 31 - August 18, 2017)

Professional Responsibility Law in the United States 
A practical and practice-oriented approach to ethical, moral and social issues lawyers deal with in professional practice. (Two credits) 


U.S. Legal Research Analysis and Writing 
Introduction to U.S. legal resources, research methods, and analytical paradigms.  Develop written analysis using the approaches, forms and conventions common in U.S. law. (Two credits) 


Register early. Limited space available. Only open to internationally-educated students enrolling at Georgetown in Fall 2017.  Registration deadline is 3:00pm EST on Thursday, June 1, 2017 but we strongly recommend registering by Monday, May 15, 2017 for visa purposes. Payment of tuition deposits required prior to registration. Click here to register. 


Summer Experience tuition is $5,000 and covers up to four credits. 


On-campus housing is available only during the Foundations of American Law segment of the LL.M. Summer Experience, from July 9–29.  


More details available here: LL.M. Summer Experience Brochure
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