LL.M. Summer Experience
Dive into the U.S. legal system, earn academic credits, and enjoy the best of summer in Washington, D.C.
Registration for Summer Experience 2023 is now open! Please register here.
Session I – July 10, 2023 – July 28, 2023
Session II – July 31, 2023 – August 18, 2023
Click here to read the Summer Experience Frequently Asked Questions!
This program is only open to foreign-trained L.L.M. students admitted to the Georgetown Law LL.M. program. All courses offered during the Summer Experience Program are approved by the New York Bar and allow more flexibility in course selection during the academic year. Please note: we can only accommodate a limited number of students in the 2023 Summer Experience Program.
Once the Summer Experience Program has reached capacity, interested students will automatically be placed on a waiting list.
“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!“
Session I: Foundations of American Law
Introduction to the U.S. legal system, common law reasoning, and contemporary U.S. legal issues. (Two credits)
Session II (Course 1): 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)
Session II (Course 2): 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)