Master of Laws in International Law  

Fletcher’s Master of Laws in International Law (LL.M.) is designed for lawyers interested in gaining broad expertise in international law. Our LL.M. reflects The Fletcher School’s goal of increasing international understanding and preparing students from around the globe for leadership positions.

Engage with the world at Fletcher

  • With more than 70 citizenships represented, our diverse student body will challenge your frame of reference and help prepare you for an international career.     

Elevate your career

  • Fletcher’s advising hub integrates campus resources to help students explore new academic territory, build tangible professional skills, and meet their career goals. 
  • Deepen your expertise in international law to move to the next level in your career.   

Our unique, interdisciplinary approach

  • The LL.M. differs from traditional law schools by focusing exclusively on issues of public and private international law.
  • Compliment a strong foundation in international law with courses in political science, history, business and economics.

Build a global network

  • Fletcher’s unique, close-knit community remains accessible and professionally relevant years into the future and anywhere in the world.     

Application deadline: April 1 (for fall, 2020 enrollment).

GRE/GMAT scores are not required. Scholarships are available.

A 9-month residential program for lawyers seeking expertise in international law.

“At Fletcher, the classroom feels like a smaller version of the U.N. General Assembly. I have learned that becoming an international lawyer is not just about knowing the law, but also about understanding how the law works within the globalized world.”

Carolina Perez Feuerstein

Carolina Perez Feuerstein

Human Rights & IMMIGRATION Lawyer, The Law Office of Thomas E. Price, P.C. – Dallas, TX

“As a passionate advocate, I can say without a doubt that Fletcher gave me the perspectives of both realists and skeptics, optimists and naysayers. Receiving this truly global education has given me a lifelong cohort to fight alongside to help change the world for the better.”

Kumar Shanu (F19)

Kumar Shanu (F19)

Co-Founder, Whistle for Public Interest (WHIP) – India

 Experience the Fletcher Advantage

Study with internationally respected scholars and professors of practice with decades of experience. Fletcher students benefit from a full-time faculty to student ratio of 1:8.6.
Diversify your network by learning alongside Fletcher classmates who represent 70+ citizenships.
Pursue your professional goals with support from dedicated career advisors and a powerful alumni network.
Personalize your educational experience with active faculty mentorship.