The LLCM (Masters in Comparative Law) program is a one-year course of advanced study for students who have already earned their LLM degree.
While many of our LLCM students come from our population of Penn Law LLM alumni, we welcome applicants from other LLM programs.
Penn Law LLCM students have many of the same opportunities that our LLM students have, inlcluding designing their own curriculum and being eligible to enroll in the Wharton Business and Law Certificate, a program designed for Penn Law Graduate Students taught by Wharton faculty, and having the
In addition to our outstanding course offerings, our LLCM students have the ability to gain real world US legal experience. LLCMs are welcome to participate in the LLM Public Service Program which provides students with important opportunities to develop their professional skills while learning more about the communities that exist beyond the walls of Penn Law. Where appropriate, LLCM students are also eligible to participate in four clinical programs focusing on Entrepeneurship, Intellectual Property and Technology, International Human Rights and Immigration, and Mediation.
Additionally, Penn Law LLCMs have the opportunity to get involved with LLMs and JDs in student groups, ranging from Law School Light Opera Company to Penn Soccer Club. They may also choose to participate in one of our several journals, including the Journal of International Law, the East Asia Law Review, and the Journal for Law and Social Change.
Penn Law has staff dedicated to supporting Graduate Programs, including a Career Counselor who is available to meet individually with LLCM students.
Application Requirements can be found here.
Degree Requirements can be found here.