Parasol Foundation International LLM at Tel-Aviv University
Knowledge and justice
The legal world is ever changing; it evolves in the face of social processes, economic reforms and other causes. Legal professionals that wish to have a deep and profound understanding of the law must constantly learn and research the latest events and changes.
International students that wish to widen their knowledge and proficiency in the field of law can study in the Parasol Foundation international LL.M. program that takes place at Tel-Aviv University. This track allows outstanding law students to get to know current events in Israeli and global law and gives them a chance to collaborate with leading legal and academic professionals in Israel.
Students in this international master's track discuss various innovative approaches to the legal theory as well as contemporary dilemmas and challenges in the field of law. They acquire many practical skills and tools for engage in academic research and practice in the field. In addition, they look into different facets of the Israeli legal system and aspects of the conflicts in the Middle East area.
As part of this program students can choose to concentrate on one of several topics. They may also study in a general program. These are the different areas that can be chosen from:
Law and Business
Religion and state
Law and technology
Human rights and global governance
Structure and duration
The study track spans around 10 months. It is taught entirely in English and designed especially to suit international students from a wide variety of countries. Students take part in theoretical classes and seminars and get various opportunities for networking. Promising candidates of this track can take part in fellowships in Israel, as part of the university's aspiration to promote diversity.
Law and economics
Contemporary legal issues in Israel
Political thought and Law
Information technology law
Private law theory
Securities and corporate law
Intellectual property law
Applicants are required to complete a first degree in law in order to apply to this program. When possible, it is recommended to hand in a letter indicating their individual school ranking. They are also required to hand in two letters of recommendation from legal employment supervisors or law professors and their grade in the TOEFL or IELTS test. It is also required to hand in a personal essay that describes their background, goals and motivation for studying in the program.
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Upon completing this program graduates receive a LL.M. Degree in Law from Tel-Aviv University.