The UConn School of Law is one of the leading public law schools in the country. Its campus, listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, is probably the most beautiful of any law school in the United States. The Law Library is one of the largest in the world and was recently named among the 50 Most Amazing University Libraries in the World by Best Masters Programs. Two miles from the center of Hartford, the Law School is located in a neighborhood of large Victorian homes, where many students, staff, and faculty live.
Founded in 1921, the Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. It offers a professional education of the highest quality that prepares its graduates for a lifetime of fulfilling service in any career they choose, including the bar, government, business, and education. The school’s program emphasizes intellectual discipline and the development of the professional analytic skills required to respond effectively to the challenge of continuing change in the law and in the society it serves.
UConn Law has been a pioneer in international legal education with an outstanding faculty to match. The Law School offers foreign-educated lawyers a great venue to experience the U.S. legal system and American culture.
LL.M. in Insurance Law
UConn Law’s LL.M. in Insurance Law is the top destination for lawyers and students from the U.S. and around the world who seek serious graduate training in insurance and financial services law. Due to UConn Law’s location in Hartford, Connecticut — the famed insurance capital and headquarters to some of the largest global insurance companies — students study with the most sophisticated insurance law experts in the country.
LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies
UConn Law offers a general LL.M. program for lawyers who obtained their first law degree outside the U.S. Its hallmark features are personalized attention, and an extensive and flexible program of study paired with reasonable costs. Choosing from the approximately 150 courses offered annually, international students can design their own program of study or, if they wish, obtain a certificate of specialization in Energy and Environmental Regulation, International Human Rights, Intellectual Property, Insurance Law, or Tax Law.
LL.M. in Human Rights & Social Justice
UConn Law’s new LL.M. in Human Rights and Social Justice offers students a unique opportunity to pursue a course of study that integrates the international and domestic dimensions of social justice lawyering. In keeping with the growing trend in the business, non-profit and public policy worlds to blend international and domestic human rights, the program will provide students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the international human rights and U.S. civil rights movements. Graduates will gain the specialized credentials and skills needed in the global business environment, for social policy work, and to meet the pressing need for access to justice for the poor and middle class in America and worldwide
LL.M. in Energy and Environmental Law
UConn Law’s new LL.M. in Energy and Environmental Law engages students and develops their expertise in global energy needs, climate change, renewable energy policy, environmental policy and land use. Students have opportunities to attend lectures and events with science and research departments at the University of Connecticut and other institutions. The flexible and unique program prepares students to integrate energy and environmental disciplines into their work, making them singularly valuable in their chosen professional fields.
LL.M. in Intellectual Property & Information Governance
The new LL.M in Intellectual Property and Information Governance at UConn School of Law will position students to meet the demands of a sophisticated knowledge economy. With the growth of human creativity and inventiveness, intellectual property law is emerging as one of the most dynamic fields of legal practice. To prepare our graduates for future work in this highly competitive field, UConn School of Law offers comprehensive training in intellectual property law spanning both new technologies and creative industries.