LL.M. in International Law and Human Rights

General Information

The LL.M. in Human Rights and International Law is offered through The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Rothberg International School (RIS) in partnership with the Faculty of Law, long considered the most prestigious law school in the country.

Quick Facts

Duration: 1 Year
Tuition Fee: $16,000
Starting in: October
Location: Jerusalem, Israel

This LL.M. in Human Rights and International Law offered through The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is geared toward students who have completed a law degree and are interested in careers in law, academia, and governmental and non-governmental sectors. As a participant in this program, you will learn from experts about how to create and implement human rights and international law.

Why LL.M. in Human Rights & International Law?

  • Study with top legal experts in the fields of human rights and international law.
  • Further your legal education with a focus on globalization and its impact.
  • Position yourself for a highly specialized career in law, government, or academia.
  • Develop the practical and academic skills valued in today’s global economy.

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Admission and Requirements

To be eligible for acceptance, you must have the following:

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree from an accredited institution of higher education recognized by HebrewU; note that applicants with degrees from France must have the M1 in addition to an LL.B.
  • Minimum B average (85/100 or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of English

Meet our students

Orit Berhani, PhD Student

Why study with us?

Location - Jerusalem

Study in one of the most ancient cities in the world, today a colourful carpet of cultures and peoples, innovative technology and entrepreneurial spirit


A tradition of innovation at the start up nation led for nearly 10K patents, 150 new inventions per year and over 600 commercial products

Academic & Research Excellence

Hebrew University faculty and alumni have won eight Nobel Prizes, one Fields Medal and 14 Wolf Prizes, among others