International Private Law

at RUDN University

Degree :
Subject area:
 Social sciences
 40.00.00 Law
 Moscow, Russia
 2 years
Study type:
 Full time
Language of instruction:
Start date:
Application deadline:
 Institute of Law
Tuition fees per year:
 USD 4700
117198, Moscow Miklukho-Maklaya str. 6

Course Summary

Program description:

Two-years, full-time Professional LLM program is designed to give law graduates and lawyers from around the world advanced training in international private law. This program is aimed at recently graduated lawyers and junior practitioners in its main markets who over the years have proven to be very interested in the fields of business law and arbitration. It will give lawyers the practical and theoretical skills necessary to deal with business problems and dispute resolution including arbitration and litigation, whether in an international or national context.

The program has been designed to provide students with knowledge in critical, core international business law courses while also creating the opportunity for students to pursue their own academic interests through electives. 

The program in English will explore the possibility of overcoming conflicts of domestic and foreign law in international trade, insurance, protection of intellectual property rights, corporate and other private relations.

5 reasons to specialise in International Private Law at the  RUDN University:

Professors: You get an opportunity to learn from the rich experience of well reputed and knowledgeable professors and practitioners: (Bezbakh V. V.: arbitrator at the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Arbitration Court of Moscow District; Kuznecov M. N.: advocate; Alexey Ivanov: advocate, partner at Ivanov, Makarov & Partners; Uliya Popelisheva: counsel at Clifford Chance; Alexander Volnov: associate at Dechert LLP).

Academic Practice and Legal Consulting (Internship (Optional)):  Students have the option of applying for two-month unpaid internships in settings such as law firms and legal departments of corporations. These internships are intended to provide students with the opportunity to experience what it is like to work in a Russian legal setting and to apply the knowledge and skills learned throughout the course of the LL.M. program.

The university provides access to a variety of ways for scientific development:

rich legal library; participation in local and international conferences, e.g. “Comparative legal study and problems of legal regulation” (annually); assistance with publications in legal journals.

The Annual Willem c. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot: LL.M. program provides students with an opportunity to take part in Vis Moot – the largest and oldest competition in international commercial arbitration and advocacy skills. Since 1994 it is held annually in Vienna and Hong-Kong. In 2016  302 universities from 67 countries took part in Vis Moot.

Career Prospects

Graduates will acquire advanced specialized legal training and will be qualified to work in multinational legal environments including as an in-house legal counsel and as an attorney in arbitration and litigation practice.

Admission Requirements

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