What about Germany?


Hi people, someone knows if Germany is a good option? (in all sense):
- Do they have a good level of LLMs?
- How many people decide to apply to an LLM in Germany? or, in other way, people of what countries decide to study in Germany? Or the most common is to study only in US or UK?
- What are the possibilities of having a job in Germany after an LLM? Specifically if you are from Latin America.

All other related details are well received!
Thanks all guys!

Hi people, someone knows if Germany is a good option? (in all sense):
- Do they have a good level of LLMs?
- How many people decide to apply to an LLM in Germany? or, in other way, people of what countries decide to study in Germany? Or the most common is to study only in US or UK?
- What are the possibilities of having a job in Germany after an LLM? Specifically if you are from Latin America.

All other related details are well received!
Thanks all guys!

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Iowa

The LLMs in Germany are generally first-rate. It is a wonderful country with a rich history of education. I do not know whether they permit Latin Americans to stay after graduation and practice (aren't there many good ties between Germany and South American countries like Argentina and Chile?). I assume your Deutsch would need to be sehr gut.

The LLMs in Germany are generally first-rate. It is a wonderful country with a rich history of education. I do not know whether they permit Latin Americans to stay after graduation and practice (aren't there many good ties between Germany and South American countries like Argentina and Chile?). I assume your Deutsch would need to be sehr gut.
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BRX

Hi people, someone knows if Germany is a good option? (in all sense):
- Do they have a good level of LLMs?
- How many people decide to apply to an LLM in Germany? or, in other way, people of what countries decide to study in Germany? Or the most common is to study only in US or UK?
- What are the possibilities of having a job in Germany after an LLM? Specifically if you are from Latin America.

All other related details are well received!
Thanks all guys!



Universities in Germany definitely have strengthened their LL.M. profile in the last couple of years.

The oldest - and probably most prestigious one - is the LL.M. in European Law at the University of Saarbrücken. My estimate would be that there are 50-70 students each year. However, the programme is pretty tough, a friend of mine suspended quite a few exams and has to re-sit them now. Students came mainly from Eastern Europe (mainly Poland), Asia (Corea, Japan) and Spain.

The ILF programme in Frankfurt admits 40 students each year, it is sponsored mainly by big law firms and companies so I would think that this opens quite some job opportunities for alumni.

The only other programme I can comment on is the one on European Law at the Universität of Würzburg. Students are mainly from Eastern Europe (as far as I can tell from my undergraduate studies) and classes are small. I cannot tell you about job opportunities, but you might contact their alumni association http://www.wersa.eu/index.php regarding that matter.

<blockquote>Hi people, someone knows if Germany is a good option? (in all sense):
- Do they have a good level of LLMs?
- How many people decide to apply to an LLM in Germany? or, in other way, people of what countries decide to study in Germany? Or the most common is to study only in US or UK?
- What are the possibilities of having a job in Germany after an LLM? Specifically if you are from Latin America.

All other related details are well received!
Thanks all guys!

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Universities in Germany definitely have strengthened their LL.M. profile in the last couple of years.

The oldest - and probably most prestigious one - is the LL.M. in European Law at the University of Saarbrücken. My estimate would be that there are 50-70 students each year. However, the programme is pretty tough, a friend of mine suspended quite a few exams and has to re-sit them now. Students came mainly from Eastern Europe (mainly Poland), Asia (Corea, Japan) and Spain.

The ILF programme in Frankfurt admits 40 students each year, it is sponsored mainly by big law firms and companies so I would think that this opens quite some job opportunities for alumni.

The only other programme I can comment on is the one on European Law at the Universität of Würzburg. Students are mainly from Eastern Europe (as far as I can tell from my undergraduate studies) and classes are small. I cannot tell you about job opportunities, but you might contact their alumni association http://www.wersa.eu/index.php regarding that matter.

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ima

I know some lawyers from Latin America who work in international corporate law firms in Frankfurt. Some of them have a U.S. LL.M., some a German LL.M. I think it doesn't matter if your German is not that good - as a foreign lawyer, you are not going to work in German anyway... As to German LLM programs, it depends on what you specialize in. But if you are interested in banking/finance and working for international law firms in Germany afterwards, the ILF program would be the right choice in my opinion.

I know some lawyers from Latin America who work in international corporate law firms in Frankfurt. Some of them have a U.S. LL.M., some a German LL.M. I think it doesn't matter if your German is not that good - as a foreign lawyer, you are not going to work in German anyway... As to German LLM programs, it depends on what you specialize in. But if you are interested in banking/finance and working for international law firms in Germany afterwards, the ILF program would be the right choice in my opinion.
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RR

I also know some lawyers from LATAM who worked as legal trainees in law firms in Germany(but just for some months).Please note that is really important to be fluent in both english and german in order to increase your opportunities to find a good internship in Germany. By the way, I do not recommend you to study at Saarland University because it is not a nice city. I think that it is important to choose a good LLM but also a nice city.

I also know some lawyers from LATAM who worked as legal trainees in law firms in Germany(but just for some months).Please note that is really important to be fluent in both english and german in order to increase your opportunities to find a good internship in Germany. By the way, I do not recommend you to study at Saarland University because it is not a nice city. I think that it is important to choose a good LLM but also a nice city.
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eric.k

By the way, I do not recommend you to study at Saarland University because it is not a nice city. I think that it is important to choose a good LLM but also a nice city.

No matter what the city is like, the program at the Europa-Institut at Saarland University is really good! At the moment we are 80 students from 35 nations from all over the world, not only eastern Europe and Asia. We have people from the US, Brasil, Argentina, Costa Rica, Iran, Singapore, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Norway, France, Italy, the UK, Aserbaidjan, Romania, China, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria and more... And the city is definitely nicer than it's reputation... :-)

Best,
E.

www.europainstitut.de

<blockquote>By the way, I do not recommend you to study at Saarland University because it is not a nice city. I think that it is important to choose a good LLM but also a nice city. </blockquote>
No matter what the city is like, the program at the Europa-Institut at Saarland University is really good! At the moment we are 80 students from 35 nations from all over the world, not only eastern Europe and Asia. We have people from the US, Brasil, Argentina, Costa Rica, Iran, Singapore, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Norway, France, Italy, the UK, Aserbaidjan, Romania, China, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria and more... And the city is definitely nicer than it's reputation... :-)

Best,
E.

www.europainstitut.de
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