Japan's Keio University and the University of Washington Launch Dual LL.M. Program

Students can obtain an LL.M. from each school in one year

Japan's Keio University and the University of Washington's School of Law have announced the launch of a dual-degree LL.M. program.

The new program will allow students to complete LL.M. degrees from each school in just one year.

Students in the new program will spend one semester in Tokyo, Japan, at Keio University; and two quarters in Seattle at UW.

According to a news release from UW, the new program is aimed at students who want to improve their international mobility and get some overseas experience. 

Although Keio University was launched in 2004, it has only recently begun offering LL.M. programs. This month, Keio launched its first LL.M. program, alongside its existing JD program. With this program, Keio has become one of only a handful of law schools in Japan, including Nagoya University, offering English-language LL.M. programs.

For more information, please see UW's announcement of the new dual-degree LL.M., or Keio's similar announcement.


Image: Light wells, University of Washington School of Law, William H. Gates Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA 0872 by Wonderlane on Flickr / CC BY 2.0 (cropped)

Related Law Schools

Seattle, Washington 100 Followers 82 Discussions
Tokyo, Japan 14 Followers 0 Discussions
Nagoya, Japan 15 Followers 4 Discussions

More LLM News

Virtual Event: U.S. LL.M. Legal Education Conference

Feb 19, 2024

More LLM News

LLM Articles

Mastering Conflict: LL.M. Programs in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Feb 29, 2024

Fulfilling career paths await graduates of negotiation, dispute resolution, and arbitration LL.M. programs, where making a meaningful impact on society is paramount

Beyond Dollars: Unlocking the Full Value of an LL.M. Degree

Feb 27, 2024

The legal job market slowdown has sharpened focus on the expected payoff

Lights, Cameron, Action: LL.M. Programs in Media and Entertainment Law

Feb 27, 2024

With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, hands-on learning, and industry-aligned instruction, these LL.M. programs draw those with a passion for both law and the arts

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists