Summer Law Programs 2018: Legal English & US Law

Pre-LL.M. programs on legal English and American law

For non-native English speaking law students, Pre-LL.M. programs offer the chance to improve your language skills so you will be fully prepared for your LL.M. program when it begins in the fall.

Many law schools in the US and UK offer legal English courses over the summer, as well as programs on the local legal systems.

For those who aren’t familiar with US law, a short pre-law program can help them to cover the basics before starting their LL.M. program.

Here we list a number of summer law programs available to students preparing for LL.M. study.

You can also read more about summer law programs on the LLM GUIDE article Summer Law Programs for Incoming LL.M. Students.


Washington College of Law - American University

Boston University


Yale University

UC San Diego

Duke University

UC Berkeley

UC Davis

Vanderbilt University

Edinburgh University

Brooklyn Law School

Georgia State University


George Washington University Law School

Georgetown University


Boston University

Columbia University

Oxford University

Oxford Summer Law School runs 5 sessions:

  • Session 1: 1 July – 14 July
  • Session 2: 15 July – 28 July
  • Session 3: 29 July – 11 August
  • Session 4: 12 August – 25 August
  • Session 5: 26 August – 8 September

Yale University

Cambridge University

Washington University

UC Davis

Widener University



Cornell University


Penn Law

Ohio State - Moritz College of Law

George Washington University Law School

Image: University of Virginia School of Law, Library CC BY 2.0 (cropped)


Related Law Schools

Washington, District of Columbia 182 Followers 181 Discussions
Washington, District of Columbia 1069 Followers 923 Discussions
Boston, Massachusetts 337 Followers 345 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 336 Followers 230 Discussions
San Diego, California 89 Followers 77 Discussions
Durham, North Carolina 399 Followers 298 Discussions
Berkeley, California 1223 Followers 578 Discussions
Davis, California 83 Followers 54 Discussions
Nashville, Tennessee 151 Followers 140 Discussions
Edinburgh, United Kingdom 411 Followers 485 Discussions
Full Profile
Brooklyn, New York 68 Followers 7 Discussions
Atlanta, Georgia 6 Followers 0 Discussions
New York City, New York 308 Followers 237 Discussions
Washington, District of Columbia 351 Followers 324 Discussions
New York City, New York 1429 Followers 1017 Discussions
Oxford, United Kingdom 818 Followers 817 Discussions
New Haven, Connecticut 334 Followers 368 Discussions
Cambridge, United Kingdom 790 Followers 734 Discussions
Wilmington, Delaware 18 Followers 12 Discussions
Hamburg, Germany 91 Followers 47 Discussions
New York City, New York 128 Followers 122 Discussions
Ithaca, New York 521 Followers 316 Discussions
Columbus, Ohio 41 Followers 29 Discussions
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 844 Followers 482 Discussions

More LLM News

A Consortium of Law Schools to Hold a Virtual LL.M. Fair in April

Mar 24, 2021

More LLM News

LLM Articles

How Corporations are Luring LL.M. Graduates In-House

Apr 02, 2021

Corporate roles are seen as more dynamic and diverse than law firm work, while the work-life balance is often better

Medical Technology Gives Healthcare LL.M.s a Shot in the Arm

Mar 17, 2021

Digital transformation has risen up the business agenda, and sustainability and purpose have taken on renewed importance

Demand for LL.M. Cybersecurity Graduates Outstrips Supply

Mar 10, 2021

Lawyers provide a crucial line of defense in assessing, managing and mitigating the legal and regulatory risks in the internet age

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists