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70% Scholarships for 5,000 Students

$100 Mn fund


Online + Optional Immersion

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    *Only those residing outside the United States of America may apply to this program

    Program Overview

    Key Highlights

    US Taught International Business and Financial Law LLM
    US Taught International Business and Financial Law LLM
    Designed for Working Professionals
    Designed for Working Professionals
    GGU Alumni Status
    GGU Alumni Status
    On-Campus Immersion
    On-Campus Immersion
    24x7 Student Support
    24x7 Student Support
    WES Approved
    WES Approved
    Live & Interactive Faculty, Alumni, and Domain Specific Sessions
    Live & Interactive Faculty, Alumni, and Domain Specific Sessions
    70% Scholarship for 5,000 Students
    70% Scholarship for 5,000 Students
    Dissertation to be Submitted as a Qualifying Parameter
    Dissertation to be Submitted as a Qualifying Parameter

    “We’re eager to welcome professionals from across the world to learn through online & hybrid channels and be a part of our heritage to become the leaders of tomorrow. With this partnership, we aim to create an impact in the lives of working professionals with the availability of scholarships.”

    - Bruce Magid
    Provost, Golden Gate University, San Francisco.


    A globally relevant LLM taught by Golden Gate University faculty and scholar practitioners.

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    About the Program

    Learn as you Work

    Learn as you Work

    Ranked as #1 university in the US for online learning and working professionals, GGU's curriculum is designed to allow students to learn as they work.

    Leading Law Professionals

    Leading Law Professionals

    Get exclusive access to leading lawyers and experts from San Francisco, to help equip you with global skills in law.



    Engage in interactive networking sessions with experienced professionals from your batch for effective peer to peer learning.

    Master of Laws (LL.M.) - International Business and Finance Law

    Master of Laws (LL.M.) - International Business and Finance Law
    Students who successfully complete the program and coursework are eligible to receive the LLM degree from Golden Gate University's School of Law.
    Master of Laws (LL.M.) - International Business and Finance Law
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    • Golden Gate University School of Law is an American law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA), the California State Bar, and Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). GGU Law is a member in good standing of the Association of American Law Schools.


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    Recommended: 15+ learning  content hours per week + 10-12 library & research hours per week

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    Hours Recorded Content

    Principles Of International Law In Business Environments

    3 Credits
    • This course covers key principles of international law applicable to emerging innovations in a business environment and international commercial arbitration.

    International Business Transactions And Commercial Contracts

    3 Credits
    • This course covers the governance of international business transactions and global investments including international secured finance under select international instruments.

    Technology, Business & Law

    3 Credits
    • This course covers the challenges in international business posed by digital innovation and the efforts to regulate the digital economy.

    Comparative Business Association Law

    3 Credits
    • This course provides a comparative overview of business associations in emerging markets and economically developing countries, emphasizing civil law systems.

    International Trade Law

    3 Credits
    • This course covers the emerging challenges the WTO treaty mandates for international trade relations and the WTO dispute settlement system.

    International Investment Law

    3 Credits
    • This course covers international investment law and the protection of international capital movements against sovereign risk imposed by adverse government action.

    Comparative And International Issues In Intellectual Property Law

    3 Credits
    • This course covers different legal regimes that regulate different intellectual property rights and also covers implications in intellectual property disputes.


    3 Credits
    • The submission of a dissertation between 5,000 to 6,000 words is mandated for the successful completion of the degree.


    The curriculum and credits are a virtue of University's guidelines while meeting international standards and quality.

    The upGrad Advantage


    $100 Million Scholarship Fund

    $100 Million Scholarship Fund
    • Ever since education was only accessible to the privileged, GGU has been at the forefront of breaking this norm. Since its first ever class in 1850 under the evening skies of San Francisco, GGU has led the mission of ‘Education For All’.
    • It aims to continue its legacy even in the 21st century. In line with the commitment to help aspiring students achieve their dream of credible higher education, students across the globe who dare to walk the lesser taken path for a successful career are welcome to apply.
    • Up to 70% scholarship to fulfill your learning aspirations. Apply now to check your eligibility.

    Learning Support

     Learning Support
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    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
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    Doubt Resolution

    Doubt Resolution
    Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers.
    • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning.
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Course Eligibility

    Who is this program for?

    Working professionals who are looking to learn International Business and Finance Law as part of their leadership positions or lawyers who are looking to upskill and earn a Master's Degree.

    What is the minimum eligibility for this program?

    Bachelor's Degree in any specialization

    How do I become eligible for the scholarship? What is the application process?

    The scholarship is rolled out based on the academic and professional achievements. Once the application form is submitted with these details, the admission committee reviews the same. If you are admitted into the program, the scholarship that you are eligible for will be mentioned on the offer letter. Please note that admission is provisional until successful verification of supporting documents and completing the payment formalities. 


    How much do I pay to block my seat?

    You need to pay ₹ -- to block your seat. 

    Refund Policy/Financials

    What is the refund policy for this program?

    Refund Policy:

    1. You can claim a refund for the amount paid towards the Program at any time, before the Program Start Date, by visiting and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile. You can request your Admissions Counsellor to help you in applying and withdrawing for a refund by sending them an email with reasons listed. For post program refund please connect with your Admissions Counselor to understand the policy. This is applicable even for those students who could not complete their payment, and could not be enrolled in the batch opted for. However, the student can avail pre-deferral as per the policy defined below for the same.

    2. Student must pay the full fee within seven (7) days of payment of the deposit amount or Batch Start Date, whichever is earlier; otherwise, the admission letter will be rescinded.

    3. Request for refund as per point no. 1 of the refund policy must be sent via email in the prescribed refund request form. The refund will be processed within 30 working days of submitting the duly signed refund form, after being duly approved by the Academic Committee.


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