LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice
© Center for International Legal Studies, 2018
Degree Requirements Applicants   for   admission   must   be   admitted   to   a   state   bar   in the   United   States   and/or   hold   a   Juris   Doctor   degree   from   a law    school    accredited    by    the    American    Bar    Association, and/or    have    graduated    from    a    recognized    law    school    in    a non-United   States   jurisdiction,   and/or   have   been   admitted   to practice   in   a   non-United   States   jurisdiction.   Candidates   for   the degree    must    (a)    complete    21    credits,    (b)    complete    three sessions    in    Budapest    and/or    Warsaw    (at    least    one    spring session    in    Budapest    is    obligatory)    and,    as    necessary,    (d) complete    a    further    3    credits    within    one    year    from    the completion    of    the    final    session    by    undertaking    a    distance learning   course   (3   credits)   or   participating   in   and   certifying   30 hours   (3   credits)   from   a   continuing   legal   education   program conducted   by   the   Center   for   International   Legal   Studies.   Each session     concludes     with     examinations     evaluated     on     an optional   graded   or   pass/fail   basis.   If   an   examination   is   failed, the   candidate   may   petition   to   (a)   retake   the   examination,   (b) repeat   the   course   or   an   alternate   course   at   the   appropriate session   or   (c)   gain   the   required   credits   by   participating   in   a continuing   legal   education   program   conducted   by   the   Center for   International   Legal   Studies   (if   the   candidate   has   already utilized,    or    intends    to    utilize,    continuing    legal    education credits    to    complete    his    or    her    final    three    credits    for    the degree,   an   additional   continuing   legal   education   program   will be    required    to    remove    the    failing    grade).    Candidates    who elect    to    be    graded    and    achieve    a        cumulative    grade    point average   of   4.5   (B+)   over   the   required   courses   will   graduate with    an    LL.M.    with    Honors.        Candidates    who    elect    to    be graded   and   achieve   a   cumulative   grade   point   average   of   4.75 (A-)    over    the    required    courses    will    graduate    with    an    LL.M.      with High Honors.
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Obtaining the Degree The   LL.M.   in   Transnational   Commercial   Practice   requires 21 credits. The paths available to obtain the degree are: (1)   Three   spring   sessions,   one   in   Budapest   (6   credits) and   two   in   Warsaw   (12   credits)   or   two   in   Budapest   (12 credits)   and   one   in   Warsaw   (6   credits)      =   18   credits,   plus (a)    Distance    Learning    Course    (Recognition    and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, 3 credits), or (b) 30 hours of CILS CLE (3 credits), or (c)   one   summer   session   in   Shanghai   (3   credits),   or (d)    Directed    research    paper    of    15,000    to    18,000 words (3 credits). Or (2)   Two   spring   sessions,   one   in   Budapest   (6   credits)   and one   in   Warsaw   (6   credits)   =   12   credits,   plus   one   June session in Budapest (9 credits). Admission   to   a   June   session   requires   excellent   academic performance   in   a   prior   spring   or   Shangahi   session,   and entails     substantially     more     work     than     the     spring sessions.
LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice
© Center for International Legal Studies, 2018
Degree Requirements Applicants   for   admission   must   be   admitted   to   a   state   bar in   the   United   States   and/or   hold   a   Juris   Doctor   degree   from a   law   school   accredited   by   the   American   Bar   Association, and/or   have   graduated   from   a   recognized   law   school   in   a non-United   States   jurisdiction,   and/or   have   been   admitted to   practice   in   a   non-United   States   jurisdiction.   Candidates for   the   degree   must   (a)   complete   21   credits,   (b)   complete three   sessions   in   Budapest   and/or   Warsaw   (at   least   one spring   session   in   Budapest   is   obligatory)   and,   as   necessary, (d)   complete   a   further   3   credits   within   one   year   from   the completion   of   the   final   session   by   undertaking   a   distance learning   course   (3   credits)   or   participating   in   and   certifying 30    hours    (3    credits)    from    a    continuing    legal    education program   conducted   by   the   Center   for   International   Legal Studies.     Each     session     concludes     with     examinations evaluated   on   an   optional   graded   or   pass/fail   basis.   If   an examination    is    failed,    the    candidate    may    petition    to    (a) retake    the    examination,    (b)    repeat    the    course    or    an alternate   course   at   the   appropriate   session   or   (c)   gain   the required    credits    by    participating    in    a    continuing    legal education      program      conducted      by      the      Center      for International   Legal   Studies   (if   the   candidate   has   already utilized,    or    intends    to    utilize,    continuing    legal    education credits   to   complete   his   or   her   final   three   credits   for   the degree,   an   additional   continuing   legal   education   program will   be   required   to   remove   the   failing   grade).   Candidates who   elect   to   be   graded   and   achieve   a      cumulative   grade point   average   of   4.5   (B+)   over   the   required   courses   will graduate   with   an   LL.M.   with   Honors.      Candidates   who   elect to    be    graded    and    achieve    a    cumulative    grade    point average   of   4.75   (A-)   over   the   required   courses   will   graduate with an LL.M.  with High Honors.
T Obtaining the Degree The   LL.M.   in   Transnational   Commercial   Practice   requires 21 credits. The paths available to obtain the degree are: (1)   Three   spring   sessions,   one   in   Budapest   (6   credits)   and two   in   Warsaw   (12   credits)   or   two   in   Budapest   (12   credits) and one in Warsaw (6 credits)  = 18 credits, plus (      a      )        Distance   Learning   Course   (Recognition   and   Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, 3 credits), or (b) 30 hours of CILS CLE (3 credits), or (c)   one   summer   session   in   Shanghai   (3   credits),   or   (d) Directed   research   paper   of   15,000   to   18,000   words   (3 credits). Or (2)   Two   spring   sessions,   one   in   Budapest   (6   credits)   and one    in    Warsaw    (6    credits)    =    12    credits,    plus    one    June session in Budapest (9 credits). Admission   to   a   June   session   requires   excellent   academic performance   in   a   prior   spring   or   Shangahi   session,   and entails substantially more work than the spring sessions.