Asian Law Center Academics
LLM in Asian & Comparative Law or Global Business Law
The Asian & Comparative and Global Business LLM program provides advanced, specialist courses for lawyers and policy makers who are pursuing careers in Asian, Islamic, international commercial or development law. The program focuses on global and cross-jurisdictional issues in international governance, institution-building, regulation, commercial transactions and sustainability.
UW Law is distinguished by a vibrant Visiting Scholars program. The program attracts researchers and legal policy makers from around the world who wish to conduct comparative research at the law school and law library. The program is designed for senior legal career professionals from legal institutions such as courts and eminent academics who have an extensive background in their given fields.
The Summer Institute is a two-week intensive non-credit program at the law school specifically designed to introduce international law students and attorneys to the structure, culture and thinking of the American legal system. All classes are taught by law faculty and practitioners who are experienced in cross-cultural communication.
JD students at UW Law uniquely benefit from the opportunity to learn alongside 100 or more outstanding lawyers, judges and prosecutors from around the world. Students who choose to study Asian & Comparative Law, Global Business Law or Sustainable International Development Law as part of their JD program, or to complete a concurrent LLM program, will work with senior colleagues from Asia, Europe, Australasia and beyond.