International Students Class Profile

International Class of 2013-14

The International LLM Class of 2014 includes 86 students from 38 countries, including, for the first time, students from Bahrain, Morocco, Nepal, Tunisia, Turkmenistan and the United Arab Emirates. The majority of the students have professional experiences in legal settings; many have worked as in-house counsel, judges, prosecutors, government ministers, academics, or public servants. Three new SJD students joined the entering class in fall 2013; one is from Brazil, one is from Israel, and one is from Australia. They will focus their advanced studies on environmental and international law. Duke Law also welcomed 21 visiting scholars from eight countries in fall 2013; among them are professors, judges, prosecutors, in-house or NGO counsel, and PhD students. While eight Duke Law JD students study abroad during the fall 2013 semester, six international students will study at Duke for the semester through international exchange programs. Twelve members of the entering JD Class of 2016 came from countries around the world, including Canada, China, New Zealand, South Korea and Sweden. Altogether, Duke Law welcomed 126 international law students and scholars in Fall 2013!

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Home Countries: LLM Class of 2014

Argentina Bahrain
Belarus Belgium
Brazil Canada
Chile China
Colombia Egypt
Finland France
Germany Greece
Guatemala India
Indonesia Israel
Japan Jordan
Lebanon Mexico
Morocco Nepal
Nigeria Panama
Peru Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia South Korea
Spain Taiwan
Thailand Tunisia
Turkey Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates Venezuela

Home Countries: SJD Program

Brazil Malaysia
Canada Portugal
China South Africa
India Sweden
Israel Taiwan
Saudi Arabia Spain

Overseas Exchange Countries 2013-14

Argentina France
Belgium Israel
´╗┐´╗┐China Spain


Careers for LLMs

Duke Law welcomes the LLM class of 2015

Tamara Momirov

The 101 foreign-trained lawyers represent 42 different countries and include the law school’s first students from Afghanistan, Belize, Kosovo, and Oman.

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Contact a student or alumnus

Duke Law School's LLM, SJD, and Overseas Exchange programs attract top lawyers and students from around the world. Representing 38 countries, including Bahrain, Morocco, and Turkmenistan, the diversity of the class of 2014 reflects the respect the International Studies Program and Duke Law School enjoy internationally. If you are interested in contacting a current student or an alumnus from your home country, please send an email to


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