International Students Class Profile

The International LLM Class of 2015 includes 100 students from 42 countries and territories, including, for the first time, students from Afghanistan, Belize, the Dominical Republic, Kosovo, Oman and Puerto Rico. 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. One new international SJD student from Israel joined the entering class in fall 2014; he will focus his advanced studies on judicial counterrorism review. Duke Law also welcomed 17 visiting scholars from six countries in fall 2014; among them are professors, judges, prosecutors, and PhD students. While 13 Duke Law JD students study abroad during the fall 2014 semester, 11 international students will study at Duke for the semester through international exchange programs. Thirteen members of the entering JD Class of 2017 came from countries around the world, including Brazil, China, and Germany. Altogether, Duke Law welcomed 142 international law students and scholars in Fall 2014!

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Home Countries: LLM Class of 2015

Afghanistan Australia
Austria Belgium
Belize Brazil
Canada Chile
China Costa Rica
Czech Republic Dominican Republic
Egypt France
Germany Ghana
Hong Kong Iceland
India Indonesia
Israel Japan
Kazakhstan Kosovo
Lebanon Mexico
New Zealand Oman
Pakistan Saudi Arabia
Serbia South Africa
South Korea Spain
Sweden Taiwan

United Arab Emirates

Ukraine United Kingdom
USA Vietnam

Home Countries: SJD Program

Australia Brazil
Canada Israel
Malaysia Portugal
Saudi Arabia South Africa
Spain Sweden

Overseas Exchange Countries 2014-15

Argentina Australia
Belgium Chile


France Israel


Careers for LLMs

Duke Law welcomes the LLM class of 2016

Maria Fernanda Diago

The class is comprised of 97 LLM students from 41 countries, including the law school’s first students from Mongolia and Cuba.

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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 42 countries, including Afghanistan, Belize, Kosovo and Oman, the diversity of the class of 2015 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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