Master of Laws (LL.M.) - Tuition and Admission

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At IE Law School, we know that pursuing your master’s degree is a crucial moment that will help to shape you professional career from here on out, which is why we offer an educational system that will give you an added value in a highly competitive global job market.

The main objective of the Admissions process is to select students with the greatest potential who can make a significant contribution to the learning experience.

We seek candidates who are dynamic, motivated, creative, and who not only present excellent academic and professional credentials, but also possess the kind of interpersonal skills that will allow them to obtain maximum benefit from the program.

Admission is granted on a rolling basis, which means there is no deadline for applications. The admissions process will be closed a few weeks before the start of each intake. Nonetheless, early application is recommended given that admission is competitive and there is a limited number of students per class.
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Master of Laws (LL.M.) Admission Steps

Step 1

Online Application Form

Candidates should complete the sections that appear in the online application form and must also upload the following documents:


  • Bachelor degree in Law from an accredited university (*)
  • Official university transcripts (certified translation into English or Spanish)
  • 1 page CV/Resume. See example here.
  • 1 essay
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • English language certificate – for non-Native English speakers: we accept the TOEFL (minimum score of 100), the IELTS (minimum score of 7), Duolingo English Test (minimum score 120) or a Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency level. A certificate is not required if you completed an undergraduate degree in English. The validity of all previously mentioned English language certificates for IE’s admissions process is two years, from the date you took the exam.
  • Photocopy of current passport
  • Passport size picture
  • Application fee: 150€ (fee is not refundable)

*Possible additional legalization and/or translation requirements might be applicable. Please click here for more info.

Step 2

Online Assessment

Once you have submitted your online application and paid the application fee, you will receive a link to answer three live questions, two in video format and one in written format. This way, our admissions team will be able to meet you virtually and evaluate your capacity to respond in real time and under pressure.

Step 3

Entrance Exams

Students are required to take either the GMAT, GRE or IEGAT.

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Step 4

Personal Interview

You will have a personal interview (face-to-face or via online) with a manager of the Admissions Team.

Step 5

Admissions Committee Final Decision

The Admissions Department will contact you with the final resolution of your Admissions process. Should it be positive, you will be guided through next steps for your enrolment.

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Master of Laws (LL.M.) Fees

Ready to give the next step?

If you are prepared to lead the change in the legal sector and obtain a training without barriers, with an innovative and practical approach, do not hesitate to give it.

Tuition fees: 31.700€*

The tuition fee includes:

  • All expenses related to academic learning, including: access to relevant technology, multimedia learning tools, conferences, access to physical and digital library resources and access to the various IE Centers of Excellence.
  • A contribution to IE Foundation, a non-for-profit organization, which supports students during and after the program.

The tuition fee does not include the admissions fee that amounts to 150€. This amount is non refundable and cannot be deducted from the cost of the program.

Admission to the program is valid for two consecutive intakes.

*The online BARBRI program costs an additional $4,500 to the total LL.M. tuition.

*Please bear in mind that prices are reviewed annually and are subject to change. The tuition fee is determined by the date a candidate begins the program, not the date of the application, admission or place reservation.

**Special Conditions for IE Alumni, please contact your admissions advisor for more information.



We understand that you’re making a significant investment and we believe that maximizing the availability of payment plan options is important in making your Master of Laws (LL.M.) affordable. Our payment plans offer the following benefits:

  • The ability to pay your tuition fees in up to 5 consecutive installments.
  • They can be used in conjunction with your financial aid award shall you receive a scholarship.
  • Our payment plans are interest-free and there are no pre-approval requirements or credit checks.

Kindly note that plans with more than 3 consecutive installments will be charged 400€ for the administrative service it involves.

For further information, please contact the Admissions Department.

Diego Peña Zulueta | IE Law School

Diego Peña Zulueta

Senior Manager of Admissions

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