Indiana University Bloomington  
College of Arts and Sciences Intensive English Program Department of Second Language Studies  

Legal English :: Special Courses :: Program

Classes typically begin in late June or early July. See the IEP Yearly Sessions calendar for dates.


This course is designed primarily for international students (conditionally) admitted to Master’s of Laws Degree in the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.  It offers incoming international students a unique opportunity to develop English language proficiency specifically for work and study in the legal profession.

Requirements for Participation

Prospective students must meet the following requirements for participation in the Legal English course:

Course of Study

The Legal English Course at the Intensive English Program will enable international LL.M students to participate more efficiently at the Indiana University School of Law, and increase their chances of succeeding in a competitive legal environment. The skills they will acquire are as follows:

Extra-curricular Activities

The Legal English Course offers several fieldtrips and activities to the students participating.  These are unique opportunities to visit law-oriented organizations and institutions, such as the following examples:

Application Process

After admission to the Maurer LLM Program, complete the online application form

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