UC Hastings attracts students from all around the world. Every year, our class is comprised of students with diverse cultures, experiences, and legal backgrounds.
“I gained a deeper understanding of American law as well as international law. As the world becomes a smaller, more globalized place I believe that knowing both American and international law will help me in my career. It was a tremendous experience.”
"UC Hastings has a fantastic faculty and curriculum which allowed me to achieve my goals of being more competitive as an international lawyer as well as acquiring the fundamental knowledge and skill to practice law in the United States."
"The LLM program is a close-knit group of students which contributed to my over all great experience in the program. We explored the city and went to the Giants game together. Go Giants!"
"I loved my time at UC Hastings! It gave me so many new opportunities and experiences while having the chance to share my time with an amazing group of both international and American students. I got to spend my free time wandering around San Francisco, the best city in the world."
"With the location in the dynamic and beautiful city of San Francisco and its distinguished faculty, UC Hastings provides me everything I can imagine and expect for studying in an US law school. I believe the experience in UC Hastings will help me fulfill my professional goals."
“I applied to the UC Hastings LLM program because of its reputation and its fantastic faculty. I chose to come to San Francisco because it is such a fun and diverse city with many great options for foreign students to have a great time.”
"The opportunities for LL.M. students to fulfill bar requirements alongside a wide course offering, with a first-class faculty on a range of specialized subjects, while still participating in extracurricular activities drew me to McAllister Street. The proximity of the law school to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, California Supreme Court, California Court of Appeal, United States District Court and State Trial Courts is priceless."
"The LLM program at UC Hastings has refined and enhanced my legal skills and critical thinking. I really enjoyed my classes, the interaction with faculty professors and peers, and the overall stimulating learning environment. It has been an enormously invaluable experience for me on both a personal and educational level."
"The LL.M. program is small but its diversity is great. I had wonderful experiences with my friends coming from all over the world. I returned home with a deeper understanding of both American and International law as well as sweet memories of San Francisco. "
"During my LLM program at UC Hastings, I was completely integrated in an American law school and surrounded by great teachers and students always ready and willing to discuss ideas and assignments outside class with me. At the same time I was in San Francisco, probably the most beautiful city in the US. San Francisco offers a great environment to study and enjoy the student life and also a wide range of opportunities to discover the United States."
"My experience at UC Hastings was fantastic. I improved my legal skills and acquired new ones in every class. I had the opportunity to meet and learn from foreign and American students, and I was able to discuss ideas and assignments with my professors outside the classroom. "
University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco is redefining legal education through our experiential, interdisciplinary, and international approach to the law. We integrate rigorous academics with hands-on practice, preparing our graduates to tackle the legal challenges—and leverage the opportunities—of the 21st century.
UC Hastings. Made in San Francisco. Ready for the World.