Become an International Lawyer

The College of Law and Business offers a global LL.B (Bachelor of Law) degree in Israel for English and Hebrew Speakers. This 3.5-year program is an amazing opportunity for students who are looking to gain international experience and prepare themselves professionally for a successful career in law. Students live in Israel, study in both English and Hebrew and get the support they need to practice law in both languages, including Judicial Hebrew language classes in the first year and academic adjustments.

Fast Track to the Global Market

In Israel, bilingual lawyers are in high demand. Well known as the “Start-up Nation”, Israel boasts more R&D investment and start-ups per capita than any other country. Yet with a population of only 8 million people, a majority of a business survival and success are contingent on strong international ties in the form of exports, international patents and trade agreements. Jurists that can operate within both the Hebrew speaking world of technology and business and the world of international law, patents and contracts, are highly sought after by corporate and international law firms.

If practicing law in the USA is your goal, CLB’s LL.B (Bachelor of Law) program qualifies you to take the New York State bar. Additionally, dedicated students can earn a fast-track Masters of Law (LL.M.) from Chicago Kent College of Law or from Cardozo Law School at Yeshiva University by studying the final year in Chicago or New York. Studying in Israel allows you to cut down the financial burden and the time towards an American law graduate degree down to only four years.
From the second year, students choose to focus on one of four majors within the law degree program:
  • Hi-Tech and Venture Capital Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Human Rights
  • Business and Commercial Law

+Academic Calendar

LL.B. – Academic Calendar 2018/19
First Semester21 Oct. 2018
Hanukkah09 Dec. 2018
Hanukkah Lesson Completion13 Jan. 2019
End of First Semester13 Jan. 2019
Exams12 Jan – 16 Feb. 2019
Second Semester17 Feb. 2019
Purim Vacation21 Mar. 2019
Passover Vacation14 – 26 Apr. 2019
Israel Memorial Day & Israel Independence

Day Vacation

8 – 10 May 2019
Completion Lessons26 – 31 May 2019
End of Second Semester31 May 2019
Shavuot9 Jun. 2019
Exams01 – 29 Jun. 2019
Summer Semester30 Jun. 2019
Tisha B’Av11 Aug. 2019
Summer Semester30 Jun. 2019
First day of 2019/20 Academic Year03 Nov. 2019


Course titleCredits
Constitutional law6
Introduction to Jurisprudence4
Introduction to Israeli and Comparative Law4
Legal Thinking and Writing2
Corporate law6
* Introduction to Jewish law4
* Public International law4
Academic writing2
* Introduction to tax law4
* Private International Law2
* Law and society2
Attorney’s professional ethics2
Contract law6
Criminal law6
Tort law6
Family and inheritance law6
Criminal hearings4
Administrative law6
Labor law4
Evidence law4
Civil hearings6
Property law6
Reflections of law3
Civil procedure in practice4
Criminal procedure in practice3
Procedural aspects of private law2

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