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UPDATE – The application period for AY 2020-2021 admissions is now CLOSED.  Please watch this space regularly for updates.

You are eligible for admission to the LL.M. Program if you have:

  1. A prior law degree (LL.B., J.D., B.C.L. or equivalent) from any jurisdiction in the world;
  2. A demonstrated aptitude for law studies in the English language (through IELTS, TOEFL or analogous evidence), or previously pursued law studies taught in English; and
  3. A strong academic record or a demonstrated strength in legal practice, dispute settlement, governmental or intergovernmental counseling work, or law teaching.

Apply for admission to the LL.M Program using our online platform. Together with your online application, submit your identification photo and scanned copies of the documents listed below. Then send the original copies of these documents by courier to the U.P. LL.M. Office:

  1. Official transcript of academic records for prior law degree and college degree (if different from prior law degree);
  2. IELTS or TOEFL scores, or proof that previous law studies were taught in English.

In your online application for admission to the LL.M. Program, you will be required to provide the email address of two persons willing to submit their recommendation using our downloadable form. We shall request them to email a scanned signed copy of their recommendation to llm.upd@up.edu.ph, and to send the original signed copy of their recommendation by courier to the U.P. LL.M. Office.

Apply for financial scholarship or tuition fee subsidy using our online platform. Financial scholarship and tuition fee subsidy are granted on the basis of the applicant’s economic need. Submit scanned copies of these documents together with your online application for scholarship or subsidy:

  1. Latest income tax return, if any was filed;
  2. Latest income tax return of the applicant’s spouse, if any was filed;
  3. Certificate of employment and salary, if employed.

For any inquiries, please send us an email at llm.upd@up.edu.ph.

Original copies of documents and recommendation should be sent by courier to:

LL.M. Office
University of the Philippines
Bonifacio Global City
32nd/38th Street, Taguig City 1634