Masters in Comparative Jurisprudence

The Masters in Comparative Jurisprudence (MCJ) degree in International Business and Trade Law at Mercer University School of Law is a distinctive program designed to give foreign lawyers both academic and practical training.

The program features:

  • One-year course of study on Mercer’s Atlanta and Macon Campuses (June - May)
  • Certificate in English Language Training
  • Academic and practical training with an emphasis on international business and trade law
  • Option to participate in an Externship in Atlanta with a commercial business, law firm, or government agency

Click here to download a brochure on the MCJ program.

Mercer Law School was founded in 1873 and is one of the oldest law schools in the United States. With locations in Atlanta, Macon (just 80 miles south of Atlanta), and Savannah, the University enrolls more than 8,500 students in 12 schools and colleges. Mercer Law School has approximately 400 J.D. students enrolled and offers many connections to International Law companies and firms, such as King & Spadling, Bryan Cave, Coca-Cola, and the Georgia Ports Authority. Additionally, the Law School regularly hosts an International Trade Law symposium with noted experts from around the country speaking on current trends in international trade and business.

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Scholarship Inquiry


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