36 months
26000 USD/year
26000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Law - International Trade and Business Law program from University of Arizona is typically a three-year program, with the first year requiring full-time in-residence attendance, typically two terms of enrollment in coursework at the University of Arizona.

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Key Features

The SJD dissertation phase (2-5 years) culminates in an in-person defense of the dissertation.

Students of the Law - International Trade and Business Law program from University of Arizona enjoy the full resources of the University of Arizona campus, and most UA professors are eligible to participate in your faculty committee. It is pro forma to ask experts from another college or program to be part of your dissertation committee when they have special knowledge of some aspect of the dissertation and research. 

Enrollment in coursework outside of the College of Law and development of a candidate's dissertation committee must be performed under the guidance and approval of your law faculty advisor.

Programme Structure

  • Your legal education will teach you to “think like a lawyer,” honing your analytical skills, developing better critical thinking, and acquiring the professional skills you need no matter where your education takes you.
  • University of Arizona Law offers a mix of qualities no other school can match: a small, top-ranked program in the heart of a nationally acclaimed university, exceptional employment outcomes.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • SJD applicants must be JD graduates of an ABA approved law school in the United States, or possess the first law degree from a foreign law school approved by the government or other accredited authority in the nation in which it is located. 
  • A completed LLM or foreign equivalent is also required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26000 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    26000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26000 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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