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Study Abroad Expert - Answered on Sep 12, 2023

Sushil Sukhwani is the founding director of the overseas education consultant firm, Edwise International. He has 31 years of experience in counselling students who have opted to study abroad in various countries, including the UK, USA, Canada and Australia. He is part of the board of directors at the American International Recruitment Council and an honorary committee member of the Australian Alumni Association. Sukhwani is an MBA graduate from Bond University, Australia. ... more
Asked by Anonymous - Sep 10, 2023Hindi

My daughter wants to pursue LLM from abroad and for settling She is currently working in an energy law firm. Please suggest country and university from where she should do her Masters.

Ans: Hello,

To begin with, thank you for getting in touch with us. Different factors, viz., your daughter’s interests in energy law and her career objectives play a key role in selecting a country and university to pursue a Master of Law (LLM) degree overseas. Mentioned below are a few countries and universities that are renowned for their robust LLM programs in energy law:

1. The UK:
• University of Dundee: This university is renowned for its Center for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, and offers a variety of LLM programs in energy and natural resources law.
• University of Aberdeen: Aberdeen is at the forefront for energy-related studies. The university offers a globally acclaimed LLM in Energy Law program.

2. The USA:
• Harvard Law School: Here students are offered an extensive LLM program with an emphasis on environmental law and policy, that may be pertinent to energy law.
• University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin): A well-known Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law program is offered at UT Austin's School of Law. Texas, a hotspot for the energy industry, this makes it an ideal location to study energy law.

3. Australia:
• University of Sydney: An LLM program in Environmental Law and a Global Energy Law & Governance program is offered at Sydney Law School. This program may be related to energy law.

4. Germany:
• University of Cologne: The country is an expanding market for energy law. An LLM in Energy and Environmental Law is offered at Germany’s University of Cologne.

5. Canada:
• University of Calgary: Canada is an important contributor in the energy industry. An LLM program concentrating in natural resources, energy, and environmental law is offered at the University of Calgary.

6. Singapore:
• National University of Singapore (NUS): With a strong emphasis on energy and environmental law, an LLM program in International and Comparative Law is offered at NUS.

7. Netherlands:
• University of Groningen: This university’s Groningen Centre of Energy Law is an esteemed organization, and offers an LLM in Energy and Climate Law, centered on international and European energy law.

Your daughter should conduct an extensive study on each program, take into account the closeness of the area to her professional interests, and look into the available scholarship options, living expenses, and visa prerequisites. Getting in touch with past or present students pursuing these programs to better understand their experiences can also prove beneficial. Finally, her decision should match her interests and professional objectives.

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