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Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Indiana University Maurer School of Law


Local roots, global presence

Founded in 1842, the Indiana University Maurer School of Law is the ninth oldest law school in the U.S. and the first state school in the Midwest. Located in a beautifully wooded setting in Bloomington, a classic college town, the IU campus is consistently ranked among the most beautiful in the nation. Our heritage is local, but our presence is global: More than half of our graduates find jobs outside Indiana.

JD Degree

Rigor + community = success

The Maurer School of Law JD program delivers academic rigor within a supportive community. We attract creative, energetic, and caring students who are passionate about becoming dedicated professionals eager to make a difference in today's complicated world. Our expertise is strongest in intellectual property, international law, criminal law, tax, and environmental law, but we offer a wide range of courses in nearly every area of study. We also offer dual degrees in business, environmental and public affairs, cybersecurity, and many other fields through Indiana University's internationally acclaimed graduate schools.

Graduate Degrees

100 years of excellence in advanced legal studies

Indiana University Maurer School of Law has been granting graduate degrees to international lawyers for more than 100 years, in LLM, MCL, SJD, and Ph.D. programs. Our programs offer academically outstanding students the opportunity to pursue advanced legal studies in a rigorous but supportive environment.

New two-year LLM with English for the law program

This new two-year program enables you to earn an LLM while you learn about the US legal system and work toward meeting the English proficiency requirements for our standard LLM degree.

Joint Degrees

The power of a great global university

Indiana University is a great research university, with top-ranked programs in business (#23) and public and environmental affairs (#1). Law students have the privilege of earning a dual degree with one of 12 outstanding schools and departments — or designing a program of their own.

Earn a JD/MBA in as few as three years in partnership with the Kelley School of Business.

International dual degrees
Spend your first two years in Bloomington, then choose from four cities around the world to complete your study

Joint degrees from the #1-ranked O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

The JD/MS in Cybersecurity
A timely degree for changing times

Other joint degrees

In addition to joint degrees in business and public and environmental affairs, the Law School offers several other formal joint degree programs, or you can create an individually designed joint degree that meets your learning and career goals. The Law School will coordinate with the other school or department to establish the joint or concurrent program.

IU joint degree partner schools

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies
  • Kelley School of Business
  • Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
  • The Media School
  • O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
  • School of Education
  • School of Public Health

Summer Institute for International Lawyers and Law Students

Our Two-Week Summer Intensive course is a great way to learn more about the US Legal System. No student visa is required, so apply below before June 1st !


  • Bloomington

    211 South Indiana Avenue, 47405, Bloomington