American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Admissions

LL.M. Admissions


Application Deadline: For Fall Semester applications the deadline is September 1. For Spring Semester - December 15. Early applications are encouraged.



Applicants to the AUCA-only LL.M. program must hold an undergraduate or specialist degree in law or a related field, and must submit a completed application package.

Applicants to the dual degree LL.M. program in partnership with the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law must hold an undergraduate, master’s or specialist degree in law, and must submit a completed application package.

Applications may be picked up from and submitted to the AUCA Admissions Office, located in Room G20 or can be submitted to Room 210 Division of Law inside of the new AUCA campus.


Application package:

1)           A completed application form;;

2)           Transcripts of all academic degrees earned or currently in progress;

3)           Certificates proving English language proficiency, if possessed. Students applying to the AUCA-only program must provide a TOEFL certificate or take the AUCA online English exam. TOEFL 81 or IELTS 6.5 is required for students entering the IU double degree program. (Qualifying language scores must be less than two years old). Students applying to a double degree program with Mykolas Romeris University shall be taken English test provided by AUCA for the first year of  studies and by Mykolas Romeris university for the second year of studies;

4)           Two recommendation letters;

5)           Copy of license to practice law, if one is possessed;

6)           Resume or curriculum vitae, and;

7)           Statement of Purpose.

There may be exemptions made to a TOEFL/IELTS requirements if an applicant is a native speaker of the English language or an applicant has earned a degree from a university that teaches primarily in English not more than five years prior to the anticipated semester of enrollment. Students who previously graduated from AUCA are exempt from the English language requirements.

Incomplete application packages will not be considered for admission.



  • The dual degree program in conjunction with the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law has a tuition cost of 4 000 USD per first academic year in AUCA and 16,000 USD for the second academic year in Indiana University Robert H McKinney School of Law. Students are also responsible for travel costs for the semester abroad in the United States.
  • The AUCA-only LL.M. program has a tuition cost of 4,000 USD per year. 


American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028