LL.M. in Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law

Welcome to the University of Nebraska College of Law's Space, Cyber and Telecommunications Law Program! Our LL.M. degree is the first of its kind in the United States and the only degree of its kind in the world taught in English. We have an outstanding faculty, including Professors Frans von der Dunk, Jack Beard, Gus Hurwitz, and Professor and Program Director Matthew Schaefer. We also have exceptional adjunct faculty who teach, and work, in areas of space law, cyber law and telecommunications law.

Our alumni council features top graduates from our LL.M. program, including those working US Cyber Command, SpaceX, McKinsey Consulting (satellite group), and the U.S. State Department. We draw speakers from the Air Force, NASA, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Aviation Administation, the White House, DirecTV, US Strategic Command, Clearwire, Skype, Virgin Galactic, AT&T, Boeing, and many Washington, D.C. law firms and other companies. While our advisory board has top lawyers and executives from private industry and government and helps mentor our students.


Many are the links between space and music – music as the most abstract of arts often offering the most appropriate means to capture and reflect the out-of-the-ordinary character of outer space, where words may easily seem to come up short.

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