AUWCL is ranked # 4 in the U.S. for international law, according to 2021 U.S. News and World Report. For 40 years, AUWCL has led the way in international legal education. Our innovative international programs have been consistently recognized among the most elite in the U.S. Read more
A program 38 years old and growing, the ILSP was established in 1982 by Professors Claudio Grossman and Robert Goldman in response to a growing demand for lawyers trained in international law. With more than 150 students, fellows, and visiting scholars from more than 60 countries, the International Legal Studies Program at the American University Washington College of Law is one of the most intellectually and culturally diverse programs in the nation. The program incorporates a rich array of international law courses and seminars, experiential learning, and special events which allow our students to interact and network with faculty, international attorneys, diplomats, business leaders, and policy makers.