While a specialization is not required, many of our students at the International Legal Studies Program choose to focus their studies on one of the eight areas of international law listed below.  To earn a Specialization Certificate for the ILSP LLM degree, students must complete 12 credits of coursework within their specialization. For a full list of courses offered in the International Legal Studies Program, please click here.

Specialization SAMPLE Courses
International Business Law International Business Transactions; International Sales of Goods; International Business Negotiations; U.S. Business Law
International Trade and Investment International Trade Law I; U.S. Trade Regime; International Investment Law and Policy; U.S. Sanctions and Export Controls
International Commercial Arbitration International Commercial Arbitration; International Dispute Resolution; Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration; International Commercial Arbitration Advocacy
International Environmental Law International Environmental Law; International Energy Law; Comparative Environmental Law; Climate Change and the Law
International Organizations International Organizations and Multi National Institutions; Introduction to the Law of the European Union; Development Finance, World Bank and IFIs; International Law
International Human Rights Human Rights Law; International Humanitarian Law; International Business and Human Rights; Human Rights and Terrorism Seminar
Gender and International Law Advanced Legal Writing: Gender and Law; International Trafficking in Persons; Labor Migration in the Global Economy; Gender, Cultural Differences and International Human Rights
Intellectual Property International Trademark Law; Copyright Law; International and Comparative Patent Law; IP in Cyberspace