Program Description

Drawing upon AUWCL’s unparalleled international law programs, the LL.M. in International Legal Studies (ILSP) offers one of the largest international law curricula in the U.S., with over 100 courses in various areas of international law.

A very flexible degree program, the ILSP LL.M. allows students to select any classes and design individual curriculum that tailors to their interests and career goals. Students with strong interest in research has the option to conduct independent research and writing under faculty supervision. The curriculum also offers U.S. law courses required for eligibility to sit for certain bar exams in the U.S., including the New York and D.C. bar exams.

The ILSP LL.M. offers unique experiential learning opportunities, including externships at international organizations, government agencies, law firms, and local think tanks in Washington D.C.

ILSP offers certificate of specializations in the following areas along with the LL.M. degree:

Interested in a more specialized LL.M. degree program? Check out: LL.M. in International Arbitration and Business Law (in-residence and online/hybrid); LL.M. in International Business and Trade Law; LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law; LL.M. in Gender, International and Comparative Law.