LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

A Legacy in Legal Education

American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) is one of the premier institutions in the United States and globally in the field of human rights and humanitarian law. The LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (HRHL LL.M.) unmistakably addresses the need for specialized training in international human rights law in the United States and around the world today.

After more than three decades in the field of human rights and humanitarian law, AUWCL has become the top learning center in the international Law field, a legacy in legal education. The LL.M. brings together a prestigious group of AUWCL and international faculty, including more than 40 world-renowned experts, strategically positioning the LL.M. as one of the top programs in the world. This expert faculty bring their in-depth experience as presidents and judges from international and regional courts, former presidents of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, UN special rapporteurs, members of UN human rights committees, and leaders of civil society organizations.

Quick Facts
  • 50+
    Countries represented in the LL.M. class annually
  • 50+
    HR HL related courses
  • 40+
    Expert faculty