Curriculum

HRHL LL.M. students can choose from over 50 courses offered in-residence in the fall and spring semesters, attend the courses offered by the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law’s Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in the summer, and our specialized virtual courses.

Residential Track:

  • Live in Washington D.C.

  • Complete 24 credits

  • Benefit from a wide curriculum

  • Participate in practical skills and research opportunities

  • Tailor studies to fulfill Bar exam requirements

See full curriculum here

Hybrid Track:

  • Access it from anywhere in the world

  • Complete 24 credits

  • Join virtual and residential courses (various in residence options)

  • Participate in practical skills and research opportunities

See full curriculum here

Online Track:

  • Access it from anywhere in the world

  • Complete 24 credits

  • Join live online courses [link to online courses page]

  • Participate in practical skills and research opportunities

Contact us at humanrightsllm@wcl.american.edu for more detailed information