Please join WCL's International Suite/ICLS for their event: "Women, life, Freedom: Pathways to Transitional Justice in Post- Revolutionary Iran" Read more
Where the World Meets to Study Law
International and comparative law has long been central to the educational mandate of AUWCL, and our cutting-edge international legal programs and degree offerings have been consistently ranked among some of the most prestigious in the United States. Our programs encompass a wide variety of legal disciplines, including international commercial arbitration, international business and trade, human rights law, intellectual property law, and more. Our diverse academic and programmatic offerings incorporate a rich array of international law courses and seminars, experiential learning, and special events which allow our students to interact and network with esteemed faculty, international attorneys, diplomats, business leaders, and policy makers.
On April 6, 2022, the 24th AUWCL sponsored Grotius Lecture was delivered by ICJ Judge Hilary Charlesworth on The Art of International Law. The discussant was Michigan Law School Visiting Professor Karima Bennoune. Judge Charlesworth provided a compelling argument about the importance of the visual arts for expressing international law. AUWCL Dean Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. introduced the Grotius Lecturer. Read more
Professor Robert Goldman Re-Elected President of the ICJ
Professor Robert Goldman's third term at the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) is a testament to his leadership in international rule of law
Our Impact on International Law
Our AUWCL faculty is constantly contributing to further the development of International Law in various areas such as health, human rights and democratic governance.
Leveraging Climate, Energy and International Comparative Law
After having gained international experience in Germany, Hong Kong, and at the Heinrich-Boell-Stiftung in Washington, D.C., Rebecca Coombs decided to pursue law at AUWCL. In this interview, Rebecca talks to Professor Bjorn Arp about her journey to AUWCL, and her interest particularly in International Law.
Distinguished Speakers at ICLS
International Law Faculty
Our diverse and highly prominent full-time faculty lead the way in thinking about international law -- in the United States and abroad. Please see also our large variety of specialized academic centers and programs.
international economic law
INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION & BUSINESS LAW
European union and comparative law
technology, law, and security
Intellectual property LAW
INTERNATIONAL criminal law
INTERNATIONAL environmental law
gender and the law
human rights and humanitarian law
human rights and humanitarian law (cont'd)
A+Ranking in International Law, PreLaw Magazine 2021#7in US News & World Report4,500+ICLS Alumni Worldwide
28Fulltime FacultyTop 75Law school in the World by Shanghai Ranking in 2021