Programs

The law department offers a wide range of courses designed to provide students with the intellectual and analytical tools to intervene critically and effectively in the global policy debates, by confronting their societies as policymakers, practicing lawyers, judges, academics, activists and international civil servants. These courses are incorporated in flexible curricula, allowing students to pursue advanced studies in specialized areas on the basis of their own academic and professional interests, including: international human rights law; Islamic law and Middle Eastern legal systems; gender studies; law and development; international economic law; and business regulation. The curricula are also flexible in that they allow alternative admission options to accommodate students’ preferences and constraints.

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LLM in Comparative and International Law

The Master of Laws (LLM) Degree in International and Comparative Law offers a wide range of courses designed to provide students with the intellectual tools to promote and critically assess economic, social, and legal developments.
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Master of Arts in International Human Rights Law (IHRL)

International Human Rights Law considers protection of the individual as developed through organs of the United Nations, other international institutions, and at regional and domestic levels in the North and in the South. 
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Diploma in International and Comparative Law (LLM)

The graduate diploma in international and comparative law is intended for law school graduates seeking to enhance their knowledge in international and comparative law, and acquire the intellectual tools to advance academically and professionally.
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Diploma in International Human Rights Law (IHRL)

The graduate diploma in international human rights law is intended for graduate students seeking to update their knowledge in human rights law and acquire the intellectual tools to advance academically and professionally. The diploma examines in-depth a range of topics in human rights and humanitarian law.
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