American University

Washington College of Law

International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Address:

4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20016

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Several countries have incorporated significant human rights obligations in their constitutional and legal frameworks. Practitioners and other human rights advocates in those countries now need specialized training in international human rights law as part of their basic training. The LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law program at American University Washington College of Law will provide you with outstanding formal training provided by an LL.M. program that allows you to pursue high quality legal education while remaining in your home country and without stepping down from your current job. This program is currently the only program in the United States to offer a hybrid curriculum of its kind in a US law school. This unique program, with online and residential course components will provide you with superb training and outstanding opportunities in international human rights and humanitarian law. The LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law program benefits from the very diverse number of summer program courses that the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law offers and the global reputation it has gained as one of the top programs in the world over the past 15 years.

Accreditation:

The American University Washington College of Law is an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school. American University was chartered by an Act of the United States Congress and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants must provide proof of competency in English.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 24

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1802 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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