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International Law

International Law Programs provides administrative coherence to the many programs at YLS that engage with international law. Its primary purpose is to assist students in identifying international opportunities — curricular, extracurricular — at Yale Law School, Yale, and beyond. Learn more about our staff and what we do.

How We Are Involved

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International Law

The Law School’s longstanding international tradition occupies a central place in its intellectual life. The devotion of its faculty and students to myriad international projects has made Yale a first-class global law school. There are also numerous opportunities for post-graduate and summer fellowships in all corners of the globe.

Faculty

Publications & Journals

Funding Support

YLS-Funded International Research Travel Policy

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International Law Study

Yale Law School’s curricular and extracurricular offerings expose students to an exceptional array of topics on, and experiential opportunities in which to learn and engage with, international law.

Course Offerings

YLS Library Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Research

Extracurricular (noncredit) Activities

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Centers & Workshops at the Law School and Yale University

The strength of the Law School’s internationally-focused and specialized centers and programs is matched by the wealth of opportunities available to law students who wish to pursue international activities and research through other Yale University institutions.

Centers & Workshops

Yale University International Opportunities

Yale Office of International Affairs

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Student Organizations & Initiatives

Yale Law School’s student life teems with vibrant organizations, many of are devoted to international law issues and diverse communities. It also offers support for student initiatives, organizations, and journals, as well as for participation in international moot courts.

Student Organizations & Initiatives

Student Journals

International Moot Courts

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Career Planning and Fellowships

There are a myriad of career paths in international public and private law. Yale Law School provides career counseling, resources, as well as fellowships to assist you in your professional development. In addition to the links below, we have a short guide to get you started.

Career Development Office

Schell Center for International Human Rights

International Law Programs Staff

International Law Career Guide/Factsheet

Faculty

Fellowships

Mar
4

ESC-YLS Colloquium: Future of Geopolitical Europe in a World of Energy Dependency

4:15PM - 5:45PM
ESC-YLS Colloquium: Future of Geopolitical Europe in a World of Energy Dependency
Mar
5

Seminar in Private Law: Globalization and Deglobalization

12:00PM - 2:00PM
Seminar in Private Law: Globalization and Deglobalization
Mar
5

Online Child Protection Law in China and the United States

12:10PM - 1:00PM
Online Child Protection Law in China and the United States
Mar
5

Using Sanctions to Combat Fraud & Corruption in International Development

6:10PM - 7:30PM
Using Sanctions to Combat Fraud & Corruption in International Development
Mar
6

"The Law and Terrorist Kidnapping," with Professor Rivka Weill ’02 JSD

12:10PM - 1:00PM
"The Law and Terrorist Kidnapping," with Professor Rivka Weill ’02 JSD
Mar
6

Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, “Re-Imagining War in International Law”

6:00PM - 7:30PM
Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, “Re-Imagining War in International Law”

At heart, Yale Law School is about a distinctive culture of intellectual curiosity about the law. We think good ideas matter. Our faculty and, most of all, our students live this idea every day.