International and Comparative Law
The University of Chicago Law School has a broad commitment to the study and practice of International Law. Listed below are some of the avenues through which this commitment is expressed.
The Law School offers an expansive and well-rounded curriculum with over 170 elective courses, including more than 30 electives in international and comparative law.
The Law School is committed to recruiting the best teachers and scholars and we have several faculty members whose teaching and scholarship interests include international and comparative law.
CJIL is a student-edited forum for discussion and analysis of international law and policy issues. CJIL is committed to publishing timely and concise scholarly work written by academics, judges, practitioners, policymakers, and students. The journal is published twice yearly, in the fall and spring.
The Constitutions Lab initiative is designed to introduce students to real-world projects related to constitutional design.
The Law School launched the International Immersion Program (IIP) in February 2012 to provide support to students seeking substantive, immersive international experiences and to help prepare students to enter an increasingly globalized profession.