Work On! LL.M. in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law

Applications for the 2021 Fall Semester are now open! 

Apply to the LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL). AUWCL is ranked #4 in International Law, and it is the only Law school in the U.S. to offer a hybrid LL.M. program in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law with online and residential course components in both English and Spanish. This unique LL.M. is designed for practitioners and other human rights advocates who wish to pursue advanced studies in international human rights law and humanitarian law alongside their existing work responsibilities. AUWCL has built an outstanding reputation in this field, and it is highly recognized around the world. Moreover, its unique location in Washington D.C. offers unparalleled opportunities to legal professionals from the U.S. and worldwide. Students will meet world-renowned human rights experts who will become professional contacts for future work-related opportunities.

This degree is also offered in Spanish (LL.M. en Derechos Humanos y Derecho Internacional Humanitario). Students can select to take courses in English and Spanish or complete their LL.M. fully in Spanish.

Applications are being reviewed on a rolling admission basis.  Scholarship opportunities are available. The Deadline to apply for the Fall Semester is August 1, 2021.To learn more about the program, contact us at

Apply here to the English LL.M. Program

Aplique aquí al LL.M. en Español

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