Areas of Focus

Human Rights

Faculty with experience at the United Nations, The Hague and in conflict zones lead students in the search for new solutions to the human rights crises of our times.

UCLA Law has become a West Coast hub for impactful human rights work, with comprehensive curricular offerings, illustrious faculty members, a stream of expert speakers from around the world, active student organizations and journals, clinical opportunities that open the doors for students to make a difference and connections to UCLA’s many impactful human rights efforts. The Promise Institute for Human Rights is identifying new pathways to human rights accountability, recognition of atrocities and challenges to impunity for human rights abuses. UCLA Law's International and Comparative Law Program offers outstanding programs in a variety of international law disciplines.

Centers of Excellence
Centers of Excellence

The Promise Institute for Human Rights

We are the center of human rights education, research and advocacy at UCLA and around the region. Join us!

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Centers of Excellence

International & Comparative Law Program

Situated at a major global crossroads and with an expert faculty, this program rivals any in the nation.

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Centers of Excellence

Promise Institute Europe

Placing UCLA students, faculty and research at the center of the international human rights arena in Europe.

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Dec 05, 2023

Stellar Scholars and Leaders Join UCLA Law

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Nov 01, 2023

Kal Raustiala is quoted in the Guardian about Americans trapped in Gaza

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