Areas of Focus

International & Comparative Law

International legal authorities play an essential role in regulating trade, enforcing human rights and spreading the rule of law in an increasingly connected world.

UCLA Law offers an exceptional program in international law, led by the school’s International & Comparative Law Program, Promise Institute for Human Rights and Promise Institute Europe.. Outstanding scholars in fields from human rights to comparative constitutional law and international trade teach traditional courses and offer opportunities to engage in hands-on clinics and international trial competitions that allow students to hone their skills while interacting with global leaders in the field. J.D. and LL.M. students may seek a specialization in International and Comparative Law.

Human Rights

Taking Action at the United Nations

Through her official work for the Human Rights Council, Professor E. Tendayi Achiume reports on global intolerance and racism, making students a key part of her endeavors.

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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

The Promise Institute Europe

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

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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

Transnational Program on Criminal Justice

Performing scholarship on international and transnational criminal justice systems.

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Mar 25, 2024

Kate Mackintosh appears on CNN International to discuss ecocide and Gaza

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Mar 04, 2024

Kal Raustiala talks to U.S. News & World Report about Sweden joining NATO

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