Overview of the Program
and Comparative Law Specialization is at the heart of UCLA School of Law’s robust International
and Comparative Law Program (ICLP).
is designed for students seeking advanced study in international and
comparative law, including international human rights law, and those who intend
to practice law in those fields.
International and comparative law is unique as a field of study because it is particularly diverse. Students in the International and Comparative Law Specialization can choose to structure their curriculum to focus on any number of priorities, such as public international law, comparative and foreign law, international human rights law, international criminal law, international trade law and international intellectual property law, among others.
the course requirements, students have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of related extracurricular activities within the ICLP. UCLA School of Law has highly-regarded
student edited journals,
several international law related student
organizations, and moot
court opportunities for students to enhance their advocacy skills. The expansive faculty of the ICLP host a variety of prominent colloquia, symposia and speaker events throughout the year, which enhance the intellectual community of the law school.