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Cornell offers a wide variety of courses in international and comparative law. Whether or not you choose a degree program with a specialization in international law, you will have the opportunity to enroll in courses like the following. Read detailed course descriptions here.

Upperclass Courses

  • Comparative Law: The Civil Law Tradition
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Comparative Labor and Employment Law
  • Global M&A Practice
  • International and Foreign Legal Research
  • International Cartel Enforcement
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Human Rights Law and Institutions
  • International Taxation
  • Introduction to Chinese Law
  • International Law and Foreign Direct Investment
  • Public International Law
  • Women,Law,and the Economy
  • International Trade and WTO Law

Colloquia, Seminars, and Problem Courses

  • Chinese Law: Tradition and Modernization
  • Comparative Law and Bioethics
  • Comparative Legal Philosophy
  • Comparative Corporate Governance: A Functional Approach
  • East Asian Law and Culture Seminar
  • International Law/International Relations Colloquium
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Financial Regulation
  • International Litigation
  • Islamic Law and History
  • Labor Migration and Trafficking
  • Law and Social Change: Comparative Law in Africa
  • War Crimes Trials and the Law of Genocide