The LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Program at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) provides outstanding formal training that takes advantage of online and residential course components. The Masters (LL.M.) in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is currently the only program in this field of law in the United States to offer a hybrid program of its kind in two languages at US law school. This is an exceptional opportunity to advance and broaden your professional spectrum in our internationally recognized program. AUWCL has built a significant 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 US and around the world. The deadline to apply for the spring 2016 semester is December 1st 2015, classes begin in early January. Visit our website:

Students who participate in the program will be required to take two online courses, participate in two three-week summer sessions in residence at AUWCL, and complete writing and/or externship requirements for a total of 24 credits. LL.M. candidates must also provide official proof of competency in English if applying for the English program. If applying for the Spanish program, candidates whose first language is not Spanish will also be required to present competency in Spanish.

During the program students will interact with world renowned faculty and develop long lasting networking relationships for the future. This exclusive LL.M. offers an exceptional opportunity to be part of a ground breaking and innovative program.

We also would like to inform you that the LL.M. in international Human Rights and Humanitarian Law offers a Partial tuition remission scholarship of up to 5 academic credits. This scholarship is available for a limited number of LLM students. Although this is normally reserved for international students, all requests will be reviewed. This scholarship will be implemented throughout the duration of the program. This scholarship must be submitted together with your application.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us via email for questions in English at, for questions in Spanish at or by phone at 202-274-4295.