Masters Programs in International Law

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International Law

International law governs the binding relations between nations. While it may be argued that international law is one of the relatively newer specializations in law—what with the United Nations, which set its current framework, only created in 1945—international law goes way back. Which is not surprising, considering that has always been a need for nations, be they from the ancient times or the contemporary era, to form binding relationships with each other. International law is an exciting and high-paying practice that many lawyers are aiming for. Theories in international law gives us profound insights how international diplomacy and treaties work, for example, and a student of Master in International Law will explore these issue in depth.

International law can be further divided into three sub-disciplines: public international law, which concerns itself with the explicit relationship of nations and transnational entities with each other and among themselves; private international law, which answers questions of criminal jurisdiction, cross-border law enforcement, extradition et cetera; and supranational law, which is the set of rules that governs transnational entities, like the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund and the European Union.

Students of Master in International Law will study, among other thing, international lawmaking, international arbitration, economic sanctions, international trade, mutual defense, history of international law and armistices. Graduates of a Master in International Law program should be able to provide sound counsel to states in conducting diplomacy, trade and law enforcement; they are also highly important to individual appellants and plaintiffs, especially in cases of state-acted human rights abuses, extradition, asylum, political detention, and more.

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Master of International Tax

Melbourne Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years January 2019 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates. [+]

The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates.

Melbourne Law School’s specialization in international tax law enables tax professionals, academics, and government officials from Australia or other countries to study international taxation in a global context, working side by side with colleagues from Australia and many other countries.

The international tax program is a globally recognized specialist tax qualification equipping graduates for the practice of taxation law in a rapidly changing economic world. The program is designed for those who plan careers in tax law, whether from Australia or internationally, in which international taxation will play a key role.... [-]


Master in International Law, Foreign Trade and International Relations

ISDE
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Madrid Barcelona + 1 more

This course includes the possibility of a unique training trip to New York. In this intensive training week, you will have the opportunity to study American and Comparative Law at one of the most prestigious universities in the United States of America, the Columbia University. [+]

Following the main law firms and international institutions’ requirements, this Master program is designed for graduated interested in legal practice within the international field.

AMERICAN LAW EXPERIENCE:

This Master includes the possibility of a unique training trip to New York for those students who are interested. In this intensive training week, ISDE students will have the opportunity to study American and Comparative Law at one of the most prestigious universities in United States of America, Columbia University, and learn directly from top high qualified professors and lecturers of this institution and also top level law professionals from the most prestigious and well known law firms in USA.... [-]


European and International Energy Law (MBL)

TU-Campus EUREF
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2018 Germany Berlin

For the fourth year now Technische Universität Berlin offers the advanced Master of Business Law European and International Energy Law on the EUREF Campus in the center of Berlin. The course offers lawyers, legal practitioners, and economists an excellent opportunity to gain expertise in the field of international and European energy law. [+]

Introduction

Germany is home to the largest energy sector in Europe and a forerunner in, renewable energy deployment. Where else would you study energy law than in Germany’s capital?

For the fourth year now Technische Universität Berlin offers the advanced Master of Business Law European and International Energy Law on the EUREF Campus in the center of Berlin. The course offers lawyers, legal practitioners, and economists an excellent opportunity to gain expertise in the field of international and European energy law. Students will become acquainted with the technical and economic foundations of energy markets as well as all areas of law relevant for the value chains in the electricity and gas sector. The curriculum covers competition law, regulatory law and economic fundamentals inter alia.... [-]


Master in European and International Business Law

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Vilnius

The objective of this joint master study program is to prepare highly qualified business law specialists, who are able to provide legal advice in the transnational and European business environment, to explain the latest business law issues and trends, to analyse and assess business-related legal situations, promptly and effectively deal with legal problems faced by business, conduct research and provide suggestions for the legislator on the improvement of business environment regulation. [+]

Why this study program?

The objective of this joint master study program is to prepare highly qualified business law specialists, who are able to provide legal advice in the transnational and European business environment, to explain the latest business law issues and trends, to analyse and assess business-related legal situations, promptly and effectively deal with legal problems faced by business, conduct research and provide suggestions for the legislator on the improvement of business environment regulation.

Competitive knowledge – this program is for the ambitious, future leaders who will be able to work in a multicultural environment in the private (law firms, business advising companies, financial institutions, etc.) and public sector (national, European and international institutions promoting, supervising or monitoring business), in commercial litigation bodies or to provide independent business legal consulting services. International studies – held in Vilnius (Lithuania) and in Chambery (France). Two diplomas of EU Member States universities are obtained. Renowned experts in the field – the majority of subjects are covered by the practicing lawyers, judges of the Supreme Court and other experienced and qualified experts from Lithuania, France, as well as by visiting professors from other countries (U.S., Belgium, etc.). Traineeship – acquiring practical skills in enterprises, law firms or other organizations acting in the field of business law. ... [-]

Master's Programme in International Law and Human Rights

Åbo Akademi
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Turku

This two-year programme is designed to prepare its graduates for challenging careers in international and non-governmental organisations, public administration and academia, in the field of human rights law or another field of public international law [+]

Degree awarded: Politics Magister - Master of Social Sciences Annual intake: 20 Contact: hrm-coordinator@abo.fi Website: http://www.abo.fi/fakultet/en/humanrightsmaster

This two-year programme is designed to prepare its graduates for challenging careers in international and non-governmental organisations, public administration and academia, in the field of human rights law or another field of public international law. The programme consists of:

Compulsory courses in public international law and international human rights law, including a research seminar and a Master's thesis; Specialisation courses; Optional courses, which may also include courses offered by the universities in Turku/Åbo within Turku Law School, internships as well as courses offered in other subjects than law at Åbo Akademi University. ... [-]

Master in International Business Law

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam benefits from its unique location in the heart of Amsterdam’s business district, where many international law firms are located. As a student of the master International Business Law (IBL), you will be able to network in a real-life business environment. Some courses are taught by legal practitioners, who can give you a genuine understanding of how the law works in practice. [+]

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam benefits from its unique location in the heart of Amsterdam’s business district, where many international law firms are located. As a student of the master International Business Law (IBL), you will be able to network in a real-life business environment. Some courses are taught by legal practitioners, who can give you a genuine understanding of how the law works in practice. Classes are small, international and interactive. The mix of nationalities within the group gives the IBL program an extra dimension.

STRUCTURE OF THE IBL PROGRAM

The Master’s program in International Business Law consists of mandatory courses, electives courses, a research seminar and a Master thesis. Students must opt for a specialization (‘Profile Transactions’ or ‘Profile Regulatory’). The mandatory courses provide you with a general legal foundation, while later elective courses focus on more specific areas of international business law. In the final stage, you will write your Master thesis. The IBL program focuses on rules and practices for promoting international commercial transactions. It aims at developing an understanding of the world’s trading system and rules for international investments, and it examines the legal aspects of business practices. You will study the main legal areas and the interaction between the actors involved in transactions. In addition, you will develop skills to anticipate, analyze and address problems that may arise in your future career: the legal practice of international business.... [-]


Master Of Law: Private And Judicial Law, International Humanitarian Law

Université Francophone du Congo
Campus Full time February 2018 Congo, DR Goma

Master of Law: Private and Judicial Law, International Humanitarian Law [+]

Master of Law: Private and Judicial Law, International Humanitarian Law

UFRACO will use all possible means to achieve its objectives by intensifying conferences, seminars, symposiums, scientific days. And as a university linked to the Bologna process, the LMD system, through the mobility of its students and professors with other universities attached to the system.

UFRACO adopts the following philosophy:

1) Facilitate the mobility of students and learners in Central Africa and the Great Lakes in particular as well as throughout the world. 10 2) To make the training offerings of African countries legible, visible and predictable; 3) Valuing African formations on a global scale and making them compatible, adoptable and adaptable to knowledge and practiced rigorously in all other countries. It is the national program, plus the cross-curricular courses, but the system is that of License , Master and Doctorate (LMD). However, we will closely follow the different orientations of the Ministry of Trustees on this system.... [-]


Master in International Law, Diplomacy and International Relations

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The Master in International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy has two specializations. Our faculty is composed of professors and law professionals from Paris-Descartes University, from Paris-Sorbonne University, from other prestigious European universities and academic institutions who have achieved worldwide acclaim. Highly specialized experts, diplomats and military experts will contribute to our student's strategic thinking and planning. [+]

This multidisciplinary programme has two directions:

The programme of International Law, Diplomacy, and International Relations introduces students to the frameworks and processes underlying international relations. You will learn the key intellectual tools that expose you to contemporary international relations. Specialist study modules focus on the forms of organisation, dispute settlement, the law of treaties, law of the sea and rules governing diplomatic relations. Additionally, you will study economic and financial relations, international trade, the economic law in its institutional aspects followed by international criminal and human rights law, environment and sustainable development and nuclear law. Students also explore the historical and geopolitical contexts of international relations, providing a working knowledge of tried and tested diplomatic techniques.... [-]


Master in International Business Law

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Master in International Business Law (MIBL) is particularly attractive because of the possibility to acquire an interdisciplinary education. Subjects are selected in order to meet [+]

Unique Features

Master in International Business Law (MIBL) is particularly attractive because of the possibility to acquire an interdisciplinary education. Subjects are selected in order to meet everyone’s who works or is interested in international business needs and to acquire a thorough knowledge and understanding how business environment works at international level. Mixed groups of foreign and Lithuanian students serves as a floor for discovering new and innovative educational and scientific aspects and for analyzing problems arising in the field of international business law from a comparative perspective.

MIBL programme is run in collaboration with highly qualified professors from different US and Europe universities, such as Michigan State University, Texas Tech University, Geneva University, Jagellionian university in Krakow, Amsterdam University, Venice Ca’ Foscari University.... [-]


Master in International Law and Human Rights

University of Tartu
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Estonia Tartu

The program provides comprehensive knowledge of the principles, regulations, subjects, and practice of international law and human rights. [+]

International Law and Human Rights is a 2-year master's program providing comprehensive knowledge of the principles, regulations, subjects, and practice in the field of international law and human rights.

Why study international law and human rights? Students obtain comprehensive knowledge in the field of international law and human rights. The program aims to provide a good comparative perspective on the issues of international law and human rights, relying on our historical experience and geographical position — Estonia is located where the “West” and the “East” meet. Practice is a compulsory component of the program. The School of Law is one of the oldest faculties of the University of Tartu, where lawyers have been educated since the university was founded in 1632. Our alumni form 87% of the attorneys-at-law, 95% of the prosecutors and nearly all of the judges in Estonia. Also, Estonia’s previous and current judges at the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union obtained their degrees at the University of Tartu. Studies take place in the capital, Tallinn, where various international organizations and relevant state institutions are located. Students can take part in Martens Summer School on International Law. The summers school addresses current developments and challenges in international law and human rights and involves internationally renowned speakers, e.g. Bruno Simma, Christian Tomuschat, Angelika Nussberger, Alexander Trunk. ... [-]

Master in International Law and Human Rights

University for Peace
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Costa Rica Ciudad Colon

The human rights specialization offers students an in-depth review of the procedures and practice of international human rights bodies, at the global and UN level as well as at the regional level. [+]

The Master in International Law and Human Rights offers students an in-depth review of the procedures and practice of international human rights bodies, at the global and UN level as well as at the regional level. Students will gain an understanding of the various judicial and non-judicial bodies that are at the frontline of questions of interpretation, the development of international human rights standards, and enforcement. In addition, students receive training in hands on skills in the realm of reporting, monitoring and evaluation of human rights. Finally, as the globalization of business and investment is increasing in force and speed, with important human rights implications, this specialization explores the interaction between economics and rights, asking critical questions about this process and potential solutions.... [-]


Master in International Law

South East European University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Macedonia Skopje Tetovo + 1 more

The International Law study program aims to provide a range of modules that will form the basis of information and advanced knowledge on International Law matters for the purpose of training students to basic legal professions related to this field by providing solid knowledge, the specific and systematic institutes and concepts of International Law and on the situation and their prospects in the region and world. [+]

The International Law study program aims to provide a range of modules that will form the basis of information and advanced knowledge on International Law matters for the purpose of training students to basic legal professions related to this field by providing solid knowledge, the specific and systematic institutes and concepts of International Law and on the situation and their prospects in the region and world.

Career

The Law Faculty diploma is recognized by the Chamber of Lawyers and Notaries in RM. An exercise of legal professions requires formal registration in these rooms. Graduation in the Faculty of Law enables students to approach the relevant state bodies, especially in judicial branch as courts and public prosecutors. The Law Faculty has signed cooperation agreements with the Academy for the training of judges and public prosecutors in the RM. Students who will have the ambition to deal with scientific research work, the Law Faculty of SEEU, enables the continuation of the studies-PhD studies. Students in this program are also professionally trained for all occupations in the field of diplomacy, diplomatic and consular law, international organizations and human rights, institutions of international private law and to work on diplomatic and consular service of the country and international courts and arbitration.... [-]


Master of Philosophy in Legal Research or Governance Studies

European Law and Governance School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Greece Athens

The ELGS Master of Philosophy is a 2-year degree program which enables students to conduct independent research in the fields of Legal Research, Governance Studies, or on an interdisciplinary topic. It is supported by the expansive ELGS International Faculty network of over 100 legal and governance scholars and practitioners worldwide, the ELGS’ Partner Universities across Europe and the world, and the EPLO. [+]

The ELGS Master of Philosophy is a 2-year degree program which enables students to conduct independent research in the fields of Legal Research, Governance Studies, or on an interdisciplinary topic. It is supported by the expansive ELGS International Faculty network of over 100 legal and governance scholars and practitioners worldwide, the ELGS’ Partner Universities across Europe and the world, and the EPLO. Importantly, students of the program will be granted access to attend EPLO events on key themes in EU law and governance and to interact with renown EU leaders and decision-makers. Students graduate with a clear understanding and awareness of the most up-to-date scholarly research, as well as a solid network to support them in their career after the ELGS.... [-]


Master in International institutional law

Free International University of Moldova
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Moldova Chisinau

The Master program "International institutional law" addresses to wide socio-professional categories, namely people who are trained to apply and to interpret the international and EU law. [+]

Master in International institutional law

The Master program "International institutional law" addresses to wide socio-professional categories, namely people who are trained to apply and to interpret the international and EU law. The program is focused on two law branches - international public law and European Union law and is structured so that the skills gained in the first semester could be useful in the study process of the second semester.

The program is unique in its content not only in Moldova but also in the region. In its development, there were taken into account the positioning of a future specialist in relation to the realities and challenges that not only the Republic of Moldova is facing but also the countries in the region. The structure of the Master program provides the opportunity to invite national and international experts, including those delegated by the International Bodies with whom are established partnership agreements, such as UNHCR or ICRC.... [-]


Master in International Law

The University of Queensland
Campus Full time 18 months January 2019 Australia Saint Lucia Brisbane Gatton + 2 more

This program is designed for both lawyers and non-lawyers wishing to focus their studies on international law. In an increasingly internationalised world, international law shapes almost all forms of international interaction, from business, to trade, to diplomacy, and in war. [+]

Why study the Master of International Law

This program is designed for both lawyers and non-lawyers wishing to focus their studies on international law. In an increasingly internationalised world, international law shapes almost all forms of international interaction, from business, to trade, to diplomacy, and in war.

People already working or hoping to work in a variety of internationally focused fields, such as business, policy, government, and the NGO sector would benefit from a clear understanding of the structure of the international laws that shape the international system, and how to work within those laws.

The Master of International Law has four compulsory courses: one introducing public international law, and a series of three courses that focus on international law in action, and the nexus between international law and domestic law. Students then choose from a range of elective courses to suit personal growth and interest.... [-]