International and Comparative Law

  • Each Concentration student must complete at least 10 credits of coursework in international and comparative law. 3 of those credits must include the Law School's "International Law" course.
  • Each Concentration student must also complete a substantial research paper on an international or comparative law topic.
  • Students may earn up to 6 credits from SLU LAW's Summer Program in Madrid that will count toward the Concentration's 10 credits of coursework requirement.
  • Completion of one of the Center's semester abroad programs in France, Ireland, or Switzerland and the 3 credit "International Law" course will completely satisfy the Concentration requirements. (Availability of these programs is limited. Please refer to the Study Abroad page on the website for further information and requirements.)

Please Note: Directed research projects and seminar papers that fulfill the substantial writing requirement must be approved in advance. If the paper is written for a seminar or class offered through the Center, that faculty member will review the paper for the writing requirement. If the paper is written for a class outside of the Center, the topic must be pre-approved and subsequently reviewed by a member of the CICL faculty with that area of expertise. Each student planning to obtain the Concentration must complete the application for a Concentration in International and Comparative Law and return it to Assistant Director, Ira Herenda Trako in room 937.


International and Comparative Law Courses

  • Admiralty 
  • Anthropology of Law
  • Civil and Political Rights of Immigrants
  • Comparative Human Rights
  • Competition Based Advocacy/Moot Court: Jessup Moot Court
  • Conflict of Laws 
  • European Human Rights Law
  • European Union Law 
  • Globalization of Property Law
  • Global Justice & Economic Justice: Perspectives on Inequality 
  • Immigration Law
  • International and Comparative Employment Law  
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Criminal Law 
  • International Human Rights
  • International Law 
  • International Refugee Law and Global Migration
  • International Sale of Goods
  • International Taxation 
  • International Trade Law
  • Introduction to the Civil Law Systems
  • National Security
  • Seminar: Advanced International Business Transactions 
  • Seminar: Citizenship, Human Rights & Social Justice 
  • Seminar: Comparative Law and Sexuality
  • Seminar: Corporate Social Responsibility


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