Welcome to the vibrant, globally diverse, and growing community of students, faculty, and staff engaged in international law at Colorado Law. With a new JD Certificate in International Law, LLM, and MSL degree programs as well as an expanded curriculum, Colorado Law is dedicated to preparing students for careers in the international and global legal landscape. Our faculty utilize their expertise as leading scholars and diplomats to create robust and engaged educational experiences in a variety of courses in public international law, private international law, and comparative law.

We are dedicated to offering students the best international legal education in and beyond the classroom. From moot court competitions to student groups to our partnerships with the American Society of International Law and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, we are preparing students to engage in the global marketplace. We also frequently host events and speakers at Colorado Law that are open to the law school community and the public.

Degree Programs

JD Certificate in International Law
LLM Concentration in International Law and Human Rights
MSL in Human Rights

International Law Curriculum

3-credit courses
Clinics, seminars, and 2-credit courses

    Moot Court Competitions

    • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition: Jessup students moot (brief and argue) a complex topic of international law. Colorado Law fields a team of up to five students. Our Nicholas R. Doman Society of International Law actively participates in the competition and provides financial support for the team. Recent topics have included expropriation of foreign investment, international terrorism, and child abduction.
    • Vis Moot Court Competition

    Student Groups and Fellowships