The Best Schools for International Law Degrees

NYU, Columbia, and Georgetown have the best international law programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

New York University
Law professors nominated the New York University School of Law as having the best international law program in the country, according to U.S. News. NYU offers a Juris Doctor degree candidates the opportunity to focus in international law, or they may pursue a combined J.D./Master of Laws
(LL.M.) degree in International Law.

In addition to the background in international law offered by the J.D. or combined J.D./LL.M. in International Law, students at NYU can gain international experience thanks to two joint degree programs. Students can pursue their J.D. at NYU in conjunction with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Singapore, or they can choose to undertake a dual J.D. from NYU and the University of Melbourne

Columbia University

Columbia was the first law school in the nation to offer students the opportunity to pursue a U.S. Juris Doctor degree concurrent with a foreign law degree. Currently Columbia Law offers 29 dual degree, certificate, and study abroad programs with the cooperation of universities in 12 countries
Georgetown University
Georgetown’s JD program offers major areas of study in International and Comparative Law, in addition to International/National Security Law. At the LL.M. level, students may study Global Health Law, International Business and Economic Law, and Global Health Law and International Institutions. In addition to a comprehensive study abroad program, students can also choose to pursue a joint J.D./LL.M. degree in International Business and Economic Law or a dual master’s degree in International Affairs and Law.