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Gender, International and Comparative Law

American University Washington DC

12 months
Duration
57818 USD/year
57818 USD/year
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About

Gender, International and Comparative Law from American University Washington DC equips its LL.M. graduates with the legal and policy skills needed to address challenges facing women and LGBTQ people worldwide.

Overview

At Gender, International and Comparative Law from American University Washington DC students will study the legal and social structures shaping the day-to-day lives of women and LGBTQ persons:  family law, anti-discrimination law, political participation, economic development, and reproductive rights.  

Careers

At AUWCL, our students and alumni have undertaken internships or secured jobs at a wide range of institutions, including:

  • Hogan Lovells
  • King & Spalding
  • Arnold & Porter Kye Scholer LLP
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Dechert LLP
  • The United Nations
  • The World Bank Group
  • The International Monetary Fund

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Family Law
  • International Trafficking in Persons 
  • Responses of International Law to Conflict-Related Sexual and Gender-based Violence 
  • Domestic Violence 
  • Family Law 
  • The Rights of Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Groups 
  • Women and International Human Rights

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

24 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form & Fee 
  • Official Copies of Academic Records 
  • Two Letters of Recommendation 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Official Proof of Competency in English (for non-native speakers) sent from testing agency 
  • Hold a Juris Doctor (JD) from a US law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or a first degree in law from a foreign law school with equivalent standards. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    57818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28909 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    57818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28909 USD per semester during 12 months.

Part time tuition: $17,128 (8 credits x $2,141 per credit)

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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