Masters

MSc International Law & Security

The School of Social Sciences at the University of Dundee in Scotland, UK, offers a Master of Science degree in International Law and Security. Students in the program spend two semesters taking courses on international security and electives in related fields. Then, students spend one semester composing a dissertation on politics. A bachelor’s degree in international relations or international law is required for admission.

MA in Diplomacy and International Law

The American University of Paris in Paris, France, offers a Master of Arts degree in Diplomacy and International Law. Students spend one year taking courses in a broad range of disciplines, including political science, international relations, economics and law. In addition, students have the opportunity to participate in a humanitarian aid project with the UN.

Master of Social Sciences degree in Politics Law

Åbo Akademi in Abo, Finland, offers a Master of Social Sciences degree in Politics Law. A two-year program, the course prepares students to work for international and non-governmental organizations. Students take courses in public international law and international human rights law plus electives related to their fields of interest. A master’s thesis is also required.

The University of Tartu in Tartu, Estonia, offers a master’s degree in International Law and Human Rights. This two-year program gives students the opportunity to complete a series of courses related to their specific areas of interest and conduct independent research to write a master’s thesis. In addition, all students are required to participate in human rights law practice clinics.

International Law, Diplomacy and International Relations

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, offers a master’s degree in International Law, Diplomacy and International Relations. Students can typically complete the program in two years with full-time study. All students take introductory modules during their first year and then choose a concentration in international relations and diplomacy or Defense and International Security. A research dissertation is required for both programs.

International Law

South East European University in Tetovo, Macedonia, offers a master’s degree in International Law. The program lasts for two years and is provided on a full-time basis. During the first three semesters, students complete a series of required modules and electives. Then, students spend the fourth semester conducting research and composing a master’s thesis paper.

Master of International Law

The University of Queensland in Australia offers a master’s degree program in International Law that is open both to lawyers and those outside of the legal profession. Students spend 18 months completing the program requirements, which include a series of required and elective course modules plus a research project and master’s thesis.

International Law and the Settlement of Disputes

The University for Peace in Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica, offers a master’s degree in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes. The one-year program consists of three semesters of coursework. Students take courses in national and international courts, international adjudication, territory law, international economic relations, investment arbitration and maritime law.

International Business Law

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, offers a master’s degree in International Business Law. The program lasts for two years and involves four semesters of study. In addition to completing coursework and a research thesis paper, students have the opportunity to participate in internships with companies and non-governmental organizations headquartered in Abu Dhabi.