Concentrations: International Law

For students interested in studying international law and international relations, Oregon Law offers an International Law Concentration. This program features a varied curriculum that explores aspects of the law as it relates to international business, globalization, human rights, and politics. Students who complete this program will enter the field with an education that sets them ahead of their peers and demonstrates commitment to this area of practice.


To complete the requirements of the concentration, a student must satisfactorily complete the following course:

  • International Law

In addition, students must complete one of the following courses:

  • International Business Transactions
  • International Trade and Investment Law

A successful candidate also must also satisfactorily complete four of the following courses:

  • Climate Change in International Law
  • Comparative Environmental Law
  • Conflicts of Law
  • European Union Law
  • Family Law in the World Community
  • Human Rights
  • Human Rights and the Environment
  • Immigration Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Trade and Investment Law
  • Law and Development
  • Refugee and Asylum Law

In addition to completing the curriculum referenced above, a student must also complete an academic research paper of high professional quality concerning international law issues. The student must receive advance approval of his or her topic.

A full list of requirements and procedures is available to current students in MyLaw. The information contained on this page is only a summary of the academic requirements.

For specific course requirements for individual concentrations, please go to “Forms” under the Registrar’s tab in MyLaw.