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International Law Program

Area of Study in International Law

In today’s global economy, international legal relations are becoming more prevalent and more important. At Liberty Law, you can prepare for a career in international law through courses that teach you to represent clients in both national and international courts. You will also learn how to advise domestic and international organizations engaged in protecting and advancing fundamental human rights, particularly the right to religious freedom.

To earn your Area of Study in International Law, you must complete the following courses with a grade of B- or higher.

  • International Law
  • Immigration Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Human Rights

Those courses are taught by experts in the field who have extensive global and multicultural experience. You also have the opportunity to participate in the following:

  • International organizations
  • Nongovernmental organizations
  • Governmental entities
  • Law firms and other institutions that address international legal relations

An audited course cannot be used to satisfy an area of study requirement.

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“Liberty University School of Law is a unique place, in an increasing globalized world, where students are trained to answer the challenges of legal practice in the 21st century by learning international legal norms and ideas and integrating them with a Christian worldview.”
— Professor Yuri Mantilla, Ph.D., LL.M.

“A Christian approach to international law is an invigorating blend of apologetics, philosophy, and jurisprudence. Whether through Dr. Mantilla’s unparalleled passion and vision, or Professor Udobong’s depth of experience and compassion, you will be challenged and mentored by a second-to-none faculty. Take the international law courses if you have a global vision.”
— Robert Peters ’15