Center for International Law and Justice

Elective Courses

We currently offer over twenty international law courses including:

  • Comparative Law
  • Conflicts of Law
  • Environmental Justice: Domestic and International
  • Independent Research Project
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Criminal Law
  • International and Comparative Family Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Law
  • International Law & the Human Rights of Women
  • International Law Internship
  • International Law and the Use of Force and Armed Conflict
  • International Law Study Abroad 1
  • International Law Study Abroad 2
  • International Law Study Abroad 3
  • International Law Study Abroad 4
  • International Taxation
  • Islamic Law
  • Law and Religion
  • National Security Law
  • Public International Law
  • Race and the Law
  • Theory and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals
  • The Law and Politics of Africa
  • The Law and Politics of Asia
  • The Law and Politics of the Caribbean
  • The Law and Politics of Latin America
  • The Law of the Sea



FAMU COL’s curriculum is unique as we aim to provide our students with a substantive background in international law as well as regional expertise with an emphasis on the developing world, particularly Africa, Asia, Caribbean and Latin America. In the 2009-2010 academic year, we will introduce additional courses in the areas of international trade, human rights, transitional justice, and terrorism, and regional courses focusing on Asia, the Caribbean, Middle East and Latin America.


 Course: Independent Research Project, Law 6905

Any student that intends to seek an independent study research project for credit towards the Certificate in International Human Rights Law and Global Studies at FAMU COL, must complete this application and receive approval from the Associate Dean for International Programs.