LLM in Environmental Law - Specialization in Global Environmental Law

Our campus is located just north of New York City, giving students many opportunities to intern with international organizations, corporations, firms, and even Permanent Missions to the United Nations. We regularly host visiting scholars from around the world and offer students the chance to work on projects through our Brazil-American Institute for Law and the Environment and our China Programs.

The program of study features courses especially focused on focused on environmental law from an international, transnational or comparative perspective. They include:

  • International Environmental Law (2 credits)
  • Comparative Environmental Law (2 credits)
  • UN Environmental Diplomacy (4 credits)
  • Brazil Comparative Environmental Law (2 credits)
  • Human Rights and the Environment or International Human Right to Water (2 credits)
  • Ocean and Coastal Law (2 credits)
  • Guided Research (1 or 2 credits)
  • LLM Thesis (6 credits)

Related international and comparative courses include:

  • International Law (2 credits)
  • Comparative Criminal Procedure (2 credits)
  • Environmental Dispute Resolution (3 credits)
  • European Community Law (2 credits)
  • International and Comparative Equality Seminar (2 credits)
  • International Human Rights Seminar (2 credits)