The Hague, Netherlands

Duke-Leiden Institute in Global and Transnational Law

when 17 June 2018 - 17 July 2018
language English
duration 5 weeks
fee USD 4900

This Institute provides a strong foundation in international and comparative law. It offers a wide range of courses on, inter alia, human rights, trade law and criminal justice.

Organised in cooperation with Duke University School of Law, ranked 1st in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, The Duke-Leiden Institute in Global and Transnational Law is a one-month residential programme providing a strong foundation for those interested in international and comparative law as well as for those planning to study law in the United States. Courses are taught by lecturers from both Duke Law School and Leiden Law School and will focus on subjects such as international trade, human rights, international criminal law, comparative constitutional law and American law.

The courses offered during the Duke-Leiden Institute 2018 are the following:
1. Authority and Legitimacy in International Adjudication, by Prof. Laurence Helfer and Prof. Carsten Stahn
2. Challenges in Multilateral and Regional Trade Governance, by Prof. Rachel Brewster and Dr. Giovanni Gruni
3. Comparative Foreign Relations Law and Democratic Accountability, by Prof. Curtis Bradley and Dr. Joris Larik
4. Comparative Perspectives on Criminal Justice: Central Issues and Contextual Implementation, by Prof. Sara Beale and Dr. Pinar Olcer
5. Introduction to American Law, by Prof. Kathryn Bradley and Prof. Donald Beskind
6. Realizing Rights: Strategic Human Rights Litigation and Advocacy, by Prof. Jayne Huckerby and Prof. Helen Duffy

Target group

This Institute is aimed at law students and young professionals

Course aim

This one-month Institute aims at provididing a strong foundation in international and comparative law for both students and young professionals.

Fee info

USD 4900: More information on fees here: