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2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

International and Comparative Law (Graduate Diploma)

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The Graduate Diploma in International and Comparative Law is intended for law school graduates seeking to update their knowledge in international and comparative law and to acquire the intellectual tools to advance academically and professionally. The Graduate Diploma in International and Comparative Law offers the possibility to explore in depth a range of topics in international and comparative law. With a flexible curriculum, students may shape their schedules to focus on the topics of their interest. The Fulfillment of the requirements of the Graduate Diploma, normally calls for two semesters of study.


The applicant for admission to the Graduate Diploma in International and Comparative Law must have a first degree in Law with a grade of gayyid (good) or its equivalent for full admission. Students lacking the grade requirement may be eligible to be considered for provisional admission (as specified in the AUC catalog supra). Acceptance is by decision of the Law Faculty Committee, which may grant provisional admission pending the fulfillment of certain conditions. English proficiency is required as demonstrated on the TOEFL test. Admitted degree candidates should normally start their course sequence in the fall semester. If students are enrolled in the AUC English Language Institute (ELI), they cannot begin study in the Law Department until any ELI coursework is completed.


The Graduate Diploma requires 18 credit hours.

Two courses are required:


One out of the following two courses:


Students will be able to take up to four courses as electives. The Law Department’s approval is required for electives offered by other departments.

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