The Office of the Vice Dean oversees all functions of the academic units listed below.
CENTERS & INSTITUTES
Each of our 20+ Centers and Institutes is its own hub of expertise, a lab for analyzing and refining a certain slice of policy. Our centers and institutes produce cutting-edge research and indispensable policy resources across fields including health, the environment, human rights, national security, international economics, and technology.
Georgetown Law has the largest, strongest, and most highly regarded in-house clinical program in the nation. Our 19 clinics provide students with the opportunity to learn the practical art of lawyering while providing quality legal representation to under-represented individuals and organizations.
Our top-rated experiential learning programs allow our students to take classroom theory and apply it to real-life legal challenges right here in Washington, D.C, through clinics, externships, simulations, and practicum courses.
Faculty Affairs encompasses policies and procedures affecting all faculty career stages, from initial appointment through retirement and emeriti status. This includes faculty appointments, rank and tenure, leave requests, named lectures, research support, and faculty workshops.
Related Links: Faculty Affairs; Faculty Handbook; FRA Policy; Law Center Standards for Rank and Tenure; University Standards for Appointments, Rank, and Tenure; Scholarship Resources; Faculty Meetings & Events Calendar
OFFICE OF FACULTY SUPPORT
The Office of Faculty Support at Georgetown Law assists full-time, non-clinical faculty members with the range of their Georgetown teaching responsibilities, committee assignments, and scholarly work.
With over 300 courses and more specialty areas than any other U.S. law school, our graduate program students engage in rigorous, advanced study with the leading experts in a field.
OFFICE OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
The Office of Academic Affairs at Georgetown University Law Center provides academic resources and support to J.D. students and faculty. OAA leads the Law Center’s curricular planning, course scheduling, and academic policy development. OAA academic advisors are available to assist students with planning their course-load to maximize their time here at the Law Center and prepare them for the legal field.
OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR
The key functions of the Office of the Registrar include exam administration; course registration and degree audits; state Bar, enrollment, and other certifications; and data reporting for ABA, Law Center departments, and other constituents.
Georgetown Law offers one of the largest transnational law programs in the world. Georgetown offers clinics, law journals, internships and study abroad programs that provide students the opportunity to focus on international, comparative and transnational law.