International Economic Law

Our location provides unusual opportunities for students to pursue these areas of law through experiential learning at institutions such as the World Trade Organization, International Monetary Fund and The World Bank.

Our faculty includes renowned scholars and legal practitioners with expertise in areas including international finance and trade, international tax, international business transactions, sovereign debt and crisis management and international arbitration. In addition to a wide range of courses in the field, students can gain practical experience through externships and internships at international bodies, institutes and nonprofit organizations. Georgetown graduate students can pursue a degree in International Business and Economic Law or a certificate in World Trade Organization Studies.

Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) advances research in all aspects of international economic law, including trade, financial regulation, monetary policy, investment law and international taxation. The Institute fosters scholarly collaboration among our large international economic law faculty, attracts visiting scholars and distinguished practitioners to participate in events and projects, and enables students to engage with a diverse mix of experts in contemporary issues in international economic law.