Program Update

Because of the ongoing risks of COVID-19, the continuing dislocation caused by Brexit, and the reorganization of the human rights faculty at Oxford, the summer 2022 session of the joint GW-Oxford Program in International Human Rights Law has been canceled.


GW—Oxford International Human Rights Law Summer School

2020 Dates: July 12 - August 8


Watch the recent information session on the GW-Oxford Program.

Who Should Apply?

The course is suitable for human rights professionals as well as those hoping to embark on a career in this field. We welcome applications from practicing lawyers and judges, members of the armed forces, government officials, lawyers and other persons working for non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations that work in the field of international human rights. We also welcome applications from students with any of the following: an undergraduate degree (including in subjects other than law); those with at least two years of study towards an undergraduate degree in law; those with at least one year of study towards a graduate degree in law. The class includes a wide array of human rights professionals, law students at the George Washington University and students studying various subjects at a variety of universities.

In 2018, a total of 65 students attended the program and came from countries including Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States.

For more information about the GW-Oxford Program, please contact:

GW/Oxford Summer Program in International Human Rights Law
The George Washington University Law School
2000 H St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20052
202.994.6588; [email protected].