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UH International and Comparative Legal Studies


International Law and Comparative Legal Studies' “global” approach to connecting with diverse, international legal and education communities.  UH Law’s vast international and comparative law curriculum spans various areas of the law that touch on global issues including international economic law, trade, human rights, international criminal law, foreign relations law, dispute resolution, health law, energy and environment, immigration law, intellectual property law, and tax law to name a few.  UH’s internationally recognized faculty not only teach in these areas but research and write in well-renown journals and books and are frequently sought out by news outlets and international and government organizations for their expertise and knowledge in their respective fields.  Learn more about our amazing network and our international and comparative law programming.

Houston and the World*

  • Houston’s two international airports service 193 nonstop destinations, including 127 domestic and 66 international.
  • 1 in 4 Houstonians are foreign born.
  • 5,000+ Houston companies are doing business abroad.
  • 92 nations have consular representation in Houston, the third-largest representation in the U.S.
  • Sixteen foreign banks from 9 nations are in Houston.
  • Twenty-four Fortune 500 companies call Houston home, the third most among U.S. Metros.

*Source: Greater Houston Partnership


Academic Partner


We are excited to announce our academic partnership with the University of Bologna, Italy. This collaboration brings together researchers from Bologna’s Department of Political Science and Social Sciences and UH Law Initiative on Global Law and Policy for the Americas for collective research on the Americas and international law. This partnership will also bring about more opportunities for faculty and students of both institutions for international exchanges, collective research and other mutually beneficial collaborations.

Learn more about our Global and Graduate Programs.

Learn more about Global Law and Policy for the Americas Initiative.


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