The Center for Chinese Legal Studies prepares students to take on leadership roles in Chinese Law, and provides them with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in China's rapidly changing legal environment.
The Center for Israeli Legal Studies sponsors lectures, seminars, and conferences; creates fellowship opportunities for LL.M. and J.S.D. students; and develops exchange opportunities for Law School students to pursue research or internships in Israel.
The Center for Korean Legal Studies at Columbia Law School is a national focal point for research, scholarship, and exchange on Korean law and legal institutions.
The Center on Global Governance's initiatives flow naturally from Columbia Law School’s exceptionally rich curriculum relating to global law issues.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), a joint center of Columbia Law School and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is the only university-based applied research center and forum dedicated to the study, practice, and discussion of sustainable international investment.
The Human Rights Clinic is a community of advocates engaged in innovative education, social justice, critical reflection, and scholarly research. The Human Rights Institute serves as the focal point of international human rights education, scholarship, and practice at Columbia Law School.
The Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership's mission is to bring world-class scholarship, research, and academic rigor to the vital task of restoring and strengthening long-term financing of innovative and durable public corporations, which are the underpinning of economic growth.
Edwin B. Parker, a leading international lawyer in the early 20th century, provided in his Will for the establishment of a school devoted to foreign relations. Parker School support continues today, as Columbia Law School seeks to remain at the forefront of studies of foreign legal systems and legal issues associated with globalization.
The Roger Hertog Program on Law and National Security focuses particularly on the role of domestic law in national security matters from the perspective of both lawyers and policymakers.
The Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program brings together students from the nation’s top law schools along with leading academics, judges, and practitioners in the fields of private and public international law.
Columbia Law School hosts exceptional international scholars, professors, judges, practitioners, and government officials. These scholars range from senior faculty at the world’s leading research institutions, to doctoral students who are at the start of their scholarly careers.
The Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration Law is designed to further the teaching and study of international arbitration, building on Columbia Law School’s well-established expertise in this growing legal practice.
The Center for Japanese Legal Studies is the first and only center of its kind in the United States. It actively promotes research on Japanese law, aided by the country’s premier collection of Japanese legal materials.
The Center for Law and Economic Studies’ basic mandate is to develop interdisciplinary research and teaching programs in order to shed new light on the “fundamental economic and legal problems of the modern industrial society.”
The Center on Global Legal Transformation's objective is to analyze how this trend affects the role of law as a mode of social ordering, its differential effects on individuals and societies around the world, and its impact on the legitimacy of law in the eyes of those whose compliance it seeks.
The European Legal Studies Center enjoys an outstanding reputation for training students to assume leadership roles in international and European law, public affairs, and the global economy.
Annual world-class conferences on corporate governance research.
The LL.M. Interview Program, administered annually by Columbia Law School, is designed to bring together legal employers from around the world to meet with LL.M. students from seven of the top U.S. law schools.
The International Migration program's scope is interdisciplinary and it aims at providing an umbrella for faculty and students engaged in scholarly research on the myriad analytical and policy-related issues raised by the international flows of humanity.
The Sabin Center develops legal techniques to fight climate change, trains students and lawyers in their use, and provides up-to-date resources on key topics in climate law and regulation.
Social Justice Initiatives manifests Columbia Law School’s belief that public interest experience should be part of the professional life of every Columbia student and graduate.