The Dean Rusk International Law Center at the University of Georgia School of Law benefits from a global community, beginning at our Athens main campus and extending well beyond. In addition to faculty renowned for teaching, scholarship, and service in international, comparative, law and policy, this community includes our Center's permanent and Student Ambassador staff, who bring extensive international knowledge, skills, and abilities to the Center. Also integral to our community are UGA Law students and alumni/ae, as well as external partners.


Our J.D., LL.M., and M.S.L. students enrich the work of the Center by taking classes in our global practice curriculum, by serving as Student Ambassadors, and by playing active roles in student organizations such as the:

Alumni and Alumnae

Thanks to its 75-year-old tradition in international law, the University of Georgia School of Law benefits from a network of approximately 10,000 alumni/ae, including more than 600 LL.M. graduates. They include judges and law firm partners, leaders in governments and in intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations, heads of corporate legal departments, and university professors. Some of our valued graduates also support us by serving as members of Dean Rusk International Law Center Council.


Our Center is honored to partner with other University of Georgia units, such as the African Studies Institute, the Latin American & Caribbean Studies Institute, the School of Public & International Affairs, the Department of Comparative Literature, and the Willson Center for Humanities & Arts, as well as the state's Institute of Continuing Judicial Education.

We also have benefited from partnerships, cosponsorships, and other collaboration with external institutions like the: