International Humanitarian and Security Law

The field of International Humanitarian and Security Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa encompasses not only the study of the established laws of armed conflict, but also includes legal scholarship on contemporary challenges to peace and collective security.  Students completing the LL.M. with concentration in International Humanitarian and Security Law have a unique opportunity to study and work on crucial issues of international law, conflict resolution, national security, and peace building.

The LL.M. program facilitates rigorous academic study directed at deepening the understanding of – and contributing to solutions to – the collective security dilemmas of the 21st century. To learn more, we invite you to read about the degree requirements and faculty members working in this field.

You may also wish to consult the information about International Law, under the uOttawa Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.

We invite you to explore the Program Requirements and Course Descriptions.