International Law

Typical international law course structure

  • Two seminars each morning led by specialist tutors.
  • One seminar each day  by guest speakers
  • Two field visits to companies each week.
  • Three hosted cultural visits each week.
  • One hosted lunch in the University of Oxford.
  • Certificate on completion.

Sample course content: (this list is not exhaustive)

  1. Public International Law
  2. Law of International Organisations
  3. International Relations  for Lawyers
  4. Negotiation and Mediation
  5. International Human Rights Law
  6. International Criminal Law
  7. International Economic Law
  8. International Migration Law
  9. Environmental Law and Diplomacy
  10. Diplomatic Law


Trips and visits

  • Field Trips to legal institutions and law firms in the UK
  • Field Trips to relevant organisations within Oxford for example Oxford City Council, the Chambers of Commerce, the Law courts
  • Field Trips to educational institutions such as the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
  • “Match-making” visits to  law firms in Oxford

Cultural programme and excursions

Visit to the Colleges and Libraries of the University of Oxford;

Lunch in a College of the University;

Musical concerts at the Sheldonian Theatre and the Holywell Music Room

Guided tour of the Ashmolean museum, Bodleian library and the Pitt-Rivers Collection;

Day trips to Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds, Warwick Castle and other stately homes and gardens.

Accommodation and meals

Delegates usually stay in a good hotel in the centre of the city. Buffet lunches can be arranged if required near to the training venue.


A bi-lingual simultaneous translator can be provided.

Course duration

This depends on the client’s needs and requirements. International law training courses can be run anytime of the year by arrangement with OICT.