The Harris Institute offers a wide variety of programs by drawing on a vast pool of international and national expertise to foster collaboration, continuous dialogue and exchange of ideas among scholars, business and government leaders, members of civil society and practitioners engaged in international or comparative law work. 

Student Opportunities

In addition to attending lectures, conferences, and events, the Institute and the law school in general also provide students various opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research and gain valuable international experience.

See also, Washington University School of Law’s International Programs and Global Studies Law Review.


Washington University Law | Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute
Leila Nadya Sadat, Director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute and Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law
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