Law School

International Law Research Hub


The International Law Research Hub has been established within the UWA Law School as a focus for advanced research into public international law issues.

International law affects countless areas of society, business and government. It provides an important framework for global governance and shapes international, national and also local relationships in various ways. Members of the International Law Research Hub teach and conduct research to advance knowledge and respond to contemporary challenges in a range of areas, including international human rights law, international environmental law, international legal institutions and international relations.

Research Areas

Members of the International Law Research Hub are engaged in a wide range of research projects (individually and in collaboration with others) and have interests across a range of areas, including:

  • Public International Law
  • International Law and International Relations
  • Armed Conflicts and International Criminal Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • Law of the Sea
  • Transnational Organised Crime
  • International Environmental Disputes

International Law at UWA

Graduate Diploma and Master in International Law
The UWA Law School offers both a Graduate Diploma and Master in International Law as well as a combined Master in International Law and Master in International Relations courses designed to equip you for an international future. For more information about these courses and how to apply.

UWA International Law Club
The UWA International Law Club (ILC) aims to promote the specific field of international within the Law School and the wider university community. ILC publishes an annual academic journal, the Perth International Law Journal, and a more informal weekly blog, JusT Cogens. In addition, ILC organises events to raise awareness of international law issues, which have included speeches by former diplomats and federal ministers, student and expert seminars, introductory lectures, a quiz night and evening gatherings.

Visiting Scholars

The UWA Law School hosts a number of Visiting Scholars from outside Western Australia each year. The International Law Research Hub encourages applications from researchers in the field of international law.

UWA Law School visiting scholar program