International Partners

KU Law is pleased to partner with international universities to further our mission of cross-border legal education and understanding. Our memoranda of understanding with global institutions encourage interaction, program development and cross-marketing of degree programs. International partners pledge to collaborate with KU on research projects, scholarship opportunities and faculty and student exchanges. Our goal is to create employment opportunities for alumni, research opportunities for faculty and academic opportunities for students of both KU Law and our partner institutions. 






Contact: Professor Kishu Daswani
Contact: Professor Sridhar Patnaik
Contact: Professor Manoj Kumar Sinha


Contact: Raymond Friel

           Contact: Zhyldyz Tegizbekova 


New Zealand


Contact: Dr. Feridun Yenisey

United Arab Emirates




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Degrees for International Students

KU Law's International & Comparative Law program teaches international students the fundamentals of American law, while exploring issues of public and private international law.

Degrees offered:
2-Year J.D.  |  International LL.M.  |  S.J.D.


Raj Bhala
Associate Dean for Int'l & Comparative Law
Rice Distinguished Professor

John Head
Robert W. Wagstaff Distinguished Professor

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 27th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms
  • 20th: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at the 250 largest law firms