Within Georgetown’s S.J.D. Program, IIEL offers a platform for candidates wishing to specialize in trade, financial regulation, arbitration, tax and transnational business, and supports their scholarship with a venue for exploring the full panoply of international economic studies. The Institute offers over ten full-time professors available to supervise these areas of doctoral research and an extensive community of adjunct professors, practitioners and researchers that are actively engaged in these areas.

Alumni in the SJD program are currently working for international organizations and universities throughout the world, occupying leading positions in national regulatory and trade organizations.

For a detailed description of the S.J.D. Degree and its requirements, please click here.

JIEL Editorial Assistant Opening: Special May-June 2017 Announcement

IIEL’s own Chris Brummer and Joost Pauwelyn, Co-editors of the Journal of International Economic Law (JIEL), seek applications for the position of JIEL Editorial Assistant.  The current person in this position will complete his tenure following JIEL’s Editorial Board meeting in June 2017.

This position is half-time (generally, 15-20 hours/week) for approximately one-two years.  Individuals who have undertaken this important role have usually pursued their own research, or performed the role in conjunction with work towards a Ph.D. degree.  Compensation is provided at the prevailing rates established for Georgetown Law Research Assistants.

Requirements include exceptionally good writing and comprehension abilities in English and knowledge of/a background in international economic law subjects, including the WTO.  A letter of inquiry or application, with references and a C.V., should be directed to the JIEL:

For more information about the JIEL, affiliated with Oxford University Press, see