To advance international and comparative law scholarship and education among Santa Clara Law students, faculty, and community by:

(i)  increasing awareness and knowledge of international and comparative law;

(ii)  providing opportunities for faculty and students to examine, experience, and contribute to international law on a first-hand, personal basis;

(iii)  establishing a nationally and internationally renowned platform for quality scholarly exchange of ideas in and knowledge of international law; and

(iv)  developing leaders in the international community.