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Sydney Centre for International Law

The Sydney Centre for International Law (SCIL) is a centre of excellence in research, public policy and teaching in international law. Since its establishment in 2003, SCIL has emerged as a hub of international legal thought and debate in the Asia-Pacific region. SCIL members are grappling with some of the world’s thorniest problems and doing so from a range of perspectives. Our approach is collaborative; we remain in constant conversation with colleagues and policymakers around the globe.


  • SCIL Internships Applications are now open

    SCIL are now offering two internship positions to Sydney Law School students. Interns will get to be involved in the full range of the Centre’s activities. More

  • Antarctica in International Law Edited by Ben Saul and Tim Stephens

    Antarctica, one of the world's last great wildernesses, presents special challenges for international law. Fears that Antarctica would become a front in the Cold War catalysed agreement on the 1959 Antarctic Treaty which neither legitimized nor challenged the existing sovereign claims to the continent. More

  • SCIL Newsletter and Annual Report 2013

    SCIL Newsletter for Semester 2 2013 and the Annual Report for 2013. Now available