The World’s Premier Academic Setting for the Study of Air and Space Law
Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University
Montreal, Canada

For over 65 years, world-ranking McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) has been internationally recognized as the leading educational and research institution in the field of air and space law. The Institute has graduated over 1,000 professionals hailing from over 120 countries.

Since its establishment in 1951, the IASL’s educational programme and research agenda have evolved to address and accommodate rapidly-evolving demands for an interdisciplinary and global approach to the governance of aviation and outer space. The presence of highly experienced and educated academics and professionals ensure that the IASL curriculum covers the entire breadth and depth of aviation and space law.  The close proximity of global organizations such as ICAO, IATA, Airports Council International (ACI), and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), makes Montreal, and this renowned Institute, the ideal location to witness and experience the rapid evolution of the practical issues and legal and intellectual challenges presented by the domains of aviation and space.

The abundance of fellowships and prizes in air and space law that are available, the highly competitive tuition fees and living expenses in Montreal, and the opportunities for students to participate in the Institute’s research and outreach activities, combine to offer immense prospects for students and professionals keen to study air and space law at graduate level.  The presence of proud Institute graduates around the globe in senior positions in governments, civil aviation authorities, international organizations, airlines, aviation businesses, the global legal profession, and in the academy add enormously to the networking opportunities that the Institute has to offer.

If you aspire to be a specialist in air and space law, holding graduate credentials that will be recognized and respected throughout the world, please consider McGill’s Institute of Air and Space Law as the place to pursue your professional aspirations.

The application for admission to the IASL programs must be submitted online before 15 December 2017.  For more information about the programs and courses on offer at the Institute, please visit:  and SPREAD THE WORD!  For assistance, please contact the IASL Administrator  Maria D’Amico.