CILE J.D. Opportunities
Study the language and culture of a foreign country.
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An array of required courses and electives in comparative & international law.
Practical work experiences in foreign legal settings.
Learn legal jargon and communication style.
Pitt Law students consistently excel in international moot court competitions.
This is a portal to internal and external funding opportunities.
Select from among the many jurisdictions and topics in ABA-approved programs.
The Center for International Legal Education offers an excellent selection of opportunities for JD students to learn about and practice using foreign, comparative, and international law. The world of law is increasingly globalized; every area of law practice applies foreign and international legal resources.
All JD students can benefit from the diverse selection of classes taught by our own faculty and visiting foreign law professors, the conferences and lectures we host where students are encouraged to network with international lawyers, and our international and comparative law certificate program. We provide information about scholarships and competitions and careers in foreign and international law to further encourage you to independently find your path.
For practical international law experience, we recommend participation in international moot competitions, internships with international tribunals or organizations, and our joint degree with the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.