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  • Top law practice today demands a knowledge of the rules and practices that govern transnational affairs which is why Penn State Law is integrated with the Penn State School of International affairs.
  • Students in the  LL.M. and S.J.D. programs hail from every continent except Antartica providing a culturally diverse experience that enriches.


  • School of International AffairsSchool of International Affairs

    Penn State Law's unique curricular and faculty integration gives law students an advantage in the global marketplace including a joint degree in as little as one extra semester.

  • School of International AffairsInternational Curriculum

    The vast number of International Law and Policy classes allows students to focus on specializations ranging from Global Commerce to International Human Rights.

  • LL.M and S.J.DLL.M. and S.J.D.

    For more than 40 years, lawyers from outside of the U.S. have come to the law school to gain the leadership skills to advance their careers at home and around the world.

  • School of International AffairsInternational and Graduate Programs Faculty and Staff

    The community of global legal and international affairs scholars includes not only those resident at the Law School but across the entire university.

  • School of International Affairs

    Education Abroad

    Semester and summer study options include: Brazil, Taiwan, the Netherlands, Italy, South Africa, and Canada.

  • School of International AffairsResearch with Impact

    Visiting Scholars, students and faculty team up to produce outstanding scholarship including The Journal of Law and International Affairs and World on Trial, an international human rights television show.

  • School of International AffairsInternational Law Practice & Extracurricular Activities

    Penn State Law offers clinical, externship, and internship programs in International Law. J.D. and LL.M. students can choose among international moot court competitions and a wide range of student organizations.

  • School of International AffairsSummer Programs

    Penn State Law offers intensive study opportunities during the summer months. In 2014, the University Park campus will host two residential programs designed to provide lawyers and students from outside of the U.S. with concentrated study.