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Academic Programs

The Center for International and Comparative Law offers robust coursework in international and comparative law, exciting study and research opportunities outside the U.S. and meaningful access to an experienced and dedicated faculty.

Through its legal scholarship, educational programs, international opportunities and professional engagement, the Center has built and will continue to build alliances locally and internationally, enabling SLU LAW students to be prepared for transnational practice and to meet the needs of their clients in an increasing global community.  

Opportunities for international and comparative law are available to American students seeking a J.D. as well as foreign students seeking to enhance their legal career.

Concentration in International and Comparative Law

Students can earn a concentration in international and comparative law by completing a required course of study and specific co-curricular activities through the Center. 

Degree Programs for Foreign Lawyers

Students who are qualified to practice law or who have completed their first degree in another country may earn a U.S. law degree by enrolling in one of two degree programs at SLU LAW. 

SLU LAW offers an LL.M. in American Law for Foreign Lawyers and a Two-Year J.D. for Foreign Lawyers.