International and Comparative Law

If you choose to specialize in international law, you may engage in transactional work, international litigation, or public international law. To prepare, you can select from the rich variety of international and comparative law offerings. Even if this is not your chosen area of practice, you will want to take international and comparative law courses. As globalization of the world economy and other aspects of daily life continue, it is increasingly important for lawyers in the United States to understand international and comparative law and international legal process.

General Courses

  • Admiralty
  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Comparative Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Constitutional Law
  • European Union Law
  • Human Trafficking
  • Immigration Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Human Rights
  • International LLM Programs
    • City University of Hong Kong
    • Leiden University
    • Singapore National University
    • Sorbonne University of Paris
    • University of Edinburgh
    • University of London
  • International Trade and Investment
  • Internet Law
  • Managing the Water Environment
  • Negotiation & Mediation Advocacy
  • Public International Law
  • Spanish for Lawyers
  • Transnational Litigation
  • Villanova Rome Study Abroad Program (multiple courses)

Practical Writing Courses

  • Comparative Bioethics
  • Contract Drafting
  • Drafting of International Commercial Instruments
  • In-House Counsel
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Environmental Law Seminar
  • International Human Rights
  • Latin American Law

Clinics and Externships