Loyola University Chicago


School of Law

Certificate in International Law and Practice

In order to earn the Certificate in International Law and Practice, students must fulfill several requirements in order to demonstrate their commitment to and mastery of this area of law, including:

1. Successful completion of any two of the following courses:

  • International Business Transactions (3 credit hours)
  • International Law and Practice (3 credit hours)
  • International Trade Law (2 credit hours)

2. Successful completion of a total of 14 credits in the areas of international and comparative law. In addition to the two required courses, students may choose from the courses listed on the law school’s list of courses in international and comparative law, available at LUC.edu/law/registrar/registration/courses/international.html:

New Listing Beginning With class of 2018 (2019 for Part time Students)

International Courses

289 – Advanced Legal Research: Foreign and International Legal Research

388 – Global Access to Medicine

537 – Human Rights in the Global Economy

274 – International Arbitration

527 – International Arbitration Oral Advocacy

137 – International Arbitration: Public and Private

381 – International Arbitration Workshop

118 – International Issues in Art Law

610 – International Children’s Human Rights

841 – International Commercial Arbitration and the CISG

288 – International and Comparative Labor Law

764 – International Health Law

294 – International Human Rights

530 – International Law Colloquium

382 – International Tax

117 – Philosophy of Law: Legal and Moral Issues of Economic Sanctions

479 – Transnational Dispute Resolution

Comparative Courses

197 – Advanced Business Organizations, including a Comparative Perspective

172 – Comparative Law

238 – Comparative Law Seminar: Chile

568 – European Union Law

305 – Global Seminar and Field Study

195 International and comparative Antitrust Law

177 – Introduction to Chinese law

459 – Introduction to the English Legal Profession

511 – London Comparative Advocacy Program 

465 – Strategic Counseling for International Corporate Clients

Students may also earn credit toward this requirement in the following ways:

  • By participation on the Jessup, or Vis competition teams.

3. Eleven of the 14 credit hours must be graded credit.

4. A grade point average in these courses of at least 3.0.

To download an application for the certificate program, click here.