Certificate in International and Comparative Law
Earning a certificate in International and Comparative Law from Vermont Law School demonstrates a committed focus on international law. Program graduates have the skills and substantive knowledge to play a strong role in international firms, international organizations, NGOs and government agencies.
Certificate declaration is typically made during the spring registration period of the 1L year. In order to earn a certificate, participants must:
- Earn a minimum of 18 credits in international and comparative law courses
- Take (1) International Law and (2) Comparative Law or another comparative law course that satisfies this requirement (see certificate declaration form), and earn a B or above in both
- Maintain an overall cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above
- Earn a minimum of 93 credits
INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW CURRICULUM AT VLS
The International and Comparative Law Curriculum offers year-round opportunities to engage in the critical international issues of our time. With nearly thirty course offerings, students will find stimulating courses in the fall, spring and summer semesters, including advanced seminars and the opportunity to conduct original research. The International and Comparative Law curriculum is enhanced by a multiple study abroad options, as well as experiential learning opportunities through the Center for Applied Human Rights and the International Semester-in-Practice Program.