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International and Comparative Law Program

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Our international and comparative law program offers an exciting range of opportunities to expand your horizons—through numerous courses; a concentration in international and comparative law; study abroad options of a year, a semester, or a few weeks; conferences and guest lectures; and international law externships in the U.S. and abroad.  We also serve as the student services home for international students at Vermont Law School, connecting individuals with resources across campus and answering questions about life in the United States.  

Curricular Opportunities

Our partnerships with leading universities in Canada, England, France, and Italy allow students to experience a semester abroad or earn a specialized degree from a foreign university. You will emerge with a solid foundation in international and comparative law, as well as a valuable global perspective.  Scholarships are available for study/travel coursework and for international human rights field work.  

INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS

For individuals who live outside of the United States, there are several options for both taking classes and completing degree programs through Vermont Law School.

If you are currently enrolled at an institution which has an established exchange partnership with VLS, you can complete coursework through the International and Comparative Law Program as an international exchange student. Please speak with the appropriate office at your home institution about the necessary application procedures.

If you are a foreign citizen interested in pursuing a full degree at Vermont Law School, please visit the website of the International Admissions Office.  

Certificate in International and Comparative Law, Vermont Law School
Certificate in International and Comparative Law
​​Want to demonstrate a committed focus to your focus on international law? Learn more about a certificate in International and Comparative Law .
Global Advocacy Mission Scholars, Vermont Law School
Global Advocacy Mission Scholars
Global Advocacy Mission Scholars​hips​ support students that come to VLS with a cause and who will use the power of the law to make a difference in their communities and the world.
International Dual Degrees, Vermont Law School
International Dual Degrees
Learn more about Vermont Law School's partnerships with other top-tier institutions of higher education around the world.
LLM in American Legal Studies, Vermont Law School
LLM in American Legal Studies
The LLM in American Legal Studies degree is designed for students with a law degree from outside the United States.
Study Abroad
Study Abroad
We offer JD students semester programs at partner Universities in France, Canada, and Italy.
International Admissions
International Admissions
Admissions requirements for international applicants does not have to be confusing.