Certificate of Specialization in International Law

Berkeley Law students may undertake a specialization in international law. The specialized curricular program ensures students develop a broad background in fundamental areas of law while receiving advanced training in international law. Students who meet the requirements are awarded a Certificate of Specialization in International Law at the end of their graduating year.

Students who wish to earn the certificate must complete certain requirements, including taking courses in International and Comparative Law, as well as writing a substantial paper on international law.

If you have questions, email InternationalLawCertificate@law.berkeley.edu.


Application for 2018 Certificate of Specialization

To apply for the 2018 Certificate, submit the application materials by Sunday, April 1, 2018. 

Application for All Students
  Only students in their last year of study are eligible to apply
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Certificate Requirements for JD Students

Certificate Requirements for LLM / JSD / JSP Students

Frequently Asked Questions


Certificate Recipients 2010-2017

Click here for the list of certificate recipients.

2017 Certificate recipients and members of the international law faculty