CILE JD Opportunities

The Center for International Legal Education offers an excellent selection of opportunities for JD students to learn about and practice using foreign, comparative, and international law. The world of law is increasingly globalized; every area of law practice applies foreign and international legal resources.

International and Comparative Law Certificate

The International & Comparative Law Certificate program is intended to provide a foundation for careers and further study in the application of legal regimes to transnational and international relationships.

Scholarships and Competitions

Fund your global training from a multitude of fellowships, internal and external scholarships, and competitions.

Languages for Lawyers

Courses are available to attorneys as well as JD students in Arabic, French, German and Spanish.

UCIS Area Studies Certificate

The University’s Center for International Studies (UCIS) offers programs that combine foreign language training and multidisciplinary courses necessary for communicative and cultural competence.

International Moot Competitions

Pitt Law students have consistently excelled in international moot court competitions such as the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.