Opportunities for UC Law SF Students
As hard as it is to leave San Francisco, we encourage all UC Law SF students to take advantage of international opportunities, including academic inquiry, study abroad and summer research opportunities around the globe.
Current students interested in applying for a study abroad program can find detailed information and application materials on the Global Programs Page on Sharknet
International Law Concentration
As a J.D. student, you can concentrate in International Law, with course offerings ranging from The Practice of International Law to International Business Negotiations to our cutting-edge Refugee and Human Rights Clinic.Learn more
International Internship Stipend
Receive a stipend toward travel and living expenses while working at a summer internship in a foreign country or in a domestic position focused on international law.
Our study abroad program allows students to experience another legal system and legal culture firsthand, and develop a network of professional contacts in foreign jurisdictions. Study abroad at one of our 19 exchange partner schools.Learn more
Opportunities for Foreign Students & Scholars
UC Law SF is a prime destination for visiting foreign exchange students and scholars. We invite interested law students and practicing attorneys to join our diverse international community.
This one-year program is designed for foreign attorneys who want to expand their understanding of U.S. law. Candidates can pursue a general LL.M. degree or specialize in one of the following areas:
- Criminal Law
- Dispute Resolution and Legal Process
- Environmental Law
- Health Law and Policy
- International Business and Trade
- International Law and Human Rights
- Science, Technology, and Intellectual Property
Foreign non-lawyers interested in learning the terminology and concepts of the legal system can attend UC Law SF and study with law students on areas of interest to their current or future careers. The program can be completed in one year or up to four years part time.
Law students from the following universities are invited to study at UC Law SF for a semester or full academic year:
- Austral University
- Bocconi University
- Bucerius Law School
- Copenhagen University
- Freie University
- Hitotsubashi University – Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
- IE (Instituto de Empresa)
- International University College of Turin
- Leiden University
- National Taiwan University
- Peking University
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University
- Tel Aviv University
- University of Bergen
- University of New South Wales
- University of Paris II
- Vermont Law School
- Waseda Law School
- Yonsei University
Every year we welcome foreign attorneys, legal scholars, and judges to spend a semester or full academic year conducting research at UC Law SF. Visiting scholars collaborate with UC Law SF faculty and give presentations to UC Law SF students on topics like international trade law, international human rights law, comparative corporate tax, or criminal law.