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New England Law | Boston students can augment their classroom studies through international opportunities that immerse them in the practice of international legal systems and through legal externships with lawyers abroad that allow them to learn firsthand how global issues play out.
Galway, Ireland; study international law with one of New England Law | Boston’s many study abroad programs
Galway, Ireland, one of the many international programs for New England Law students

With both an international study abroad law program and international externships to choose from, students have a wide range of opportunities to learn in a global setting, which, in turn, strengthens their understanding of the American legal system.

Competitive International Law Externships

Selected students also can take advantage of academic externships that focus on international law, offered through our Center for International Law and Policy. Sought-after placements in The Hague, London, and Washington, DC, expose students to the inner workings of leading organizations dealing with international criminal law issues, postwar justice, human rights and refugees, and the independence of the legal profession worldwide, among other areas.