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Legal Education Programs

Now more than ever a basic understanding of U.S. legal principals is indispensable across a wide array of professional and academic landscapes. In addition to its degree programs, Penn Law welcomes students from across the University of Pennsylvania and around the globe to participate in the following non-degree programs:

Classes for University of Pennsylvania Students

By taking coursework at Penn Law, upper-level undergraduate and graduate students can gain an understanding of legal reasoning, analysis, and a familiarity with substantive law in the areas directly impacting their professional and academic settings.  

Graduate students wishing to signal a stronger level of legal expertise also have the unique opportunity to obtain a Certificate of Law, which is designed to blend seamlessly with graduate programs offered at the University of Pennsylvania.

Penn Law Summer Programs

Penn Law offers a number of summer programs for pre-college, college, and international students who are considering an LL.M. Learn more about all Penn Law Summer Programs.

  • For International Students:

    International students considering an LL.M degree are invited to register in the Penn Summer Global Institute - Penn Law course track.

  • For U.S.Pre-law students:

    U.S. pre-law students considering a J.D. degree are invited to register in the Penn Summer - Penn Law course track.

  • Penn Law Pre-College Summer Academy:

    Rising high school juniors and seniors can learn how the American legal system works, what lawyers do, and what life is like as a law student at an elite law school. 

Custom Programs

Tailored programs for groups of 25 or larger meet the needs of students from elite universities, corporations and law firms. Learn more by clicking here. Programs can be custom designed to cover a wide array of legal topics including:

  • Introduction to U.S. Legal System for International Lawyers and Law Students
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate Governance
  • Contracts and more

Continuing Legal Education

Penn Law offers a wide array of lectures, panels and symposia. The University of Pennsylvania Law School is a licensed CLE provider in Pennsylvania. For more information, click here.

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