Today, legal education must prepare professionals able to compete in a global environment. The proximity of Latin America to the United States of America has created the need to understand the foundations of American law in addition to the ability to understand and manage issues of international law. The diversity of topics encompassed by international law, as a result of the globalization process, creates the necessity to have a solid background on legal education with a transnational perspective.

Law-related education should train professionals to compete in a global environment. Latin America’s proximity to the United States of America cre- ates the need to understand the bases of American law, as well as to comprehend and handle international law topics. The vast diversity of topics encompassed in contemporary international law, which derive from globalization processes, require a solid preparation with a transnational-focused legal education as its core. Therefore, this program is designed for professionals who:

  • Are legal experts in international organizations.
  • Are  international  law  consultants  in  the  USA and Latin American countries.
  • Serve  as  international  arbitrators  for  dispute resolution.
  • Lead complex legal transactions in public and private settings.

The  program  is  designed  for  professionals  who work as:

  • Practicing independent lawyers who have earned an undergraduate degree in Law in Mexico and Latin America.
  • Lawyers from public institutions and private enterprise.
  • Partners or associates in consulting offices and firms.
  • Company executives involved in international transactions.
  • Mid- and upper-level federal, state and municipal public officials.

Legal advisers and analysts.


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1 year


Escuela de Gobierno y Transformación Pública Monterrey



On completing their studies, graduates will be able to:

  • Participate  in  solving  transnational  legal  disputes as an arbitrator or litigator.
  • Understand  diverse  legal  systems  and  traditions.
  • Lead negotiations in key international law issues.
  • Be fluent in legal English.
  • Litigate complex cases in transnational settings.
  • Lead legal processes against international or- ganizations.