Courses

Our Summer 2018 semester has ended. Sign up for periodic emails about our Summer 2019 course offering and other Executive Education programs using the form to the right. 

Executive course participants attend classes offered throughout the summer semester, along with students in the LL.M. professional track, and are taught by Berkeley Law faculty.*

Courses vary from one week to three weeks in length. Please click on the links below for course description, dates, and times. We are proud to announce new courses in blockchain and design thinking (you’ll find details under Business Law)!

*Executive course participants attend on a non-degree basis (not matriculated). They do not get academic credit, take a final exam, or receive a grade or an official UC Berkeley transcript.

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FEATURED COURSE

Design Thinking for Lawyers

Design thinking, also known as human-centered design, is a way of framing and solving for problems that emphasizes creativity, empathy and multi-disciplinary collaboration. Using this approach in your law practice can lead to a marked increase in client relations, more satisfying legal practices, and better outcomes.

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Copyright Law (Depoorter)

Cybersecurity (Dempsey)

Entertainment Law (Gomez-Cabrera)

Information Privacy Law (Schwartz)

Intellectual Property Law (Menell)

Patent Law (Merges)

Trademark Law (Katyal)

Video Game Law (Smithline)


Earn a Certificate in Law & Technology issued by the Professional Legal Education program at Berkeley Law by taking at least 3 courses totaling at least 7 units listed in the “intellectual property and technology law” category on the summer Schedule of Classes.

Foundations of Environmental Law (Biber)

International Environmental Law (Farber)

Renewable Energy Law (Haubenstock)


Earn a Certificate in Energy & Environmental Law issued by the Professional Legal Education program at Berkeley Law by taking all courses listed in the “environmental law” category on the summer Schedule of Classes.

Administrative Law (Bhagwat)

Constitutional Law (Ross)

Foundations of Environmental Law (Biber)

International Environmental Law (Farber)

International Human Rights (Mohamed)

Policy, Politics & Problem Solving (Lerman)


Earn a Certificate in Public Law issued by the Professional Legal Education program at Berkeley Law by taking at least 3 courses totaling at least 7 units listed in the “public law & policy” category on the summer Schedule of Classes.

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