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Chicago-Kent Summer Study Abroad Programs

University of Augsburg School of Law, Germany
Chicago-Kent can nominate six students to participate in the summer exchange program in European and International Economic Law. Courses are taught in English. Students will pay 50% of the tuition cost for up to 6 ABA-approved credit hours to Chicago-Kent and are responsible for any additional costs. The Summer 2011 study abroad application deadline is Thursday March 15 but please note that applications are reviewed and spots are allocated on a “first completed” basis. The study abroad form is at: http://www.kentlaw.edu/international/jd/exchangepgms/app2008.pdf For more information about the summer program at Augsburg:
http://www.jura.uni-augsburg.de/en/curriculum/summer_program/.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany
Chicago-Kent can nominate five (5) students to study at the Bucerius Summer Program in International Business Law. Students will pay 50% of the tuition cost to Chicago-Kent for up to 6 ABA-approved credit hours, and are responsible for any additional costs. The Summer Program courses are taught in English. The Summer 2011 study abroad application deadline is Thursday March 15 but please note that applications are reviewed and spots are allocated on a “first completed” basis. The study abroad form is at: http://www.kentlaw.edu/international/jd/exchangepgms/app2008.pdf  More information about the summer program at Bucerius can be found here: http://www.law-school.de/summerprogram.html?&L=1

Chicago-Kent Semester Study Abroad Programs

Credits transfer as pass/fail instead of grades at your option. You must notify the registrar of your choice within 2 weeks of starting your semester abroad.

University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Chicago-Kent can nominate two students per year to study at the University of Copenhagen for one semester each. More specific information about the program can be found here. Students can chose to enroll for either semester. There is a wide range of courses offered in English every semester. Students will pay the tuition at Chicago-Kent and are responsible for any additional expenses. The application deadline for the fall is Thursday, March 15 and for the spring is Saturday, October 15. For more information about expenses and other important information, check out the university's Faculty of Law's International Exchange Student website here.

The London Law Consortium, England
Chicago-Kent together with six other ABA-approved law schools presents an opportunity to study in London for the spring semester only. The program will last from January to April. Approximately six students from each participating school can enroll in the program. The students will also have an opportunity to participate in a legal externship while in London. Dean Sowle's office coordinates this program. Application deadline is September 10. For more information visit http://www.law.uiowa.edu/academics/london/index.php.

Pantheon-Assas Paris II University, Paris, France
Chicago-Kent can nominate qualified students to spend their 3rd year of the J.D. program studying at the Pantheon-Assas Paris II University. Students who complete the program will graduate with an LL.M. in European Law from Paris II as well as their J.D. from Chicago-Kent. Courses are offered entirely in English. More information about the LL.M. at Paris II can be found at http://college-europeen-paris.u-paris2.fr/LLM/index.html Students should apply in the Fall of their second year, must rank in the top 25% of their class (based on first year grades) and submit a statement on how the Paris Year Abroad will help them meet their professional goals. The application deadline for Fall 2012 is October 15. Dean Sowle's office will accept and approve all applications. For more information about the application process, please click here.

University Paul Verlain, Metz, France
Chicago-Kent can nominate up to ten (10) CK students to take 3 courses for 9 credits during the spring 2008 semester, the courses offered in the past in English have included Comparative Constitutional Law, European Union Law, and Comparative Intellectual Property Law and the University will match each student with an internship opportunity in Brussels, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, or elsewhere. These internships are not available to students who do not study at Metz in the spring. All prospective students must complete a University of Paul Verlaine Application Form AND the Metz Learning Agreement Form.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany
Chicago-Kent can nominate up to two students to study at the Bucerius Law School for the fall semester (from August to December). Students pay tuition at Chicago-Kent and are responsible for any additional costs. The Exchange Program courses are taught in English, however, students with sufficient knowledge of German may attend regular classes. The Program also offers two German language classes. Application deadline is March 15. For more information visit http://www.law-school.de.

Konkuk University, South Korea
Chicago-Kent can nominate two students per year to study at Konkuk University in Seoul, South Korea for the fall or spring semester. The fall semester runs approximately from August to December and the spring semester runs approximately from January to May. Students will pay the tuition at Chicago-kent and are responsible for any additional expenses. The application deadline for the fall is March 15 and for the spring is October 15. For more information about Konkuk, please click here.

Sookmyung Women's University, South Korea
Chicago-Kent can nominate two students per year to study at Sookmyung Women's University in Seoul, South Korea for the fall or spring semester. The fall semester runs approximately from August to December and the spring semester runs approximately from January to May. Students will pay the tuition at Chicago-kent and are responsible for any additional expenses. The application deadline for the fall is March 15 and for the spring is October 15. For more information about Sookmyung, please click here.

Tec de Monterrey, Mexico
Chicago-Kent can nominate two students per year to study at Tec de Monterrey for one semester each. The Spring semester runs from the second week of January until the first week of May. The fall semester typically runs from the first week of August to the last week of November. Students can chose to enroll for either semester. There is a wide range of courses offered in English every semester. For more information about courses in English, please click here. Students will pay the tuition at Chicago-Kent and are responsible for any additional expenses. The application deadline for the fall is March 15 and for the spring is October 15.

University of Waikato, New Zealand
Chicago-Kent can nominate two students per year to study at the University of Waikato for one semester each. Students can choose to enroll for either the fall or spring semester. Students will pay the tuition at Chicago-Kent and are responsible for any additional expenses. The application deadline for the fall is March 15 and for the spring is October 15. For more information about the university, please click here.

University of Oslo, Norway
Chicago-Kent can nominate up to two students to study at the University of Oslo for either fall or spring semester. Students will pay tuition at Chicago-Kent and are responsible for any additional expenses. Students will be able to choose their courses from a wide variety of classes offered in English. The application deadline for the fall is March 15 and for the spring is October 15. For more information on the University, visit: http://www.uio.no/english/ and for more information on courses offered in English please click here.

University of Navarra, Spain
Chicago-Kent can nominate three students per year to study at the University of Navarra for the fall or spring semester. The fall semester runs approximately from August to December and the spring semester runs approximately from January to May. Students will pay the tuition at Chicago-Kent and are responsible for any additional expenses. The application deadline for the fall is March 15 and for the spring is October 15.

University of Zurich, Switzerland
Chicago-Kent can nominate three students per year to study at the University of Zurich for one semester each. Courses are currently offered in German or English. For more information about courses offered, please click here. Students will pay the tuition at Chicago-Kent and are responsible for any additional expenses. The application deadline for the fall is March 15 and for the spring is October 15.

For more information about the University of Zurich, please click here.

China Exchange

I. Central University of Finance and Economics – Beijing, China

The course offerings at CUFE include:

  • Introduction to the Chinese Legal System (mandatory)
  • Comparative Company Law
  • Comparative Intellectual Property Law
  • International Tax Law
  • Comparative Government Procurement Law
  • International Buisness Transactions: U.S., European and Chinese Perspectives

The program begins with an orientation program in August. The semester begins in September and ends in December. The application deadline for the fall is March 15.

Please click here for a fact sheet and more information about the CUFE program in Beijing.

II. Southwest University of Political Science and Law – Chongqing China (Sichuan province)

  • Chinese Civil Law (Associate Professor Liao Zhigan);
  • Chinese Commercial Law (Associate Professor Li Yan);
  • Chinese Economy (Associate Professor Zheng Daxuan);
  • Introduction to Chinese Law (Associate Professor Zheng Daxuan) and
  • WTO and China (Wang Heng).

The Spring semester begins in late February or early March and runs through early July.


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