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Office of International Law and Policy
Week of April 4, 2005


How About a Semester Abroad in Denmark next year?

Chicago-Kent has an exchange agreement with the University of Copenhagen that permits our students to study at that school for a semester and earn credits that can be applied to your JD degree. The deadline for applying for their fall semester is April 1 2005, and the deadline for applying to go for Spring semester is October 1, 2005. The semester dates are Sept 1, 2005 – exams in December 2005, and February 1, 2006 – exams in May 2006. Currently, we have 2 Danish exchange students here at Chicago-Kent, and one 3L who was there this past fall, so if you are interested, contact Dean Lazar for more information!

DePaul University College of Law Summer Program

The Human Rights Law in the Americas Summer Program provides students with the opportunity to study international human rights law in San José, Costa Rica. The Summer Program links basic principles of international law with an overview of the Inter-American Human Rights System and a special focus on how human rights ideas, advocacy, and activist strategies have transformed Latin American society and politics.
The Summer Program runs from June 20 - July 19, 2005 and costs $3,700 which covers tuition and fees for 6 credits of coursework room, board, local transportation, and additional expenses. Students live with Costa Rican families and experience local culture firsthand and may remain in the country after the program ends to study Spanish or intern with a local human rights organization.
For more information, contact Lydia Lazar at

WTI's Summer WTO Law Program in Berne, Switzerland

The World Trade Institute is (WTI) pleased to announce that this July and August it will be hosting its annual Summer Program on WTO Law and International Trade, in Berne, Switzerland. The WTI's 2005 Summer Program provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to gain in-depth and up-to-date instruction from some of the world's leading academics and practitioners in the field of International Trade Law and Economics.
Interested? Visit WTI's website at where you can find more information this year's program
If you have any questions, or are in need of further assistance, please email WIT at

ABA International Internship Program

The American Bar Association Section of International Law and Prctice's Law Student and New Lawyer Outreach Commitee is launching an international internship program. The program offers students the opportunity to intern in a European Law firm. Click here to download the flyer for more information on how to qualify.

Attention all F1 students who are completing their program at the end of the Spring semester!

The International Center is holding workshops for students who are interested in applying for Optional Practical Training employment benefit after completion of study. Processing of OPT may take 3-4 months by the Immigration Service, so we encourage you to apply early.
At this workshop, you will learn about the procedures, ask your questions, and may submit your application if you bring all the necessary documents! You can download the necessary OPT application forms at

Please check our website for ALL of our workshops and events at Attendance is optional, no sign-up necessary.
Thank you. International Center


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