1 COMMISSION FRANCO- AMÉRICAINE D ÉCHANGES UNIVERSITAIRES ET CULTURELS 9 rue Chardin Paris Tel : SUMMER PROGRAMS OFFERED BY AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES OF INTEREST TO FOREIGN LAWYERS AND ADVANCED LAW STUDENTS
2 The following document profiles a select number of summer programs hosted by American law schools of interest to foreign lawyers and law students. The first section covers programs taking place in the U.S., while the second covers programs taking place abroad. Unless otherwise specified, the information provided refers to programs taking place in the summer of In general, these programs are offered yearly, and cover the same material. For further information concerning a particular program, please contact the administrator directly. SUMMER LAW PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES AMERICAN UNIVERSITY HUMAN RIGHTS Program title Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Dates May 31-June 18, 2010 Contact Address: American University Washington College of Law, Academy on Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, DC 20016, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: Web site: Course offerings Human rights and humanitarian law (courses available in English and Spanish) Participant profile: Hold a law degree either from a U.S. law school accredited by the American Bar Association or from a foreign law school with equivalent standards. Hold a bachelor s degree from an accredited institution in a field related to international affairs, government, political science, journalism or another field related to human rights. Be enrolled in a law degree program at a U.S. law school accredited by the American Bar Association or at a foreign law school with equivalent standards and have completed the first year. Exceptions: Persons with direct experience in the human rights field that do not hold a degree in a human rights related field or those currently pursuing a degree in a non-human rights related are eligible to apply. The committee will review academic and professional experience as well as the statement of interest in order to determine if the applicant is a good candidate for the Academy. Application deadline: May 1, 2010 Expenses: $1,503 tuition per credit Note: Other summer seminars are offered in Health Law and Policy, Environmental Law, International Arbitration, and Law and Government (see for details). AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LEGAL ENGLISH Program title Summer Legal English Institute Dates June 28-July 15, 2010 for 1, 2 or 3 weeks Contact Address: Summer Legal English Institute, Washington College of Law, Room 345, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: Web site:
3 Course offerings US legal system and contract law, Contract drafting and negotiation, Mock arbitration Participant profile: Practicing lawyers or law students Application deadline: June 1, 2010 Expenses: $2,500 for three weeks BOSTON UNIVERSITY (CENTER FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND ORIENTATION PROGRAMS) Program title Summer Professional Legal English Dates Legal English for LLM Students + Pre-course (Speaking and Listening for Legal English Students): June 8-August 13, 2010 Legal English for LLM Students: June 29-August 13, 2010 Legal English for Practitioners: July 13-August 13, 2010 Contact Address: CELOP, 890 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: form at Web site: Course offerings English language skills, US legal system Participant profile: Legal English for LLM Students: for students who have been admitted to an LLM program at a US law school for the coming fall Legal English for Practitioners: for individuals with an advanced level of English, plus some previous academic or professional experience in the area of law Application deadline: 1-3 months before the program begins Expenses: Legal English for LLM Students + pre-course : $9,844 for tuition, housing, board and administrative expenses Legal English for LLM Students: $7,310 (idem) Legal English for Practitioners: $6,087 (idem) CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW Program title Summer Language and Law Institute Dates July 12-August 6, 2010 Contact Address: The Summer Language and Law Institute, Attn: Adria J. Sankovic, School of Law, Case Western Reserve University, East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings English for legal purposes, US legal system Participant profile: Open to any foreign legal professional or international student Application deadline: June 30, 2010 Expenses: $1,900 for tuition THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW Program title Academy for American and International Law Dates May 16-June 25, 2010 Contact Address: Academy of American and International Law, The Center for American and International Law, 5201 Democracy Drive, Plano, TX , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax:
4 Web site: Course offerings Participant profile: Application deadline: April 2, 2010 Expenses: $8,000 for tuition Business-oriented program focusing on commercial transactions Lawyers and judges from countries other than the United States who are interested in American law and international business transactions. COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Program title English for Professional Purposes: Law Dates 3 weeks beginning late July Contact Address: American Language Program, Columbia University, 203 Lewisohn Hall, Mail Code 4119, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Purposes-Law Course offerings Legal English, U.S. judicial system Participant profile: This course is designed for lawyers, law school professors, and law school students from outside the United States and other legal professionals from outside the United States with an interest about the American legal system. Students must already hold a university degree or be in the process of finishing an undergraduate degree. Application deadline: 3 months before the program start date English test scores: Minimum TOEFL score of 575 (PBT), or 230 (CBT), or 89 (ibt), or ALP placement at Level 8 Expenses: $4,700 per month for all expenses FLETCHER SCHOOL, TUFTS UNIVERSITY Program title Summer School Dates May 24-July 2, 2010 Contact Address: Summer School Director, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings Courses in International Law & Organizations; Diplomacy, History & Politics; Economics & International Business Participant profile: Professionals in business, law, international organizations, journalism, diplomatic service and other pursuits Incoming or continuing students of The Fletcher School Students enrolled in other graduate programs Individuals who anticipate attending The Fletcher School in the future, or who wish to learn more about the School without making a commitment to a degree-granting program Undergraduates of high academic standing who have completed their third full year of undergraduate study Application deadline: May 1, 2010 English test scores: TOEFL 600 ST, 250 CBT, 100 ibt Expenses: $2,950 tuition per course
5 FRANKLIN PIERCE LAW CENTER Program title Intellectual Property Summer Institute Dates May 24- June 25, 2010 Contact Address: Alyson Fava, Franklin Pierce Law Center, Summer Programs Office, Two White Street, Concord, NH 03301, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: Web site: Course offerings Courses in intellectual property, patents and trademarks, and licensing law Participant profile: Students and graduates of other law schools seeking more extensive course offerings in intellectual property and licensing law. Law students can earn academic credit for transfer to their home institutions. University, government and corporate technology managers. Graduates and graduate-level students of engineering and science interested in technology transfer. Intellectual property professionals from around the world interested in learning more about US intellectual property and technology transfer law and practice. Application deadline: May 10, 2010 English test scores: Send TOEFL or IELTS scores from not more than 2 years ago Expenses: $1,230 per credit for tuition; room and board for 4 weeks $1,650 GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Program title Foundations of American Law and Legal Education Program Dates July 11-August 7, 2010 Contact Address: Office of Graduate Programs, Hotung Building, Suite 6000, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings Constitutional Law and the Federal System, Law School Experience, U.S. Legal Discourse Participant profile: Foundations of American Law and Legal Education (Foundations) prepares international law students for their graduate legal education in the U.S. Open only to Georgetown LLM students and those students sponsored by the Fulbright Program. Application deadline: Tuition due at registration on July 12, 2010 Expenses: $2,200 tuition INDIANA UNIVERSITY Program title Legal English Dates June 24-August 13, 2010 Contact Address: Intensive English Program, Memorial Hall 313, 1021 East Third Street, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings Background of the Legal System, the U.S. Constitution, and Landmark Cases;
6 Legal Reading and Analysis, Legal Writing and Structure; Vocabulary of the Law and English Grammar; Legal Issues and Socratic Method Participant profile: Prospective students must meet the following requirement for participation in the Legal English course: (Conditional) admission to the Indiana University Maurer School of Law or another American law school Application deadline: Not stated English test scores: TOEFL 61 ibt, 173 CBT, 500 PBT Expenses: $4,495 for tuition, room, board, and administrative expenses INTERNATIONAL LAW INSTITUTE Program title (1) Orientation in the U.S. Legal System; (2) Legal English and Legal Writing Dates 1: July 19-August 6, 2010; 2: July 5-16, 2010 Contact Address: International Law Institute, The Foundry Building, 1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Washington, D.C , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings (1)American Court System, International Litigation, Commercial Contracts, American Torts, US Insurance System, etc. (2)Intensive language course and a workshop of legal research and writing Participant profile: For foreign lawyers and LLM students Application deadline: (1)June 21, 2010 (2) July 5, 2010 for program deposit Expenses: (1) $2,600 tuition (2) $1,900. Discounts apply if attending both sessions. SOUTHWESTERN LAW SCHOOL Program title Summer Entertainment Law Dates May 27-July 22, 2009 Contact Address: Registration and Academic Records Office, Summer Entertainment Law Program, Southwestern Law School, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings Specialized entertainment, media and sports law courses Participant profile: Students who have satisfactorily completed one year of full-time or parttime study at an ABA-approved or state-accredited law school are eligible to enroll. Each applicant must also submit a letter of good standing from his or her current law school. Application deadline: May 1, 2009 Expenses: $1,225 per credit unit UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS SUMMER LL.M. Program title Summer International Commercial Law LL.M. Dates An 18-week course of study that can be completed over 3, 4 or 5 summers 2010 session: July 11-August 20, 2010 Contact Address: International Programs, School of Law and UC Davis Extension, 1333 Research Park Drive, Davis, CA , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site:
7 Course offerings Core courses (see Orientation and Seminars below), Business Associations, Intellectual Property, Comparative Law, Antitrust, Securities, Private International Law, International Tax, International Business Transactions, American Legal System Research, International Commercial Law in Cologne (see Section 2: summer programs abroad) Participant profile: For legal practitioners with busy schedules Application deadline: June 1, 2010 recommended; however, applications accepted until July 1, 2010 Expenses: Approximately $26,500 tuition for the full program UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS - ORIENTATION Program title Orientation in U.S.A. Law Dates July 11-August 7, 2010 Contact Address: International Programs, School of Law and UC Davis Extension, 1333 Research Park Drive, Davis, CA , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings U.S. Legal System; Torts; Intellectual/Real Property; Taxation; Dispute Resolution; Remedies; Business Structures and Contracts; Civil Procedures; Antitrust Regulations; Labor Relations/Environmental Law; Ethics; Legal Research; Negotiation, Arbitration, Mediation; electives Can be taken with English for Legal Professionals during the first two weeks of July; inquire for specific dates Participant profile: Lawyers, judges, prosecutors and defenders, notaries, law professors, pre- LL.M. students and business professionals Application deadline: Recommended before June 1, 2010 Expenses: $3,600 tuition; with a $200 discount if enrolled by June 1 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS SEMINARS Program title The Global Trading System Dates August 9-20, 2010 Contact Address: International Programs, School of Law and UC Davis Extension, 1333 Research Park Drive, Davis, CA , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings Courses in International Business and Trade, International Dispute Resolution Related To Trade, and Dispute Resolution Participant profile: Knowledgeable practitioners who wish to gain a working familiarity with the global trading system; anyone from the legal or business community Application deadline: Recommended before June 1, 2010 Note: These two-week specialized programs are offered every August on a rotating three-year cycle: Financing International Transactions (August 2011), Structuring an International Joint Venture (August 2012), The Global Trading System (August 2013) Expenses: $2,500 tuition; with a $100 discount if enrolled by June 15
8 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO Program title Intensive Legal English Dates 2010 sessions: Jan 4 Mar 19; Mar 29 Jun 11; Jun 21 Sept 3; Sept 20 Dec 3 Contact Address: University of California, San Diego, Extension International Programs, 9600 N. Torrey Pines Road, Bldg. E, La Jolla, CA , USA Telephone and Fax: Fax: Web site: tion=10wkintensivelegalenglish Course offerings Grammar, review of U.S. legal systems, trial procedures, landmark cases, social/cultural trends that affect the law, legal vocabulary, electives Participant profile: This program is for students with advanced proficiency in English who have a minimum of 4-6 months of previous legal studies or law-related work experience, and who are interested in both improving their English skills while learning about the U.S. legal system. Application deadline: There are no deadlines, but it is best to apply weeks before the program start-date. English test scores: TOEFL ibt 79 or IELTS 6 Expenses: $3,700 tuition, and $700 for books and administrative expenses UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE Program title American Law and Legal English Program Dates July 6-July 30, 2010 Contact Address: UD English Language Institute, 189 West Main Street, Newark, DE 19716, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: Web site: Course offerings American Law, Legal English and Communication, Seminars, Workshops Participant profile: For international legal professionals or those preparing to study for an LLM degree. Application deadline: It is advised to apply 3 months in advance. Expenses: $4,750 for room, board, tuition and other expenses UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Program title Penn Law Summer Program Dates August 6-27, 2010 Contact Address: University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3400 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: Web site: Course offerings Foundations of the U.S. Legal System, U.S. Legal Research Participant profile: Arriving Penn Law LL.M. students and a select number of others who have earned a first law degree prior to the start of the program Application deadline: June 1, 2010 English test scores: Generally at least 250 CBT, 600 ST, 100 ibt on the TOEFL or 7 IELTS Expenses: $3,500 for tuition
9 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Program title U.S. Law & Language Dates July 12-29, 2010 Contact Address: Center for International Legal Education, Room 318, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 3900 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: Web site: Course offerings Introduction to legal English and American legal education Participant profile: Recommended for all students entering an LL.M program in the United States as well as for judges, law professors and other legal professionals from legal systems. Application deadline: Applications should be submitted as early as possible Expenses: $1,450 tuition, books and materials UNIVERSITY OF SANTA CLARA Program title U.S. Summer Law Program Dates July 23-August 13, 2009 Contact Address: Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053,USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: Web site: Course offerings Introduction to the common law system, historical and constitutional structure of the political and judicial system of the U.S., overview of substantive areas of U.S. law, and instruction on research methodologies. Participant profile: Foreign law students and established professionals Application deadline: May 1, 2009 English test scores: English fluency necessary Expenses: $4,125 for tuition UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Program title Summer Law & English Program Dates July 12-August 6, 2010 Contact Address: Summer Law & English Program, USC Gould School of Law, 699 Exposition Boulevard, Suite 105, Los Angeles, CA , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: Web site: Course offerings Courses in legal English, and various areas of U.S. law and law school preparation Participant profile: Designed for international lawyers, corporate legal counsel, business professionals, government officials, and law students who would like to learn about the American legal system while improving their English ability. Our summer law program is designed primarily for those who have earned or will earn their first law degree (LL.B. or equivalent) outside of the United States and for students of all levels of English fluency. Application deadline: Recommended apply by May 1, 2010 Expenses: $3,900 for tuition, $1,350 min. for housing
10 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Program title Summer Institute in English for Business & Law Dates July 19-August 20, 2010 Contact Address: UW Educational Outreach, International & English Language Programs, P.O. Box 45010, Seattle, WA , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: Web site: Course offerings Topics in US Business and Law, Academic Preparation, Oral Communications, and Orientation to Life in the U.S. Participant profile: Acceptance into a US graduate program in law, business, or a related field. Application deadline: By the beginning of June English test scores: TOEFL 550 ST, 213 CBT, ibt Expenses: $5,692 for tuition, room, board and administrative expenses VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY, INTERLINK LANGUAGE CENTER Program title English for Law Dates June 1-July 30, 2010 Contact Address: Interlink Language Center, 1010 Union Street, Valparaiso, IN , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings Building legal vocabulary, classroom discussion skills, and presentation capabilities Participant profile: Preparation for LLM and JD degree programs at U.S. law schools Application deadline: Not stated English test scores: TOEFL 550 ST, 213 CBT, 80 ibt Expenses: $4,564 for tuition, administrative expenses, room and board for nine weeks VERMONT LAW SCHOOL Program title Summer Session Dates 2010 calendar: Term 1: June 1-17; Term 2: June 21-July 1; Term 3: July 12-22; Term 4: July 26-August 5; Term 5: August 9-19; 8 week courses: June 11-August 6; 4 week course: June 21-July 1 and July Contact Address: Summer Session, Environmental Law Center, Vermont Law School, 164 Chelsea Street, PO Box 96, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings Courses in environmental law Participant profile: Students attending the Environmental Law Center s Summer Session include Vermont Law School JD, MELP, and LLM candidates, as well as students from other law schools and graduate institutions. The Summer Session has also drawn participants from other walks of life, including practicing attorneys, planners, state and federal agency personnel, teachers, and citizen advocates. Application deadline: April 15, 2010 Expenses: $1,116 tuition per credit
11 YALE UNIVERSITY Program title (1) American English For Students of Law (2) Special Topics in the Law Dates (1) June 28-August 6, 2010 (2) May 31-June 25, 2010 Contact Address: Yale English Language Institute, P.O. Box , New Haven, CT , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings Participant profile: (1) Intensive orientation to the American legal system; written and oral communication (2) International Environmental Law, Family and Child Welfare, Corporate Law Designed for non-native speakers of English who are planning to enter law school in the U.S. or who will be working in the field of law in an international context. Application deadline: June 7, 2010 Expenses: (1) $4,650 for tuition, $2,586 for room and board (2) $3,100 for tuition, $1,724 for room and board SUMMER LAW PROGRAMS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES A complete list of ABA-accredited summer foreign study programs can be found at Note: not all programs are open to students or graduates of foreign law schools; contact each program administrator directly for admissions criteria and application information. AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Program title Comparative Summer Law Program in Europe (London-Paris-Brussels- Geneva) Dates June 1-June 30, 2010 Contact Address: Prof. Emilio Viano, Director, American University Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: Web site: Course offerings International Economic Law, International Human Rights Law, International Institutions & Sustainable Development Participant profile: -Full-time and part-time JD candidates in good standing at an ABA-approved or state accredited law school who have completed their first year of study by May Candidates for graduate law degrees (LL.M.; S.J.D.) -JD graduates Application deadline: Final payment due May 10; 2010 Expenses: $9,018 for tuition and housing
12 BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW Program title Summer Legal Institute in London Dates Part A ( Working Effectively in English with U.S. Attorneys ): July 4 July 24; 2010; Part B ( Key Doctrines in American Law and U.S. Legal Practice ): July 25 August 14; 2010 Contact Address: John N. Riccardi, Director; BU Summer Legal Institute, Boston University School of Law, Office of Graduate and International Programs, 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 1534, Boston, MA 02215, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: Web site: l Course offerings Part A: courses include Legal English and Legal Writing Part B: U.S. Corporate Law, U.S. Contract Law, U.S. Civil Procedure: What Foreign Lawyers Need To Know About Litigation in U.S. Courts, International Business Agreements Participant profile: The Summer Legal Institute is open to graduates of law faculties outside the United States and to advanced, non-u.s. law students who are about to complete their law studies in their home countries. The program's content is ideally suited for current - and future - global lawyers who: Seek to improve their ability to communicate and work effectively in English with American-trained lawyers and U.S. law firms and corporations Want substantive training in important American commercial law topics Anticipate pursuing an LL.M. degree in a U.S. school, whether at BU Law or elsewhere. Application deadline: May 1, 2010 English test scores: Must provide proof of English language proficiency. Expenses: $4,200 for part A or B; $8,100 for both. Housing and travel not included. CORNELL UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITE PARIS 1 - PANTHEON SORBONNE Program title Paris Summer Institute Dates June 28 July 31, 2010 Contact Address: Cornell-Paris I Summer Institute 2010, c/o Cornell Law School, Myron Taylor Hall, Ithaca, NY , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: Web site: er/index.cfm Course offerings Comparative Corporate Law and Governance; Comparative Family Law; Comparative Legal Studies; Comparative Law and Social Science; International Commercial Arbitration; International Criminal Law; International Human Rights; International Trade and Development Law; Introduction to French Law; Introduction to the American Legal System Participant profile: Law students who have completed at least one year of law studies and are in good standing; or licensed attorneys. Application deadline: Admissions are on a rolling basis, beginning December Applications will be accepted as long as spaces remain available.
13 English test scores: Expenses: Candidates from non-u.s. law schools at which the language of instruction is not English must also send a certified English translation of all transcripts, letters of good standing, and proof of English language ability. This must be mailed, not faxed. $3,300 (1-2 credits); $3,800 (3-4 credits); $4,300 (5-6 credits). Travel and housing not included. DUKE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW AND THE UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA Program title Duke-Geneva Institute in Transnational Law Dates June 27 July 27, 2010 Contact Address: Ms. Tonya Jacobs, Co-Coordinator, Duke-Geneva Institute in Transnational Law, Duke University School of Law, Box 90375, Durham, NC , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: Web site: Course offerings Comparative Antitrust Law; Comparative Contract Law; Climate Change: International and Comparative Law; Detention, Interrogation and Prosecution of Enemy Combatants and Alleged Terrorists; Introduction to American Law; Regulation of Non-Governmental Organizations. Participant profile: JD students who have completed at least one year of law study, students preparing to study for an LLM degree in the United States, advanced law students from all countries, and judges, academics, practitioners, and other professionals seeking knowledge of American and comparative law are welcome to apply for the program. Application deadline: It is advisable to apply before April 7, Expenses: $7,225 (shared room) or $8,075 (single room) for tuition, activities, meals, and accommodations. GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Program title London Summer Program Dates July 11-August 10, 2010 Contact Address: Mariah Strauch-Nelson, Program Manager, Transnational Programs, Georgetown Law Summer Program in London, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: Web site: Course offerings European Union Law; Transnational Copyright Law; The International Criminal Court; Corporations: U.S. and Transnational Perspectives; International Law I: Introduction to International Law; World Trade Law Participant profile: Although the vast majority of students who participate in the program are from U.S. law schools, the London program welcomes applications from qualified students and graduates from foreign law schools. Application deadline: April 1, 2010 Expenses: Tuition: $4,500; Housing: $1,890; Food: $1,200 (estimated)
14 GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD Program title George Washington/Oxford Summer Program in International Human Rights Law Dates July 11 August 7, 2010 Contact Address: Programme Administrator, International Human Rights Law, University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA, UK Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: Web site: ages/overview.aspx Course offerings Fundamentals of International Human Rights Law; Human Rights Lawyering; The International Rights of Women; International Criminal Law; Human Rights and the Marketplace; War, Peace and Human Rights Participant profile: The program welcomes law students, graduate students, lawyers, legal practitioners, staff of international and non-governmental organizations, researchers and other human rights professionals with a demonstrated interest in the field Application deadline: April 1, 2010 English test scores: TOEFL: 600 ST Expenses: $9,725: this charge includes tuition, Bodleian Library fees, and accommodation with full board; travel is not included. GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY AND THE MUNICH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW CENTER Program title Munich Intellectual Property Summer Program Dates June 28 July 24, 2010 Contact Address: Professor Robert Brauneis, The George Washington University Law School, 2000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: Web site: ages/munich.aspx Course offerings Cross-Border Trade in Intellectual Property; Technical Protection of Authors Rights; The Federal Circuit; Computer Crime; Theoretical Foundations of IP; International Patent Law; TRIPS, Patents and Public Health; IP and Indigenous Heritage Participant profile: The program welcomes law students; graduate students; lawyers; legal practitioners; staff of international and non-governmental organizations; researchers and other human rights professionals with a demonstrated interest in the field Application deadline: Rolling admissions, with tuition payment deadline of June 1, English test scores: TOEFL: 250; Cambridge CPE: 600; IELTS: 6.0 Expenses: Tuition is $1650 per two-week session or $3300 for the full four-week program. Housing and food, which is not included, could cost an additional $1700 to $2200.
15 GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY AND UNIVERSITE PARIS OUEST NANTERRE LA DEFENSE Program title Paris Summer Program Dates June 14-June 26, 2010 Contact Address: Professor Anne Deysine, University of Paris X (Nanterre), Co-Director GGU/UPX Summer Law Program Telephone and Fax: Web site: grams/paris_summer_program Course offerings Comparative Corporate Law; Comparative Criminal Justice; Comparative Equality Law; Comparative Remedies; Comparative Labor Law Participant profile: Participating European Union students must have completed at least three years of legal studies in France or another European country. They must submit an official transcript and a letter of good standing from their school. Application deadline: March 1, 2010 English test scores: Applicants must submit proof of fluency in English. Expenses: Contact Prof. Anne Deysine for details. HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW AND THE SCUOLA SUPERIORE SANT ANNA Program title Comparative Health Care Liability and Regulation Program in Pisa, Italy Dates May 22 June 5, 2010 Contact Address: Office of International and Comparative Law Programs, 121 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel.: (516) ; Fax: (516) Web site: Course offerings Comparative Health Care Liability: Compensation for Medical Accidents; Comparative Health Care Regulation; Technology-Based Analysis of Legal Reasoning Participant profile: Foreign law school students must provide a letter from their school verifying that they have good academic standing and have completed all required firstyear courses Application April 30, deadline: Expenses: Tuition for EU students is 350, for up to three credits; housing not included. HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW AND THE MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR FOREIGN AND CRIMINAL LAW Program title International Criminal Law Program in Freiburg, Germany Dates July 31 August 14, 2010 Contact Address: Office of International and Comparative Law Programs, 121 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel.: (516) ; Fax: (516) Web site: ex.html Course offerings Policy Discretion: A Comparative Approach Participant profile: Foreign law school students must provide a letter from their school verifying that they have good academic standing and have completed all required first-year courses
16 Application deadline: April 30, 2010 Expenses: $4,200 for tuition, room, board, and insurance COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY AND LEIDEN UNIVERSITY Program title Columbia Summer Program Dates July 5 July 30, 2010 Contact Address: Attn. Wouter Oude Alink/ Naomi Noortman, Columbia Summer Program, Leiden University, P.O. Box 9520, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands Telephone and Fax: Tel ; Fax: Web site: Course offerings The program is designed to provide a general introduction to the American legal system with emphasis on areas of particular interest to European lawyers. In addition to the required introductions to Constitutional Law, Litigation, Statutes and Regulations, are three elective courses. Participant profile: Eligible to the Summer Program are law graduates, who are professionally active in the practice of law, industry, commerce, government, international organizations or related activities. Advanced law students may be admitted too. Application deadline: June 1, 2010 Expenses: The fee for 2010 is 3800 ( 2950 for students); covering tuition, accommodation, study materials for the courses and all administrative expenses, including those of the extra curricular activities, lunches and farewell dinner. For applications sent in before May 1, an "early-bird" discount applies of 250. PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY EUROPEAN PROGRAM Program title Capitals of Europe: The Hague, Brussels, Luxembourg, Strasbourg Dates June 21 July 19, 2010 Contact Address: Ann Porter, The Dickinson School of Law, The Pennsylvania State University, Summer Abroad Programs, Lewis Katz Hall, 333 West South Street, Carlisle, PA , USA Telephone and Fax: Web site: Course offerings Current Issues in Constitutional Interpretation; Comparative Law; The Future of International and European Union Criminal Justice; International Business Transactions; and International and Comparative Human Rights Law. Participant profile: The program is meant for law students, although non-us applications who have already completed a law degree may be considered. Application deadline: June 12, 2010 Expenses: The course fee is $4,200 for 6 credits or $3,200 for 5 credits. Estimated housing costs are $480 per person per week; food $700 for the month.
17 PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY ITALIAN PROGRAM Program title Study Abroad Program in Florence, Rome, Siena Dates May 23 June 19, 2010 Contact Address: Ann Porter, The Dickinson School of Law, The Pennsylvania State University, Summer Abroad Programs, Lewis Katz Hall, 333 West South Street, Carlisle, PA , USA Telephone and Fax: Web site: Course offerings Comparative Constitutional Law; Comparative Law; International and Comparative Family Law; The International Sale of Goods The CISG in Comparative Perspective; and Transnational Litigation and Civil Procedure. Participant profile: The program is meant for law students; although non-us applications who have already completed a law degree may be considered. Application deadline: March 19, 2010 Expenses: The course fee is $4,200 for 6 credits or $3,500 for 5 credits. Housing is estimated to be approximately $480 per week per person; food $700 for the month. SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY Program title Summer Law Study Abroad Dates Budapest: June 21-July 2, 2010 Geneva: June 14-July 2, 2010 The Hague: May 26-June 8, 2010 Munich: June 14-July 12, 2010 Strasbourg: July 5-July 30, 2010 Vienna: May 25-June 18, 2010 Contact Address: Center for Global Law & Policy, Santa Clara University School of Law, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ext. 6445; Fax: or Web site: Course offerings Budapest: Business and IP Law in Eastern Europe Geneva: International Organizations, Public International Law, Humanitarian Law The Hague: International Criminal Justice Munich: Comparative IP Law Strasbourg: International Prohibition of Racial Discrimination Vienna: Business and Trade in the EU Participant profile: Students in good standing from non-u.s. law schools accredited by appropriate authorities in the country where the law school is located are eligible. Application deadline: March 20, 2010 Expenses: Budapest: $1,760 (2 units) plus approx. $1,050 for housing Geneva: $2,640 (3 units) plus Sfr. for housing The Hague: $1,760 (2 units) plus approx. $1,650 for housing Munich: $3,520 (4 units) plus approx. $2,100 for housing Strasbourg: $3,520 (4 units) plus 290 for housing Vienna; $3,520 (4 units) plus approx. $2,100 for housing
18 SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL AND THE EÖTVÖS LORÁND FACULTY OF LAW, BUDAPEST Program title LL.M. in U.S. and Global Business Law Dates Summer session July 11-23, 2010; further credits may be earned through online courses and research projects Contact Address: Bridgett C. Halay, Esq., Administrative Director of Graduate and International Programs, Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont Street, Boston, MA , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: , Fax: Web site: Course offerings For entering students: U.S. and International Legal Practice, Commercial Transactions and Contracts in the U.S., Corporations and Business Associations in the U.S. Participant profile: International business lawyers Application deadline: May 15, 2010 Expenses: $675 tuition per credit SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL AND THE UNIVERSITY OF LUND Program title Summer Study in Sweden Dates June 15-July 13, 2010 Contact Address: Ms. Lorraine Cove, Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont Street, Suite 130-H, Boston, MA , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: Web site: Course offerings Children and the Law in Comparative Perspective; Comparative Constitutional Law; International Contract Law; Negotiation Skills in International Transactions; Persuasive Legal Writing in a Global Context Participant profile: Our program is not limited to students from U.S. law schools. From 10 to 20 Swedish and other foreign law students or law graduates are carefully selected. Application deadline: April 16, 2010 Expenses: $4,645 for tuition, housing, and administrative fees. TULANE UNIVERSITY Program title Summer Abroad in Amsterdam, Berlin, Cambridge, Greek Isles, London, Paris, Siena Dates Amsterdam: July 2-July 31, 2010 Berlin: July 25-August 7, 2010 Cambridge: July 5-July 17, 2010 Greece: May 30-June 18, 2010 (Rhodos I); June 20-July 9, 2010 (Spetses); July 11-July 30, 2010 (Rhodos II) London: July 19-July 31, 2010 Paris: (1) July 1-14, 2010; (2) July 19-July 31, 2010 Siena: June 6-25, 2010 Contact Address: Tulane Law School, Office of Academic Affairs, 6329 Freret Street, Suite 206, New Orleans, LA , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: ; Fax: or Web site: Course offerings Amsterdam: International Human Rights and International Criminal Law
19 Berlin: Intercultural Negotiation and Mediation Cambridge: European Union and Comparative Law Greece: (1) Admiralty; International Conventions and Law of the Sea (2) Private International Law, Comparative Law, Business Law, International Procedure, Healthcare; (3) International Business Transactions London: Transatlantic Legal Studies Paris: International and Comparative Law Siena: International Law and the Arts Participant profile: International students are encouraged to apply, either directly through Tulane, or for the Berlin Program, through Humboldt University. Application deadline: May 31, 2010 Expenses: Amsterdam: $4,000 tuition and approx. $925 for housing Cambridge: $2,400 tuition and $1,500 for housing Greece: Tuition $3,200 (1 session); $5,920 (2 sessions); $8,640 (3 sessions) London: $2,400 tuition Paris: Tuition $2,400 (1 session); $4,440 (2 sessions) Siena: $3,200 tuition and approx. $ for housing UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS SCHOOL OF LAW AND THE UNIVERSITY OF COLOGNE Program title Dispute Resolution in International Commerce and Investment Program in Cologne, Germany Dates June 14 June 25, 2010 Contact Address: International Law Programs, School of Law and UC Davis Extension, University of California, Davis, 1333 Research Park Drive, Davis, California , USA Telephone and Fax: Tel.: (530) Fax: (530) Web site: Course offerings The course will examine fundamentals of traditional litigation, as well as of arbitration alternatives, in the context of commercial, corrupt practices, investor protection, international sale of goods, financial and investment transactions, and joint ventures with a cross border dimension. Participant profile: This course is open to international attorneys, litigators and transactional lawyers. Application deadline: As early as possible Expenses: Tuition and Fees: $2,750. Enroll by April 15, 2010 and receive a $100 discount.
20 UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO SCHOOL OF LAW Program title Summer Law Study Abroad Programs in Barcelona, Dublin, Florence, London, Oxford, and Paris Dates Barcelona: May 24 June 18, 2010 Dublin: June 28 July 31, 2010 Florence: May 24 June 19, 2010 London: June 28 July 31, 2010 Oxford: June 28 July 30, 2010 Paris: June 28 July 31, 2010 Contact Address: Ms. Cindy King or Ms. Darlene Smith, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcalá Park LS 310, San Diego, CA, , USA Telephone and Fax: Fax: or Web site: Course offerings The programs provide students with intensive training by total immersion, introduce American students to foreign law and institutions and Commonwealth and civil law students to American viewpoints and problemsolving methods, bring together experts from different schools and different countries for a summer of interchange, encourage joint research on International and Comparative Law topics, and sensitize students to cultural differences that influence effective international dealing. Participant profile: Admission is open to persons currently enrolled and in good standing at any law school in the world, and to graduates thereof. Graduate students and professors in international relations and international business may be accepted. Application deadline: At any time, but persons applying after March 12 are advised to contact the office first to discover if there are remaining places. Expenses: Housing and travel not included. Barcelona: $3,550 (2 credits); $4,150 (4 credits); $5,550 (Internship and 3 credits) Dublin: $3,750 (3 credits); $4,950 (6 credits) Florence: $3,550 (2 credits); $4,150 (4 credits) London: $3,750 (3 credits); $4,950 (6 credits); $6,950 (Internship and 3 credits) Oxford: $3,750 (3 credits); $4,950 (6 credits) Paris: $3,750 (3 credits); $4,950 (5-6 credits); $6,950 (Internship and 4 credits) UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC Program title Institute on International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria Dates July 3 July 24, 2010 Contact Address: Centers of Distinction, Graduate and International Programs, Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 3200 Fifth Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA Telephone and Fax: Tel: Web site: Course offerings Fundamental Rights in Europe and the United States, International Business Law, and International Criminal Law. Participant profile: The summer program is open to students and graduates of ABA-approved or state-accredited law schools and fully-accredited foreign law schools who have completed one year of full-time or part-time study and who are in