International Study Opportunities

Regent offers many opportunities for students interested in international law and overseas study. Along with the Regent Journal of Global Justice and Public Policy and an active International Law Society, the law school hosts a number of exciting international study opportunities.

 

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Summer in France Semester in South Korea
Summer in Uganda Semester in Spain
Summer in Oxford
 

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS

International Law & Human Rights Program in Strasbourg, France

StrasbourgOur Summer Program in Strasbourg, France, focuses on international law and human rights. Regent faculty and other distinguished scholars and attorneys, such as former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, teach in the program.

Strasbourg is the home of the European Court of Human Rights, the Council of Europe and the European Parliament. Strasbourg is ideally located for weekend travel throughout Europe. By train, Strasbourg is minutes from Germany, about an hour from Switzerland, and two-and-a-half hours from Paris.

Strasbourg students enroll in courses such as International Human Rights, Comparative Law, and Civil Liberties and National Security. Students also meet and learn from attorneys from the European Centre for Law and Justice, which is the European counterpart to the American Center for Law and Justice.

Uganda Study Abroad Program in International Human Rights & the Rule of Law

StrasbourgRegent Law’s Uganda Study Abroad Program in International Human Rights and the Rule of Law is for students who want to engage in an informed relationship with the people and legal challenges of East Africa.

The program is based in Uganda. Uganda provides a rich learning environment for students who are passionate about global justice and are interested in understanding how legal systems work in East Africa. In Uganda, fights against corruption and for the establishment of the rule of law are vital. Struggles for human rights and legal empowerment are critical.

Oxford, England

OxfordWe also offer law students an opportunity to study international law and politics at Oxford University, the world's oldest English-speaking university. The Summer Program in Oxford is sponsored by the Robertson School of Government.

Note: The School of Government's Summer Program in Oxford is not an ABA-approved study abroad program. Therefore, interested students from other law schools need to seek approval from their home law school to ensure the credits will transfer. We have modeled our cross-listed courses on the ABA standards, and we can assist you in seeking approval from your home school.

 

SEMESTER OPPORTUNITIES

Students taking advantage of these opportunities may study international law or law relating to the host country. Each offers a unique opportunity to spend an entire semester experiencing a new culture and legal system.

Educational objectives of foreign study

  • To enrich the student’s perspective on the law by seeing law in the context of a foreign governmental-judicial system;
  • To see and appreciate the socio-legal environment of the destination country;
  • To study specific topic areas of law with an international/comparative focus.

Pohang, South Korea: Handong International Law School

HandongSouth Korea now boasts the third largest Asian economy and is also of great diplomatic and strategic importance to China, Russia, Japan, and the United States.

Regent Law has enjoyed a relationship with Handong International Law School in Pohang, South Korea. Student and professor exchanges enrich both schools.

Duration: Fall/Spring semesters
Coursework: Students choose from courses offered by Handong University.
Faculty: Handong University faculty (courses taught in English).
Location: Handong is located in Pohang, South Korea, a growing city of nearly 500,000. The campus sits atop a hill overlooking the Sea of Japan.

For more information please contact us.

Spain: Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid; Universidad Abat Oliba CEU, Barcelona

SpainFor law students conversant in Spanish, immersion in legal studies at San Pablo University in Madrid or Abat Oliba University in Barcelona is an excellent way to increase international marketability.

Duration: Fall/Spring semesters
Coursework: Students choose from courses offered at the respective campuses.

Faculty: CEU faculty (courses taught in Spanish).
Locations:

Madrid: Universidad CEU San Pablo is a prestigious private Spanish institution located in the capital city of Madrid, considered the major financial center of the Iberian Peninsula.

Barcelona: Universidad Abat Oliba CEU hosts the oldest law faculty in the city. Barcelona houses the seat of the Catalan government, known as the Generalitat de Catalunya.

For more information please contact us.